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The Complete Photo Guide to Cake Decorating

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This book is a comprehensive how-to book about all of the most popular cake decorating techniques, including piped frosting, fondant, and hand modeled figures. For each technique, there is an overview of the tools and materials used and complete instructions with photos. The organization provides easy access to information with step-by-step directions and 600 full-color photos for clear understanding. Easy projects allow the reader to try the techniques in each section. Galleries of decorated cakes by various artists offer the reader examples and inspiration to pursue the hobby for themselves.

About the Author

Autumn Carpenter is a skilled sugar artist, demonstrator, teacher, and author. She is a third generation candy-maker and confectionery artist; growing up she worked closely with her mother on books, product development, and classes. Autumn demonstrates annually at the International Cake Exploration Societé and travels the US teaching her craft. She has self-published several books on cake decorating, cookie decorating, cupcakes, and candy making. She is part-owner of a retail cake and candy supply shop and has a successful web site: http://www.autumncarpenter.com and popular blog: http://autumncarpenter.wordpress.com.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Basic Cake Preparation

Tools for Baking and Decorating Cakes

Baking the Cake

Torting and Filling Cakes

Filling Recipes

Baking Cupcakes

Filling Cupcakes

Icing Recipes

Rolled Icing and Icing for Sculpting Recipes

Food Color

Icing the Cake in Buttercream

Buttercream Iced Cakes with Texture

Covering a Cake with Ganache

Covering a Cake with Rolled Fondant

Cake Mortar

Icing a Cupcake

Covering Cupcakes with Ganache

Covering Cupcakes with Fondant

Crispy Treat Sculptures

Cake Boards

Stacking Cakes

Shelf Life, Storage, and Transportation of Cakes

Cupake Chart

Understanding Circumference and Diameter

Cake Chart

Piping TechnIques

Using Pastry Bags, Tips, and Couplers

Tip Usage

Basic Piping

Piped Borders

Writing

Simple Flowers

Advanced Flowers

Royal Icing Decorations

Run Sugar Pictures

Brush Embroidery

Stringwork

Extension Work

Lacework

Projects

Fondant and Gum Paste Accents

Pasta Machine

Clay Extruders

Silicone Border Molds

Accents with Silicone Molds

Accents with Candy Molds

General Rolling and Cutting Instructions for Gum Paste and Fondant Pieces

Cookie Cutter Cutouts

Gum Paste Letter Cutters

Patchwork Cutters

Making Picks

3-D Gum Paste Pieces

Plunger Cutters

Basic Information on Flower Making

Gerbera Daisies

Roses

Stephanotis

Calla Lily (Arum Lilies)

Faux Fabric Roses and Leaves

Curly Streamer Bow

Gum Paste Bows

Ribbon Bands

Dividing and Marking the Cake for Drapes and Swags

Ruffles and Frills

Drapes

Smocking

Eyelet Decorating

Quilling Gum Paste

Basic Shapes for Hand Modeling

Hand-Modeling Animals

Hand-Modeling People

Projects

Miscellaneous TechnIques

Adding Shimmer and Sparkle to Cakes

Stencils

Edible Frosting Sheets

Painting and Coloring on Fondant

Airbrushing

Cricut Cake

Natural Landscapes

Chocolate Wrapped Cake

Chocolate Molding

Gelatin Accents

Isomalt

Projects

Design Gallery

Resources

About the Author

Acknowledgments

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9781589236691
Author:
Carpenter, Autumn
Publisher:
Creative Publishing International
Subject:
Cakes
Subject:
Cooking and Food-Cakes
Subject:
Cup cakes
Subject:
sugar crafts
Subject:
Birthdays
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20120231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
600
Pages:
328
Dimensions:
10.81 x 8.25 in

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