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The Contemporary Cake Decorating Bible: Over 150 Techniques and 80 Stunning Projectsby Lindy Smith
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The New York Times bestselling authors of Hello, Cupcake! take geniusityand#160;to the next level, with bigger, bolder, betterand#160;creations for every occasion
Those cupcaking geniuses, Karen Tack and Alan Richardson, are back, this time with bigger canvases and bolder creations. Everything that can be done with a cupcake can be done better with a cakeandmdash;with a twelfth of the effort and loads more wow power, using everyday pans, bowls, and even measuring cups.
Turn a round cake into Swiss cheese and Brie, and itandrsquo;s April Foolandrsquo;s!and#160;Simply press candy into frosting for an argyle pattern or use one of the easy new decorating techniques to produce wood grainand#160;forand#160;a guitar cake. Whether youandrsquo;re a kitchen klutz or a master decorator, you can transform a loaf cake into a retro vacuum cleaner for Mom or bake a cake in a bowl for a rag doll. Need a piandntilde;ata for a birthday party? Bake the batter in a measuring cup. Or skip the baking altogether, buy a pound cake,and#160;and fashion itand#160;into a work boot for Dad or a high-top sneaker.
You wonandrsquo;t believe these creations arenandrsquo;t the real thingandmdash;and theyandrsquo;re so stunning youandrsquo;ll have to make them!
The New York Times best-selling authors of Hello, Cupcake! take geniusity to the next level, with bigger, bolder, better creations for every occasion
Discover everything you need to know to create celebration cakes that are beautiful, unique and truly contemporary. This is the ultimate, must-have cake decorating and sugarcrafting techniques book, from best-selling author and superstar sugarcrafter Lindy Smith.Acclaimed sugarcraft expert Lindy Smith demonstrates over 150 techniques step-by-step, from baking to decoratingMore than 80 projects allow you to get creative right away, with detailed instructions for decadent desserts from tiered cakes, wonky cakes, mini cakes, cupcakes and cookiesEssential tips and advice are included for all skill levelts, from complete beginners to the most confident of cake decorators
About the Author
Called and#8220;the cake whispererand#8221; by Gourmet, KAREN TACK is a cooking teacher and food stylist. Her work can be seen on the covers of Gourmet, Bon Appand#233;tit, Good Housekeeping, Family Circle, Womanand#8217;s Day, Martha Stewart Living, Parents, Real Simple, Nick Jr., and many others.
Fellow creator ALAN RICHARDSON has photographed dozens of best-selling cookbooks, and his work appears in many leading food and women's magazines. He is the coauthor of The Breath of a Wok, which won two coveted awards from the International Association of Culinary Professionals.
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