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Planet Cake : A Beginner's Guide to Decorating Incredible Cakes  - Paris Cutler

Planet Cake

A Beginner's Guide to Decorating Incredible Cakes

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Published: March 2009
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This beautiful and contemporary cake-decorating book is set out in the style of a cooking course, working from learning how to make and decorate the simplest of cupcakes to the creation of stunning, elaborate cakes. Author Paris Cutler, owner of the renowned Sydney cake shop Planet Cake, and her staff now share their colourful and distinctive designs in this book.

In addition to the imaginative creations presented in Planet Cake, there is a comprehensive basic techniques section, complete with learning outcomes, troubleshooting hints and equipment lists. The method for each design is explained with step-by-step instructions and photographs, and enhanced by colour illustrations.

About the Author

Paris has always felt very passionate about making cakes and loves the joy and amazement that they evoke in her friends and customers. Paris bought Planet Cake in 2003 and it has since gone from strength to strength. Paris and her customised cake business are both internationally renowned and are an integral part of the Sydney food scene. Apart from producing great works of cake art for celebrities like Nicole Kidman, Celine Dion and gourmets alike, she works for media companies and runs popular cake decorating classes. Paris has also appeared on many television shows due to the popularity of her famous cake creations and classes.

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Planet Cake : A Beginner's Guide to Decorating Incredible Cakes
 
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  • Easy to understand (5)
  • Informative (5)
  • Quality photos (5)
  • Great ideas (4)
  • Great recipes (4)

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Best Uses

  • Becoming inspired (5)
  • Learning new techniques (5)
  • Reference (3)

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5.0

Great book for beginners

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from Sydney

About Me Gourmet Cook

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Pros

  • Easy To Understand
  • Great Ideas
  • Great Recipes
  • Informative
  • Quality Photos
  • Well Written

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Becoming Inspired
    • Learning New Techniques

    Comments about Planet Cake : A Beginner's Guide to Decorating Incredible Cakes:

    This is a great easy to read book for of lots of useful techniques and tips on cake decorating. She has also included some great recipes for cakes and ganaches. This is a great book for not only beginners but those more experienced as well.

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    5.0

    Perfect

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    from Copacabana nsw

    About Me Casual Cook

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    Pros

    • Easy To Understand
    • Great Ideas
    • Informative
    • Quality Photos
    • Well Written

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Becoming Inspired
      • Learning New Techniques
      • Reference

      Comments about Planet Cake : A Beginner's Guide to Decorating Incredible Cakes:

      Great informative step by step book for contemporary cake decorating. Like a course in book form.

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      5.0

      INSPIRING CREATIVITY

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      from australia

      About Me Casual Cook

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      Pros

      • Easy To Understand
      • Great Ideas
      • Great Recipes
      • Informative
      • Quality Photos
      • Well Written

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Becoming Inspired
        • Learning New Techniques
        • Reference

        Comments about Planet Cake : A Beginner's Guide to Decorating Incredible Cakes:

        A TERRIFIC REFERENCE BOOK FOR ANYONE WANTING TO KNOW ABOUT OR IMPROVE THEIR CAKE DECORATING SKILLS.
        EASY TO FOLLOW AND ALTHOUGH I PURCHASED THIS AS A GIFT, I DON'T WANT TO GIVE IT AWAY

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        4.0

        Decorate your way to deliciousness

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        from Newcastle, Australia

        About Me Avid Cook

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        Pros

        • Easy To Understand
        • Great Recipes
        • Informative
        • Quality Photos

        Cons

        • Needs more recipes

        Best Uses

        • Becoming Inspired
        • Learning New Techniques

        Comments about Planet Cake : A Beginner's Guide to Decorating Incredible Cakes:

        I found this book very inspiring and informative.
        The instructions are easy to follow and the results delicious.
        I had never made fondant icing before and the recipe was simple and the finishing product was very professional.
        I would reccommend this book to bakers who aspire to create and decorate.

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        5.0

        My Decorating Bible

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        from Tasmania

        About Me Avid Cook

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        Pros

        • Easy To Understand
        • Fun
        • Great Ideas
        • Great Recipes
        • Informative
        • Quality Photos
        • Well Written

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Becoming Inspired
          • Learning New Techniques
          • Reference

          Comments about Planet Cake : A Beginner's Guide to Decorating Incredible Cakes:

          This book has been my bible, getting me started on decorating beautiful cakes. Recipies are full proof and very simple to complete.
          Thankyou Paris for inspiring me, my friends are very happy with my results

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          ISBN: 9781741963182
          ISBN-10: 1741963184
          Audience: General
          Format: Paperback
          Language: English
          Number Of Pages: 192
          Published: March 2009
          Publisher: Murdoch Books
          Country of Publication: AU
          Dimensions (cm): 25.6 x 21.3  x 1.9
          Weight (kg): 0.8
          Edition Number: 1