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The Contemporary Cake Decorating Bible : Creative Techniques, Resh Inspiration, Stylish Designs - Lindy Smith

The Contemporary Cake Decorating Bible

Creative Techniques, Resh Inspiration, Stylish Designs

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Published: 7th October 2011
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The Contemporary Cake Decorating Bible Learn over 150 cake decorating techniques with The Contemporary Cake Decorating Bible, the international bestseller from renowned sugarcraft expert Lindy Smith. This is the ultimate guide to contemporary cake designs - you will learn how to make decorated cakes, starting with basic sugarcraft tools, baking recipes and ingredients, and finishing with advanced modelling techniques, including royal icing stencilling, brush embroidery, buttercream piping, using sugar cutters and moulds, making cake jewellery, and so much more! Get creative straight away with simple, step-by-step instructions for more than 80 celebration cake, mini cake, cupcake, and cookie designs. Essential tips and advice are included for all skill levels, from complete beginners to the most confident of cake decorators, and you can even learn how to make Lindy Smith's signature 'wonky cakes'. Inside The Contemporary Cake Decorating Bible: The Basics - delicious cake and cupcake recipes, and recipes for making your own sugarpaste (rolled fondant), royal icing, sugar glue, buttercream, and more! This section of the book also includes instructions for making round, square and ball cakes, assembling tiered cakes, and carving and assembling wonky cake designs. Cake Decorating Techniques - here you will find 11 chapters each covering a huge range of essential cake decorating techniques, all explained with easy-to-follow step instructions and clear photography. Topics covered include: Carving Colour Painting Stencilling Cutters Flowers Embossing Tools Piping Moulds Cake Jewellery Contemporary Cake Designs - step by step instructions teach you how to make each of the 80 amazing cake designs featured in the book, from tiered cakes to cute cupcake and cookies. With this comprehensive guide you will discover everything you need to know to create celebration cakes that are beautiful, unique and truly contemporary.

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

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    Best Uses

    • Becoming Inspired
    • Learning New Techniques
    • Reference
    • Trying New Dishes

    Comments about The Contemporary Cake Decorating Bible:

    This book is great it offers something for everyone from beginner to experienced there are some great recipes and techniques i will be adding her next books to my collection

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    5.0

    Beautiful book

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

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      Best Uses

      • Becoming Inspired
      • Entertainment Ideas
      • Learning New Techniques
      • Reference

      Comments about The Contemporary Cake Decorating Bible:

      Wonderful book with easy to follow instructions. I have decided to have a go at decorating cakes with a more professional look . I have had no training and have found this book really useful. The photos are beautiful!

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      5.0

      DECORATING EXCELLENCE

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      • Great Recipes
      • Informative
      • Quality Photos
      • Well Written

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        • Becoming Inspired
        • Learning New Techniques
        • Reference

        Comments about The Contemporary Cake Decorating Bible:

        CLEAR, CONCISE, STRAIGHTFORWARD AND BEAUTIFULLY PRESENTED. I CAN'T WAIT TO TRY THESE IDEAS AND UPSKILL MY CAKE DECORATING

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        5.0

        The only cake decorating book you need!

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

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          Best Uses

          • Becoming Inspired
          • Learning New Techniques
          • Reference
          • Trying New Dishes

          Comments about The Contemporary Cake Decorating Bible:

          has everything you possibly need to know about cake decorating. What tools you will need, how to use them, and some great projects to get you started.

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          Introduction Preparation and Planning Baking cakes Baking Mini Cakes Using a Ball Tin Adapting a Favourite Recipe Baking Cupcakes Baking Cookies Sugar Recipes Covering Cakes and Boards Stacking Cakes Storage Cake Portions Cake Decorating Technique Chapters: Carving Colour Painting Stencilling Cutters Flowers Embossing Tools Piping Moulds Cake Jewellery Cake Designs: Contemporary Cakes Mini Cakes Cupcakes Cookies Templates Acknowledgments About the Author Suppliers Index

          ISBN: 9780715338377
          ISBN-10: 0715338374
          Audience: General
          Format: Paperback
          Language: English
          Number Of Pages: 160
          Published: 7th October 2011
          Publisher: DAVID & CHARLES
          Country of Publication: GB
          Dimensions (cm): 27.6 x 21.0  x 1.3
          Weight (kg): 0.6