Decorating cakes can be really simple but effective, incredibly complicated but divine and everything in between - and this is where this book is positioned. If you're a newcomer to cake decorating, be sure to read all the information pages at the back of the book before you start. If you become fascinated by this subject, do some classes and you will be amazed at how quickly you'll be able to decorate all kinds of beautiful cakes.
The book starts off with easy cakes, requiring little or no skill, moving through to slightly more complicated ones. The biggest barrier for most people is using ready-made icing - once you've mastered this icing, you're well on the way to becoming an expert.
Whether you want to add a dusting of magic to a birthday cake or a sprinkle of sparkle to tea-time cupcakes, Cake Decorating has all the basic recipes you need, alongside the perfect finishing touches. By using some of the latest techniques and tapping into the clever decorations available nowadays, we show you how to make fantastic creations that will rival anything from a professional baker.
There are spectacular three-tiered triumphs for those special celebrations, adorable handcrafted gifts and impressive mini fancies to whip up at a moment's notice, all with easy-to-follow, step-by-step guidance.
Whether large and imposing or small and plentiful, the easy-to-follow Triple Tested recipes allow you to produce spectacular creations, whatever your cake-decorating ability. Including ideas for weddings, birthdays, anniversaries and christenings, it ensures you can treat friends and family to personalized cakes for any celebration.