With cake decorating becoming an increasingly popular skill and one that's currently very in-demand, this book is aimed both at those looking to start up their own business and those who want to improve their skills.Offering expert advice throughout, «Cake Decorating» takes you through the essential basic equipment and important skills with marzipan, sugarpaste and royal icing, and techniques such as marbling and crimping.A detailed section on piping covers everything you need to know on the subject, while delicate techniques such as creating sugar flowers are explored in detail. Wedding cakes, storage, transportation, conversion tables and a comprehensive recipe section make this book an indispensible guide.With detailed, step-by-step instructions and photographs, this book has all the advice, skills and techniques you need.
Cake decorating is a richly rewarding skill that anyone can master with a little help, and this fact-packed volume answers all the basic questions that beginners frequently ask: How do I level off a domed cake? What is the best way to cut a dowel? How can I get a modeled figure to sit? Plus, there’s detailed information on covering cakes with marzipan, adding ribbons, simple piping with royal icing, creating special effects with sugar paste, and basic modeling. And dessert lovers with special dietary requirements will enjoy the gluten, egg, sugar, and dairy-free treats. Each chapter features color photographs that provide step-by-step guidance—so your cakes will turn out perfectly, the first time and every time.