Bestselling cake decorating author and world-renown sugarcraft teacher, Lindy Smith shows you how to make a wedding cake with the minimum of fuss but with maximum effect! Today's brides are looking for simple wedding cakes that look modern and stylish but also want unique wedding cakes that don't cost the earth. This step-by-step guide will show you how to create a wide range of styles for modern simple wedding cakes, using the latest trends in cake decorating and wedding design, for a DIY wedding cake book like no other! Lindy Smith is one of the world's best-selling cake decorators, and has sold over half a million books worldwide. The simple wedding cakes in this book feature on-trend designs that break with tradition, using styles, colours and shapes that today's brides are looking for. With achievable wedding cake designs and accessible cake decorating techniques, this book covers the whole process of making a wedding cake - from conception to construction to decoration and even demolition!
Lindy Smith is a contemporary cake designer who inspires and empowers others to bake and decorate their own amazing cakes and cookies by passing on her knowledge in her books, DVDs, classes, and the products she designs for her business Lindy's Cakes. She is a prolific author with 14 books in print (most with David & Charles), including The Contemporary Cake Decorating Bible, and is one of the world's bestselling cake-decorating authors. www.lindyscakes.co.uk
Introduction Dreaming and planning Finding inspiration Choosing your cake's design Things to consider Theme Colours Flowers Venue Guests Style Shape, size and tier options and how to choose (including portion guide) 10 x projects each with detailed intro plus a complementary favour. Equipment Cake recipes Sugar recipes Covering techniques Stacking techniques Transporting and setting up cake at venue The cake table, stand options and knives Cutting up cake after ceremony Suppliers, Acknowledgments Index