The ultimate cake decorating and sugarcraft techniques book, from best-selling author Lindy Smith. Covers every must-know technique, starting with basic tools and ingredients and finishing with advanced modelling and decorating - essential for both beginner and experienced cake decorators. Step-by-step illustrated instructions cover every stage, from cake baking to adding the finishing touches.
Lindy Smith is a British Sugarcraft Guild accredited demonstrator with over 20 years experience in sugarcrafting and is the author of eight bestselling cake decorating books. She runs a successful cake decorating business and online shop, called Lindy's Cakes Ltd, and teaches cake decorating and sugarcraft courses all around the world. Visit her website at: www.lindyscakes.co.uk
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