Storybook Cakes: A Step-by-step Guide to Creating Enchanting Novelty Cakes

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David & Charles, 2004 - Cooking - 105 pages
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15 step-by-step projects for enchanting cake designs Lindy Smith Delight children and adults alike with any of these 15 lively, fun cake designs based on well-loved fairy tales and enchanted stories. Well-known novelty cake designer Lindy Smith offers a comprehensive guide to making a range of delightful cakes, and guides the reader step by step, from baking and carving to icing and adding special finishing touches. A clear techniques section introduces the wide range of tools and equipment available to today's cake maker, and explains how to make sponge, fondant, buttercream and other recipes required. The 15 projects have easy-to-follow illustrated steps revealing how to create and decorate the cakes. Handy tips for short-cuts and creative variation ideas throughout allow you to tailor each cake to your timescale and taste (not forgetting the childrens' ideas!), resulting in bespoke cakes for any occasion. In addition, handy templates and cutting guides are provided to ensure easy and professional results every time.

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About the author (2004)

Lindy Smith is the author of four books, including Cakes to Inspire and Desire and Celebrate with a Cake. She runs a successful business making celebration cakes. Lindy is a British Sugarcraft Guild accredited demonstrator and holds workshops to share her techniques and experience.

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