Professional Cake Decorating
Everything you need to create stunning cake decorations
Cake decorating is an art with specific skills that must be studied and practiced before they can be mastered. Professional Cake Decorating is the first guidebook, reference, and at-your-fingertips resource to the special methods and techniques unique to cake decorating.
Professional Cake Decorating is:
Using more than 200 step-by-step and finished cake color photographs, as well as over 125 illustrations, this highly visual book covers a wealth of techniques for cake borders, piped flowers, cake writing and piping, royal icing designs, marzipan fruits and figurines, rolled icing, floral patterns, petit fours, gumpaste floral art and design, and much more. Thorough coverage also includes such foundation skills as making shells, rosettes, reverse shells, zigzags, fleur-de-lis, rope, garlands, scrolls, rosebuds, and other confectionary designs.
Complete with more than three dozen tried-and-tested recipes, Professional Cake Decorating is the only book that places the rewards of thirty years of training, traveling, teaching, and private practice in your hands! It is a must-have for today's bakers, cake decorators, specialty shop owners, and independent cake designers.
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Professional Cake DecoratingUser Review - Book Verdict
Master cake designer Garrett offers a step-by-step guide to acquiring the necessary skills (piping, icing, pastillage, and more) for becoming a pro at cake decorating. An especially good choice for libraries serving professional chefs or culinary school students.
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Gorgeous illustrations and wonderful step-by-step directions to acquiring each skill. Read full review
History of Cake Decorating
Lesson 1 BASIC PIPING SKILLS
Lesson 2 FLORAL PIPING SKILLS
Lesson 3 INTERMEDIATE PIPING SKILLS
Lesson 4 ADVANCED PIPING SKILLS
Lesson 5 THE ART OF WRITING
Lesson 6 ROYAL ICING PIPED FLOWERS
Lesson 12 ROLLED ICING DESIGN SKILLS
Lesson 13 PASTILLAGE CONSTRUCTION
Lesson 14 GUMPASTE FLOWERS
Lesson 15 ADVANCED GUMPASTE FLOWERS
Lesson 16 MINIATURE CAKES AND DECORATED COOKIES
Lesson 17 CAKE BOARDS COLOR CHARTS PAINTING AND MORE TECHNIQUES
Lesson 18 CAKE AND CONFECTIONERY GALLERY
Lesson 19 RECIPES