Party Cakes: 45 Fabulous Cakes for All Occasions, with Easy Ideas for Children's Cakes

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New Holland Publishers, 2006 - Cooking - 144 pages
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Whip up eye-popping, lip-smacking cakes for every special occasion. This sweet cookbook is jam-packed with practical information plus gorgeous designs and decorations for 34 fun novelty desserts that will delight and surprise everyone. An introduction to sugarpaste explains how to make, color, model, and store it?and a troubleshooting section ensures great results. Then comes a series of time-tested, easy recipes for cakes, fillings, and coverings. Most impressive of all are the amazing projects themselves, which range from a beautiful bouquet of flowers and a pair of lovebirds for adults to a magical fairytale castle and soccer team for kids.

 

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User Review  - dsdmd - LibraryThing

This has some great ideas for decorating cakes. It is British, however, and some of the terms are different from the US, although most include explanations and/or conversions. Nevertheless, some ... Read full review

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User Review  - alwayscake - LibraryThing

The most useful part for me is making the faces, i.e. expression of your fondant modeling. Read full review

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Carol Deacon is an experienced cake decorator and demonstrator who began her career in 1992 working with Jane Asher. In 1993 she was the winner of an icing contest sponsored by a leading food magazine and was later appointed cake consultant to an international chain store. She is the author of the highly successful Quick and Easy Novelty Cakes, No-Time Party Cakes, and Party Cakes for Children also published by New Holland. Carol also writes regularly for various food magazines including Cake Craft and Decoration and demonstrates regularly on television. She lives in Flitwick, Bedfordshire

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