For creative bakers who are seeking a tastier alternative to fondant, this book explores a versatile nougat-like confection that performs like fondant but is easily made from chocolate. With over 380 colour photographs and 40 unique tutorials, this book demonstrates how to: make modelling chocolate from scratch; wrap a cake in patterned chocolate; make realistic bows, flowers, and leaves made of chocolate; sculpt 3D cakes and figurines; push the envelope of cake design. For even the most casual reader, this book promises to delight and surprise the eye.
Author: Toba Garrett
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2012-01-24
A fully updated edition of a comprehensive guide by an IACP Award nominee incorporates vibrant new photography and provides a complete overview of the cake designer's art, covering everything from piping and hand modeling to small confections and stacked layer cakes.
Create stunning cake toppers for all occasions using mouth-watering modelling chocolate. In comparison to other decorating pastes, chocolate has a stiffer consistency and a delicious taste – allowing you to create ambitious detailed toppers with ease. The projects in this book are perfect for the beginner, progressing to more detailed projects for the advanced cake-decorator, yet you only need the most basic tools to complete each project. Tutorials include, Teddy Bear Cake Pops, Chocolate Roses, Graduation Cupcakes, Father’s Day Cake Toppers, Chocolate Wedding Favors and Superhero Cake Pops. Complete with step-by-step instructions and beautiful images to release the hidden baker within you, you will be sure to surprise and wow your friends and family with these wonderful creations.
Author: Elizabeth Marek
Publisher: Race Point Pub
Release Date: 2014-12-01
Teaches a variety of cake decorating techniques, including paneling with fondant, creating texture, adding metallic and high gloss finishes, and forming modeled figures, with step-by-step projects for practicing these techniques.
"Reference for cake decorating methods, including basic cake preparation and materials, piping techniques, fondant and gum paste accents, and miscellaneous techniques"--Provided by publisher"--Provided by publisher.
A feast for the eyes as well as the palate, this collection from media favorite Toba Garrett is available again. "The mouth-watering photos are enough to send you running to the store for baking equipment and ingredients...[these are] gorgeous works of art. A wealth of photographs and illustrations ensures that even novices will have success with their cookie-making marathons."--New York Daily News "Marvelous book...Superb photography shows the excellence of Ms. Garrett's work...A must for the cookie aficionado."--American Cake Decoration Toba Garrett--master baker, critically lauded author, and recent guest on Emeril Live--has devised cookies so delectable and exquisitely decorated that home chefs will be searching for occasions to make more. The simple recipes range from gingerbread to shortbread, from sugar cookies to chocolate. But what really makes these extra special are Garrett's clever techniques for turning the cookies into works of art that delight the eye as much as they please the palate. There are ruffled bibs in soft pastel hues for a baby shower, a white chocolate rose with eight petals, and a 3D bride and groom for wedding and anniversary celebrations. Anyone can create these effects with confidence thanks to the author's clarity and creativity. .
Adore Weddings Cakes: Bestselling cake decorating magazine Cake Central Magazine brings you a curated showcase of incredible weddings cakes featured in Cake Central Magazine throughout 2014. Find your cake decorating inspiration in couture fashion-inspired cakes, vintage & shabby-chic wedding cakes and so much more. Cake Central Magazine gives you a wide range of cake decorating designs from cakemakers all over the world. Featuring more than 200 weddings cakes that showcase fondant techniques, buttercream, royal icing, modeling chocolate and incredible gumpaste flowers. The acclaimed Adore Wedding Cakes book series is the must-have wedding cake inspiration book for brides and cake decorators of any experience level.
Author: Good Housekeeping Institute
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Cake decorating
What better way to celebrate a special occasion than a beautifully iced, home-made cake? But cake decorating is a specialised art, which can be difficult to pull off without the right guidance. Luckily, this new cake decorating bible from the amazing creative team at the Good Housekeeping Institute offers just that – expert advice and step-by-step instructions accompanied by clear photographs to help you get the techniques just right. From birthdays to Christmas, children's parties to weddings, Good Housekeeping's Complete Book of Cake Decorating contains attractive cake designs for every occasion. Covering all aspects of icing, piping, modelling, chocolate and sugar decorations, this book shows you how to handle every type of cake decorating, whether a simple sandwich sponge or an elaborate three-tiered wedding cake. You'll learn how to model perfect flowers, animals and figures, pipe intricate lettering and designs, as well as mastering run-out, crimping, extension and template techniques. In addition to large-scale celebration cakes, this book includes imaginative, easy-to-achieve cupcake designs, and simple tricks for finishing off any cake with an impressive flourish. With the latest advice on equipment and ingredients, and troubleshooting to save any disasters, this book is all you need to create stunning home-decorated cakes that will wow your family and friends. Word count: 60,000
Author: Buddy Valastro
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2011-05-03
Genre: Biography & Autobiography
The celebrity baker from the popular TLC show presents a 100th anniversary tribute to his family's Hoboken bakery that shares high-energy anecdotes, 25 favorite recipes and previously undisclosed culinary secrets. TV tie-in.
Author: Sara Horn
Publisher: Harvest House Publishers
Release Date: 2011-09-01
Author Sara Horn always admired the Proverbs 31 wife, but when she became a busy writer and mother, she deemed this model to be dated and impossible. Or is it? Join Sara as she heads into a one-year domestic experiment and offers full access to see if this biblical model can be embraced by a modern woman--even one who can't sew. With humility and humor, Sara sets out to pursue the Proverbs 31 characteristics through immersing herself in all things domestic, but when her family's situation changes and she must return to a full-time job, she's forced to look at the Proverbs 31 woman with a whole new viewpoint. Through it all, she and readers discover: what it means to be a godly woman and a wifehow investing in family and faith refines priorities as a spouse and a parenthow mistakes are opportunities for growth This thought-provoking, surprising, and entertaining personal account will inspire women to try their own experiments in living out God's purpose for their lives.