Decorating and Icing 100 Cakes, Paperback Book


This is a complete guide to cake decorating, with over 100 projects, from traditional classics to the latest in contemporary designs.

It is an inspiring collection of classic cake recipes and a comprehensive instruction course in cake making and decorating skills, in one easy-to-follow volume.

It features 100 fantastic step-by-step cake decorating projects, from traditional, novelty and special occasion cakes, to wedding, christening, birthday and Christmas cakes.

You can learn the techniques for working with royal icing, sugarpaste and fondant, marzipan, butter icing, fudge frosting, glace icing and chocolate icing.

Cake recipes include One-stage Victoria Sandwich, Madeira Cake, Rich Fruit Cake, Black Forest Gateau, Gorgeous Chocolate Cake and Fresh Fruit Genoese.

Techniques and projects are shown in 750 step-by-step photographs, making the decorating stages easy to follow.

This comprehensive book is the ultimate guide to making and decorating cakes.

The first section covers the basics, with recipes for a variety of classic sponge and fruit cakes, and icings and frostings, as well as stage-by-stage techniques for covering, piping and decorating. There are plenty of ideas for embellishments, from ribbons to home-made chocolate curls.

The second half contains 100 projects, each with detailed instructional photographs and a glorious picture of the finished cake.

Recipes include Iced Fancies, Trailing Orchid Wedding Cake, Teddy Bear Christening Cake, and even a Dinosaur Cake.

With tips throughout, and everything shown step by step, it is simple to achieve stunning results with every cake.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 256 pages, over 750 photographs
  • Publisher: Anness Publishing
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  • Category: Cakes, baking, icing & sugarcraft
  • ISBN: 9781780191232



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