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.
Carol Deacon's Party Cakes is jam-packed with practical information and all you need to know to make 45 fun novelty cake designs to delight and surprise grown-ups and children alike. The book opens with an Introduction to Sugarpaste which guides the reader through the use of sugarpaste, while a comprehensive troubleshooting section will help ensure good results. A series of tried-and-tested basic cake recipes, fillings and coverings used in the projects is followed by a basic techniques and equipment section. Many of the cakes featured can be decorated very quickly and are fabulous whatever the occasion, whether it is for a birthday party, Christmas, Valentine's Day, a Christening or just a celebration of a good school report. There are cakes suitable for all adults, from a beautiful bouquet of flowers and a pair of love birds to cakes for gardeners, birdwatchers and golfers. Children of all ages will love the cakes for their celebrations, from a magical fairytale castle to a football team. These original and colourful cakes which will add excitement and sparkle to any party.
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