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Modern Cake Decorator: Using Cutters on Cakes by Sandra Monger

  • Publisher: Search Press
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 10 August 2014
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781782210337
  • Stock: 50+
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  • Size: 204x260 mm
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Pages: 80
  • RRP Price: £8.99
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Description

Cutters are a fun and easy way to create fabulous cake decorations. Here, Sandra Monger shows you how just a few basic cutters can be used to great effect to make a huge range of decorated cakes, from a stunning yet simple wedding cake to a magical fairy castle cake. There are 13 gorgeous designs to choose from in a variety of contemporary styles, each accompanied by step-by-step instructions, a comprehensive materials lists, and a fabulous photograph of the finished cake. The book also includes a useful guide to the various cake coverings and edibles used, including handy recipes for making your own; information on the materials and tools you need; and a basic techniques section on how to cover a cake, using different types of cutter, and creating a textured finish. This is a must-have resource for beginners as well as more accomplished sugarcrafters looking for ideas and inspiration for decorating cakes using cutters in fun and imaginative ways.


Table of Contents

Introduction


Materials


Techniques


Projects


Baby Shower Cake


Hearts and Flowers


Toy Train Cake


Balloons


Easter Rabbit


Falling Leaves


Christmas Robin


Bunting Cake


Geometrics


Outer Space


Fairy Castel


Art Deco


Sensational Wedding Cake


Templates


Index


About Sandra Monger

In 2000, Sandra Monger left her job as a Registered Nurse to follow her life-long passion for baking and cake decoration. She undertook the NVQ Level 2 City and Guilds Catering and Hospitality course at the City of Bath College in 2000, which lead on to studying the Awarding Body Consortium Pastry Cook and Patissiers Level 3 (Advanced) course the following year. Subsequently she studied an array of sugarcraft courses under the tutelage of sugarcraft guru Stephen Benison, and in 2002 established her own business, called Sandra Monger Exquisite Wedding and Occasion Cakes. Sandra went on to become the City of Bath's leading wedding and celebration cake designer and the recommended supplier to some of the leading venues in the South West. Not content to keep her skills to herself, Sandra gained a number of teaching qualifications and began teaching sugarcraft at Wiltshire College in 2007. Since 2008 she has designed and run a range of popular sugarcraft and cake decoration courses at the City of Bath College as well as running her own successful business. In 2012, Sandra was named Celebration Cake Maker of the Year at the British Baking Industry Awards.



Reviews

Cake Decorating & Cupcakes


February 2015

Open your eyes to the many inventive ways you can use cutters. Sandra has designed 13 fabulous creation, from a simple wedding cake to a magical fairy castle. Great for sugar crafters of all levels.


Cake Craft & Decoration


October 2014

This book is a treat for beginners showing that the use o simple cutters can create lots of novel designs. It is also a book for more advanced sugarcrafters, as it gives inspirational ideas and designs making use of cutters they may already have in their cupboards. 13 designs with step-by-step instructions and good photography make this a lovely addition to your cake decorating library.


Craft Focus


Aug/Sept 2014

Cutters are fun and easy way to create fabulous cake decorations, and this book is an inspirational guide to using them. Sarah Monger shows how just a few basic cutters can be used to great effect to make huge range of decorated cakes, from a stunning yet simple wedding cake to a magical fairy castle cake. There are 13 gorgeous designs to choose from in a variety of contemporary styles, each accompanied by step-by-step instructions, a comprehensive materials list, and a fabulous photograph of the finished cake. The book also includes a useful guide to the various cake coverings and edibles used, and is a must-have resource for beginners, as well as more accomplished sugarcrafters who are looking for ideas for decorating cakes using cutters in fun and imaginative ways.

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