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Cake Decorating for Beginners by Stephanie Weightman & Christine Flinn

  • Publisher: Search Press
  • Edition: BC Paperback Flexi
  • Publication: 01 August 2019
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781782217541
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  • Size: 204x260 mm
  • Illustrations: 750
  • Pages: 160
  • RRP Price: £12.99
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Description

The ultimate compendium of cake decorating techniques for avid amateur bakers everywhere.

Cake Decorating for Beginners combines nuggets of advice and popular projects from books in the Modern Cake Decorator series.

You are taken through the whole process from the initial bake to icing your cake with those final embellishments.

Expert cake decorators Christine Flinn, Sandra Monger and Stephanie Weightman pool their knowledge to help you with stencilling, using cutters, piping and painting.


Table of Contents

Materials and tools6

Techniques 14

The Cakes 50-153

Sunflower Cake50

Toy Train54

Indian Inlaid Cake58

Flower Border66

Modern Blackwork72

Poppy Cake80

Chocolate Heart84

Hot-air Balloons86

Rose Basket90

Scrolls and Roses98

Trellis Cake106

Cameo Cake108

Engagement Heart112

Wedding Cake118

Baby Shower122

Pansy Cake124

Summer Bunting128

Summer Roses132

Daisy Cake136

Single Tier Cake with Daisy Flowers138

Falling Leaves142

Lavender Cupcakes146

Patterned Cupcakes150

Lacy Cupcakes152

Templates 154

Index 160


About Stephanie Weightman

Having recently won Origin's Celebrity Crafter of the Year award, Stephanie Weightman now shares her expertise on QVC where she is a popular guest presenter and personality. She has worked with big name craft products and developed many new products over the years and she regularly appears on air and online. She runs national creative workshops, appears at major shows and events and has written several books. She is now using her expert papercraft and general craft knowledge in the sugarcraft arena. Stephanie lives in Derbyshire. www.stephanieweightman.co.uk


About Christine Flinn

Christine Flinn has many years experience as a professional cake decorator, and has been ranked as one of the most skilled in royal icing in the country. As a member of the British Sugarcraft Guild since 1984, she has entered and won many competitions throughout the country, winning numerous gold certificates and trophies. Christine became an Accredited Demonstrator for the British Sugarcraft Guild in 1989, and since then she has earned her living creating designer cakes to order, teaching cake decoration and demonstrating sugarcraft techniques. Piping is her speciality, and she travels extensively throughout the UK, the USA, Italy and Australia, running workshops and demonstrations. Amongst her many other achievements, in 2009 she created a wedding cake for a TV advert promoting Coronation Street, in 2011 she was one of the judges for Glamour Italian Cakes wedding cake competition, and in 2014 she was one of the demonstrators at Cake International in London.


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