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The Contemporary Cake Decorating Bible
  • Publisher: David & Charles
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 28 October 2011
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9780715338377
  • Stock: 29 in stock
  • Size: 210x276 mm
  • Illustrations: 400
  • Pages: 160
  • RRP: £17.99
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The Contemporary Cake Decorating Bible


Over 150 techniques and 80 stunning projects by Lindy Smith (Author)

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Book Description

Learn over 150 cake decorating techniques with The Contemporary Cake Decorating Bible, the international bestseller from renowned sugarcraft expert Lindy Smith.

This is the ultimate guide to contemporary cake designs you will learn how to make decorated cakes, starting with basic sugarcraft tools, baking recipes and ingredients, and finishing with advanced modelling techniques, including royal icing stencilling, brush embroidery, buttercream piping, using sugar cutters and moulds, making cake jewellery, and so much more!

Get creative straight away with simple, step-by-step instructions for more than 80 celebration cake, mini cake, cupcake, and cookie designs. Essential tips and advice are included for all skill levels, from complete beginners to the most confident of cake decorators, and you can even learn how to make Lindy Smith’s signature ‘wonky cakes’.

About the Author

About Lindy Smith
Well-known and highly respected in the cake decorating industry, Lindy Smith has over 28 years' experience in sugarcraft. A former chartered surveyor, Lindy was originally inspired to start cake decorating by her own wedding cake. Lindy is a cake designer who not only makes amazing edible creations, she also loves to share her passion for sugarcraft and inspire fellow enthusiasts

Lindy is an established author of 15 cake decorating books including the International Gourmand award-winning Creative Colour for Cake Decorating and internationally best-selling The Contemporary Cake Decorating Bible. She lives in rural Shropshire, UK, an area that has inspired many of the cakes in One-Tier Party Cakes.

Lindy has appeared on television many times, most recently on Create & Craft TV but also on programmes such as BBC1's Generation Game and presented a sugarcraft series for Good Food Live. Lindy loves to teach and has travelled to many parts of the globe sharing her skills and knowledge through hands on classes and demonstrations both large and small. She also has a number of online classes.

Lindy's cake mission is to inspire and to bring a fresh contemporary look to sugarcraft design.

To see what Lindy is currently doing, become a fan of Lindy's Cakes on Facebook or follow Lindy on Twitter and Pinterest. For baking advice and a wealth of information, visit her blog via the Lindy's Cakes website, www.lindyscakes.co.uk.

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