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  • Publisher: Search Press
  • Edition: BC Paperback Flexi
  • Publication: 17 September 2020
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781782217497
  • Stock: 50+
  • Size: 216x280 mm
  • Illustrations: 700
  • Pages: 144
  • RRP: £15.99
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One-Tier Party Cakes

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12 stunning cakes for special occasions by Lindy Smith (Author)

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Book Description

One-Tier Party Cakes features 12 elaborate, single-layer cakes for a variety of occasions from birthdays to baby showers, friendship celebrations to Christmas festivities. Lindy Smith demonstrates how to transfer a template to the cake and decorate each of the three-dimensional designs in the book, while providing plenty of inspiration and encouragement for the reader to develop their own designs.

This book features recipes for two delicious layered cakes (Madeira and chocolate fudge); plus the ingredients you need to make successful cake coverings and fillings including sugarpaste (fondant), flower paste, modelling chocolate, ganache and royal icing.

It also includes new and popular cake techniques such as achieving sharp edges, working with modelling chocolate, airbrushing, cocoa butter painting and mastering double-height cakes. 

Table of Contents

Introduction

Tools and materials

Cake recipes

Techniques

The cakes:
Welcome Home
Heart Design
Dancing in the Rain
Dandelion Clock
Brenda the Brandhill Sheep
Sarah's Miracle: Baby Shower
50 and Fabulous
Klimt's Cat
Puffy the Puffin
Echinacea
Toadstools
Winter Wonderland 

Templates

Index

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.
 

Reviews

Cake Geek Magazine

Lindy Smith is back with another elaborate and artful cake decorating book, One-Tier Party Cakes.

It features 12 exquisite single tier designs covering every special occasion you can think of from birthdays to baby showers, friendship celebrations to Christmas festivities, turning regular bakes into works of art.

Jam-packed full of detailed, visual instructions, One Tier Party Cakes will take your cake decorating to new creative heights!


Sugarcraft

Create 12 intricately designed cakes for all occasions! With guidance and inspiration from sugarcraft expert Lindy Smith, learn how to decorate your single tier cakes with impressive embellishments that will be the centrepiece of the party.

Using easily attainable tools and straightforward techniques, you will soon be equipped to create eye-catching cakes for birthdays, baby showers, housewarmings, or Christmas.

Lindy Smith demonstrates how to transfer a template to the cake and decorate each of the three-dimensional designs in the book, while proving plenty of inspiration and encouragement for the reader to develop their own designs.

This book features recipes for two delicious layered cakes (Madeira and chocolate fudge); plus, the ingredients you need to make successful cake coverings and fillings including sugarpaste (fondant), flower paste, modelling chocolate, ganache, and royal icing.

Well-known and highly respected in the cake decorating industry; Lindy Smith has over 28 years' experience in sugarcraft and 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.


Amazon Customer Review

Great Book! The instructions were really easy to follow.


Amazon Customer Review

I just love this book it has some really brilliant ideas for cake decorating. My absolute favourite projects are  Brenda the Brandhill and the Sheep project. Being a knitter this lovely animal is sure to be my first make out of this book. It will make a perfect birthday cake for one of the ladies in my knitting group.


Amazon Customer Review

Lovely book full of great ideas and helpful recipes. Step-by-step instructions easy to understand and follow. Will be a well-used book in my home. Used with layered sponges so that the inside is as stunning as outsides. Would recommend this book.


Amazon Customer Review

This book is a beauty. Clear step-by-step instructions accompanied by beautiful photographs, this book will guide you through creating stunning cakes learning techniques as you go.



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