Celebrate with a Cake

Author(s): Lindy Smith

Food & Drink

Well-known novelty cake designer Lindy Smith offers a comprehensive guide to making a range of beautiful celebration cakes, and guides the reader step by step from baking and carving to icing and adding special finishing touches.

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Lindy Smith has written three books and made TV appearances. She runs a successful cake design and decoration company, selling mail order cake-making and decorating equipment. This is Lindy's third book for D&C, her first, Creative Celebration Cakes, being co-written, and her own Storybook Cakes. She lives in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire.

Introduction; Tackling Cakes; Equipment; Cake Recipes: Madeira/Chocolate Sponge/Fruit Cake; Baking Chart; Icing Recipes: Sugarpaste/Pastillage/Sugar Glue/Buttercream; Covering Cakes And Boards; Colour Mixing; Weddings & Romance; Pink Sparkle A simple pink and silver cake topped with bride & groom variation: cupcakes with dragees; Flower Topped Stack Buttercream covered, with simple sugar flowers variation: single tier with silk flowers; Decorative Flowers Tiered cake decorated with painted floral design variation: single tier in alternative colour scheme; Klimt Kiss Embossed swirls, ball top tier and fountain cake-toppers variation: cupcakes; Fairytale Castle White and gold pastillage, with towers and turrets variation: alternative towers; Golden Anniversary Sumptuous gold and cream sugarpaste and royal icing variation: cup cakes; Silver Anniversary Chic silver and purple column cake variation: cupcakes; Valentine Heart shaped cake with gilded swirls and pastillage arrow variation: cup cakes; Birthday & Novelty; Birthday Tea Lavishly decorated teapot design variation: cupcakes; Butterfly And Flower Shaped cake with modelled butterfly and petals variation: cupcakes; Daisy Hat Buttercream hat decorated with flowerpaste florals variation: roses design; Mackintosh Rose Painted design on indented sugarpaste column variation: different designs and embellishments; Family; Mother's Day Lilac and yellow heart shape with flowers and ribbon variation: cupcakes; Christening Gift Wrapped gift, covered in shapes and embossing, plus wire toppers variation: cupcakes; New Baby Modelled lifelike baby on top of pastel patchwork blanket cake variation: simple baby figure; Templates; Suppliers; Acknowledgments; Index

General Fields

  • : 9780715318454
  • : david
  • : david
  • : 0.463
  • : March 2005
  • : 279mm X 216mm X 10mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 641.86539
  • : 641.86539
  • : Lindy Smith
  • : Lindy Smith
  • : 200 colour illustrations, 6pl
  • : 200 colour illustrations, 6pl
  • : Paperback
  • : Paperback
  • : 112
  • : 112