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Tracey Mann began cake decorating as a child. Her company, Tracey's Cakes, specializes in traditional and chocolate wedding cakes and has been in business for 17 years. She writes for Cake Magazine and teaches classes about chocolate. Her first book was Bake Me I'm Yours...Chocolate.

An illustrated guide to turning baked treats into professional-looking culinary masterpieces.

Cake Decorating Skills reveals professional cake-decorating secrets that can be easily mastered by even a novice baker. Step-by-step photography and clear instructions teach readers how to make quick and easy flowers, pretty piped patterns, perfect frosting and mouthwatering chocolate flourishes.

The book covers techniques and recipes for every kind of cake, filling, frosting, covering and decoration. It includes:

  • Basic recipes for sponge cake, cupcakes, sugar cookies, buttercream frosting, fondant and royal icing
  • Color icings with instruction on color theory, dusting, spraying, shading and special effects
  • Covering and texturing with tiers, novelty shapes, rolled fondant, flat and piped buttercream and chocolate paste
  • Molds made of sugar paste, plastic and silicone to create figures and beads
  • Working with chocolate to wrap a cake, make shards and create flowers, fans and molds.

Baking fancy cakes at home is a popular hobby, and enthusiasts are always looking for new inspiration and ways to improve their skills.Cake Decorating Skills is an essential addition to any baker's reference shelf.


ISBN 9781554079070
Genre COOKING / Courses & Dishes / Cakes
Format Hardcover
Pages 176
Publisher Date 2011-09-29 00:00:00.0
Publisher Firefly Books Ltd
Copyright Year 2011
Height 8.25 in
Wdth 8.25 in
Thickness 0.75 in
Unit weight 1.5 lb
Language English
Subtitle Techniques for Every Cake Maker and Every Kind of Cake
Audience General/trade
Authors Mann, Tracey
Country of Origin United States

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    The book is about skills, very informative if your looking to have or improve your skills, show you step by step how to do it, me personally I already know to do most of the things in this book but I bougth it because there's always something new in cake decorating that we must know, love the book and the way the directions are giving, very happy with the purchase.

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