Sweet and Simple Party Cakes
Want to know how to make your own wedding cake? Or do you need to make a celebration cake for a child’s birthday party or a special event? May Clee-Cadman’s Sweet and Simple Party Cakes shows you how with easy-to-follow cake recipes and cake decorating techniques, and unique cake designs that look really professional but are simple enough to be made at home.
From perfectly pretty to easy elegance, discover how to make contemporary cakes for all occasions, including birthdays, weddings, christenings, Christmas and Easter. Learn how to pipe with royal icing and buttercream, how to assemble tiered wedding cakes, and how to make sugar flowers or decorate your cakes with real, fresh flowers.
Create a sweet sensation for any celebration with over 40 simply irresistible cake designs!
Inside Sweet and Simple Party Cakes:
Cake Decorating Techniques – In this first chapter you will learn all the basic cake decorating techniques and cake recipes that you will need to make perfect, unique celebration and wedding cakes. May Clee-Cadman also includes her recipes for cupcakes and mini cakes – perfect for wedding favours!
Pastels – Each chapter in the book covers a different range of colour styles. In the Pastels chapter you will find gorgeous pastel-coloured cake designs, including a contemporary ‘Champagne Bubbles’ wedding cake with pink roses set between the tiers, and a ‘Blue Buttons’ christening or birthday cake with a cute teddy bear motif.
Whites – the Whites chapter has a sparkling ‘White Christmas’ cake and an elegant ‘Cascading Blossoms’ cake, which is adorned with hundreds of pretty sugar flowers, as well as cake designs incorporating white chocolate roses and curls.
Brights – If you like vibrant cakes with ‘wow’ factor the Brights chapter is for you! Here you will learn how to make a summery ‘Wedding Sunflowers’ cake, a candy-striped Easter cake, and even a tower of buttercream cupcakes.