Présentation de l'éditeur
You can make it or you can fake it! Use these expert cake decorating techniques to make modern, fresh, and fun cakes that reflect your style and taste, or try out some of the easy, time-saving shortcuts to make fabulous, bakery-style cakes without the fancy price tag. Whether you are a bride on a budget, a mum baking for a birthday, a cook who needs to control added ingredients, or just want to celebrate a special event with a fresh, delicious cake, this book has something for you. Author and pastry chef Erin Gardner is famous for her unique designs and cake decorating skill. In these pages, she demonstrates professional techniques for creating beautiful, custom-made cakes that are also completely delicious. From how to make mouthwatering, homemade buttercream to moulding gorgeous fondant flowers and bows, Erins detailed, step-by-step instructions offer home cooks all the decorating know-how they need. She also presents a host of secrets and shortcuts for dressing up plain cakes in absolutely no time (try her fruit Rollup trick for pretty cake flowers that can be made in a flash). Throughout the book, Erin shows time-pressed cooks how to improve upon well-known cake decorating techniques.
Biographie de l'auteur
Erin Gardner worked as pastry chef at Locke-Ober before opening the Wild Orchid Baking Company in 2009. She quickly became the go-to cake designer for premiere events, and recently won the title of 'Sweet Genius' on the Food Network's show of the same name. See her cakes at www.wildorchidbaking.com.