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Learn The Art Of Buttercream Decorating

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Learn The Art Of Buttercream Decorating

I have the tips I need and always wanted to learn how to use them.  This book shows me everything I need and they show it in easy to understand pictures and written.  Create exquisite designs and bake shop quality results with Carey’s easy-to-follow decorating techniques.

Satiny smooth buttercream is the perfect medium for creating decorated cakes that taste as sublime as they look. Buttercream’s popularity can be attributed to its simple sweetness, versatility, resiliency and ease of use. Working with buttercream may seem intimidating, but with Carey’s expert and easy-to-understand advice, you’ll be creating and decorating stunning cakes in no time.

This concise, comprehensive and easy-to-follow guide offers all the information you’ll need to get started — from invaluable instructions on decorating fundamentals and techniques to over 360 step-by-step color photographs.

With just a little time and practice you’ll soon develop the coordination and muscle memory necessary to decorate beautiful cakes. You can start by making some of the less complicated projects/cakes and then work your way up to more intricate projects once you start to feel confident about your decorating abilities. Soon you’ll be able to use Carey’s techniques and advice to create your own unique and sensational designs.

Full color throughout and mouth-watering gorgeous, you’ll have 40 projects to choose from and there are even gluten-free and vegan options.

Carey Madden is extraordinarily talented at decorating — she’s developed an entirely fresh, innovative and technically adept approach. Her cakes and cupcakes have been featured in Vogue and Mademoiselle and enjoyed by countless celebrities and gourmets. Carey lives in Philadelphia.

Once your learn the basics of producing and decorating with buttercream, you can move on to more challenging and sophisticated projects such as Sakura (cherry blossom), Desert Rose, Lilacs, Ribbon Roses and Groovy flower child cakes that will rival that of the best bakers in your corner of the world.

Desiree and I are both going to try some of these and I will post some pictures here when we do them.

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  1. ive always been really terrible at cake decorating but this looks… not impossible. maybe i will give it a go.

  2. I love learning new things about buttercream. I not really a fondant fan, so I never really took a class on it. But I love this, thanks for sharing. You can never learn enough about cakes no matter how many you make.

  3. I love buttercream frosting. It is the best. I have been wanting to learn how to do this. Thank you so much for sharing

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