Chic & Unique Wedding Cakes Learn how to make a wedding cake with these gorgeous projects and easy-to-follow instructions from award-winning wedding cake designer Zoe Clark. Cake decorating is the perfect way to celebrate a special day, and this book is packed with unique cake designs for you to make at home for weddings and romantic occasions. It features 10 chapters, each with a stunning wedding cake design and two coordinating smaller treats, including cupcakes, mini cakes, cookies, fondant fancies and macaroons. Step-by-step illustrated instructions cover all the essential techniques, such as piping and stencilling, and you will learn how to take inspiration from your own wedding theme: the stationery, the flowers, the venue and, of course, the dress! Inside Chic & Unique Wedding Cakes: Wedding Cake Designs - whether you are looking for a classic floral tiered cake, a colourful macaroon cake, or a contemporary monochrome design, cake decorating expert Zoe Clark has created something just for you. Recipes and Techniques - includes all the cake decorating techniques you need to know to make your own wedding cake, from rolling out sugarpaste to stacking and covering tiered cakes.
You will also find baking recipes for sponge cakes, chocolate cakes, fruit cakes and carrot cake, as well as for cupcakes, fondant fancies and other smaller treats, and recipes for fillings and toppings, including buttercream frosting and chocolate ganache.
Zoe Clark is one of London's leading wedding cake designers. She is the author of five books on cake decorating and runs The Cake Parlour, where she offers cake decorating classes and bespoke cake design services for every occasion. Zoe has recently started supplying the world-renowned Fortnum & Mason department store with an exclusive range of wedding and celebration cakes and cookies. www.thecakeparlour.com
Table of contents Introduction Tools and Equipment Wedding Cake Designs: Dusky Rose Romance Damask Elegance City Wedding Jewelled Splendour Painting with Flowers Bordeaux Dress Here Comes the Groom! Sunset Macaroons Classical Charm Flora Abundance Recipes and Techniques: Cake Recipes Fillings and Coverings Baking and Covering Techniques Cake Decorating Techniques Templates Suppliers Credits Acknowledgments About the Author Index