Along with the basics of making cake pops, more advanced tips and tricks are included for anyone wishing to bring their cake pop–making skills to another level. You’ll learn how to:
• Create colored cakes and designs
• Shape pops using cookie cutters
• Decorate and paint pops with precision
• Prepare pops ahead of time and store them properly
• Ship them safely
• And much more
Aside from basic cake flavors, you’ll learn how to make carrot cake, coconut, cookies and cream, almond, and peanut butter cake, as well as different types of frosting, ganache, and fondant so that each cake pop tastes as delicious as it looks. You’ll truly impress anyone with your creations.
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Everyone knows the best part about making cookies is the decorating! Smart Cookie includes 50 simple and fun cookie creations made entirely from easy-to-find store-bought ingredients—no baking required! Projects include rainbows, monster pops, balloons, robots, ladybugs, and much more, with lots of ideas for tips, techniques, packaging, and displays.
From birthdays to graduations and baby showers to Christmas, there is a cookie in this book for any and all occasions. If you love to decorate cookies, are looking for imaginative ways to celebrate holidays and special moments, this book is for you!
This how-to book will help you do just that! Fun with Frosting is perfect for amateur bakers looking to make and decorate delicious, creative cakes using regular bakeware (no specialty pans required!) without having to deal with finicky—and often not-so-tasty—fondant.
To start, Fun with Frosting offers everything you need to know about baking, leveling, filling, and assembling cakes, cupcakes, and cakeballs. Author K. Callard also includes a rundown of must-have tools (and some clever substitutions) as well as flat-icing and piping techniques.
With more than forty designs, this book will have even the youngest bakers appreciating Callard’s knowledge of her craft as they learn to make shell borders, basket weaving patterns, butter cream roses, and decorating accents using various candies, sugars, melts, and more.
Step-by-step instructions for a range of cake designs, from simple 2-D treats to intricate 3-D triumphs, are certain to please any birthday kid or kid at heart.
Carol provides simple step-by-step instructions that anyone can use regardless of experience level. Whether it's an elegant Chocolate Butterfly cake, a Silly Soccer cake or colorful racing cars on frosted cupcakes, Deacon has a cake or cupcake for any occasion. Birthdays, baby showers, anniversary celebrations or any opportunity for a party will be transformed by a fabulously decorated cake or cupcake.
Deacon includes her secrets and tips for baking delicious, moist cakes and cupcakes, then details the process for combining frosting with imagination to create a feast for the eyes and the taste buds.
Pirate ships, pianos, and Star Wars figurines.
With Instructables.com’s Amazing Cakes, you’ll be able to make cakes shaped like animals, mythical creatures, and vehicles. They may light up, breathe fire, or blow bubbles or smoke. They may be 3D or they may be animated, seeming to move of their own free will. Whether they’re cute and cuddly (like a penguin) or sticky and gross (like a human brain!), these cakes have two things in common: They’re (mostly) edible and they’re amazing!
Instructables.com authors walk you through each step of the process as you cut plywood for cake bases, hardwire figurines for automation, and mix nontoxic chemicals for explosions and eruptions. The photos accompanying the step-by-step directions provide additional information about the processes and enable you to compare your final products with the originals created by the expert cake artists of Instructables.com.
In addition to the cakes mentioned above, you’ll also learn how to make cakes shaped like:
• 3D dinosaurs
• Moving tanks
• Pi signs (p)
• Bass fish
• Zombie heads
• Swimming pools
• Evil clowns
• And more!
Authors Robin Ankeny and Charlotte Lyon started The Cake Ball Company in 2006, and it has quickly become the leader in the cake ball market. Perfect for both new and experienced bakers and all those who are sick of boring plain cakes and the cupcake trend, cake balls are bite-sized bits of moist cake blended with rich icing and surrounded in a beautiful chocolate shell. Cake balls are super-fun to make and the end product is cute yet elegant—not to mention delicious—making them the ideal dessert for parties, brunches, showers, weddings, and more.
Included within this tasty little cookbook you will find three cake and three icing recipes, for which all of the 51 cake ball recipes in the book are based on, troubleshooting tips, decorating and packaging ideas, and 45+ full-color photos throughout. Some of the tasty recipes include Southern Red Velvet, Triple Chocolate
Chip, Gingerbread, Tiramisu, Carrot Cake, Strawberries and Cream, and many more.
• plant candy vegetables on Oreo earth cupcakes for a garden party
• trot out a line of confectionery "pup cakes" for a dog fancier
• serve spaghetti and meatball cupcakes for April Fool's Day
• bewitch trick-or-treaters with eerie alien cupcakes
• create holidays on icing with a white Christmas cupcake wreath, turkey cupcake place cards, and Easter egg cupcakes