Professional Cake Decorating
Hardcover ISBN: 047170136x
Everything you need to create stunning cake decorations Cake decorating is an art with specific skills that must be studied and practiced before they can be mastered. Professional Cake Decorating is the first guidebook, reference, and at-your-fingertips resource to the special methods and techniques unique to cake decorating. Professional Cake Decorating is: - a comprehensive set of lessons designed to teach the skills needed in cake decorating, including basic, intermediate, and advanced piping skills; hand modeling; and gumpaste flowers - a powerful tool for making dramatic improvements in the overall look and design of cakes - a valuable training handbook and resource for bakers and decorators - a comprehensive reference of successful professional skill sets Using more than 200 step-by-step and finished cake color photographs, as well as over 125 illustrations, this highly visual book covers a wealth of techniques for cake borders, piped flowers, cake writing and piping, royal icing designs, marzipan fruits and figurines, rolled icing, floral patterns, petit fours, gumpaste floral art and design, and much more. Thorough coverage also includes such foundation skills as making shells, rosettes, reverse shells, zigzags, fleur-de-lis, rope, garlands, scrolls, rosebuds, and other confectionary designs. Complete with more than three dozen tried-and-tested recipes, Professional Cake Decorating is the only book that places the rewards of thirty years of training, traveling, teaching, and private practice in your hands! It is a must-have for today's bakers, cake decorators, specialty shop owners, and independent cake designers.
Hardcover ISBN: 0517224909
The compelling aroma of fresh, buttery croissants, the delicacy of Savarin au Chantilly, the bliss of the chocolate-mousse Le Pleyel, these are just a few of the specialties that make Parisian boulangeries and pisseries the best in the world. Now, in the sequel to her acclaimed Paris Bistro Cooking, Linda Dannenberg presents the gourmet breads and pastries from thirteen of Paris's unsurpassed bakeries and pastry shops. PARIS BOULANGERIE-PÂTISSERIE offers more than 70 tempting recipes, including Bombes Amandés (Lemon-Almond Cakes) and Mousse au Caramel et aux Poires (Caramel-Pear Mousse Cake) from Paris's oldest pâtisserie, Stohrer; the signature Délice cake (Chodolate-Cream-and-Chocolate-Macaroon Cake) and lace Florentins from the world-renowned chocolatier Maison du Chocolat; and Pain de Campagne (Hearty Country Loaf) and the classic Gougerés (Giant Gruyére Cheese Puffs) from the archetypal neighborhood bakery Haupois. Linda Dannenberg gathered these one-of-a-kind recipes from the great bakers themselves, and presents them in clear, easy-to-understand recipes specially designed for the American home kitchen. More than 150 spectacular photographs and evocative descriptions of the bakeries and the people behind them bring the essence of Paris to your kitchen. PARIS BOULANGERIE-PÂTISSERIE is rounded out with a comprehensive guide to authentic French utensils (although most recipes can be prepared using equipment found in ordinary kitchens), and a directory that includes sources for everything from crystallized violets to baking stones. PARIS BOULANGERIE-PÂTISSERIE is the quintessential cookbook featuring the peerless baked goods from the most romantic city in the world.
Filled Pancakes and Other Mouthwatering Miniatures
Hardcover ISBN: 1740899660
Discover all the scrumptious flavors of ebelskivers, the puffy Danish pancakes that have become a Williams-Sonoma favorite. This cookbook offers more than 40 recipes that take ebelskivers from morning to midnight, with breakfast flavors such as Spiced Apple and Maple-Nut; savory bites like Fig & Prosciutto and Herbed Goat Cheese; and sweet desserts such as Molten Chocolate ebelskivers. Also included are how-to photos and steps for perfecting your technique. Hardcover, 112 pages. A Williams-Sonoma exclusive.
Duncan Hines Complete Cake Mix Magic
300 Easy Desserts Good As Homemade
Paperback ISBN: 0778804224
Enjoy cake baking the easy and delicious way! Anyone who bakes from scratch knows that baking cakes can be time-consuming and it can produce disappointing results. A cake mix is the perfect shortcut solution, because beginning with the best always gets you off to a great start. All you need to add is the rich and flavorful ingredients, such as eggs, sour cream, butter, chocolate or fruit -- the distinctive "homemade" taste no bakery cake can match. This tempting selection of cake recipes will carry you through every occasion and you'll discover how to easily transform a basic cake mix into a mouthwatering dessert. The more than 300 recipes provide results that really do taste homemade -- in less than half the time it would take to bake from scratch. Choose from more than 300 delectable recipes, including: - Single Layer Cakes - Multi-Layer Cakes - Tube and Bundt Cakes - Angel Food Cakes - Cheesecakes - Coffee Cakes - Loaves and Muffins - Cookies - Bars and Squares - Special-Occasion Desserts. Along with wonderful recipes, you'll find tips and techniques for perfect cake baking every time -- and a wealth of baking knowledge. Complete Cake Mix Magic includes practical equipment information making it perfect for beginner bakers and a great refresher for the experienced. Simple recipes, basic ingredients and no experience required -- you'll find all the elements necessary for outstanding results.
Babycakes Covers the Classics
Gluten-Free Vegan Recipes from Donuts to Snickerdoodles
Hardcover ISBN: 0307718301
A latest collection of vegan, gluten-free and refined sugar-free recipes by the proprietor of BabyCakes NYC and BabyCakes in Los Angeles features revised versions of classic favorites, including gingerbread pancakes, honey buns and German chocolate cake.
The Dahlia Bakery Cookbook
Sweetness in Seattle
Hardcover ISBN: 0062183745
Accompanied by tips, techniques, difficulty ratings, equipment advice, photos and stories, Seattle's most popular chef and restaurant owner shares the secrets of his success through 135 tasty recipes for breakfasts, pastries, tarts, pies, cakes, cupcakes, cookies, puddings, ice creams and more. 75,000 first printing.
Sugar Flower Skills
Hardcover ISBN: 1770851399
A professional sugar crafter shows how to make exceptional sugar flowers for any occasion. Sugar Flower Skills is a beautifully presented catalog of 25 fabulous blooms in a range of styles and degrees of complexity, with all the information and guidance needed to recreate them. Many are ideal for beginners and home bakers. The book opens with a comprehensive section on materials, recipes, equipment and core techniques, which are demonstrated in step-by-step photographs. Special techniques specific to a project are shown in the 124-page flower directory, which is organized into decorative categories and by progressive skill level. The topics include: - Pulled Flowers and Foliage -- Simple and advanced hand-modeled for beginners with basic equipment - Piped Sugar Flowers -- Traditional royal icing piping - Simple Unwired Cutter Flowers -- Useful filler flowers to accent large focal flowers - Pressed Sugar Flowers -- Realistic edible flowers using powder food colors - Wedding Flowers and Foliage -- The essential bridal flowers: roses, lilies, peonies, orchids, plus unusual flowers and foliage - Wild and Garden Flowers -- Interesting, seasonal projects for celebration cakes - Fantasy Flowers -- Instant touches of fun, fantasy and glamour. Each flower design is explained in a four-page unit, which includes a full-page photograph of the finished bloom. Detailed step-by-step instructions and close-up photographs demonstrate how to make and assemble the components. The delicate work of decorative flowers is the last and most intimidating frontier of cake decorating. Sugar Flower Skills breaks the complexity into concise units with clear instructions. For novices and skilled decorators alike, the result is a repertoire of stunning realistic blooms for any cake.