Alan Dunn's Celebration Cakes
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- 25th June 2010
- 144 pages - 255 x 215 xmm
Marking momentous occasions is an important part of everyday life, and what better way to do so than with one of these stunning creations. There is a cake for every occasion: whether you are celebrating a wedding, christening, engagement, anniversary or birthday, one of Alan's elegantly understated cakes will form the centrepiece of any celebration. After a comprehensive introduction to all things sugarcraft comes a chapter on flower, foliage and fruit build-ups, which breaks down the assembly of each into manageable and easy-to-follow steps. Next follows a chapter on cakes, showcasing 18 celebratory cakes made using the components featured in the previous chapter. All occasions are catered for: anniversaries, birthdays, retirement, weddings and festivities such as Christmas and Halloween. If you're looking for the ultimate guide to sugarcrafting, this book won't fail to impress.
Alan started cake decorating at an early age. He has become one of the sugarcraft world's leading authors and is hugely respected for his artistic approach in creating lifelike sugar and cold porcelain flowers. Alan is an accredited demonstrator for The British Sugarcraft Guild. He teaches and demonstrates across Europe, as well as the USA, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, Brazil, Japan and South Africa. He lives in Gateshead, Tyne & Wear.