“The Essential Cake Decorating Guide.” Published by Thunder Bay Press in 2001, this is a third printing from 2003. The book is a hard cover with a dustjacket measuring 8¾ x 11¼ inches with 304 pages. It is in very excellent gently used condition.
Cake decorating is a fabulous mixture of baking and art, a blend of relaxation and excitement, with a sprinkling of inspiration, precise care, and reckless use of the imagination all thrown in for good measure. The Essential Cake Decorating Guide will lead a newcomer through the simplest basics of this wonderful, colorful pastime, but also contains new ideas and fantastic creations to inspire experienced bakers. If you have never baked before, but are feeling inspired to bring out the cookie cutters and food colorings for your child’s birthday, or if you are planning a three-tiered traditional cake with cream frangipani for a family wedding, or if you just want to make a luscious chocolate cake for friends, this is the book to show you how to do it.