"Re-creating the desserts in Classic & Contemporary Christmas Cakes may take some time, but the results are gorgeous."—Bon Appetit
Christmas brings out the creative and traditional elements in all of us, and nowhere is this more evident than in the cake that takes center place at your festive feast. Here Nadene Hurst, with her guest author Julie Springall, presents over 20 exquisite cake designs to suit every taste and style. From classic, traditional designs to contemporary cakes with a modern feel, this book has the perfect cake for any Christmas table.
Classical and stylish, but always conveying a festive theme, these sugarpaste and royal iced cakes will provide ideas and inspiration for cake decorators of all abilities. Winter scenes, religious themes and Christmas wreaths and flowers are all featured, together with individual Christmas cakes and slices. Many of the cakes have been designed with the time-conscious decorator in mind, ensuring that event he busiest sugarcrafter can create something simple but attractive when time is at a premium.
The step-by-step text, together with beautiful, full color photography demonstrate every stage of the cake decorating process. Covering a range of skills, from simple cut outs and molding to piping, painting and run outs, Classic & Contemporary Christmas Cakes has designs to suit beginners and experienced decorators alike.
No matter how traditional or contemporary you like your Christmas table, this festive cake book is sure to have the perfect cake design for you.
This cake cookbook contains recipes for:
- Christmas Cracker Surprise
- New England Christmas
- Mistletoe Ring
- Festive Marzipan Wreath
- Star of Bethlehem
- Partridge in a Pear Tree