Piping on Cakes

The Modern Cake Decorator

Christine Flinn


Royal icing and piping expert, Christine Flinn, adds a modern twist to this historical sugarcraft technique.

Learn all you need to know to produce stunning cakes for all occasions, from covering cakes and boards and making piping bags to piping basic shapes, roses and leaves. Learn how to use fruit or sponge cakes in various shapes, covering them with marzipan, royal icing and fondant (sugarpaste). There are step-by-step photographs, instructions and expert tips for piping, from first attempts at making shapes to accomplished cake decorating. Templates are provided to help you practise piping all the shapes required.

The 10 stunning step-by-step projects cover a huge variety of techniques and styles, from a traditional rose basket and a luscious, Edwardian style creation trimmed with frills and scrolls, to an Indian inlaid cake, a steampunk cake with run sugar ornaments and a modern blackwork design using brush embroidery.


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    260 x 205mm
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    Search Press
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