Saturday, December 24, 2011

Sweet Touches That Make the Cake

Cake Decorating
Cake decorating is not only a great way to use your artistic talents, the outcome's tasty, too!  Here's a few of our favorites, both conventional and specialized.

Fondant Modeling by Helen Penman
This one offers 600 ideas for using fondant models to create a luscious cake for any special occasion.

Workshop Alert! To learn more about fondant, Wilton-trained instructor Jennifer Norman will lead a workshop on the topic, Thursday, January 19th at 1 p.m. in the library Community Room.  Click here to register.

Spectacular Cakes by Mich Turner
Caterer to the stars provides step-by-step instructions for making special occasion cakes with a serious wow-factor.

Cake Decorating for Dummies by Joe LoCicero
Tad insulting though these series titles may be, this bake back-to-basics gem gives easy to follow instructions on a variety of recipes and techniques, with encouragement on how to start your own cake decorating business.

The Artful Cupcake by Marcianne Miller
Enjoy 36 recipes for the upscale cupcake maker.  Pair this one with two by food sylist Karen Tack : Hello Cupcake! and What's New, Cupcake?

The library staff is at the ready to take one for the team and taste-test the samples...