75 Sugar Flowers - Helen Penman (Paperback)

A Beautiful Collection of Easy-to-Make Floral Cake Toppers

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A beautiful collection of easy-to-make floral cake toppers for cakes and cupcakes.

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4 Feb 2014
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Helen Penman
A Beautiful Collection of Easy-to-Make Floral Cake Toppers
Search Press Ltd
Number of Pages
223 x 222 x 10mm (468g)


From simple blooms to elegantly exotic flowers, this delightful collection of floral cake toppers provides the perfect decorative finish to showcase your cakes and cupcakes.

With a wide range of amazingly lifelike flowers to choose from,using methods including pulled, wired, piped, molded, and cutter, there is something to inspire both the expert and amateur alike. Select your cake decorating technique, from fondant or frosting to marzipan or chocolate, and discover how to turn your baked treats into culinary masterpieces.

Each flower is presented in a dynamic "exploded" view, clearly showing the individual components and how they fit together. The book includes: step-by-step photography and easy instructions; guidance on essential techniques and materials; recipes and crucial cake-making skills to allow even the beginner to make the perfect cake.


General Subject
Baking & Cake Decorating
BISAC Subject 1
Cooking / Courses & Dishes / Cakes
BIC Classification 1
Cakes, baking, icing & sugarcraft
Dewey Classification
General (US: Trade)

Author Bio

Helen Penman began her cake-making career when her triplets were two years old: she had ordered a cake for her father's birthday and it was a huge disappointment-so she decided to try it herself. That was 18 years ago! Helen now designs for an international sugarcraft magazine Cakes and Sugarcraft alongside her cake artistry business "Too Nice To Slice." This is her fifth book, and her previous titles include Squires Kitchen's Guide to Cake Shaping (Squires Group, 2011), Fondant Modeling for Cake Decorators (Firefly, 2011), and 100 Fondant Animal Cake Toppers (Firefly, 2012).

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June 14

A beautiful collection of easy-to-make floral cake and cupcake toppers. This comprehensive directory of flowers is organised by the material from which they are made, sugarpaste, marzipan, flower paste and modelling chocolate. * Cake Craft & Decoration * Apr 14

Wedding Cakes magazine contributor Helen Penman has produced a plethora of tutorials for making flowers in sugar using different techniques including modelling and piping. With recipes for a variety of modelling pastes as well as a comprehensive guide to tools and materials, this book is a wonderful introduction to the world of sugar floristry. The majority of the designs are used to top cupcakes although many would look just as good on a wedding or celebration cake. * Wedding Cakes *