The Beginner's Guide to Cake Decorating

The Beginner's Guide to Cake Decorating

A Step-by-Step Guide to Decorate with Frosting, Piping, Fondant, and Chocolate and More

Autumn Carpenter

$14.99

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Learn the basics of decorating cakes with this super-simple guide for beginners

Decorating your own cakes is both fun and easy with cake maven Autumn Carpenter at your side. In The Beginner’s Guide to Cake Decorating, adapted from her best-selling First Time Cake Decorating, you’ll learn everything about the basic tools you will need, hacks to make cake decorating easy, and how to plan and design your own cake style. This book is the only basic primer you will need to get started.

Other books on cake decorating are often overwhelming, offering unattainable expert-level ideas and complicated instructions, but The Beginner’s Guide to Cake Decorating sticks to the basics so you get the results you want. You will be able to decorate cakes for any occasion, from baby showers to birthdays. With fuss-free instructions and no-fail results, you will not only impress your friends and family, but yourself too!

This accessible, easy-to-follow cake decorating reference features:

  • All the information you need to get started—The book includes essential equipment and tools; recipes for cakes, fillings, frostings, icings, and fondants; introductory techniques; and hacks and shortcuts to make everything easier.
  • A variety of methods and styles—Choose from a wide range of techniques, including piping, molding, hand modeling, stencils, and more, and styles from flowers to banners and ribbons to letters.
  • Crystal-clear instructions—Photographic step-by-step projects will help you learn the basics so you can customize your own designs successfully.


The best place to start your cake customizing exploration is this all-in-one beginner’s guide from one of cake decorating’s best teachers!


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Autumn Carpenter:
Based in Fort Wayne, Indiana, Autumn Carpenter is a nationally known confectionery artist, author, and demonstrator. She has published several books, including The Complete Photo Guide to Cake Decorating, The Complete Photo Guide to Cookie Decorating, and Decorating Cakes, Cupcakes, and Cookies with Kids. She demonstrates annually at the I.C.E.S. (International Cake Exploration Societe) and travels across the United States, sharing the craft of cake decorating and other confectionery arts. Autumn is co-owner of Country Kitchen SweetArt, a retail cake and candy supply store that has been in her family for over 45 years. The business caters to walk-in store sales, catalog sales, and an online store, shopcountrykitchen.com. Autumn has developed her own line of useful tools and equipment for cake decorating and cookie decorating, and sells them online and in many cake and candy supply stores throughout the United States and in several other countries. Her cakes and products have been featured in numerous publications and magazines, including American Cake Decorating and Cake Central.

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