With The Icing on the Cake, beginning cake decorators will learn to become gourmet pastry chefs in their very own kitchens. Professional cake decorator Shalini Latour makes decorating elegant cakes easy, showing readers how to:
* Decorate cakes with basic supplies found in everyday craft stores
* Create visually impressive delights that friends and family will be eager to receive (and eat!)
* Doctor up store-bought cake mixes with ingredients readily found at grocery stores
With step-by-step photos and helpful sidebars with tips, tricks, and variations, readers will master the techniques needed to create delectable and attractive creations of their own.