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The Gilded Cake: The Golden Rules of Cake Decorating for Metallic Cakes

Faye Cahill

Make cakes that sparkle with this comprehensive guide to metallic cakes from leading wedding cake designer Faye Cahill.

Faye begins by exploring all the different materials available to the modern cake decorator:

  • From gold leaf to edible paint,
  • Food-grade sprays
  • Edible glitters and lustre dusts
  • Edible sequins and more
Then, she shows you in step-by-step detail the techniques you need for success. Twelve stunning gilded cake projects follow, showing you how to put your newfound skills to use on creative cake designs, each with an accompanying smaller project that is perfect for beginners to tackle before attempting the larger cake. Create spectacular cakes that shimmer and shine with this unique must-have guide.

Book Details

  • Publisher: David & Charles
  • Publish Date: Sep 18th, 2018
  • Pages: 144
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 10.80in - 8.40in - 0.60in - 1.80lb
  • EAN: 9781446307113
  • Categories: Courses & Dishes - CakesMethods - BakingEquipment & Utensils

About the Author

Faye Cahill has been a professional cake decorator for more than 20 years. Her company, Faye Cahill Cake Design, is based in Sydney, Australia. Faye's design aesthetic pairs tailored, refined looks with fine detailing and stylized flowers. Her work has been featured in trade magazines such as Cake Masters and online trend-spotting blogs like CakeGeek, as well as in wedding blogs and publications, including, Style Me Pretty and Modern Wedding. Faye has a passion for teaching her techniques in local and international workshops, as well as on Craftsy.
Praise for this book
"The Gilded Cake is a very beautiful book...bakers would learn a lot from the intricate techniques author Faye Cahill teaches through descriptions and series of nicely executed and illustrated step-by-step photos." -- Manhattan Book Review
"Faye Cahill has taken metallic cakes to an all new, gorgeous level... sharing her tips, tricks and methods with easy-to-understand (and do!) instructions! A most 'brilliant' addition for any cake designer's library!" -- Wendy Kromer-Schell, co-author Martha Stewart's Wedding Cakes