It's a master class in cake frosting! Watch how a professionally trained cake decorator achieves perfectly smooth finished cakes. Kristen Coniaris from Wicked Goodies provides her two best recipes for all-butter American buttercream (chocolate & vanilla) with tutorials on the fundamentals of cake frosting. Written instructions with 75 photos plus 30 minutes of video (via YouTube) are included. This book demonstrates the following:
• How to make American style buttercream
• An overview of cake frosting basics
• How to frost round/cylinder cakes
• How to frost square/rectangle cakes
• How to pipe a dot cascade design
The lessons are designed for those who want to learn how to frost cakes smoothly without depending on expensive gadgets or elaborate “shortcuts.” The techniques shown are especially applicable to those who make wedding cakes or who are studying for a career in pastry arts.
Note: The recipes call for the use of both an electric mixer and food processor.