Gosh these are clever, and oh-so-cute. These creative ideas cover birthdays, anniversaries, baby showers, seasonal celebrations - any occasion you can think of really. We love the Penguin Party, the Popcorn Box, the Jellybean Surprise, the Vegetable Gardens, the Chef's Special, and the Sushi Special. They would be fun to make with older kids.
Munch on a Millipede! Graze on a Golf Course! Snack on a Skateboard! Give your cakes the ultimate 'bakeover'! With 40 stunning creations to choose from, here you will find cakes for everyone and every occasion - from rockets and kittens to a hamburger with chips and even a casino table! So whether you want a rainy-day activity to do with the kits or something colourful and different to bake and create for family and friends baking and decorating cakes has never been so much fun! Easy-to-follow makes mean this book has no end of ideas and inspiration. It caters for every taste and style imaginable. Pirate Ship, Super Spaceship and Flamin' Skateboard are perfect for a boy's party, with Toadstool Cottage, Ballerina Shoes and Elephants on Parade ideal for their little sisters! Treat the man in your life to the golf-enthused Tee Time, the ever-so classy Monsieur Moustache and Poker themed Luck of the Draw. And for the grown-up girls the gorgeous Vintage Birdcage, Japanese Blossom cake and the indulgent Macaron Gift Box should be the perfect focal point for any celebratory occasion. This book has four cake recipes (Vanilla Sponge, Vanilla Cupcakes, Madeira Cake and Rich Chocolate) and four icing recipes (Vanilla Buttercream, Royal Icing, Homemade Rolled Fondant, Dark Chocolate Ganache) giving you an excellent springboard to your decorating endeavours. A handy glossary for those pesky US baking terms is situated at the front of the book, making all the recipes UK friendly. Decoration techniques, such as covering cakes with buttercream, melting chocolate properly and adding and blending colours in rolled fondant are explored in the comprehensive introduction.