I am constantly referring people on the Wilton.com forum to videos on your site. (The ones referred most often are "Cake Construction" and "How to cover a cake with fondant using The Mat". ) New bakers have SO many questions and your videos hit the cake nail right on the head!
I began cake decorating at the age of 56 with the first of the Wilton classes at my local Michaels store. Like many others, it has turned into a passion. I have spent hundreds of hours online learning and videos like those from Sweetwise, Inc. are a blessing.
(p.s. I bought The Mat, but haven't used it yet--I'm looking forward to my next fondant cake!)
Learn how to create flowers and butterflies using gelatin. This is a full color 30 page book. Step by step instructions and color photo's are included in this book to guide you in creating ythese works of art.
Get ready for the most stick-tacular treats that ever popped up at a party! It's Pops!, the eye-popping new publication that will help you transform your celebration with sweets on a stick! With Pops!, traditional favorites like cake, cookies, brownies and cereal treats break away from the plate and stand up to join the celebration.
You'll discover over 250 amazing decorated pop ideas. Kids can hold a gumball machine, a sailboat, a dinosaur or even a decorated birthday cake in the palm of their hand.
We've also included a Pops Parade section--a gallery of over 100 treats arranged in 6 exciting decorating styles including fun flowers, tasty toppings, people shaped designs and elegant treats perfect for sweet tables at any big event. Plus, you'll find basic pop-making tips, step-by-step instructions and great ways to present pops at a party or as gifts.
Soft cover; 112 pages.
Author Toba Garrett. This book is an invaluable and beautifully illustrated hands-on guide for mastering every step of the planning and execution of picture-perfect wedding cakes-from the initial consulation to the gorgeous finished product. 280 pages, full color.
Begin with the basic recipes, including three batter recipes for 6" x 3" firm and moist round cakes, buttercream, rolled fondant, and royal icing, which is used for piping letters, dots, and other decorations. There are also descriptions for essential techniques, such as covering your cake with fondant and supporting modeling paste figures and objects. This information is followed by the amazing, fanciful designs.
This book is the perfect guide for creating your own elegant, designer-quality confections that will impress friends and family. With vivid color photographs, helpful advice from an expert baker, and an extensive how-to section, this book has all the information you need to make professional-quality cakes and cookies in your own home. 144 pages, full color.
Authors Geraldine Kidwell and Barbara Green. The wonderful world of sugar art and cake decorating come together in this new how-to book featuring decorative panorama eggs and sugar moldings. Whether you're a homemaker who enjoys adding that extra touch or a professional decorator, you'll marvel at the ways to add a seasonal touch to your creations. 128 pages, full color.
Truly a masterpiece dessert reference guide! Roland Mesnier was the White House Pastry Chef for more than 25 years. Now, using this book, anyone can create and enjoy the deserts of kings and queens. Another one of Kathy Wise Gentry's (Sweet Wise Founder) favorites!
Go beyond the basic sheet cake with these clever ideas. Designs and step-by-step instructions for general techniques using fondant and buttercream, cut and shaped sheet cakes, molding, sculpting, and more. Themes include birthday, baby, wedding, and more. 47 pages, full color.
New York's famed cake designer is sharing her secerts for creating distinctive confections for every occasion. Projects for every skill level! Includes recipes and instructions for cookies, cupcakes, mini cakes, and larger cakes-each a work of art. 224 pages, full color. Another one of Kathy Wise Gentry's (Sweet Wise Founder) favorites!