Delicious cakes for birthdays, festivals and special occasions, shown step by step in over 270 colour photographs
It's party time again and whether the celebration is a birthday, a seasonal family get-together, an anniversary or christening, the stunning projects featured will provide fun ideas for that special centrepiece. There are designs to delight children of all ages: animal lovers will adore the exotic tropical parrot, Indian elephant or chocolate porcupine; older children will be delighted with the glamorous mermaid or the sleek sailboat. For adults, there is a chocolate-iced basket filled with strawberries for Valentine's Day and a terracotta flower pot, complete with seed packets. For festive occasions there are bright designs for Christmas, Easter and Halloween. Fabulous cakes for all occasions, from birthdays and weddings to Christmas, Easter and everything inbetween. The cakes vary in complexity and use a variety of decorating techniques, but with precise instructions and clear step-by-step photographs all are within the capabilities of even the novice cake decorator. Each project features a full ingredients list and details equipment and materials needed. A handy back-up section features recipes for the classic sponge and fruit cake bases and delicious icings, frostings and popular cake coverings, including buttercream, marzipan, sugarpaste and royal icing.
At Anness Publishing we have just celebrated our 30th anniversary and we are one of the largest independent book publishers in the UK having produced over 3000 titles, many of which have sold a million copies. In total we have sold in excess of 225,000,000 heavily-illustrated books, with subjects spanning cooking and crafts, gardening, new age, reference, hobbies and transport as well as a lively and successful list of pre-school activity and home study reference books for children. LORENZ BOOKS, our trade sales imprint for hardback non-fiction titles, has justifiably forged a reputation as one of the foremost imprints in illustrated publishing worldwide, with award-winning titles that cover the widest range of practical and reference subjects. SOUTHWATER is our trade sales paperback imprint, renowned for its extremely competitive pricing policy, fantastic packaging and quality, and the depth of its list. ARMADILLO is our trade imprint for illustrated children's fiction and non-fiction titles. We publish a wide range of traditional children's story books, pre-school and novelty books, as well as highly illustrated information books in the areas of science, history and natural history, and practical and creative project and activity books.