Cakes to Dream On: A Master Class in Decorating by Colette Peters

By Colette Peters

Colette peters, the distinguished queen of the confectionary arts, unveils an inspiring source for critical domestic bakers, expert cooks, and aÞcionados of Colette’s significant safe to eat structure. The inventive cake decorator--whose amazing and luscious concoctions have seemed far and wide from White residence Christmases to royal weddings--presents a grasp category in cake layout and ornament, along an all-new collection of her personal cake designs. With brownies to Dream On, Colette’s encouraged creations can now be rendered into show-stopping tarts of your own.

Cakes to Dream On finds the secrets and techniques to fashioning stunning and totally unique muffins for all occasions--whether it’s a luxurious marriage reception (the majestic Ivory marriage ceremony Cake) or a whimsical children’s social gathering (the whimsical Homage to Dr. Seuss). Colette offers designs for cake structure starting from the imperial attractiveness of Dolce de Medici, to the based grace of Bride’s classic Cameo, to the topsy-turvy daydream of Mad Tea Party.

Colette starts off with the principles: she illuminates step-by-step the method of creating a multitiered cake, from making a choice on serving sizes and selecting applicable cake pans to creating Þllings, and finally stacking layers in order that they don’t tumble off the desk. brownies to Dream On additionally discloses insider tips of the alternate: Colette’s easy-to-follow directions in recommendations equivalent to sugarwork, gumpaste, brush embroidery, and piping may help readers recreate the surprising results of this singular confectioner’s toolbox.

Bakers--and their enthusiastic audiences--will notice that those sensual masterpieces tantalize the palate up to they do the attention. Colette’s cake recipes comprise the Coco-Loco Cake, an eye-catching marriage of coconut and low; the Meringue Buttercream and its luscious lemon, raspberry, and mocha variations; and the ambrosial caramel-tinged Heavenly White Cake.

As breathtaking as Colette’s cake works look, her transparent factors of procedure are supposed to stimulate readers’ inventive instincts and provides them rules for crafting their very own precise confections. With greater than one hundred fifty wonderful full-color pictures illustrating either techniques and Þnished displays, and extra specified guideline than ever earlier than, muffins to Dream On will motivate readers to create their very own mouthwatering masterpieces. Colette’s grasp type is really a launchpad for cake lovers’ personal confectionary visions.

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1-oz. package no-bake cheesecake mix 1½ cups whole milk ¾ cup chocolate sandwich cookies, crushed Tools paper liners muffin tin whisk measuring cups & spoons mixing bowls electric mixer scoop 1 Put paper liners in the muffin tin. 2 In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the crushed graham crackers, brown sugar, and butter. 3 Divide the graham cracker mixture evenly between the muffin cups. Press it flat with the back of a spoon. 4 Put the cheesecake mix, milk, and crushed cookies in a large bowl.

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1-oz. package no-bake cheesecake mix 1½ cups whole milk ¾ cup chocolate sandwich cookies, crushed Tools paper liners muffin tin whisk measuring cups & spoons mixing bowls electric mixer scoop 1 Put paper liners in the muffin tin. 2 In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the crushed graham crackers, brown sugar, and butter. 3 Divide the graham cracker mixture evenly between the muffin cups. Press it flat with the back of a spoon. 4 Put the cheesecake mix, milk, and crushed cookies in a large bowl.

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