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Colette's Cakes: The Art of Cake Decorating

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Colette Peters's one-of-a-kind wedding cakes -- for which she charges hundreds, sometimes thousands of dollars -- have made her America's most sought-after culinary artist. Now, with this dazzling cookbook, brides-and-grooms-to-be can bake their own Colette's wedding cake -- or commission a professional baker to follow one of Colette's designs.

Illustrated throughout with e
Hardcover, 163 pages
Published October 7th 1991 by Little, Brown and Company
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Mar 13, 2011 Cathy rated it it was amazing
The book festures several lovely cakes at each skill level. It's gorgeous and practical. Although I'm sure that many, many books on this topic have come put since then, this is sure to remain a classic, both for design and practicality of tips and recipes. This is the first book I tried when fancy cakes, and Collette, first started being featured in magazines and on talk shows. I made the purse cake for my sister-in-law back in 1998 or 1999; it wasn't perfect but it was very pretty and fun. And ...more
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May 05, 2015 Petra X rated it it was amazing
Seeking inspiration for that really, really special cake? Got either good artistic or icing skills? Then this is the book for you. Although the cakes are divided into several skill levels, the easiest of them is extremely difficult for a beginner, unless you have a fair amount of artistic talent then you can muddle through. The book makes a fantastic gift for someone who really likes cake decorating and would enjoy learning new techniques and being inspired with creative ideas.
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A great first decorating book for the ambitious hobbits or blooming professional. A good, basic resource for all things event cake by an icon of the industry.
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Sep 05, 2012 April Kohrt rated it it was amazing
This is probably my favorite cake decorating book. I learned so much from this. It has also sparked some of my own creations.
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