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Exotic Sugar Flowers for Cakes (Hardcover with Jacket)

Publisher:
Merehurst Limited
ISBN:
9781853918025
Format:
Hardcover
Date Published:
8/1/2000
Illustrations:
color photos; 51 projects; 13 recipes
Number of Pages:
160
Length:
10.75
Width:
8.75
Weight:
39 oz
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$29.95
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From exotic orchids to lovely lilies to delicate Japanese cherry blossoms, renowned cake decorating author Alan Dunn reveals the magic of creating designs. In this exciting collection of sugar flower designs, the expert sugarcrafter focuses on the most popular varieties of exotic flowers, as well as some of his own personal favorites.

Exotic flowers and unusual blooms are becoming increasingly popular and accessible, making Exotic Sugar Flowers for Cakes the perfect companion. Ideal cake decorations, these exotic sugar flowers are breathtakingly beautiful and fascinatingly formed. From the delicate matilija poppy to the exquisite bird of paradise, Dunn's stunning designs capture the unique qualities of each individual bloom.

Every flower is fully illustrated with clear, color photographs and detailed, practical step-by-step instructions. The latest techniques and professional hints and tips are also included, making the designs achievable by both novice and experienced sugar flower makers. The book shows how to wire and arrange the flowers into amazing sprays, bouquets and arrangements, and how to display them on cakes or as table decorations.

Flowers include:
  • Miltoniopsis Orchid
  • Bird of Paradise
  • Flame Lily
  • Red-feathered Gerbera
  • Brazilian Kapok Tree Flower
  • Amaryllis
  • Ladder Fern
  • Alstroemeria

Author Bio

Alan Dunn is a leading sugarcraft designer whose books include Wild Flowers Sugar Inspirations and Floral Wedding Cakes & Sprays .