From exotic orchids to delicate Japanese cherry blossoms, renowned cake decorating author Alan Dunn reveals the magic of creating these intricate, life-like 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. With over 60 cake decorating and flower design ideas, this book is sure to be a favorite.
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. This cake decorating 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:
About the Author:Alan Dunn
- Miltoniopsis Orchid
- Bird of Paradise
- Flame Lily
- Red-feathered Gerbera
- Brazilian Kapok Tree Flower
- Ladder Fern
grew up watching his grandfather, who was a baker by trade, which is where his interest in cake decorating and sugarcraft began. He attended The City and Guilds Bakery and Flour Confectionary, and realized he enjoyed teaching and demonstrating as much as the craft itself. He has taught decorating and sugarcraft throughout the world, and has authored 13 books and numerous articles on flower making and decorating.