Astonish your party guests with amazingly lifelike flowers to top off a cake or cupcake. Learn how to create a lush bouquet of blossoms—from simple blooms, like daisies and hydrangeas, to the elegantly exotic, such as irises and orchids. Whether you're using fondant or modeling paste, making piped, pulled, or freehand flowers, stenciling or using brush embroidery, all the decoration techniques are covered in clear easy-to-follow directions paired with step-by-step photographs. Organized by medium, each flower is presented in an "exploded" view that clearly shows all the individual flower components and how they all fit together.
Crucial cake-making skills and baking recipes are given, like how to prepare cake tins or how to choose a cake shape and side designs. Plus there's troubleshooting advice to help bakers create balanced flower designs or whip up a batch of identical cupcakes. 75 Flowers for Cake Decorators ensures that bakers of any level will learn how to master all the decorating components to make a showstopping dessert masterpiece.