"You don't need to be an advanced sugarcrafter to produce them either, or possess a kitchen full of sugarcraft cutters and molds, which also counts in the book's favor." --MyShelf.com
Full of fun and inspiring ideas for novice or experienced bakers, this guide offers simple instructions for creating decorative enhancements using readily available ingredients. Containing 20 different designs and hints for additional alternatives, the handbook shows how to decorate cupcakes--whether freshly baked using recipes provided or ready-made--for all kinds of occasions and an assortment of guests, including gardeners, knitters, and sun worshippers. From goodies for Easter baskets, Halloween horrors, and Christmas treats to bakery celebrating new babies and the natural world, the beautifully styled photography and step-by-step directions provide the know-how to make impressive cupcake decorating achievable.
Frances McNaughton is a sugarcraft tutor and demonstrator. She provides workshops to the British Sugarcraft Guild and the National Sugarart Association. An assortment of her sugarcraft props has appeared in the films Chocolat, Notting Hill, and three of the Harry Potter movies.