Beginner's Guide to Cookie Decorating
Easy Techniques and Expert Tips for Designing and Icing Colorful Treats

By (author) Mary Valentino

ISBN13: 9780760374436

Imprint: Quarry Books

Publisher: Quarry Books

Format: Paperback / softback

Published: 05/07/2022

Availability: Available

You're inspired by the cookie decorating trend on TV and social media, but how can you find your way through the maze of information out there? You turn to The Beginner's Guide to Cookie Decorating. In this comprehensive guide, Mary Valentino of Emma's Sweets, a winner of the Food Network's "Christmas Cookie Challenge," reveals her latest and greatest easy techniques and designs that are perfect for beginner hobbyists. Everything is included to help you advance your cookie-decorating skills, including information on basic supplies and upgrades, choosing and using color, tasty cookie and icing recipes, and an array of cookie designs: vivid flowers, adorable animals, cute clothing, seasonal motifs, and much more. She also shares the most up-to-date simple techniques for creating wow effects, including easy hand painting, embellishing, piping, color blocking, sparkly effects, and using molds. Watch your budding embellishment skills blossom with these ideas and inspiration: Professional-looking cookie designs for every season and occasion How to mix colors and create appealing palettes Techniques and troubleshooting tips for getting the perfect icing consistency every time No-fail, delicious cookie and icing recipes How to get the most out of cookie cutters How to achieve dimensional and texture effects that make cookies pop Let cookie decorating star Mary Valentino show you how simple it is to create amazing cookies that taste as good as they look!
Introduction 1 BAKING BASICS Tools for Baking Cookie Recipes 2 DECORATING BASICS Decorating Tools Specialty Ingredients Royal Icing Recipe Storing Royal Icing and Iced Cookies Coloring Icing Royal Icing Consistencies Tools for Icing Icing Cookies Wet-on-Wet Icing Technique Royal Icing Transfers Basketweave Hand Painting Brushed Embroidery Royal Icing Flowers Fondant Accents with Silicone Molds 3 SEASONAL COOKIES Winter Cookies SNOWFLAKE, KNITTED MITTENS AND POM-POM HAT, SNOWMAN, SNOWY TREE Spring Cookies BUNNY WITH FLORAL CROWN, CARROT, BIRD, FLOWER WITH LEAVES, FLOWER BASKET Summer Cookies SURFBOARD, HAWAIIAN SHIRT, FLIP-FLOPS, BATHING SUIT, BEACH AND SHELLS, STARFISH Fall Cookies LEAFY BRANCH, RUSTIC WREATH, SUNFLOWER, SUGAR SKULL, GHOST 4 CELEBRATION COOKIES Mother's Day Bouquet, Father's Day Hamburger, Wedding/Anniversary Cake Bonus Projects: Repurposing Cookie Cutters ELEPHANT, SANTA CLAUS Resources Acknowledgments About the Author Index
  • Cooking with specific gadgets
  • Cakes, baking, icing & sugarcraft
  • General (US: Trade)
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