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Model magic?

Advantages: a good book for beginners
Disadvantages: no pictures of models on cakes, no shading or glaze and sizing guide at back

Having recently started a cake decorating class I am keen to read and learn all that I can and one of the first books I purchased was Cake Characters by Ann Pickard. This book is aimed at those new to modelling with sugarpaste and covers a good selectio ...

haybel19 07.02.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Cake Characters - Ann Pickard

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A nice little book but is a little lacking too

Advantages: Nicely colourful, spiral bound, nice results
Disadvantages: lay out sometimes confusing, lots of double pages about decorating rather than other bakes.

Millie and I love to bake together and often will look through my baking books to find something yummy to make together. Over the years I have become a little better at baking and really enjoy it and I think it is really nice to spend this time with Milli ...

Milliesmum123 21.10.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Children's Book of Baking Cakes - Abigail Wheatley

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way too sweet, sweet!

Advantages: lovely coffee table book
Disadvantages: recipes are far too sweet, quantities are not accurate

I've had 'Cupcakes from the Primrose Bakery' for a couple of years now. I picked it up in one of those discount book shops - The Works I think, for just £2.99. I have the hardback copy and the full retail price of the hardback is £14.99, so I got myself a ...

michelley26 02.09.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Cupcakes from The Primrose Bakery - Martha Swift, Lisa Thomas

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Some very fancy cakes in here!!

Advantages: Very yummy recipes, nice tips
Disadvantages: icing section lacking, not photos of all items, a bit daunting

...I love baking cakes now! I love trying new recipes and baking away with Millie helping me. I have had many disasters but it's all been so enjoyable to do. Over the little while that I have built on my baking skills I have bought and been bought many books ...

Milliesmum123 20.12.2013 · Read full review
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Review of The Clandestine Cake Club Cookbook - Lynn Hill

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Good Enough to Eat, great chocolate bar style book for all chocoholics

Advantages: Inexpensive, novel chocolate bar design book
Disadvantages: None

Introduction - 'This book will enchant all lovers of chocolate from connoisseurs to chocoholics'. ---First Impressions--- I bought this mail order but it is so much more impressive in the flesh. ...

rolandrat123 05.04.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Chocolat (Boxset) - Stephan Lagorce

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