Fabulous Party Cakes and Cupcakes: Matching Cakes and Cupcakes for Every Occasion

Fabulous Party Cakes and Cupcakes, by award-winning cake decorator Carol Deacon, is a perfect beginner's introduction to the often intimidating world of cake decorating, sugarcraft and fondant.

Carol provides simple step-by-step instructions that anyone can use regardless of experience level. Whether it's an elegant Chocolate Butterfly cake, a Silly Soccer cake or colorful racing cars on frosted cupcakes, Deacon has a cake or cupcake for any occasion. Birthdays, baby showers, anniversary celebrations or any opportunity for a party will be transformed by a fabulously decorated cake or cupcake. Deacon includes her secrets and tips for baking delicious, moist cakes and cupcakes and then details the process for combining frosting with imagination to create a feast for the eyes and the taste buds.

Sample recipes from Fabulous Party Cakes and Cupcakes: Matching Cakes and Cupcakes for Every Occasion

Makeup Bag Cake

Although my bottles and brushes are very simple, you could add a terrific personal touch by making fondant copies of the recipients favorite makeup.

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Basic Buttercream

These are the amounts for what I have referred to in the instructions for the cake designs in this book as 1 quantity. If you are making a big cake you can double or triple the amounts. You can also make it ahead of when you need it. If covered, it will keep in the refrigerator for a week or can be frozen for up to a month.

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Soccer Player Cake

By changing the color of the players uniform, hair style and skin tone you can easily adapt this player and his uniform to match those of a favorite team and player.

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