Sugar Roses for Cakes (Hardcover)
The rose, known as the flower of romance, is the most popular of all flowers. And roses are the flowers most requested by brides to decorate wedding cakes and to carry in their bouquets. Sugar Roses for Cakes includes a collection of all the different kind of roses: wild, climber, rambler, traditional varieties, and the various modern roses--from pretty, delicate, five-petaled wild roses to the huge full-blown modern blooms. Each section in this cake decorating book covers one of these rose types, and the authors have displayed them in both traditional and modern settings on cakes as well as in bouquets, sprays, posies, and table arrangements. There is also a large selection of beautiful celebration cakes, which includes a spectacular array of wedding designs and various other cake decorations. Sugar Roses for Cakes reveals many innovative ways to display roses on cakes and as arrangements, too. From recognized authors who are experts in the field of sugarcrafting, this book reveals unique techniques that will make rose creation a reality for your own cakes. Including templates and nearly 200 full-color photographs, this cake book is the perfect one for brides and wedding planners as it explores and reveals many innovative ways to display and compliment the true beauty of sugar roses. Cake recipes and Roses include:
- Wild at Heart: Dog Rose
- Danish Romance: 'Queen of Denmark'
- Blue Peter Rose Cake; 'Blue Peter'
- Summer Solstice: 'Chicago', Dog's-Tooth Violet, Ruscus
- Winter Wedding: 'Massai', Oriental Climbing Bittersweet
Tombi Peck is a founding member of the British Sugarcraft Guild and the author of Decorative Touches. Alan Dunn is a leading sugarcraft designer whose books include Wild Flowers Sugar Inspirations, Floral Wedding Cakes & Sprays, and Exotic Sugar Flowers for Cakes. Tony Warren, known for his delicate extension and filigree work, teaches sugarcraft and works for a large sugarcraft company.