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Martha Stewart's Wedding Cakes

Martha Stewart with Wendy Kromer

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ISBN 10: 0307394530 / ISBN 13: 9780307394538
Published by Clarkson Potter, New York, 2007
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Large hardcover, 260 pages in fine condition with near fine dustjacket, tiny repaired tear on corner of jacket flap. 1st edition, 1st printing. More than 100 inspiring cakes. An indispensable guide for the bride and the baker. Beautiful breath-taking large color photos to inspire you as well as informative text on tools and techniques to creat these outstanding wedding cakes, the next best thing to having Martha make your wedding cake. Practical tips on choosing a style, setting a budget, working with a baker, and most important, the skills taught to crate one of these cakes.; 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 005203

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Title: Martha Stewart's Wedding Cakes

Publisher: Clarkson Potter, New York

Publication Date: 2007

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: First Edition.

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Synopsis:

Of all the decisions that go into planning a wedding, choosing the cake may be the sweetest. Much more than dessert, this beloved wedding symbol should be as special as the bride and groom themselves. Whether you imagine a majestic cake blooming with fresh flowers, a pristine fondant-covered masterpiece, or a homespun take on strawberry shortcake- or even if you don’t know where to begin- Martha Stewart’s Wedding Cakes will provide you with more than 100 delicious and inspiring ideas for timeless and beautiful confections that are perfect for every style of wedding.

Not just visually inspiring, these pages are filled with information you won’t find anywhere else. Martha Stewart and Wendy Kromer, the master baker and decorator who has been creating cakes for Martha Stewart Weddings for more than a decade, guide you through everything you need to consider when selecting a cake- and even how to bake and decorate one yourself. Novice and experienced bakers alike will find recipes and insiders’ techniques to create truly memorable wedding cakes.

You will learn:
Where to begin- how to decide what style and flavors are right for you, taking into account the season, location, and theme of the event

Buttercream or fondant? Ganache or meringue? Useful charts explain the delicious materials bakers use, so you can choose the ones that suit your taste and style

Creative ways to display your cake so it takes center stage at the reception

How to find and hire a baker, including questions to ask and contract considerations

Ideas for cutting costs without sacrificing quality or beauty

How to incorporate traditions from around the world

Everything you need to know about baking a cake yourself, with complete recipes as well as how-to decorating techniques with color photographs and reference charts

A treasury of inspiration, Martha Stewart’s Wedding Cakes will ensure that your cake, whether homemade or professionally baked, triple-tiered or a tower of cupcakes, embellished with fresh fruit or elaborate sugar roses, is every bit as magical as your big day.

About the Author:

MARTHA STEWART is the author of many best-selling books on weddings, cooking, decorating, gardening, and other domestic arts, and is the founder of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia. She lives in Bedford, New York.

WENDY KROMER’S cakes regularly grace the pages of Martha Stewart Weddings magazine, where she is a contributing editor, and have also been featured in many other publications and on television. In 2004, Wendy returned to her hometown of Sandusky, Ohio, and opened Wendy Kromer Confections, where she produces wedding and special-event cakes, decorated cookies, and custom-made sugar decorations.

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