Buttercream Basics Cake Decorating Book

Buttercream Basics Learn the Art of Buttercream Decorating


A beautiful cake makes any celebration more special. When that cake is homemade, it’s even better.

Buttercream Basics can help novice and experience bakers learn cake decorating a variety of cake decorating techniques. The book is beautifully illustrated with step by step color photographs to help you get good results.

There are instructions for 35 cake projects. Each one uses different techniques. Once you understand the methods used, you can either follow the instructions exactly or you can add in your own creativity to come up with your own designs.

The book includes recipes for cake and icing, descriptions of the tools you’ll need and how to best use them, detailed decorating instructions, practical tips and lots of encouragement. Some of the cakes are perfect for beginners and others are better for those with more experience. Even the simple cakes look impressive and are sure to delight your guests and the guest of honor.

Buttercream Basics Learn the Art of Buttercream Decorating

Buttercream Basics
Learn the Art of Buttercream Decorating
by Carey Madden
isbn 978-0778805632
Pub. date 3/7/19

Description: “Satiny smooth buttercream is the perfect medium for creating decorated cakes that taste as sublime as they look. Buttercream’s popularity can be attributed to its simple sweetness, versatility, resiliency and ease of use. Working with buttercream may seem intimidating, but with Carey’s expert and easy-to understand advice, you’ll be creating and decorating stunning cakes in no time.”

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49 comments for “Buttercream Basics Cake Decorating Book

  1. Mary Mac
    March 2, 2017 at 5:19 am

    I would love to have this wonderful cake decorating book.

  2. Louise M
    March 2, 2017 at 6:07 am

    love baking

  3. Charlene S.
    March 2, 2017 at 6:32 am

    Lots of helpful tips in this book.

    March 2, 2017 at 6:43 am


  5. andie
    March 2, 2017 at 8:18 am

    This one I need – thanks!

  6. Linda Kish
    March 2, 2017 at 11:08 am

    I like this type of frosting best. It would be nice to make it look good, too.

  7. Stephanie LaPlante
    March 2, 2017 at 11:22 am

    Sounds like a wonderful book.

  8. vickie couturier
    March 2, 2017 at 12:08 pm

    ive been wanting to learn to do this for a long time

  9. Kelly Nicholson
    March 2, 2017 at 3:39 pm

    i can use it..i have to get back to baking cakes

  10. Charlene Underhill
    March 2, 2017 at 4:05 pm

    Would love to win this wonderful book!

  11. Jeffrey
    March 2, 2017 at 8:05 pm

    Book sounds great.

  12. Marlene V
    March 2, 2017 at 8:32 pm

    How sweet it would be to win this!!

  13. karen
    March 2, 2017 at 8:40 pm

    I would love to own this cake decorating book so I could learn how to properly decorate a cake. Thanks for the nice giveaway.

  14. Lesley F
    March 3, 2017 at 8:09 am

    Would love to add to my collection

  15. Denise B.
    March 3, 2017 at 12:09 pm

    Buttercream is one of my favorites.

  16. Julie Waldron
    March 3, 2017 at 1:19 pm

    I enjoy decorating cakes for my immediate family and this would be a great book to have.

  17. Mia
    March 3, 2017 at 2:15 pm

    This looks like it would be a good way to get better at decorating cakes.

  18. Dawn Mullins
    March 3, 2017 at 6:13 pm

    My family always comes to me for any and all cake baking, this would come in handy!!!

  19. Darlene Carbajal
    March 3, 2017 at 7:42 pm


  20. March 3, 2017 at 8:40 pm

    This is a great book

  21. James Coyne
    March 3, 2017 at 8:53 pm

    I love a good book

  22. March 4, 2017 at 10:01 am

    I’d love to win this! :)

  23. Rita M
    March 5, 2017 at 12:19 am

    I could sure use the step-by-step!

  24. Alison King
    March 5, 2017 at 2:11 pm

    I have been experimenting with cakes and cupcakes for a couple of weeks now. I would love to win this book and keep building my skills.

  25. Kaitlin Mark
    March 5, 2017 at 6:01 pm

    Buttercream is my favorite type of icing!

  26. FRANK
    March 6, 2017 at 8:44 pm

    Thanks for the giveaway.

  27. Tandi Cortez
    March 6, 2017 at 11:54 pm

    What a great book to have handy! Thanks for the chance to win!

  28. Laura
    March 7, 2017 at 7:49 am

    This book would be great for my sister. She loves baking cakes!

  29. Kayla Klontz
    March 9, 2017 at 11:57 pm

    Buttercream is the best! Thanks for the chance to win.

  30. abedabun dawn
    March 10, 2017 at 5:12 am

    Thank you! My daughter in law loves cake decorating and I am sure she would absolutely love this book! She does some beautiful work, but is always looking for new things to learn.

  31. March 12, 2017 at 3:45 pm

    Thanks for the chance to win!

  32. March 17, 2017 at 9:52 am

    Would be nice to have a decorating book.

  33. Jane H
    March 19, 2017 at 6:03 pm

    I love to bake but decorating has never been my forte. Perhaps this book will change things. Thanks for the chance to win it.

  34. Leela
    March 19, 2017 at 10:44 pm

    Thanks for the giveaway!

  35. Kira Krusky
    March 21, 2017 at 5:06 am

    I love cake decorating!

  36. crystle tellerday
    March 21, 2017 at 2:26 pm

    this book would be a gift for my mother

  37. March 21, 2017 at 9:29 pm

    It takes such talent to decorate like this. This would be a great book to learn from.

  38. Richard Hicks
    March 22, 2017 at 1:14 am

    Always wanted to do this

  39. Kathy Pease
    March 22, 2017 at 2:28 pm

    My daughter would love this book she loves baking cakes

  40. Jennifer H.
    March 22, 2017 at 3:14 pm

    This would be great to win!

  41. John H.
    March 22, 2017 at 4:14 pm

    Cool giveaway!

  42. Allyson Becker
    March 22, 2017 at 6:56 pm

    This sounds amazing. I need this in my life.

  43. laurie murley
    March 22, 2017 at 9:00 pm

    I love buttercream icing and this sounds like a great book

  44. Leah Shumack
    March 23, 2017 at 1:32 am

    I love learning new cake decorating tips! Definitely a newbie doing it but love practicing!

  45. Tracey Concannon
    March 23, 2017 at 8:34 am

    This looks great! I am totally a visual learner, so the steps shown in the photos looks great!

  46. ger
    March 23, 2017 at 4:45 pm

    I would love to have this, yum!

  47. Trish
    March 23, 2017 at 6:01 pm

    I am learning cake decorating, and would love to learn about buttercream techniques.

  48. Vikki Billings
    March 23, 2017 at 6:26 pm

    I would love to learn different ways to decorate with buttercream!

  49. Danalee Davis
    March 23, 2017 at 8:54 pm

    I would love to win, and learn about cake decorating.

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