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Hello!

I have been asked to bake a wedding cake, and I want to get a book or two to have around as a security blanket! I would like it to be really helpful in the ways of fondant, buttercreams, decorations etc and maybe even contain some structural suggestions. What's the best of the best book that i should buy? I'm sure you guys know!!

thanks a lot!

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Hello!

I have been asked to bake a wedding cake, and I want to get a book or two to have around as a security blanket! I would like it to be really helpful in the ways of fondant, buttercreams, decorations etc and maybe even contain some structural suggestions. What's the best of the best book that i should buy? I'm sure you guys know!!

thanks a lot!

You can go through Colette's Cakes: The Art of Cake Decorating by Colette Peters .

I haven't read it my self but have heard of it from lots of people . You can go and search Amazon from some really good wedding cake books .

Good luck :smile:

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The Cake Bible is a good resource as well for recipes (buttercream, cake and fondant). There are other books that deal with decoration and not so much recipes. You might want to check the library before deciding which book to buy - there are a lot of them on the market.

And, you might want to do a few small test cakes before the big day. Do some 9" and 6" practice cakes to get the feel for it.

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The Cake Bible is a good resource as well for recipes (buttercream, cake and fondant).  There are other books that deal with decoration and not so much recipes.  You might want to check the library before deciding which book to buy - there are a lot of them on the market.

And, you might want to do a few small test cakes before the big day.  Do some 9" and 6" practice cakes to get the feel for it.

I second The Cake Bible. Beranbaum includes conversions for many of her recipes into wedding-sized cakes. Her books are super-precise and have ingredient measurements by weight as well.

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