The Confetti Cakes Cookbook
When a world-famous shoe designer walked into his surprise birthday party and saw the cake that was waiting for him—a Manolo stiletto perched alluringly next to a tissue-filled shoebox—it was his turn to ogle someone else’s talent. The cake, created by Elisa Strauss of Confetti Cakes in New York City, was a sensation. Not only did everyone at the party want to know how it was made, they wanted to know how to create something as dazzling themselves.
This unique book contains projects for every skill level: from gorgeous, sugar-dusted heart cookies to delightful billiard-ball cupcakes, to sculpted cakes in the shape of wine bottles and Chinese takeout boxes, to the extravagantly beautiful, three-tiered embroidery cake showcased on Sex and the City. With delicious recipes, stunning creations for every occasion, suggestions for time-saving shortcuts, and hot tips for fabulous results, all illustrated with gorgeous photographs and easy-to follow diagrams, hits book is a must-have for the outrageously chic baker in all of us.
Confetti Cakes for Kids
Elisa Strauss of Confetti Cakes has created confections as elaborate as a platter of sushi, a winebottle in a crate, and a designer handbag. Now she focuses her talents on her younger fans with this enchanting collection of cakes, cookies, and cupcakes for kids. Strauss starts readers off with 20 delicious recipes and all the basic techniques needed to complete any project in the book. Then she offers step-by-step instructions for 24 jaw-dropping designs that can become the centerpiece of any celebration. Projects span the imagination—from a charming sock monkey, to an MP3 player, to playful hula gingerbread girls and boys–and will appeal to anyone looking for the perfect way to thrill a child with a delectable, spectacular creation.