CakeJournal.com » Books and other media http://cakejournal.com Mon, 14 Apr 2014 12:00:26 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.8.3 1,000 Ideas for decorating cupcakes, cakes, and cookies http://cakejournal.com/books/1000-ideas-for-decorating-cupcakes-cakes-and-cookies/ http://cakejournal.com/books/1000-ideas-for-decorating-cupcakes-cakes-and-cookies/#comments Mon, 09 Aug 2010 11:23:13 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=4491 Back in October last year, my former co-writer Michelle wrote about two sisters, Sandra Salamony and Gina Brown. They were seeking submissions of photos with decorated cupcakes, cakes and cookies for their new book: 1,000 Ideas for Decorating Cupcakes, Cakes and Cookies. After seeing the interesting cover of the book, I was wondering if some… [read more...]

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Cookie Swap book review http://cakejournal.com/books/cookie-swap-book-review/ http://cakejournal.com/books/cookie-swap-book-review/#comments Fri, 15 Jan 2010 23:37:05 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=3216 I have been lucky to receive a free copy of the Cookie Swap: Creative Treats to Share Throughout the Year book. The book immediately caught my attention, as I have never hold a cookie swap party, or been to a cookie swap party before. So I was very curious to see what this book was… [read more...]

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Topsy Turvy DVD http://cakejournal.com/books/topsy-turvy-dvd/ http://cakejournal.com/books/topsy-turvy-dvd/#comments Wed, 17 Jun 2009 08:46:11 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=2226 I am a big fan of Sharon from SugarEd Productions and her fantastic dvd’s. Especially the previous one Boxes & Bows wich was filled with so many tips and tricks. Well Sharon is not lazy as she is out with a brand new dvd for all of her SugarEd fans. This time it is all… [read more...]

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New releases 2009 http://cakejournal.com/books/new-releases-2009/ http://cakejournal.com/books/new-releases-2009/#comments Mon, 06 Apr 2009 19:28:24 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=1514 To keep track with new cake book releases in 2009. You can now find a “new releases 2009″ section in both my book stores. US Book Store UK Book Store If you know of other new cake books that are missing, then please write a comment and I will add the titles to the new… [read more...]

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Ebook release: Easter Treats by CakeJournal http://cakejournal.com/books/ebook-release-easter-treats-by-cakejournal/ http://cakejournal.com/books/ebook-release-easter-treats-by-cakejournal/#comments Tue, 24 Mar 2009 17:59:16 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=1593 Easter Treats by CakeJournal has finally been released! Learn how to create beautiful Easter treats from your favorite cookie and brownie recipes. Easter Treats by CakeJournal includes: Tips and tricks, using Royal icing Tutorial: Easter cookie bouquet Tutorial: Easter cookie flower lollies Tutorial: Easter cookie gift box Tutorial: Easter brownies, 3 styles Easter bunny cookie… [read more...]

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Easter Treats Coming Up! http://cakejournal.com/books/easter-treats-coming-up/ http://cakejournal.com/books/easter-treats-coming-up/#comments Sat, 21 Mar 2009 15:34:19 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=1581 So I am finally done, pheeew… It has been tough but I am really proud of the result The e-book just needs the last touch from my graphical designer and then it is ready to be released. Hopefully that will be somewhere between monday and wednesday next week, so keep an eye out I have… [read more...]

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Brownie Fun! book review http://cakejournal.com/books/brownie-fun-book-review/ http://cakejournal.com/books/brownie-fun-book-review/#comments Mon, 02 Mar 2009 11:59:21 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=1471 I was so lucky to get a free copy of the new book Brownie Fun! from Wilton. It is filled with many new fun ways to bake, decorate and serve brownies for all occasions. Wilton have also made a new product line for making brownies and in that line you will find great silicone pops… [read more...]

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Boxes and Bows DVD http://cakejournal.com/books/boxes-and-bows-dvd/ http://cakejournal.com/books/boxes-and-bows-dvd/#comments Fri, 20 Feb 2009 09:50:14 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=1416 If you have not seen any of Sharon Zambito fantastic DVD’s. Then I can only highly recomend you to do, because they are all fantastic. She is now out with a new DVD called: Boxes and Bows. A two disc DVD set, where she shows you how to make four different package style cakes with beautiful… [read more...]

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Cupcake book news http://cakejournal.com/books/cupcake-book-news/ http://cakejournal.com/books/cupcake-book-news/#comments Thu, 22 Jan 2009 11:17:16 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=1215 I have updated my cupcake book store, as last year had a few new releases on books dedicated to cupcakes like: Hello cupcake: Irresistibly Playful Creations Anyone Can Make by Alan Richardson and Karen Tack. Cupcakes: Luscious bakeshop favorites from your home kitchen by Shelly Kaldunski. Betty Crocker Just Cupcakes: 100 Recipes for the Way… [read more...]

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Confetti Cakes for kids book review http://cakejournal.com/books/confetti-cakes-for-kids-book-review/ http://cakejournal.com/books/confetti-cakes-for-kids-book-review/#comments Tue, 02 Dec 2008 23:02:30 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=791 Confetti Cakes for kids is the second book from New Yorks famous cake decorator Elisa Strauss. The book is really lovely to look at with its bright and colourful photos through out the book. The book contents is: Cake basic, Techniques, Basic recipes, Cookies, Cupcakes, Mini cakes & Cakes. Especially the technique parts gives you… [read more...]

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Flawless Fondant DVD review http://cakejournal.com/books/flawless-fondant-dvd-review/ http://cakejournal.com/books/flawless-fondant-dvd-review/#comments Thu, 15 May 2008 19:19:47 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=226 It was with excitement that I received the three dvd’s (Perfecting the art of buttercream, Successful Stacking and Flawless Fondant) from the talented cake designer Sharon Zambito. I decided to start off with the Flawless Fondant DVD as I decorate most of my cakes with fondant. Sharon shows how to prepare the cake so that… [read more...]

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Book store update http://cakejournal.com/books/book-store-update/ http://cakejournal.com/books/book-store-update/#respond Thu, 27 Dec 2007 20:14:00 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=86 I have updated the book stores and have now added five new “category pages” Gingerbread, Seasonal, Baking, Kids Cakes and Tea Time. The sections “Gingerbread” and “Seasonal” contains books on how to bake, decorate and build gingerbread houses and making beautiful gingerbread cookies, Christmas cakes and sweet treats. The “Baking” section has a varity of… [read more...]

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The Crabapple Bakery Cupcake Cookbook – book review http://cakejournal.com/books/the-crabapple-bakery-cupcake-cookbook-book-review/ http://cakejournal.com/books/the-crabapple-bakery-cupcake-cookbook-book-review/#comments Mon, 26 Nov 2007 09:59:00 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=79 This is the latest addition to my cupcake book collection and I must say it is one of the best. The author, Jennifer Graham, is the founder and owner of The Crabapple Cupcake Bakery in Melbourne, Australia. The layout of this book is beautiful with lots of photos that will tickle your taste buds to… [read more...]

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Cakes to inspire and desire – book review http://cakejournal.com/books/cakes-to-inspire-and-desire-book-review/ http://cakejournal.com/books/cakes-to-inspire-and-desire-book-review/#comments Thu, 23 Aug 2007 09:35:00 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=61 The seventh book from Lindy Smith is called Cakes to inspire and desire. It is an exciting, colorful and dramatic book for the more trained cake decorator. As the cake designs are a bit more difficult to make. But that should not stop the beginner, in cake decorating, to buy the book, because you can… [read more...]

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New book release update http://cakejournal.com/books/new-book-release-update/ http://cakejournal.com/books/new-book-release-update/#comments Tue, 07 Aug 2007 20:35:00 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=57 I have been updating my cake book stores. I have re-arrange it so that the authors with many book titles now has theire own section. So I hope it will be easier to find you’re way around in the book stores. I know that many in the US are waiting patiently for Romantic Cakes by… [read more...]

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Confetti Cakes – book review http://cakejournal.com/books/confetti-cakes-book-review/ http://cakejournal.com/books/confetti-cakes-book-review/#respond Wed, 18 Jul 2007 18:23:00 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=49 Elisa Strauss the woman behind New York city’s famous bakery Confetti cakes have written The Confetti Cakes cookbook. It takes you on a spetacular journey through some of the bakerys most famous cake designs and delicious recipes. You will be guided through: Equipment and techniques, Basic recipes, Cookies, Cupcakes, Mini cakes and Cakes. All illustrated… [read more...]

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Cake book store update http://cakejournal.com/books/cake-book-store-update/ http://cakejournal.com/books/cake-book-store-update/#comments Sat, 12 May 2007 09:20:00 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=19 I have now created a new cake book store for users in the US. Hope you will enjoy my favourite reading. Happy Caking Louise

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Cake Craft & Decoration – magazine review http://cakejournal.com/books/cake-craft-decoration-magazine-review/ http://cakejournal.com/books/cake-craft-decoration-magazine-review/#comments Thu, 03 May 2007 20:50:00 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=13 The Cake Craft & Decoration magazine is published monthly. It has many projects on wedding cakes, novelty cakes and floral crafting. What I like about this magazine is that each of the projects has a level so you can make cakes and decorations after your skills. They have guest of the month and it also… [read more...]

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Wedding cakes A Design Source – magazine review http://cakejournal.com/books/wedding-cakes-a-design-source-magazine-review/ http://cakejournal.com/books/wedding-cakes-a-design-source-magazine-review/#comments Thu, 03 May 2007 18:42:00 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=12 This is a wedding cake magazine from Squires Group and it is published every third month. It is full of inspiring pictures of amazing wedding cakes. You will find classic and simpel wedding cakes, mini cakes, cupcakes and divine chocolate wedding cakes with fresh fruites. You will also find readers projects on wedding cakes and… [read more...]

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Cakes & SugarCraft – magazine review http://cakejournal.com/books/cakes-sugarcraft-magazine-review/ http://cakejournal.com/books/cakes-sugarcraft-magazine-review/#comments Thu, 03 May 2007 18:11:00 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=11 This is a magazine from Squires Group. It is published every third month. I like the fact that you can read and learn about different cake crafting projects like sugar flowers, figure modelling and celebration cakes by many well known Sugar crafters like Alan Dunn, Maisie Parrish and Tombi Peck to name a few. Squires… [read more...]

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My Amazon cake book store http://cakejournal.com/books/my-amazon-cake-book-store/ http://cakejournal.com/books/my-amazon-cake-book-store/#comments Sat, 28 Apr 2007 07:07:00 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=9 I just want you to know that my Amazon cake book store is now up and running. Check it out to find my favourite cake books. I will keep it updated with all the newest titles. Hope you will enjoy it. Happy Caking Louise

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Romantic Cakes – book review http://cakejournal.com/books/romantic-cakes-book-review/ http://cakejournal.com/books/romantic-cakes-book-review/#respond Wed, 25 Apr 2007 12:48:00 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=8 I recived Romantic cakes by Peggy Porschen a few weeks ago. I must say I fell in love with that book. The book have the most beautiful pictures of fantastic cake creations. When you go through the book it is almost like you can taste the vanilla and the belgian chocolate ganache on your tounge.… [read more...]

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Pretty Party Cakes – book review http://cakejournal.com/books/pretty-party-cakes-book-review/ http://cakejournal.com/books/pretty-party-cakes-book-review/#comments Tue, 24 Apr 2007 20:42:00 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=7 I have read “Pretty Party Cakes” by Peggy Porschen over and over again. Since I got it, it has been a great source of inspiration for me. In this book Peggy Porschen shows you how to create amazing cakes that taste great for any occasion. The variation is great and the content includes sections about… [read more...]

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