Join Sharon Zambito as she creates this popular cake style, and leads you through the entire process from start to finish. You will learn everything from making a wood grain fondant cake board, carving and construction of the books, to every last decorating detail. See how to make a fondant grad cap, edible chocolate frame and diploma as well. Bonus section shows chocolate business card party favor. Book cake templates included.
Techniques taught include:
Fondant wood grain cake board
Carving book shapes and crumb coating
Creating white fondant "pages"
Creating templates for book covers
Measuring, embossing, cutting and applying fondant book covers
Doweling and stacking
Creating a fondant grad cap and tassel
Adding trims and lettering to book spines
Molding chocolate photo frame
Painting chocolate photo frame
Applying edible photo to frame
Making rice paper diploma with fondant tie
Making edible business card party favors