A lick-the-bowl-clean buttercream icing recipe, plus seven delicious alternatives, including two vegan versions, from the authors of 100 Buttercream Flowers.
This short book features a tried and tested "crusting" buttercream recipe from the bestselling authors of Queen of Hearts Couture Cakes, along with seven unique alternatives, including vegan and sugar-free versions. Learn how to make Italian meringue, Swiss meringue, French meringue, German, Ermine, bean paste, and cashew nut varieties to use for your buttercream cake creations.
Praise for Valeri Valeriano & Christina Ong's The Contemporary Buttercream Bible
"An absolute game changer in the industry of cake art . . . hugely aspirational yet completely approachable . . . Bravo!" Ace of Cakes' Chef Duff Goldman
"The authors' examples are inspirational and a demonstration of what is possible if you `put your whole heart into it.' Overall, Valeriano and Ong have created a book full of inspiration and encouragement that re-energizes the use of buttercream in modern cake design." Sonya Hong of American Cake Decorating
"Fascinating techniques . . . lovely ideas." Lindy Smith, author of The Contemporary Cake Decorating Bible