Hundreds of creative ideas for cakes, cupcakes and cake pops. Make your cake the star of any celebration as Step-by-Step Cake Decorating teaches you how to decorate cakes one step at a time. With hundreds of creative ideas, photos and tips to help you master the techniques of piping, stencilling and painting, you'll learn how to create spectacular sweet creations. Decorating possibilities are endless with flawless fondant, royal icing and fluffy buttercream and key ingredients are explained so that your icing tastes as good as it looks. Expert cake decorators show you simple ways to create everything from elegant flowers to a cake pop pirate. 20 unique projects let you show off your skills, from bespoke birthday cupcakes to beautiful butterfly cupcakes, ideal for summer entertaining. Perfect for the enthusiastic decorator, Step-by-Step Cake Decorating will inspire creative ideas for cakes, cupcakes and cake pops for every occasion.