As a Master Cake Designer and featured instructor at the prestigious Institute of Culinary Education in New York City, Toba Garrett has taught top industry professionals her decorating secrets. Now, using the same easy-to-follow style that worked so well in her acclaimed book, Creative Cookies, she brings her artistic vision and professional tips to you in this fully illustrated home cake-decorating course. From selecting the proper equipment to the basics of buttercream, easy techniques for creating piping flowers and ornamentation to advanced drapery and border designs, everything you need to become a better cake designer is included. You’ll find time-saving templates, a picture gallery of spectacular cakes, and a generous selection of Toba’s own recipes. The author lives in New York, NY.