With spring and its holidays just around the corner, are you looking for an activity to do with your kids? Do you love the idea of cake decorating but aren’t ready to commit to a classroom setting? Consider then “Cake Decorating with the Kids: 30 Modern Cakes and Bakes for all the Family to Make” by Jill Collins and Natalie Saville.
With many colorful illustrations, step-by-step directions, and tricks of the trade, this is a must-have for your cookbook library. With recipes like Darling Daisy Cupcakes and Blooming Bouquet Cookies, there’s fun for all ages between these pages!
Each recipe comes with a list of:
- a note on jobs that can be done in advance, as well as
- suggestions on what the kids can do
Is vanilla your thing? Consider making vanilla whoopie pies, vanilla sugar cookies, or vanilla cake pops.
Are toppings difficult for you to master? With easy-to-follow directions for buttercream in flavors like vanilla, chocolate, lemon, and peppermint you will move to the head of the class.
Would making chocolate ganache impress someone you love? Then take it up a notch or two by making your ganache stand out in flavors like chocolate orange, choco-mint, and chili chocolate.
Are you looking to add some fun to your dessert table? Any one of the projects here will add a pop of color and get people talking. Try:
- the Baby Chick Cupcakes for Spring
- the Haunted House Cake for Halloween
- the Dazzling Butterfly Cake for Mother’s Day
- the Apple for the Teacher Cake to start (or finish!) the school year or
- the Sugar Spoon Cookies for afternoon tea
Bake your heart out! This book will make it easier for you to decorate a cake with your children. You can pick up a copy at: