From birthday parties, to baby showers, to holiday dinners, cakes play a special and delicious part in each celebration. This book will introduce to you the pleaseures of creating an edible work of art in your kitchen to shre with family and friends. It features the 4-color visual tutorial style of the Picture Yourself series. This series includes recipes, methods, and tips that show you step-by-step how to bake and frost cakes that not only taste good but look beautiful ranging from buttercream, cream cheese, royal, and fondant icings. Co-author Linda Shonk shows you how to apply and mold fondant frosting into beautiful flowers with the enclosed DVD.