Cake decorating made easy and achievable, with clear how-to photography and 75 amazing cakes. The world of cake decorating is more playful, whimsical, elegant, and creative than ever. And the new generation of Betty Crocker Cake Decorating makes this activity fun and accessible for everyone. Photographed features teach the fundamentals, from piping frosting and tinting icing to working with flowers and fondant. Then the real fun begins with 75 cakes decorated in amazing ways: lively creations like the Honey-Lemon Beehive Cake buzzing with candy bees or the robin's egg cake specked with chocolate. Cut-out fire engines, princess castles, and animal cakes are sure to delight at the next birthday party. Other cakes achieve a stunning appearance from simple techniques, like the gorgeous Tangerine Ombre Cake, which fades from orange to peach, or the Pinata Pound Cake, which spills candy when sliced. Beginners learning from scratch and experienced bakers seeking new ideas-plus crafters, party lovers, and DIY fanatics-will all find trusted tools to decorate something spectacular.