Impress your friends and loved ones with your cake-decorating skills with this fun and fabulous collection of ingenious cupcakes. Ideal for a wide range of celebrations, the 30 unique cupcake projects cover the popular themes of spring festivals, winter holidays, animals, new baby, novelty characters, wedding and flowers. Whatever the occasion, the personal touch will mean so much more. No prior knowledge is needed, beginners will be amazed by the fantastic, professional-looking results they can achieve, while practised cake makers will gain from Ann’s extensive experience and inspirational approach. Learn how to make basic cupcakes, shape and make models from sugarpaste, make buttercream and royal icing and use a variety of piping techniques. These are just some of the basic techniques carried through the projects.