||The ability to create delicate, realistic sugarcraft flowers is one of the things that set top cake decorators apart from lesser bakers. Their secrets are revealed here through hundreds of color photographs that show each step in the creative process. Targeted at intermediate to advanced cake decorators, the instruction begins with selecting and using both basic and specialized equipment, and making suitable fondants or other sugary icings from which an assortment of flowers can be fashioned. Individual flowers, larger sprays, and complete arrangements are all covered, encompassing a total of 32 unique types of blossoms. Fifteen featured designs range from a simple but elegant heart-shaped anniversary cake to a breathtaking two-tiered wedding cake with floral sprays that would make any bride proud.