Book Giveaway: "Great Cake Decorating"

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Knowing how to create a beautiful and tasty cake is a skill that will help you on all occasions year-round, and for many years to come. For the finest instructions in the art of cake-making available, look no further than Great Cake Decorating by Erin Gardner (The Taunton Press, 2014).

Few people are as qualified as Erin to write such a book - she is the winner of Food Network's Sweet Genius and runs Wild Orchid Baking Company, and all of this experience and passion shows in the dozens of inventive designs showcased in her book. Covering topics from basic cake- and cupcake-making to delicious recipes to creative decoration techniques, this book has everything you need to wow your friends and family with your pastry prowess.

Erin Gardner's expertise is also available via a Craftsy class which includes 6 HD videos and more. Additionally, you can preview a sample of the book here.

For your chance to win a copy of this incredible book, leave a comment here by May 9th at midnight ET! Three winners will be chosen.

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Comments (28)

cnuland writes: I would love to get back into cake decorating - esp now that I have a little one to impress
Posted: 8:02 pm on May 8th
katzpaw writes: cake baking has come so far and the wonder of it all. Since stage three breast cancer,highly invasive and hormone positive.I don't bake quite as much. I always mixed by hand.I also had to sell most of my treasured books and cake decorating items to pay my bills.
What a joy for young cooks to be able to get this giveaway.
Posted: 10:04 pm on May 6th
Brandibris writes: The cover alone makes me want to learn to make fun cakes and cupcakes :)
Posted: 11:18 pm on May 3rd
timpson77 writes: My daughter loves baking and gifting her baked goods and is looking for baking classes - this would definitely encourage her to continue her journey! Thank you for the opportunity!
Posted: 10:44 pm on May 3rd
6kidsathome writes: This looks like an awesome book. Can never stop learning.
Posted: 10:13 pm on May 3rd
MarlenePlemel writes: I would love to win this book. My mother was a certified Wilton Cake Decorator instructor and when she passed away she left me all of her cake decorating tools. This book would be a great chance to learn more. Thank you.
Posted: 4:16 pm on May 3rd
theeema writes: This books look great! Thanks for the chance to win.
Posted: 3:39 pm on May 3rd
whatachu writes: These cakes look too pretty to eat! This book might help me lose some weight.
Posted: 1:09 pm on May 3rd
sweetserenity writes: I would really make good use of this excellent book.
Posted: 10:41 am on May 3rd
Vickisue writes: My granddaughter would love this book. My mom decorated cakes for our neighbors in the 50's and my granddaughter is following in her footsteps. She is always wanting more inspiration! She won a national chef contest this year at age 11 !

Posted: 8:09 am on May 3rd
PilarsCollections writes: love to cook; Me and my daughter will enjoy this book a lot.
Posted: 11:56 pm on May 2nd
karynfell writes: I love to decorate cakes since I was a little girl.

Posted: 11:44 pm on May 2nd
smfsprout writes: i would love to win this book. I certainly could use the lessons.
Posted: 9:13 pm on May 2nd
bozocat writes: Looks like a wonderful book! Love the cover art!
Posted: 8:47 pm on May 2nd
NGuy writes: Love fancy cakes!

Posted: 7:44 pm on May 2nd
LizK writes: My daughter would really love this book because she likes to make unique cakes and cupcakes. What a great source of ideas!
Posted: 6:30 pm on May 2nd
kyrie writes: A great Mother's Day gift or inspiration for memories to make with your children. I look forward to seeing more!
Posted: 6:22 pm on May 2nd
Hope1366 writes: I think my mother would really love this since she has such a passion for cake decorating...would be great to learn more!
Posted: 5:58 pm on May 2nd
Hope1366 writes: This would be a perfect present for Mothers Day!

Posted: 5:56 pm on May 2nd
cnewpower writes: Great topic, would love to win a copy!
Posted: 3:38 pm on May 2nd
TeresaRRoberts writes: Man would I love to be able to create something like that!
Posted: 3:25 pm on May 2nd
RondaW writes: What an exciting book. I love decorating and want to learn more.
Posted: 3:23 pm on May 2nd
squirrel_ee writes: Now this is a book that I could use. My baking is good but the presentation needs a little work. Frosting a cake such as the one on the cover would be such an accomplishment.
Posted: 8:13 pm on April 30th
Ambrosine writes: I would love to win this book for my mother!
She has been making and decorating cakes since the late 70's ,and she's always looking for new ideas.
Posted: 6:46 pm on April 29th
annina_ch writes: would love to have that book

Posted: 11:20 am on April 29th
jozin100 writes: Looks beautiful and inspiring!
Posted: 4:30 am on April 29th
ShiningStar writes: I want to learn cake decorating.
Posted: 1:52 am on April 29th
bekabug8 writes: I took a cake decorating class years ago and I want to learn more!
Posted: 10:00 pm on April 28th
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