Add glamour to any occasion with this lovely collection from the cake clothier to the celebs. Patissier Eric Lanlard, whose clientele consists of Madonna, Elton John, Liz Hurley, and the Beckhams, affords 25 outstanding desserts, all with top pointers to assist home bakers produce dazzling outcomes on the palate and the attention. every of Lanlard's masterpieces comes illustrated with step-by-step photography of the cake's assembly and ornament, plus a complete-web page image of the finished advent. those showstoppers variety from a towering croquembouche to a glittering symphony of butterflies, a spectacular hand-painted Toile de Jouy wedding cake to a delicious 1920's-stimulated American unfashionable cake. Smaller, however equally scrumptious, treats encompass Marie Antoinette Macaroons. A comprehensive introductory phase covers the fundamentals, so all people can make cakes that appearance beautiful and flavor brilliant.