Confetti Cakes for Kids - Elisa Strauss New hardcover cookbook
CONFETTI CAKES FOR KIDS
Delightful Cookies, Cakes, Mini Cakes and Cupcakes from New York City's famed bakery
by ELISA STRAUSS
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New hardcover book with dustjacket. Published 2008, 224 pages, gorgeous, mouthwatering colour photos.
A child's party is incomplete without a sweet treat to please the palate and dazzle the imagination. Confetti Cakes for Kids offers fun, enchanting projects to commemorate any occasion, from birthdays to holidays to school graduation. This book has cakes, cookies and cupcakes so captivating that kids and adults will hardly believe their eyes. From simple star cookies to a candy factory cake, from beach pail cupcakes to a sweet sock monkey, there are projects for every age and skill level.
Elisa Strauss of Confetti Cakes focuses her talents on her younger fans with this enchanting collection of cakes, cookies and cupcakes for kids. Strauss starts readers off with 20 delicious recipes and all the basic techniques needed to complete any project in the book. Then she offers step-by-step instructions for 24 jaw-dropping designs that can become the centerpiece of any celebration. Projects span the imagination - from a charming sock monkey, to an MP3 player, to playful hula gingerbread girls and boys - and will appeal to anyone looking for the perfect way to thrill a child with a delectable, spectacular creation. Also includes helpful timesavers and hot tips for stunning results, as well as techniques that Elisa uses in her own bakery.
Whether looking for the perfect centrepiece for a child's birthday, planning a slumber party, terr-trimming extravaganza, Halloween spookfest, Easter celebration or Valentine's Day get-together, you are certain to make any event more special and memorable with a Confetti Cakes confection.
This is an American book. All measurements are in imperial, with a comprehensive conversion chart at the back of the book.
About the author
Elisa Strauss (born June 9, 1976) grew up in Roslyn, New York located on the North Shore of Long Island. She is the daughter of Karen and Elton Strauss. Her mother is a professional harpist and her father is an orthopedic surgeon. Elisa started to draw at a young age and learned to bake from her grandmother Pearl.
Before starting her bakery, Elisa worked as a textile designer at Polo Ralph Lauren and a handbag and hair accessory designer at Frederic Fekkai. While working in fashion Elisa attended pastry school at Institute of Culinary Education and graduated with a degree in baking and pastry arts. While working and going to school, Elisa was asked to make Ralph Lauren's 60th birthday cake in the shape of his Bugatti sports car. Soon after she was asked to design a shoe cake for the famous shoe designer Manolo Blahnik.
Elisa is now the proprietor and head designer of Confetti Cakes, a top New York City-based bakery specializing in custom designed cakes, which she founded. Confetti Cakes enjoys a large celebrity following, and Elisa is famous for her imaginative and elaborate cakes. Her work has been featured in dozens of magazines, as well as on Good Morning America, the Today show, Martha: The Martha Stewart Show, The View, and the Food Network. One of her cakes was also featured on HBO's Sex and the City as Charlotte and Harry's wedding cake. Elisa is also the author of Confetti Cakes - for more information, click here
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Confetti Cakes for Kids Elisa Strauss
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