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Extreme Cakeover

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(Hawaii News Now) - Have you ever wanted to be able to make a stunning cake creation that looks like it came from a fancy bakery? Well now you can—no special skills or equipment necessary!

In Extreme Cakeovers—a no-bake cake decorating book—authors Rick and Sasha Reichart share the secret behind transforming store-bought sheet cakes, frozen pound cakes and snack cakes into edible showstopping desserts using a variety of store-bought candies, cookies and treats.

With before and after photos of each cake, how-to photos and instructions, and lots of ideas and tips, Extreme Cakeovers is a fun and practical cake decorating book that's perfect for beginners, enthusiasts, busy moms, creative kids, and anyone looking to set an event apart with an awe-inspiring cake.

Even if you have never tried to decorate a cake before, with a good supply of candies and other store-bought treats and the detailed instructions in Extreme Cakeovers, you'll be able to accomplish 40 one-of-a-kind cake designs. You can:

  • Fashion robot hands from chocolate-covered doughnuts
  • Make Fruit Roll-ups blossom into a bouquet of red roses
  • Roll Rice Krispies Treats and Swedish Fish into realistic sushi
  • String a pretty strand of gumball pearls
  • Create a train smokestack from an ice cream cone and marshmallow

Including tips and designs to please everyone from ages five to one hundred, Extreme Cakeovers is a whimsical guide to crafting cakes that will be the centerpiece of any occasion, from kids' birthdays to Halloween, Father's Day to Valentine's Day, engagement parties to retirement gatherings.

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