Decorating Books

Have you always wanted to have a go at making your own chocolates, cupcakes or candies, but lacked the confidence to have a go? Then browse our range of decorating books at Spotlight, which are packed full of gorgeous photos and clear instructions as well as some amazing recipes. Roberts Instruction Manual for Chocolate Making is suitable for beginners as well as advanced chocolate makers. The Wilton Cupcake book will give you more than 300 ideas for your own cupcake creations, and the Beginners Guide to Candy Making shares many hints and tips for the making of delicious candy.

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Can I purchase Decorating Books from Spotlight?

Yes, you can. If you have ever wanted to have a go at decorating your very own cakes, making chocolates, or perhaps candies, then this fabulous range of books are jam-packed full of tips. Our incredible range of decorating books includes instruction manuals as well as a variety of sets that even come accompanied with all the tools that you will need to create the recipes inside.

How do I purchase decorating books from Spotlight?

To purchase these fabulous decorating books from Spotlight, shop online and follow the instructions right through to check out. We accept all major payment methods, including Visa, MasterCard and PayPal and we will deliver right to your door. Alternatively, call into one of our nationwide stores, where one of our friendly team will be more than happy to help you in any way that they can,

What is included in this range?

This range includes lots of different super informative books that would be ideal for anyone who is new to the art of baking or just looking to improve their skills. Whether you would love to make chocolate goodies, cookies, cakes or more, they are jam-packed full of help and advice to help you on your baking journey. These fabulous sets would also make a great gift for someone who loves to bake. Whether you are shopping for your mum on her birthday, a Christmas gift for a brother that's baking mad, or any other special occasion, any baking fan is guaranteed to love receiving one of these awesome books or baking sets.

Do you have any baking tips for beginners?

If you are new to the baking world, then there are a few things that you can do to make your journey easier. The most important thing to remember that baking is like a science, and it is important that your measurements are correct. Prior to beginning, prepare all your ingredients ahead of time, laying them out on the workspace so that you know what you will need next. Read through your recipe carefully, and ensure that you preheat the oven to the required temperature. Plus, depending on the recipe, it is usually better if your ingredients have reached room temperature before you begin. If you are making cakes, it is important not to open the oven while they are baking as this can have a negative effect on the rise of your bake. Finally, always allow your baked goods to cool fully before you begin the decorating process.

What do I need to know when using chocolate?

If you plan on making your own chocolates, then the only limit truly is your imagination. There are so many sweet treats that you can make with the number one favourite ingredient. First of all, consider which type of chocolate that you wish to use. White can be particularly challenging, and it is always recommended that you melt chocolate in a bowl over boiling water. However, it is important to remember that getting water into your melted chocolate will ruin the consistency. If you are pouring your melted chocolate into moulds, it is recommended that you hold the mould at an angle as you fill it up and then gently tap on the surface to remove any bubbles. If you are hoping to add a chocolate-y touch to your cake, then check out the selection of moulding chocolate that we have available here at Spotlight. You are sure to find all that you need to create chocolicious goodies at Spotlight's guaranteed low prices.



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