Desiree Smith

Trending Now: Top 7 Pins on Pinterest

August 28th, 2015 by Desiree Smith

A Pin a day keeps the boredom away! If you’re on Pinterest, you’re likely facing inspiration overload. See what’s trending now with the 7 most popular Pins from Wilton’s Pinterest this week. Click on the picture to visit the Pin.

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Wilton Behind the Scenes: Decorating Room Featuring Sue Matusiak

August 25th, 2015 by Desiree Smith

Food allergies often call for creativity when it comes to replacing ingredients and adjusting recipes. For Senior Decorator Sue Matusiak, her son’s dairy allergy led to a career in cake decorating.

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This Week on Pinterest: 7 Most Popular Cake Tips and Treats

August 21st, 2015 by Desiree Smith

A Pin a day keeps the boredom away! If you’re on Pinterest, you’re likely facing inspiration overload. Here are the 7 most popular decorating ideas from Wilton’s Pinterest this week. Click on the picture to visit the Pin.

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Wilton Behind the Scenes: Decorating Room Featuring Mark Malak

August 18th, 2015 by Desiree Smith

When it comes to art and creativity, Wilton Decorator Mark Malak doesn’t skimp on the details.

Since a young age, Malak has been involved with arts of every kind. He practiced a lot of baking and decorating while growing up because his mom took Wilton classes and made cakes for birthdays and holidays regularly. She taught Malak some of the basics and soon he started to practice and add his own twist.

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Megan Ehrhardt

New Cupcake Tote Bag Makes Transporting Treats Easy

August 17th, 2015 by Megan Ehrhardt

When people hear I work in product development at Wilton, I often get asked what inspires me and how we come up with product ideas. Truth be told, inspiration and creativity can come from anywhere. Our super cute cupcake tote bag with cupcake boxes is a perfect example.

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A Pin a Day: The 7 Most Popular Ideas This Week

August 14th, 2015 by Desiree Smith

A Pin a day keeps the boredom away! If you’re on Pinterest, you’re likely facing inspiration overload. Here are the 7 most popular decorating ideas from Wilton’s Pinterest this week. Click on the picture to visit the Pin.

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How to Make Hot Fudge Sundae Cupcakes

August 12th, 2015 by Desiree Smith

My boyfriend comes from a large family and every summer, his mom’s side has a family picnic and reunion. Since there are so many people in his family – especially kids! – I love making desserts for their get-togethers because I know they’ll be enjoyed and won’t go to waste. Hot Fudge Sundae Cupcakes

The entire weekend was a busy one for us, so I knew I wanted to bring something that was quick and easy to make but still looked impressive. His family does know I work for Wilton, after all! As I thought about summer BBQ’s and picnics, an idea hit me: hot fudge sundae cupcakes.

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Wilton Behind the Scenes: Decorating Room Featuring Mary Gavenda

August 11th, 2015 by Desiree Smith

There are currently 1,300 certified Wilton Method Instructors across the country. Senior Decorator Mary Gavenda was one of the very first WMI’s.

Gavenda attended Wilton’s first basic seminar on cake decorating when the company was trying to get the WMI program started and offer more classes at retail stores. From that seminar, six attendees were hired to work in stores in the Chicago area to teach students The Wilton Method of Cake Decorating.

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Paula Ivancicts

Gluten Free Chocolate Ganache Layer Cake

August 6th, 2015 by Paula Ivancicts

I love to bake, but recently encountered a big problem….a child who has a gluten allergy.  It’s so hard nowadays, as there are so many food allergies or sensitivities within families. My husband and I are currently reading every product label and adjusting our family’s diet to try and include main courses and sides to accommodate all of us.  Desserts should be no different!

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Wilton Behind the Scenes: Decorating Room Featuring Kathy Krupa

August 4th, 2015 by Desiree Smith

Kathy Krupa, a Wilton Decorator and Food Stylist Assistant, knew she wanted to work at Wilton since she was 18 years old. That’s when she first came across a Wilton Yearbook at her local Michael’s store.

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