Archive for the ‘Cake Decorating’ Category

Cakes that Span the Decades – Experience the Tie Dye Blast From the Past 60s Cake!

Monday, July 28th, 2014

The 1960s marked the birth of a rebellious spirit – a cosmic counterculture of peace, love, music and art! The younger generation was no longer satisfied with blindly following the rules. They were asking questions, taking action and changing the world.
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Let This 4th of July Cake Be the Star of Your Celebration!

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

Looking for the perfect red, white and blue dessert for your 4th of July celebration? Look no further than Hungry Happenings! Sweet Treat Team ambassador Beth Klosterboer created a stunning cake that shows off the spirit of ’Merica!

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Cakes That Span the Decades – Celebrate the Birth of Rock-’N-Roll With our 1950s Malt Shop Cake!

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

In the fabulous ’50s, teenagers were taking over! After the war, the economy was booming and teens were spending their allowance at the malt shop. It was the place for teens to feed the jukebox to hear the latest 45s while they fed themselves with burgers and shakes. (more…)

Cakes that Span the Decades — Let Our Big Band Fondant Cake Take You On a Sentimental Journey to the 1940s

Thursday, May 8th, 2014

In the mid-40s, the war ended and a new era of celebration began: The Big Band Era!

Gone were the daily headlines of brutal battles overseas and the strict rationing of food and fuel at home. Now it was time to let loose and enjoy. It was a time to dance and dream to the sweet sound of big bands and crooners. From the hard-driving rhythms of Benny Goodman to the warm sophistication of Duke Ellington, the big bands led the tempo of the times. (more…)

Make Last-Minute Cake Decorating Easier With Wilton Icing Pouches With Tips

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

Thumbnail-Wilton Icing Pouches w TipsNeed to add some iced details on the go? Or, maybe you just don’t have time to tint multiple colors of icing for those small colorful cake design details. No matter what the reason, you’ll love the pre-colored, ready-to-use Wilton Icing Pouches. (more…)

Learn How to Make a Layered Cake — Level, Torte, Fill and Layer

Saturday, March 29th, 2014

New to making layered cakes? Been intrigued by, but too intimidated to try, the multiple layered tall cakes that are all over Pinterest? We’ve made two videos to help you easily make beautiful layered cakes. (more…)

Celebrating our Anniversary with Cake Styles that Span the Decades

Friday, February 28th, 2014

Wilton85Anniversary_1920Happy anniversary to us! We’re celebrating Wilton’s 85th anniversary of making it easier for you to decorate! How does a company that’s been helping you celebrate special occasions since the 1920s celebrate a special occasion of our own? With cake, of course! But not just ANY cake and not just one! Through the coming months, we’ll be creating cakes that capture iconic imagery of each decade since our founding, starting with the ’20s cake. We’ll also be asking for your input on the remaining designs—more on that below. But first, let’s talk about the kickoff cake in our Decades of Cake series! (more…)

Quilling With Fondant and Gum Paste

Friday, December 20th, 2013

The art of quilling has been around for quite some time; it was used a great deal in renaissance art. Quilling is very popular in jewelry where very thin sheets of precious metals like gold and silver are cut into narrow strips, which are then coiled and shaped into different designs. Quilling is also very popular in paper and is often used in schools as a children’s craft. In this tutorial, I’ll show you the art of quilling using fondant. (more…)

How Do I Do That? Learn How to Hand Paint a Christmas Cake Using Icing Colors

Thursday, December 19th, 2013

Okay, I’ll admit it. For me, the holidays are traditionally all about the cookies. So many of my holiday memories are centered around the kitchen – baking our family Minty ‘Wiches with my mom, grandma, aunts, and cousins, or teaching my sister how easy it is to use a bag and tip or even Wilton’s Cookie Icing to decorate rolled out sugar cookies. But, this year, I decided it was time to give cake the attention it still deserves in December, and to use one of my new favorite decorating techniques – hand painting! (more…)

How to Create a Royal Icing Poinsettia

Monday, December 16th, 2013

thumbnail- royal icing poinsetteThe classic elegance of poinsettia makes them a Christmas season staple. Did you know you could create beautiful edible royal icing poinsettias that are perfect accents for your holiday baking? All you need is two decorating tips, a lily nail, some foil, and red and gold royal icing and you can make beautiful poinsettias. Watch our instructional video to see how easy it is to make poinsettias. (more…)