Archive for the ‘Cake Decorating’ Category

Wilton Behind the Scenes: Decorating Room Featuring Kathy Krupa

Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

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.


7 Ways to Decorate Cupcakes Using Tip 47

Monday, July 27th, 2015

Get more use out of your decorating tips! Here are 7 ideas for decorating cupcakes for using Tip 47, also known as the basketweave tip.





5 Unexpected Lessons I Learned from a Wilton Class

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015

I recently completed the Wilton Master Course where my brain was packed full of decorating techniques and ideas. I knew going into the course that I would learn how to make flowers, borders, designs and more, but I also learned some other lessons along the way and felt inspired in ways I didn’t expect.


Mastering the Art of Cake Decorating

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015

The first time I really tried to bake and decorate a cake was for my roommate’s birthday during my senior year of college. I had baked cookies and brownies before but never really tried to master a cake. I picked up a box of cake mix, two 9-inch round pans and a tub of chocolate icing and got to work in our tiny apartment kitchen.

I didn’t know the first thing about decorating a cake back then.


5 New Ways to Use Decorating Tools You Already Have

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

We’re always looking for inspiration and sometimes our cake decorators bring fabulous new ideas to life using existing products – including these 4 new ways to use a handful of everyday decorating tools that you probably already own. These new techniques give some of our favorite and most frequently used decorating tools even more use. Take a look at these DIY cake decorating hacks for fresh inspiration and new ideas on how to use the decorating tip, cookie cutter and fondant roller. (more…)

Layered Cakes: 3 Delicious New Recipes

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015


Multilayer cakes continue to rise to new heights. The Easy Layers! cake pan set we introduced last year remains a popular item, as it allows you to build a trendy five-layer cake with ease. Change up the shape with the new Easy Layers! loaf pan set. Just one box of cake mix or a single batch of batter can help you make one of these impressive rectangular-shaped cakes.


The New Cake Construction System: Stacked Cakes Driven to Success!

Friday, May 8th, 2015

cake construction setAs the Product Manager for Buttercream Dec orating Tools and Accessories, I am constantly striving to create products that help make decorating easier, so decorators can focus on their amazing vision coming to life on a cake. I love monitoring trends and have noticed the increasing presence of stacked cakes. We love the look of these cakes but realize that they can be quite difficult to put together—and stay together! Working with our engineers, we developed an easy cake construction system using Wilton Support Rods and Caps and Center Core Rods. (more…)

6 Easy Buttercream Flower Cupcakes for Mother’s Day

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

Looking for an easy Mother’s Day gift that mom will eat right up? Look no further. All you need for this project are a few things, including: a disposable decorating bag and decorating tip number 104!


Essential Buttercream Tools

Sunday, May 3rd, 2015

Buttercream is a classic when it comes to cake decorating, as it is soft and spreadable with a flavor most everyone loves. While there are many tools available to help you work with buttercream, here are some we consider essential.


4 Ways to Learn Cake Decorating Online

Saturday, May 2nd, 2015

Technology is literally at our fingertips — on our smart phone, tablet and computer, making it easier and more accessible than ever to learn online. We’ve been expanding our online education resources so that you can learn to decorate cakes and sweet treats anytime and anywhere. Is the weekend your only free time? We’re there for you. Insomnia at 3 a.m.? We’re there for you then, too! Or maybe you’re in the middle of creating a birthday cake and you need help right this minute.  You can get 24/7 access to our library of easy-to-learn Wilton Method of Cake Decorating video tutorials on-demand. You can learn baking and decorating anywhere, anytime from Wilton experts.