Archive for the ‘Cake Decorating’ Category

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

The classic elegance of poinsettia makes them a Christmas season staple. Did you know you could create beautiful edible poinsettias using royal icing 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…)

Who Me? Become a Wilton Method Instructor?

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

Are you one of those people that seem to have icing coursing through your veins? Do you find yourself frequently fiddling with fondant? Do your cakes and cookies earn oohs and aahs at every potluck? If you have a love for decorating and a gift for teaching and sharing your skills, you should seriously consider becoming a Wilton Method Instructor so that you can share your passion with others! (more…)

Learn The Wilton Method® Online – Anytime, Anywhere!

Tuesday, October 1st, 2013

It’s an exciting time at Wilton! We are happy to announce that, for the first time ever, The Wilton Method® baking and decorating classes are offered online! (more…)

How to Make an Ombre Ruffle Cake Using Fondant

Friday, September 27th, 2013

Design inspiration is everywhere. Have you noticed the many exquisite cakes on Pinterest and other boards? You’ll find many ombre cakes with those amazing never-ending color changes, and ruffles are all over the place. Let me show you how easy it can be to create a beautiful cake with the tools you might already have at home. (more…)

How to make a Giant Fantasy Rose

Wednesday, July 17th, 2013

Top your next cake with a beautifully textured Giant Fantasy Rose. This gum paste flower is super-easy to create. I’ll show you how in this tutorial. (more…)

How to make a Multi-Color Buttercream Icing Swirl

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013

Creating  a multi-color icing swirl might be easier than you think. It makes a statement or color scheme pop, and takes just a few extra minutes. Honest. (more…)