Archive for the ‘Cake Decorating’ Category

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.

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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!

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Essential Tools for Buttercream

Sunday, May 3rd, 2015

Buttercream is both 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.

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The Customizable Cake Stand That Matches Your Unique Party

Friday, May 1st, 2015

The Display Your Way Cake Stand is just the serveware to match every party, season and occasion, freeing you from the clutter of multiple cake stands that take up valuable storage space. The white base, customizable center compartment, sides and stand make it fun and easy to match your party from top to bottom.

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Cake of the Year Entry – Geometric Cake

Thursday, April 16th, 2015

Our team, Tara-Rose Groberski, Valerie Pradhan and Andrea Nickels took an avante garde approach to celebrating women for the Cake of the Year challenge. Inspired by trends of denim, geometric patterns, and mixing a dark color (in our case the denim blue) with pastels and metallic sheen, our team collaborated to design a cake that would celebrate women in our own way. (more…)

Cake of the Year Entry – Chalkboard Cake

Thursday, April 16th, 2015

We look forward to The Cake of the Year reveal for months, and when they announced that this year’s theme, a “celebration of women,” we couldn’t be happier. Our team, Emily Easterly, Tracey Wurzinger and Diane Knowlton , started by compiling a storyboard of inspiration.
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2015 Baking & Decorating Trends

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

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Cakes That Span the Decades: Fer Sure! It’s the Totally ’80s Cake!

Friday, October 24th, 2014

The ’80s was the decade we all started plugging into new technology. We had so many gadgets to make our lives more flexible! Boomboxes and portable audio cassette players meant you could turn off the turntable and take your favorite songs everywhere. With a personal computer, work and study could happen at home, not just at the office or library. The introduction of gaming consoles put an arcade right into your living room.
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The Original Classic Wilton Fondant is Back

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014
Burlap and Roses Fondant Cake

The original Classic Wilton Fondant is available now.

As a 22 year Wilton employee, I understand how important it is that we listen to our consumers, as we strive to continually make cake decorating easier and better for everyone, from beginner to professional cake decorator.

You told us that we needed to offer both our new Decorator Preferred Fondant and our original Classic Wilton Fondant. And, you were right.

That’s why we’re re-introducing our original fondant, available exclusively on Wilton.com. Plus, for the first-time-ever, it’s available in a great value, Maker’s Pack!

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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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