Archive for the ‘Cupcakes’ Category

Display It Your Way with Color and Style

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

Cupcakes continue to be a staple when it comes to the dessert table. With an endless assortment of flavors, colors and decorating styles, it’s easy to see why they remain a favorite treat. Plus, they seem to be just the right serving size to satisfy that sweet tooth craving! (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!

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Treat Mom to a Tropical Getaway – in Cupcake Form!

Saturday, May 2nd, 2015

I went to pastry school to learn the science of baking, but my true education came from my former boss, Milette Raz, at my first bakery job. When Milette hired me, I was hired as a cake decorator. Other people at the bakery did the actual baking, and then we finished off cakes, cookies and cupcakes. At the time, I was far more into the baking aspect of things, but this was my first job offer in the field and I was eager to learn, so I jumped right in. Milette was wildly creative, talented, patient, and caring. She taught me everything I know about cake decorating and cake design and how to work with different mediums like icing, chocolate, and fondant. Coincidentally, she is trained through the Wilton Method of Cake Decorating, having attended The Master Class at The Wilton School of Cake Decorating and Confectionary Art many years before.

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Christmas Treat Decorating … Made Easy!

Saturday, December 14th, 2013

Christmas time is no doubt my favorite time of the year, but this year feels even more special because it is my first Christmas in my new home with my husband! With decorating under-way, I had just enough Christmas spirit (and courage) to offer to host the holiday this year. I am excited to have my very large family in my new home, but suddenly became weary as a first-time hostess…How am I going to pull this off?! (more…)

Sweet Polka Dot Bows & Buttons Cupcakes

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

Design inspiration is all around us. I was recently invited to a baby shower and was inspired by the adorable invitations. The invitations arrived wrapped in pink polka dotted brown ribbon adorned with pink buttons. Wilton’s Fabric Fondant and Gum Paste Mold made it easy for me to decorate cupcakes to match the invitations and achieve amazing results! (more…)

A Harvest of Autumn Sweets

Friday, October 25th, 2013

Celebrate the crisp, fresh air and colorful leaves of Autumn with cupcakes! These chocolate buttercream cupcakes are a perfect Autumn or Halloween treat. (more…)

Pumpkin Spice Latte Cupcakes + Pumpkin Spice Buttercream = Yum!

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

The air is getting cooler, the leaves are changing colors, and nothing sounds better than a tasty pumpkin treat. When this time of year rolls around, you see it everywhere – pumpkin pie, pumpkin bread, and most recently, Wilton’s Pumpkin Spice Candy Melts® Candy! (more…)

Save Time with Convenient Bake and Serve Cupcake Trays

Thursday, October 10th, 2013

I love to make cupcakes, but I consider myself an average baker and decorator. I am also an active city girl. I lack the time and the space to bake and decorate elaborate treats. And let’s face it – those small city kitchens don’t exactly give you much room for anything. That’s why Wilton’s Disposable Paper Bake and Serve Cupcake Trays are a perfect fit for me. They have such fun patterns and are such a time saver! You just bake, decorate, and serve! (more…)

Decorating Sunflower Cupcakes – Quick and Easy!

Wednesday, August 21st, 2013

Summer is winding down and it seems like every other weekend includes a party. Whenever I needed a sweet treat to share, I brought decorated cupcakes. One of my favorite designs this year was a cupcake decorated with sunflowers, ladybugs and bumblebees. They were so bright and cheerful – and a big hit! (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…)