Archive for the ‘Decorating Tools’ Category

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.

 

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3 Unique Ways to Use a Fondant Mold

Thursday, July 16th, 2015

Are you a fondant expert? Not a fan of the stuff? Not even sure what it is? None of that matters with these three clever ways to use a fondant mold! We used Candy Melts candy, cookie dough and buttercream icing to make some phenomenal molded treats.

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Celebrate National Ice Cream Month with Ice Cream Themed Treats

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015

July is the perfect time for us to all scream for ice cream – it’s National Ice Cream Month!

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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…)

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 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.

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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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Add Texture to Your Fondant With Wilton Pattern Embosser Set and Pattern Rollers

Saturday, April 26th, 2014

Thumbnail-Wilton Pattern Embosser setAdding texture to your fondant is easier than ever, thanks to the new Wilton Pattern Embosser Set and interchangeable Pattern Rollers. While the dot pattern that comes with the handle in the two-piece set  is perfect for many occasions, I’m thrilled that I have so many other options. I can make a fun and funky cake using the leopard pattern roller. The burlap pattern roller lets me add a rough-hewn fabric texture to my fondant designs. The diamond pattern on the quilt pattern roller makes it easy to add the trendy quilted design. The sophisticated geometric pattern roller provides a subtle design for an elegant cake. (more…)

Make Beautiful Spring Petit Fours Using the New Mini Cut-Outs Set

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

If you’re enthralled with tiny treats like I am, you should make a batch of these Blossom Blush Petit Fours. I’ll walk you through the steps in this video, so you can make them along with me! (more…)

Your Spatula Questions, Answered

Monday, April 21st, 2014

All metal spatulas are the same, right? Can’t I use a silicone spatula to ice my cake? Or, maybe a butter knife or just plain-old dinner knife would work. Why would I need more than one spatula?

Just ask an experienced cake decorator and he or she will tell you that not all spatulas are the same. Spatulas come in various shapes and sizes because they serve different purposes. (more…)