Archive for the ‘Decorating Tools’ Category

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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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…)

Now it’s Easy to Stencil Cupcakes, Cookies and Cakes With Wilton Stick-N-Stay Adhesive Stencils

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Gold Leaf Motif Cupcakes using Stick-N-Stay Adhesive StencilsAt Wilton, we believe that stencils provide a great sweet treat decorating option, and we challenged ourselves to find a way to make stenciling easier. Traditional cake decorating stencils tend to shift and move when icing or color is applied and the process can be cumbersome. We began development for a low-tack, food-safe adhesive — one that would keep the stencil in place without damaging the iced surface of the treat. The result — Wilton Stick-N-Stay Adhesive Stencils.

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Getting the Most Out of your Decorating Tips

Friday, June 21st, 2013

Decorating tips are an essential part of decorating cakes, cupcakes, cookies and more. With so many tips to choose from, it’s easy to become overwhelmed, especially when it comes to picking the perfect tip for your project. If you’re just starting out, choosing tips that offer the most versatility is ideal. (more…)

Beautiful Results with Wilton’s Stainless Steel Multi-Purpose Modeling Tool Set

Monday, April 29th, 2013

Decorating with fondant and gum paste is one of my favorite things to do. For years, I have been cutting out shapes and creating flowers with the Deluxe Gum Paste Tool Set, which has all the tools you need to cut, shape and position delicate decorations. This has always been my go-to set – until I discovered Wilton’s 8 Piece Modeling Tool Set. (more…)

Fondant/Gum Paste Decorating Set – Everything you need to get started!

Monday, April 22nd, 2013

I am new to the Wilton Family. Since my arrival, I’ve been exposed to all sorts of products in the realm of cake decorating and decided to try my hand at my first fondant cake. I knew I wanted to make something bright and cheery with some flowers to impress the in-laws the first time I was hosting everyone for Easter. Being new, I was directed to the Fondant/Gum Paste Decorating Set, which proved to be THE essential kit for beginners like me. (more…)