It’s spring! Do you know what spring brings? Flowers! There are so many beautiful flowers you can create for your cakes; they are such a wonderful addition and are appropriate for just about any occasion. You can make them in just about any medium as well: buttercream icing, royal icing, gum paste, fondant, or even modeling chocolate! (more…)
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Like many of you, I am always trying to find an easy and more efficient way to bake a cake. From start to finish, making a beautiful cake from scratch can be a daunting task. (more…)
Can you roll a ball? Can you roll a log? Then you can build amazing characters to top your cakes!!! Anyone can make fun creatures to adorn any sweet treat, and have a lot of fun while doing it! (more…)
Okay … it’s confession time. Despite the fact that I’ve been baking since I was a little kid, and I’ve been developing baked good recipes my entire career AND I’ve worked in the Wilton test kitchen for over 9 years, I’m not really a cake decorator.
Several years ago when we launched our Ultimate Caddy, we knew that a rolling version would be an ideal addition for our decorating customers. As we looked at decorators taking the Wilton Method Classes and how you organize your tools and store them at home, it was apparent that having a caddy that you could roll out to your kitchen or to class was essential for any avid or aspiring decorator. I am so thrilled to share details with you about our new Ultimate Rolling Tool Caddy. (more…)
The right tools can make all the difference! Whether you are a beginning decorator or an accomplished decorator, you will be able to add a beautiful dimensional look to your cakes using our new Detail Embosser and the Pattern Embosser. (more…)
Beautiful cakes embellished with swags, scrolls or garland can take a bit of advance planning. The key to achieving a balanced cake is dividing your cake into symmetrical, even divisions for proper placement of your designs. Our Cake Measuring Tape Set and Cake Dividing Chart eliminate the guesswork and help you reach precise measurements for your design.
It seems like the longer I work for Wilton, the more I like to decorate cakes! I had to start somewhere, so last year I took the Wilton Method Decorating Basics Course (Course 1) to learn the basics of cake decorating. I found myself transporting and storing my tools in plastic bags and cardboard boxes. I asked myself, do other decorators have this same problem? (more…)
I have been decorating cakes for awhile now. Whenever I decorate fondant-covered cakes I’m usually asked, “how do you get the fondant so smooth?” It does take some practice, but having one specific tool on hand makes it so easy – the fondant smoother. (more…)
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