Archive for the ‘Fondant’ Category

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.


Ooh La La! How to Make Parisian Patisserie Cupcake Toppers

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

Paris Patisserie Fondant Cupcake Toppers

Hi! My name is Lynlee Beckett, creator of and author of Sweet & Unique Cupcake Toppers. I am thrilled to be back on the Wilton blog sharing another fondant tutorial! Last summer, I shared how to make hot dog and hamburger fondant toppers.

I recently threw a Patisserie Baking party for my daughter’s birthday where the little bakers were invited to decorate their own cupcakes and cookies utilizing a plethora of Wilton baking and decorating products! In addition to the decorating activity, guests were able to browse through the French patisserie we brought to life, including these sweet and fancy Parisian Patisserie cupcakes! Follow the step-by-step tutorial to create fondant toppers of your own that will have your guests saying, “Ooh la la”!


This Fondant Graduation Dog is Top of the Class

Thursday, June 4th, 2015

It’s graduation party season! When Beth from Hungry Happenings sent me her latest blog post on this autograph hound, I first thought I was looking at a stuffed animal. It wasn’t until I read the headline that I realized the little guy is made from fondant!


The Original Classic Wilton Fondant is Back

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

UPDATE – July 16, 2015

We appreciate the feedback we’ve received on both the original and new formulations on Wilton fondant, however, the Original Classic Ready-to-Use Fondant is no longer manufactured and is not available for purchase.



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.

Cakes That Span the Decades – Celebrate the Birth of Rock-‘N-Roll With our 1950s Malt Shop Cake!

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

In the fabulous ’50s, teenagers were taking over! After the war, the economy was booming and teens were spending their allowance at the malt shop. It was the place for teens to feed the jukebox to hear the latest 45s while they fed themselves with burgers and shakes. (more…)

Cakes that Span the Decades — Let Our Big Band Fondant Cake Take You On a Sentimental Journey to the 1940s

Thursday, May 8th, 2014

In the mid-40s, the war ended and a new era of celebration began: The Big Band Era!

Gone were the daily headlines of brutal battles overseas and the strict rationing of food and fuel at home. Now it was time to let loose and enjoy. It was a time to dance and dream to the sweet sound of big bands and crooners. From the hard-driving rhythms of Benny Goodman to the warm sophistication of Duke Ellington, the big bands led the tempo of the times. (more…)

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…)

Making Fondant Overlays and Inlays using Double Cut-Outs Fondant Cutters

Saturday, April 19th, 2014

I love working with fondant. You can create intricate designs that you just can’t achieve with buttercream. I’ve been playing with two techniques lately — overlays and inlays — and want to show you how easy it is to make great designs using both techniques. (more…)