Archive for the ‘General’ 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.

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6 Summer Baking Tips

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

Summer may be hot, but we still have plenty of reasons to bake here at Wilton. Below, a few tips for making baking in the summer heat a little more bearable.

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Summer Color Trend: Blue is the New Black

Monday, July 13th, 2015

When I think of summer color trends, my mind immediately went to blue. Whether it’s because I’m looking at the sky on a beautiful day, or just wishing I was at the beach relaxing beside the beautiful blue ocean- blue is everywhere! The number of shades are almost limitless – soft baby blues, sky, teals, neons, brights, royals, navy and many more.

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Where’s My Wilton Yearbook?

Monday, June 29th, 2015

We understand the yearbook has been important to many Wilton fans and have heard how so many of you learned to decorate from the pages of the Wilton yearbook.  We’ve heard touching stories about children selecting their birthday cakes from the pages each year and anxiously awaiting the release of the new edition.

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3 Treats You’ll Want S’more Of

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

S’mores are more than just a classic campfire treat. The combination of marshmallow, chocolate and graham cracker flavors can be captured in so many different desserts. I know every time I see something s’mores-related, I just have to try it!

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5 Unexpected Lessons I Learned from a Wilton Class

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015

I recently completed the Wilton Master Course where my brain was packed full of decorating techniques and ideas. I knew going into the course that I would learn how to make flowers, borders, designs and more, but I also learned some other lessons along the way and felt inspired in ways I didn’t expect.

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Is it a Fondue or a Fon-don’t?

Monday, June 1st, 2015

Rosanna Pansino and her sister Molly often take each other on for fun and silly challenges, many of which revolve around eating. Today, they’ve decided to use the Candy Melts™ Candy Melting Pot to dip 10 different foods in melted chocolate. The foods are not your typical fondue selections, so check out the video below to find out if they’re a fondue or a fon-don’t!

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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…)

The Inspiration Behind the NEW Cone Cakes Cupcake Baking Rack

Friday, May 8th, 2015

Some of my favorite memories growing up were going to ice cream shops and getting GIANT ice cream cones. My favorite indulgence was the waffle cone, filled with a scoop or two of the chocolate peanut butter ice cream. I made sure it was so full that I had to eat it with one of the long sundae spoons. I was a kid. Giant ice cream cones made me smile. Heck, they still do! All of the different flavors, the funny upside-down cones decorated like clowns, all the toppings… Mmm… I’m salivating just thinking about it. (more…)

New Cupcake Tower: 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…)