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…)
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New to making layered cakes? Been intrigued by, but too intimidated to try, the multiple layered tall cakes that are all over Pinterest? We’ve made two videos to help you easily make beautiful layered cakes. (more…)
Cookie baking is going full-steam ahead and I wanted to share my three favorite Christmas cookies techniques using colored cookie dough. The first technique, piped colored cookie dough, lets me decorate my cookies before I bake them! In the video, I explain how to thin your dough so you can easily pipe the colored cookie dough accents directly on your cut-out cookies. Second, you’ll learn how to make two-toned pinwheel cookies – parchment paper makes layering and rolling easy. Third, it’s easy to make candy cane cookies using plain and colored cookie dough by rolling dough logs together and forming them into a candy-cane shape. For all of them, I love how I can make the colored dough vibrant using Wilton Icing Colors. (more…)
The classic elegance of poinsettia makes them a Christmas season staple. Did you know you could create beautiful edible royal icing poinsettias that are perfect accents for your holiday baking? All you need is two decorating tips, a lily nail, some foil, and red and gold royal icing and you can make beautiful poinsettias. Watch our instructional video to see how easy it is to make poinsettias. (more…)
While traditional sugar cookies are great, sometimes you want to add a little color! In our latest video, I’ll show you how to color cookie dough easily using your mixer and some Wilton icing colors. The Icing colors tint the dough without changing the consistency of the dough, which can happen with traditional food coloring. Learn tips to ensure the intensity of your color so you don’t end up with pale cookies. (more…)
At Wilton, we know that the foundation of a beautifully decorated cake is a perfect decorating surface. We also know that a common decorating challenge is perfectly icing a cake free from crumbs. In fact, when we asked our Facebook community to list their top decorating frustrations, getting crumbs in their icing led the list. (more…)
After completing the Wilton Master’s Class at the Wilton School of Cake Decorating last year, I fell head over heels with making special treats for my family and friends. After intense practice mastering all types of techniques, one little tool proved to be invaluable: the icing tip coupler. (more…)
Do you have a fear of writing a message on your cakes? I do. I struggle with proper letter spacing, the height of each letter, and the message is usually creeping up or down the cake. My freehand writing looks like a ransom note. (more…)
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…)
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- Add Some Pizzazz to your Patriotic Cake
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