Beth Somers

Essential Tools for Buttercream

May 3rd, 2015 by Beth Somers

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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Desiree Smith

Flower Pot Sugar Cookies

May 3rd, 2015 by Desiree Smith

Julianne from Beyond Frosting has made these darling Flower Pot Sugar Cookies to celebrate her mother and grandmothers. Julianne remembers her mom and grandmother spending hours gardening every summer and while she says she hasn’t inherited their green thumbs, she’s certainly inherited their passion for baking and decorating sweet treats!

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Beth Somers

Treat Mom to a Tropical Getaway – in Cupcake Form!

May 2nd, 2015 by Beth Somers

I went to pastry school to learn the science of baking, but my true education came from my former boss, Milette Raz, at my first bakery job. When Milette hired me, I was hired as a cake decorator. Other people at the bakery did the actual baking, and then we finished off cakes, cookies and cupcakes. At the time, I was far more into the baking aspect of things, but this was my first job offer in the field and I was eager to learn, so I jumped right in. Milette was wildly creative, talented, patient, and caring. She taught me everything I know about cake decorating and cake design and how to work with different mediums like icing, chocolate, and fondant. Coincidentally, she is trained through the Wilton Method of Cake Decorating, having attended The Master Class at The Wilton School of Cake Decorating and Confectionary Art many years before.

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Desiree Smith

4 Ways to Learn Cake Decorating Online

May 2nd, 2015 by Desiree Smith

Technology is literally at our fingertips — on our smart phone, tablet and computer, making it easier and more accessible than ever to learn online. We’ve been expanding our online education resources so that you can learn to decorate cakes and sweet treats anytime and anywhere. Is the weekend your only free time? We’re there for you. Insomnia at 3 a.m.? We’re there for you then, too! Or maybe you’re in the middle of creating a birthday cake and you need help right this minute.  You can get 24/7 access to our library of easy-to-learn Wilton Method of Cake Decorating video tutorials on-demand. You can learn baking and decorating anywhere, anytime from Wilton experts.
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Tiffany Parotto

The Customizable Cake Stand That Matches Your Unique Party

May 1st, 2015 by Tiffany Parotto

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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Desiree Smith

Blue Ribbon Winning Chocolate Cake

May 1st, 2015 by Desiree Smith

We’ll start with Marilyn from Pink Martinis and Pearls, who has fond memories of watching her mother bake in the kitchen. Every birthday was celebrated with a homemade cake and one day, her mother made a chocolate cake that has since earned the title of “best ever in all the land”. This cake has even won 2 blue ribbons at county fairs! But before I steal Marilyn’s thunder, I’ll let her tell the story herself, as she does it so well.

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Tiffany Parotto

4 New Shaped Cake Pans for Easy to Bake 1 MIX Cake Pans

April 29th, 2015 by Tiffany Parotto

Shaped cake pans are great for themed parties because they come in so many unique shapes. They’re also great because they do a little bit of the work for you – baking in easy-to-decorate design features, which makes them perfect for beginners. Wilton makes it even easier with 1 Mix pans – which require only 1 standard box of cake mix or batch of batter. You’ll never have to worry about measuring your batter or converting recipes, using these 4 NEW 1 Mix Pans. Read the rest of this post »

Tiffany Parotto

3 Reasons to Take an In-Person Cake Decorating Class

April 29th, 2015 by Tiffany Parotto

 

So you want to learn how to decorate cakes and cupcakes. That’s great! The good news is you’ve come to the right place. We’ve got you covered no matter what you’re looking for. Our team of Certified Wilton Method Instructors is here to help you build your skills!

 

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Desiree Smith

Create Perfectly Paired Flavors with the Treatology™ Flavor System

April 28th, 2015 by Desiree Smith

 

It’s easier than ever to infuse your treats with gourmet flavors. Enhance icing, cake batter, cookies, dessert fillings and more with the new Treatology™ Flavor System.

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Desiree Smith

Show-Stopping Statement Flowers Made Easy

April 27th, 2015 by Desiree Smith

Statement flowers are a hot trend on the runway and in retail stores, appearing on clothing, hair accessories and necklaces. The flower power isn’t stopping at fashion, though – these stunning flowers are a show-stopping addition to cake decorating.

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