Elizabeth Nelson

Cinnamon Rolls – Perfect for Mother’s Day Brunch!

May 8th, 2015 by Elizabeth Nelson

I come from a long line of bakers, including my great-grandmother, Elizabeth. My grandmother likes to tell a story about how her nephew, Tom, always loved the center cinnamon roll. One morning, he passed when the rolls came around, saying he was too full. Everyone else at the table knew he was actually hoping they would come back around to him—including my great-uncle, who took the center roll on purpose! (Clearly, I’ve inherited not only my baking ability, but also my contrary nature from that side of the family).

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Shannon Smith

The New Cake Construction System: Stacked Cakes Driven to Success!

May 8th, 2015 by Shannon Smith

cake construction setAs the Product Manager for Buttercream Dec orating Tools and Accessories, I am constantly striving to create products that help make decorating easier, so decorators can focus on their amazing vision coming to life on a cake. I love monitoring trends and have noticed the increasing presence of stacked cakes. We love the look of these cakes but realize that they can be quite difficult to put together—and stay together! Working with our engineers, we developed an easy system using Wilton Support Rods and Caps and Center Core Rods. Read the rest of this post »

Desiree Smith

Swirl Three Colors at Once with the Color Swirl™ Tri-Color Coupler

May 6th, 2015 by Desiree Smith

Topping cupcakes with a two or three-color swirl is nothing new. For years we’ve been doubling or tripling up 12-inch decorating bags into larger 16-inch decorating bags. It’s worked, but it’s also been messy, inconsistent and sometimes sloppy.

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Desiree Smith

Display It Your Way with Color and Style

May 6th, 2015 by Desiree Smith

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! Read the rest of this post »

Tiffany Parotto

6 Easy Buttercream Flower Cupcakes for Mother’s Day

May 5th, 2015 by Tiffany Parotto

Looking for an easy Mother’s Day gift that mom will eat right up? Look no further. All you need for this project are a few things, including: a disposable decorating bag and decorating tip number 104!

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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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