Desiree Smith

5 Fabulous Memorial Day Treats

May 24th, 2016 by Desiree Smith

The very unofficial start to summer is fast approaching. I know I can’t wait for sunny days, summer nights and lots of cookouts. If you’re heading to a BBQ this Memorial Day, check out these 5 fabulous Memorial Day treats.

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Tiffany Parotto

2016 Cake Trend Alert: Buttercream Flowers

May 20th, 2016 by Tiffany Parotto

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Spring is in full bloom and summer is just around the corner (31 days to be exact!), but who’s counting? To celebrate, we dug up our favorite buttercream flower video tutorials. You might already know this, but these beautiful (and 100% delicious) buttercream flowers are really popular right now. The old school buttercream frosting technique is making a whole new comeback and was even named one of the Top 10 2016 Baking & Decorating Trends.



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Stephanie Michel

FAQ’s: How to Make a Giant Cupcake

May 19th, 2016 by Stephanie Michel

GiCuCa30907Every once in a while a product comes out that is a total game changer. To me, that game changer is the Wilton Giant Cupcake Pan. It’s such a simple concept – a giant cupcake – and can be used for dozens of occasions with endless decorating opportunities.

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Desiree Smith

Trending Now: Adult Smash Cakes

May 18th, 2016 by Desiree Smith

Adult Smash2In less than three weeks, I’ll be 30. In my early 20’s, turning 30 seemed like such a big deal – one of those milestones where you’re supposed to have all kinds of life goals checked off your to-do list or else…or else what, exactly? 30 is certainly a milestone, but it’s also just a number, so let’s not stress over it. To kick off the next decade of my life, I wanted to do something fun and memorable; something that would remind me to keep loving life and having fun.

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Desiree Smith

13 Easy Cookie Recipes for Any Occasion

May 17th, 2016 by Desiree Smith

1It’s not like you need an excuse to bake, but brightening someone’s day with some baked goods is a pretty good one. Since today just so happens to be World Baking Day, why not try out a new cookie recipe? Here are 13 easy cookie recipes to add to your cookie collection.

Share any or all of these finished cookies with friends, family or coworkers. Our friends at Creativebug came up with a fun and thoughtful approach to gift giving with their #Make2Share Challenge. Here’s how it works: pick two friends, make them something special, gift it to them and share a picture of your gift on social media using the hashtag #Make2Share. Encourage your friends to pay it forward and make something for two of their friends to keep the cycle of gifting moving!

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Desiree Smith

Cake Decorating Tips: Tip 105 Used 8 Different Ways

May 16th, 2016 by Desiree Smith

Who knew that one decorating tip could offer you so many options? With some bright and bold icing and decorating tip 105, you can create 8 amazing cupcake designs that are far and above ordinary. Add texture and style to your treats with these brilliant tip 105 cupcake designs.


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Elizabeth Nelson

How to Bake the Perfect Apple Pie

May 13th, 2016 by Elizabeth Nelson

“Easy as apple pie” is a cliché, but it’s a cliché for a reason! Apple pie is a classic dessert that is easy to master, and there are so many ways to put a twist on the recipe to suit your personal taste. In honor of National Apple Pie Day, here are the 3 different apple pie recipes to help you celebrate; plus tips and tricks for how to bake the perfect apple pie.


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Tiffany Parotto

5 Must-Have Wedding Registry Items for Your Kitchen

May 11th, 2016 by Tiffany Parotto

11149509_10152868799407843_3194030673716253862_nSaying “yes” to the man of your dreams is easy. Making up your mind on what to register for? Now, that’s tough. Take a look at our top 5 must-have wedding registry items to stock your new love nest with. Personally, I registered at Bed Bath & Beyond because they have literally everything you need. Target is another great option or even Amazon. Read the rest of this post »

Desiree Smith

Woodland Animal Cakes and Cupcakes

May 9th, 2016 by Desiree Smith

Cute little woodland critters are great guests for any occasion – birthdays, baby showers or just because. These sweet faces are almost too cute to eat! Check out the ideas below and click through each project to learn how to make woodland animal cakes and cupcakes.

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Jenny Lyell

Share Your MOMent: Hero is Spelled L-I-N-D-A

May 7th, 2016 by Jenny Lyell

In celebration of Mother’s Day, we asked Wilton employees to share some special memories and stories. For many of us, our moms – or someone who is like a mom to us – piqued our interest in baking. Who did you learn from? What special memories do you have? Or, are you a mom who enjoys baking with her kids? In this series, we will feature a different story each day. We hope you enjoy reading the stories of those who chose to share their MOMent!


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