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Dino-Mite Dinosaur Birthday Cakes!

July 12th, 2018 by Desiree Smith

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Travel back in time to when majestic beasts ruled the Earth! If you’re throwing a birthday party for a youngster infatuated with T-Rex or the mighty stegosaurus, wow them with one of our Dino-Mite Cakes, one of our most successful finds. Create a Jurassic world of your own!

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Easy Dessert Ideas for Your Next BBQ

July 11th, 2018 by Desiree Smith

Summertime is in full swing and it seems like there are park cookouts and backyard shindigs every weekend. Here are a few of our favorite dessert ideas for BBQs and outdoor gatherings. Read the rest of this post »

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First Friday: Jenny of Jenny Cookies Dishes on Her Favorite Champagne Brunch Ideas

July 6th, 2018 by Desiree Smith

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If there’s one person who knows how to throw a memorable brunch party, it’s baking blogger and friend of Wilton, Jenny Keller of Jenny Cookies.  Jenny recently hosted a beautiful champagne brunch for her friends, so we asked if we could share her favorite brunch ideas and recipes with you for our July First Friday edition!

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Summery Strawberry Dessert Ideas

June 29th, 2018 by Desiree Smith

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Is there anything that says summer like a sweet, tart, ruby red strawberry? Perfect on top of cakes, made into jams, frozen into ice pops or eaten by themselves, strawberries are one of our favorite ingredients of the season. Here are our five favorite strawberry dessert ideas for your next barbecue, pool party or any other occasion that gives you an excuse to indulge. Read the rest of this post »

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4th of July Desserts!

June 27th, 2018 by Desiree Smith

 

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Happy Birthday, America! This year, celebrate the U.S.A. as sweetly as you can with our favorite 4th of July desserts. Whether you prefer sweet flavors or lean toward salty tastes, these patriotic treats are sure to liven up any Independence Day BBQ or party!

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Mini Fruit Tarts for Summer

June 21st, 2018 by Desiree Smith

 

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Good things come in small packages, so with that in mind we whipped up these delightful and delicious mini fruit tarts. Fresh fruits sit atop a creamy tart filling inside a sugar cookie shell, making this dessert light and refreshing. These darling bites are perfect for BBQs, bridal showers, or a Saturday morning breakfast treat, so check out the recipe below and put them into your summer sweet rotation!

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The 2018 Wilton Annual Outlet Sale is Almost Over!

June 21st, 2018 by Desiree Smith

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There’s only a few more days left of the Wilton Outlet Sale! Head on over to our headquarters in Naperville, Illinois for savings up to 50% off of your favorite bakeware and cake and cookie decorating supplies and get to baking!

 

 

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How to Make a Tiered Wedding Cake

June 20th, 2018 by Desiree Smith

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Wedding season is here, naturally leaving us with thoughts of weekends away, cocktail dresses, the perfect nude heels and sky-high cakes dancing in our heads. While many may choose to have a local bakery create their wedding cake, a homemade cake is the ultimate personal touch to make a wedding feel more intimate. Whether you’re thinking of baking one for your own special day or for a dear friend, we’re here to show you how easy it is to make a lovely tiered wedding cake yourself.

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Champagne Cupcakes for a Bubbly Brunch!

June 15th, 2018 by Desiree Smith

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When it comes time to celebrate, bust open the bubbly and throw a champagne brunch! Check out some of our favorite boozy, bubbly desserts to delight your guests or impress your hosts, and let us know if you have any signature champagne desserts for festive summer gatherings! Be sure to check out our Brunch page for more recipes and inspiration!

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Soccer Cupcakes for the Big Game!

June 13th, 2018 by Desiree Smith

 

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GOOOOOAAAAAAAAL! This weekend, the world’s most popular sport is put on center stage as nations compete in an international soccer tournament to vie for the title of world champion. Every four years, fans from around the globe cheer on their home country in what has become the most-watched sporting event in the world. If you’re a soccer fan and want to show off your decorating skills at a viewing party or summer BBQ, try your hand at piping grass onto your cupcakes and score big with your party guests!

 

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