Erin Gardner

Candy Melts Pom-Poms & Pennants Cake

September 18th, 2017 by Erin Gardner

Pom-Poms and Pennants Cake | Erin Gardner
Show support for your favorite team with this fun and easy Pom-Poms & Pennants Cake! I couldn’t help myself from making my cake in my fav pink and yellow color combo, but you can switch up the colors to match your team’s. Make the pennants on treat sticks to use them as cake toppers, or skip that step and place the pennants directly onto your cake or cupcakes.

Using a cutter is a quick way to easily transform Candy Melts into any shape! In my new book, Erin Bakes Cake, I use this same trick, and many more, to create gorgeous cakes using simple tools. I share the most versatile cake recipes along with filling, frosting, cookie, and candy recipes that can be combined in endless ways. The tips, tricks, and decorating techniques found in the book will help you create your own cake adventure!

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Jessica Siskin

Smiley Emoji Rice Cereal Treats

August 16th, 2017 by Jessica Siskin

Smiley Emoji Rice Cereal Treats | Wilton Cake Decorating BlogHi! I’m Jessica Siskin, AKA Misterkrisp, back on the Wilton blog to share another project from my new book, Treat Yourself! In the same way that you text an emoji when you just don’t know what else to say, these treats are a lifesaver when you don’t know what to make for a celebration or gathering. These crowd-pleasers are fun, easy, snack-size, delicious, super-customizable, and work for every imaginable occasion.

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Jessica Siskin

How to Make a Gumball Machine Crispy Rice Treat

August 10th, 2017 by Jessica Siskin

Gumball MachineHi! I’m Jessica Siskin, AKA Misterkrisp. I’m so excited to share this project from my new book, Treat Yourself! This Gumball Machine is not only the most colorful project in Treat Yourself!, but using Wilton Candy Melts as gumballs makes it extra easy to make (and extra sweet). I use Candy Melts often in my creative Crispy Rice Treats, but here, they’re front and center. Choose your favorite Candy Melt colors to represent your favorite sports team, or do what I did and go rainbow! Just mold your Gumball Machine and use Wilton Decorating Icing to stick ’em on!

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Desiree Smith

6 Flavored Buttercream Frosting Recipes

August 7th, 2017 by Desiree Smith

6 Flavored Buttercream Recipes | Wilton Cake DecoratingThe perfect compliment to a delicious cake is luscious buttercream made from scratch. Even if you’ve never made buttercream frosting before, you’ll find it’s quite simple to make. All of the recipes below, except for the key lime buttercream recipe, are made with half butter and half shortening. If you prefer your frosting to be all butter or all shortening, you can easily substitute the amount called for in the recipe.

For the smoothest buttercream, I highly recommend sifting your confectioners’ sugar before starting. I find this makes it the best consistency! Always beat your butter and shortening together first until the mixture is light and fluffy. Follow the instructions for each recipe regarding any liquids (such as vanilla) or other flavorings that need to be added. Add confectioners’ sugar one cup at a time, beating after each addition.

Tired of plain old buttercream? Try out one of these delicious flavored buttercream recipes below!

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Elizabeth Nelson

Wine Wednesday: Coconut Crème Brulee Cookies

July 19th, 2017 by Elizabeth Nelson

Wine Wednesday: Coconut Creme Brulee Cookies | Wilton Cake DecoratingThis week is our final Wine Wednesday. We’ve had so much fun pairing Wilton recipes and Kendall-Jackson wines, and we hope you have had fun following along!

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Elizabeth Nelson

Wine Wednesday: Pink Grapefruit Cake

July 12th, 2017 by Elizabeth Nelson

Wine Wednesday - Pink Grapefruit Cake | Wilton Cake DecoratingWelcome to another edition of Wine Wednesday! I’m so excited to take the reins from Stephanie and share another delicious wine and dessert pairing with you all. If you’re just now joining us, check out the first three posts in our series with Kendall-Jackson wine:

Week 1: Lemon Blueberry Mini Fluted Tube Cakes and Chardonnay

Week 2: Cranberry Pear Tarts and Vintner’s Reserve Riesling

Week 3: Caramel Pecan Brownie Bites and K-J Port or Reserve Riesling

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Stephanie Michel

Wine Wednesday: Caramel Pecan Brownie Bites

July 5th, 2017 by Stephanie Michel

 

Wine Wednesday Dessert Pairing | Wilton Cake Decorating It’s the day you have all been waiting for – it’s time for another Wine Wednesday! This Wine Wednesday is extra special because our recipe not only pairs with one but TWO wines! That’s right; you have your choice of two delicious wines to pair with Wilton’s Caramel Pecan Brownie Bites.

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Desiree Smith

11 Fresh Fruit Recipes

June 29th, 2017 by Desiree Smith

11 Fresh Fruit Recipes | Wilton Cake DecoratingOne of the many great things about summer are all the fruit varieties that are at their peak! The recipes below will help you put nature’s sweet treats to good use, be it cakes, muffins or frozen treats.

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Stephanie Michel

Wine Wednesday: Cranberry Pear Tarts and Vintner’s Reserve Riesling

June 28th, 2017 by Stephanie Michel

Wine Wednesday Dessert Pairing | Wilton Cake Decorating | Cranberry Pear Tarts and Vintner’s Reserve Riesling Welcome to week two of Wine Wednesdays! If you missed our first Wine Wednesdays post, we’ve paired up with Kendall-Jackson Wine for a five-part series that pairs one of their wines with a Wilton dessert recipe.

You’ve made it through Monday and Tuesday and if you are looking for a mid-week treat or for something to make this weekend, look no further than this delicious pairing! This week we have paired Wilton’s Cranberry Pear Tarts and Vintner’s Reserve Riesling. Oh, how I love a good Riesling!

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Stephanie Michel

Wine Wednesday: Lemon Blueberry Mini Fluted Cakes and Chardonnay

June 21st, 2017 by Stephanie Michel

 

Wine Wednesday Dessert Pairing | Wilton Cake Decorating | Lemon Blueberry Mini Fluted Cakes with Kendall-Jackson Late Harvest ChardonnayWelcome to our first of five Wine Wednesdays! Can you think of any better way to get through the rest of the week? A few months ago, I attended a culinary conference and had the pleasure of attending a wine tasting hosted by Kendall-Jackson Wine. Not only was the wine amazing, but the food paired with it was delicious. It never ceases to amazing me how the right wine and food pairing can completely change the taste of a dish!

The wine and food pairing got me thinking…what if we pair our Wilton recipes with Kendall-Jackson Wines? After some brainstorming, the Wine Wednesday series was born! The Wilton Test Kitchen sent some recipes to the wine experts at Kendall-Jackson, and they perfectly paired each recipe with one of their wonderful wines.

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