Archive for the ‘Baby Shower’ Category

Woodland Animal Cakes and Cupcakes

Monday, May 9th, 2016

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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A Whimsical First Birthday

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

First birthdays are a big milestone, and many parents strive to come up with a unique theme that captures the spirit of their son or daughter. Jenny Streicher is no different.

As a Senior Content Designer in the Wilton Decorating Room, she spends her days developing new designs and decorating ideas for cakes and sweet treats. Naturally, Streicher wanted to design and decorate her daughter’s first birthday cake on her own. However, she didn’t stop at one cake – she made five different cakes that created one whimsical first birthday.


Fairy Princess Birthday Cake

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

This stunning birthday cake is straight out of a fairy tale!  Topped with a gold crown and a field of pastel flowers, this Fairy Princess Birthday Cake cake will add a very happily ever after to any birthday celebration.


Spring Rose Butterfly Cake

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

Whether it’s a first birthday or a one-year anniversary, this beautiful Spring Rose Butterfly Cake is sure to impress your guests.  Decorated with teal rosettes and sparkling gum paste butterflies, this homemade birthday cake is perfect for spring celebrations.


Dreams of Coral Cake

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

Girls of all ages will love this amazing Dreams of Coral Cake.  Embellished with candy pieces, meringues and marbleized ganache, this homemade cake is striking and elegant.  Use it for birthdays, weddings or even Mother’s Day!


Neon Zebra Birthday Cake

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

This Neon Zebra Birthday cake is party-ready!  Bright zebra-inspired decorations make this cake a fun and colorful accent to any party.  Mix and match colors to your liking to create a cake that suits your needs.


Sweet Polka Dot Bows & Buttons Cupcakes

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

Design inspiration is all around us. I was recently invited to a baby shower and was inspired by the adorable invitations. The invitations arrived wrapped in pink polka dotted brown ribbon adorned with pink buttons. Wilton’s Fabric Fondant and Gum Paste Mold made it easy for me to decorate cupcakes to match the invitations and achieve amazing results! (more…)

How to Decorate an Ombre Petal Buttercream Cake

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

I recently made an ombre petal buttercream cake to celebrate a special baby shower for a co-worker here at Wilton. I have done this “petal effect” with buttercream before and wanted to add the look of ombre coloring. Creating the petal texture is a little time consuming, but a very easy technique. (more…)

Team Pink or Team Blue?

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

I’ve always liked the idea of gender reveal cakes – cakes with a gender-neutral outside but with pink or blue icing inside – as a fun way to learn a baby’s gender. At the same time, I wanted to know the gender of my baby the first moment I saw the positive sign on the pregnancy test. I knew I could not wait; I need to plan and prepare. (more…)

How to Make a Baby Rump Shower Cake

Thursday, July 21st, 2011

Babies are so cute! Adults are always oohing and aahing over those bundles of joy! Especially their little feet! I recently noticed the baby rump cake trend popping up and thought it was a neat idea to create a cake with the illusion of a teeny baby sleeping under a blanket. (more…)