Archive for the ‘Cake Decorating’ Category

2016 Cake Trend Alert: Buttercream Flowers

Friday, May 20th, 2016

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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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9 Star Wars Day Projects: May the 4th Be with You!

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

If you are one of the millions of fans of a galaxy far, far away, today is your day. Happy Star Wars Day! This unofficial holiday celebrates everything we love about the Force. Today, May the 4th be with you!

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5 Ways to Make Incredible Cupcakes

Thursday, April 21st, 2016

There are so many ways to create incredible cupcakes, and with these five techniques, all you have to do is change up your decorating tips to make a different look. Remember that practice makes perfect! There’s no better way to practice than on delicious cupcakes.

5 Ways to Make Incredible Cupcakes

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How I Taught Myself to Decorate Cupcakes

Monday, April 18th, 2016

I love cupcakes, and if left unsupervised, I could devour a dozen in one sitting! I’ve tried baking cupcakes before, but never got into decorating them other than spreading icing on with a spatula. Having just joined Wilton’s digital team, and being the one with the least decorating experience, I thought that it’s about time to take this skill seriously. So, it was perfect that Wilton has launched the I Taught Myself to Decorate Cupcakes set to aid me with my new baking adventure.

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Stack up Flavor and Fun with Easy Layered Cakes

Thursday, April 14th, 2016

Layered cakes may seem like a tall order, but with the Easy Layers pan set it’s a piece of cake. Stack layers high, color cake for an impressive slice-and-serve reveal and fill with luscious fruit or buttercream. Using the Easy Layers pan set helps save you the trouble of torting your cakes to make a trendy, tall, multi-layer cake. Just one box of cake mix or a single batch of batter is enough to fill all the pans in each set! There are plenty of ways to make easy layered cakes.

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15 Cakes for Mother’s Day

Wednesday, April 13th, 2016

Want to make something sweet for mom this Mother’s Day? No matter what your skill level is – beginner, buttercream lover, fondant fanatic or gum paste guru – there’s sure to be a cake here that you can make with love for mom. Bonus: many of these cake designs work for birthdays, bridal or baby showers or other celebrations! They’re just right for spring and summer months. Check out these 15 cakes for Mother’s Day.

15 Cakes for Mother's Day

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How to Make a Tiered Cake

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

Stacked cakes always look stunning, even if they’re just a two-tiered cake, but I’ve been intimidated by them for a while. My decorating skills have certainly grown a lot since I started working at Wilton two and a half years ago, but it wasn’t until recently that I made a tiered cake all on my own. Are you wondering how to make a tiered cake? If you’ve never stacked cakes before but would like to try, never fear! I’m here to walk you through just how I made this purple cake with neon flowers.

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Cake Decorating Tips: Tip 402 Used 8 Different Ways

Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

Make the most of your cake decorating tips! Who knew that you could achieve so many looks with just one decorating tip? Use tip 402 to create ruffles, flowers, petals and more. Best of all, no one has to know that these cupcakes were so easy to make!

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9 New Cakes for Any Occasion: Birthdays, Weddings and More!

Monday, April 4th, 2016

Wilton’s team of decorators creates new cakes every day. We add new decorating ideas to the website regularly, and to make sure you haven’t missed any, I’ve gathered them all in one place for you! Check out some of the latest and greatest cake projects from Wilton.com. You’ll find a cake for every occasion – even a first birthday or wedding day. No matter your skill level, there’s something here for everyone!

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St. Patrick’s Day Ombré 5-Layer Cake

Monday, February 29th, 2016

The luck o’ the Irish will be on your side with this St. Patrick’s Day Ombré 5-Layer Cake! Ombre cakes are easy to make with the Easy Layers Cake Pan Set.

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