Archive for the ‘Cake Decorating’ Category

3 Ways to Make Sweet Succulent Cakes

Friday, July 8th, 2016

Succulents aren’t new to the plant world, but in the trend world, it seems these desert-born beauties are found everywhere these days. They have such a unique and quietly impressive look to them, and are a great way to add visual interest to any cake! Here are three different ways to make succulent cakes through three different mediums: gum paste, fondant and buttercream.

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9 Absolutely Gorgeous Princess Cakes

Monday, June 6th, 2016

Planning a princess party? Since it’s one of the most popular birthday party themes, we wanted to share a few of our favorite princess cake ideas. Make her birthday wish come true with one of these fairy tale cakes.

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4 Things Your Wedding Cake Vendor Wishes You Knew

Wednesday, June 1st, 2016
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Wedding season is upon us! It’s always an exciting time.  The venue, the dress, the food and the best part of all… the cake! There are a lot to consider when choosing your cake.  Here are some things you may want to keep in mind.

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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.

I Taught Myself to Decorate

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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.

10 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.

How to Make a Tiered Cake

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