Archive for the ‘Candy’ Category

Add a Festive Touch with a Candy Wreath

Friday, December 21st, 2012

Holidays are that special time of the year where we like to spoil the ones we love. Cookies, candies and gingerbread houses are yummy treats we create in my home. I saw the Holly Leaf Cookie Pan and knew that I was going to make my treats with candy. I love the versatility of Wilton pans! (more…)

How to Make Candy Clay Modeling Candy

Friday, November 16th, 2012

Candy clay is a simple to make modeling candy that you can use to mold flowers and leaves to whimsical accents. This medium is often used to weave edible baskets too! It’s easy to work with; even your children will have fun shaping edible characters and trims for their own edible treats. (more…)

Top Fun – Edible Candy Melt® Toppers!

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

Creating edible toppers are a breeze with Candy Melts® candy! The best part about this project is that you are able to completely customize the toppers to fit your occasion. These can be used for birthdays, weddings, baby showers, or any other fun celebrations! (more…)

Tips for a Successful Bake Sale

Friday, September 21st, 2012

Fall is on its way. The tips of the leaves are already starting to turn that golden yellow and the nights are getting a bit cooler. But nothing says “fall is coming” like going back to school. (more…)

Sweet and Easy Dipped Strawberries

Tuesday, July 17th, 2012

Strawberries are in season! With our easy instructions, you can make amazing candy-coated strawberries for your next gathering. Candy Melts® candy make it easy to turn strawberries or many of your favorite snacks into beautifully decorated treats. (more…)

Beach Cake Techniques: Shells and Shade

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012

Nothing says summer like the beach, but a beach cake with just sand and water can be boring. Dress up your cake with seashells and palm trees! (more…)

Treat Dad to a Homemade Chocolate Father’s Day Cake

Monday, June 11th, 2012

If my dad was stranded on a deserted island and he had the choice of a nice piece of chocolate or a phone to call for help, I’m almost certain he’d choose chocolate to snack on while patiently waiting for someone to rescue him. Now that may be a little extreme, but he does love his chocolate! Since I love to spoil any family member on their special day, I knew I had to plan an all-out chocolatey surprise for Father’s Day. (more…)

Add a Taste of Honey to Your Dessert Table

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012

I’ve been a fan of Wilton products for a long time, and I enjoy bringing fashion and flair to the dessert table. With the introduction of my new book, Sweet Designs: Bake It, Craft It, Style It, Wilton asked me to share a couple of my recipes. I hope you enjoy these sweet treats! (more…)

Sweet First Communion Party Favors

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

Last May, both my daughters made their First Holy Communion. For a treat, guests received candy lollipops as a remembrance of the special day. The lollipops were easy to make using Wilton Candy Molds and Candy Melts® candy! (more…)

Let’s Be Pin Pals – Join Us on Pinterest

Friday, March 30th, 2012

“Pin it.” “I just pinned that!” “I’ll show you my pin.” Ok, so you’re either in one of two groups. Group 1 is probably thinking about their last pin. And Group 2? Well, Group 2 is where I was a few months ago, thinking… “Pin what?” (more…)