Archive for the ‘General Dessert’ Category

You’re in Luck! 6 St. Patrick’s Day Treats

Tuesday, March 8th, 2016

There’s plenty of  ways to spread cheer with these 6 St. Patrick’s Day Treats!

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7 Ways to Think Spring Flowers

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

It’s March 1, and although it’s 30 degrees in Chicago with snow in the forecast, March means I start to think spring! Even though there may not be any flowers on the ground, you can add flowers to your sweet treats any time. Check out these ideas.

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10 Easy Valentine’s Day Treats

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

Valentine’s Day isn’t just for lovebirds anymore – it’s the perfect time to show your love and appreciation for friends, family members, coworkers and other important people in your life. Giving a homemade gift is a great way to bring a smile to someone’s face. Here are 10 easy ideas for Valentine’s Day treats.

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Flower Statement Ring Cake

Friday, February 5th, 2016

A voluminous ring of piped buttercream flowers in varying shades with pops of contrasting color personifies this stop-and-stare look of the year. The variety of flowers within the arrangement adds additional interest. Don’t be intimidated.  Each flower is piped separately, then frozen and added to the cake top later.

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Pixelated Perfection Celebration Cake

Friday, February 5th, 2016

If you geek over video games, sci-fi, or your favorite comic book characters, the Geeked Out cake trend is for you.  This square cake with its pixelated side pattern and cake topper is easy enough for beginners to make, using Decorator Preferred White Fondant and Ready-to-Use Gum Paste tinted to a galactic vibrant color palette.

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New-Age Candy Bark

Friday, February 5th, 2016

Color contrasts and unexpected toppings combine to make this swirled candy bark modern and new.  Two flavors of Candy Melts candy are loaded with salty pretzels, crushed ice cream cones, colorful sprinkles and freeze dried fruit for a treat that can’t be beat.

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Fruit Cereal Treat Cake

Friday, February 5th, 2016

Nothing epitomizes the Kidult trend more than favorite childhood cereals re-imagined into grown-up style desserts.  Here, colorful fruity cereal forms the five layers for a “cake” children of all ages can appreciate.  The Easy Layers! cake pan set is used to mold the layers to perfect size.

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2016 Baking & Decorating Trends

Friday, February 5th, 2016

We’re excited to share the 10 baking and decorating trends for 2016! DIY candy, herb-adorned cakes, copper colors and pixelated images are just a taste of what you’ll find. Learn more about this year’s trends from Beth Somers, Director of Creative Content Development and Tiffany Parotto, Senior Copy Writer. Both worked closely with a handful of other trend watchers at Wilton to create this comprehensive list of hot ideas.

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5 Easy Football Treats

Thursday, January 28th, 2016

One of the best parts about watching the big game is enjoying all of the food! Whether you cheer for salty and sweet treats or root for one that’s just plain sweet, we’ve got some fun and easy ideas that are sure to score a touchdown with your tastebuds.

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Help Out Your New Year’s Resolutions

Monday, January 4th, 2016

Mmmm. Smell that? It’s a fresh new year! What is it about the start of each January that is so exhilarating? There’s often talk about New Year’s resolutions being pointless, but the feeling of having a blank canvas ahead of me always makes me feel inspired, optimistic and motivated. I suspect many of you feel the same way. Here are some ideas that tie in to two of the most common New Year’s resolutions: trying something new and being more health conscious.

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