Archive for the ‘General Dessert’ Category

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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Mustache Madness: Make Some Mustache Treats!

Monday, November 9th, 2015

Who knew mustaches would become such a popular icon? It seems we’ve been seeing mustaches everywhere in recent years: on school supplies, party supplies, T-shirts and more. With “Movember” and No-Shave November happening this month, it’s safe to say this month belongs to the mustaches.

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Top 10 Candy Melts Treat Ideas

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

I love dipping treats and decorating with Candy Melts™ Candy because they are so versatile. They come in a wide variety of colors and flavors and you can do so much with them – mold candy, pipe with melted Candy Melts, make ganache, make candy clay – the list goes on and on! Check out this list of 10 different ways you can use Candy Melts.

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4 Recipes for Chocolate Lovers

Monday, November 2nd, 2015

Chocolate lovers, unite! We have a lot of different sweet treat recipes, but for those who just have to have chocolate, I’ve gathered some amazing recipes that you just have to try.

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