Cream cheese frosting. What’s not to love, right? Light and fluffy frosting with a sweet tangy cream cheese flavor. Sure, it’s a given for your favorite carrot cake or red velvet cake, but did you know that it’s a surprisingly refreshing frosting option for summer recipes, too? Cool cream cheese frosting complements classic summertime fruit flavors, like lemon, blueberry and strawberry treats. Equally as delicious, you’ll notice a few recipes for our chocolate-lovers, too! (SPOILER ALERT: cream cheese cookie dough frosting awaits you.)
Archive for the ‘Icing’ Category
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.
Hi, I’m Stephanie! Do you want to ice a cake smooth? Make your own buttercream? Learn some buttercream decorating techniques? Find it all on Creativebug and learn at your own pace in the comfort of your own home. Here’s a behind the scenes look at what it was like for me to film these Wilton Method classes for Creativebug.
National Sugar Cookie Day is July 9th, and it’s the perfect time to combine a cookie with a summer time favorite: watermelon.
Looking for an easy Mother’s Day gift that mom will eat right up? Look no further. All you need for this project are a few things, including: a disposable decorating bag and decorating tip number 104!
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Parchment paper is a work horse in the kitchen, and it can make your holiday baking cleaner, easier, and more fun than ever before. Check out all the ways you can use it!
Need to add some iced details on the go? Or, maybe you just don’t have time to tint multiple colors of icing for those small colorful cake design details. No matter what the reason, you’ll love the pre-colored, ready-to-use Wilton Icing Pouches. (more…)
All metal spatulas are the same, right? Can’t I use a silicone spatula to ice my cake? Or, maybe a butter knife or just plain-old dinner knife would work. Why would I need more than one spatula?
Just ask an experienced cake decorator and he or she will tell you that not all spatulas are the same. Spatulas come in various shapes and sizes because they serve different purposes. (more…)
Do you have a fear of writing a message on your cakes? I do. I struggle with proper letter spacing, the height of each letter, and the message is usually creeping up or down the cake. My freehand writing looks like a ransom note. (more…)
I love baking and decorating. I love the excitement on my family’s faces when I have cupcakes or a cake decorated for the latest birthday party, holiday, or just for a fun surprise treat. What I don’t love? The cleanup. (I get shivers just thinking about it!) (more…)