Archive for the ‘Mother’s Day’ Category

Share Your MOMent: Cookies and Cannoli

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

In celebration of Mother’s Day, we asked Wilton employees to share some special memories and stories. For many of us, our moms – or someone who is like a mom to us – piqued our interest in baking. Who did you learn from? What special memories do you have? Or, are you a mom who enjoys baking with her kids? In this series, we will feature a different story each day. We hope you enjoy reading the stories of those who chose to share their MOMent!

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Share Your MOMent: Chasing Dreams

Monday, April 25th, 2016

In celebration of Mother’s Day, we asked Wilton employees to share some special memories and stories. For many of us, our moms – or someone who is like a mom to us – piqued our interest in baking. Who did you learn from? What special memories do you have? Or, are you a mom who enjoys baking with her kids? In this series, we will feature a different story each day. We hope you enjoy reading the stories of those who chose to share their MOMent!

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How to Make a Cookie Box

Friday, April 22nd, 2016

With Mother’s Day coming up, we wanted to share a fun, pretty and unique project to make for mom – or your sister, aunt, best friend, grandma, mentor – whoever is important to you! We reached out to Amber Spiegel, a former Wilton decorating room employee and creator of SweetAmbs Cookie Art. You may have come across her amazing video tutorials on YouTube and Facebook. For this project, Amber made not just one, but two videos on how to make a cookie box!

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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas: 9 Gifts for Moms Who Bake

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

Are you looking for some Mother’s Day Gift ideas? If you have a mom who loves to bake, make one of these items her new favorite. Or, bundle a few items together for one ultimate baking gift package.

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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.

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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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A Whimsical First Birthday

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

First birthdays are a big milestone, and many parents strive to come up with a unique theme that captures the spirit of their son or daughter. Jenny Streicher is no different.

As a Senior Content Designer in the Wilton Decorating Room, she spends her days developing new designs and decorating ideas for cakes and sweet treats. Naturally, Streicher wanted to design and decorate her daughter’s first birthday cake on her own. However, she didn’t stop at one cake – she made five different cakes that created one whimsical first birthday.

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Dreams of Coral Cake

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

Girls of all ages will love this amazing Dreams of Coral Cake.  Embellished with candy pieces, meringues and marbleized ganache, this homemade cake is striking and elegant.  Use it for birthdays, weddings or even Mother’s Day!

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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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Peach Cobbler Butterfly Cupcakes

Friday, May 8th, 2015

The latest cupcake creation from Beth at Hungry Happenings has my heart fluttering. These beautiful peach cobbler flavored cupcakes are just perfect in Wilton’s butterfly pleated baking cups. Beth’s inspiration for these cupcakes comes from her mother and are a lovely little sweet treat for Mother’s Day.

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