Archive for the ‘Spring’ Category

Mother’s Day Brunch Idea: Watercolor Sweets

Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

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They care for scraped knees, dry teary eyes, help with science fair projects and do routine sweeps for monsters under the bed. That’s right, today we’re talking about the women who do it all — moms! These real life superheroes should be celebrated every darn day, but Mother’s Day is definitely the time to go all out. And since Mother’s Day is one of the busiest restaurant days of the year, what better way to celebrate than a colorful and relaxing brunch at home? For home bakers who want to take their festivities up a notch, here are some unique watercolor-inspired Mother’s Day brunch ideas to liven up your tablescape.
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How to Make Buttercream Flowers

Wednesday, April 11th, 2018

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We can almost hear Miranda Priestly. “Florals? For spring? Groundbreaking.” Except we think these amazing, life-like buttercream flowers truly are something special. Desserts teeming with artful and realistic blossoms have been all  over Pinterest, Instagram and our favorite blogs — and although they look intricate, they’re fairly easy to create. Here are our best tips for making buttercream flowers of your own.

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First Friday: Rosé Champagne Cupcakes

Friday, April 6th, 2018

 

rose champagne cupcakeHappy April! The days are longer, the tulips are planted and warmer weather is just around the corner. To celebrate the imminence of sunny days, al fresco dining and the blog’s second edition of First Friday, we’re sharing one of our favorite springtime dessert recipes — rosé champagne cupcakes. We hope you adore these champagne infused cupcakes with rosewater buttercream frosting as much as we do!

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5 Pretty Spring Desserts to Celebrate the Season

Thursday, March 22nd, 2018

 

Bunny Butt CakeAfter a long winter rich with hearty foods and complex flavors, we are excited to celebrate the arrival of spring and all the fresh, bright desserts that come with it. From cheerful Easter treats to stunning floral decorations, we can’t get enough of these pretty spring desserts!

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8 Ways to Decorate Cupcakes with Tip 127

Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

Bold blue, orange and pink icing make these cupcakes a treat for all the senses! Commonly known as the rose tip, decorating tip 127 can also be used to create several other flowers. Mix and match these common icing techniques to put together a garden of edible flowers that are great for any celebration.

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Freshen Things Up with These Fruit Filled Recipes

Friday, April 15th, 2016

Fresh fruit, fruit jam or fruit flavoring – all can be found in these yummy fruit filled recipes. No matter what your favorite fruit is, one thing is certain: fruit and cake pairings are always sweet.

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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.

15 Cakes for Mother's Day

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9 New Cakes for Any Occasion: Birthdays, Weddings and More!

Monday, April 4th, 2016

Wilton’s team of decorators creates new cakes every day. We add new decorating ideas to the website regularly, and to make sure you haven’t missed any, I’ve gathered them all in one place for you! Check out some of the latest and greatest cake projects from Wilton.com. You’ll find a cake for every occasion – even a first birthday or wedding day. No matter your skill level, there’s something here for everyone!

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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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