Archive for the ‘Techniques’ Category

Cake Decorating Tips: Tip 402 Used 8 Different Ways

Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

Make the most of your cake decorating tips! Who knew that you could achieve so many looks with just one decorating tip? Use tip 402 to create ruffles, flowers, petals and more. Best of all, no one has to know that these cupcakes were so easy to make!

Tip 402 Used 8 Different Ways

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7 Ways to Decorate Cupcakes Using Tip 47

Monday, July 27th, 2015

Get more use out of your decorating tips! Here are 7 ideas for decorating cupcakes for using Tip 47, also known as the basketweave tip.

 

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6 Easy Buttercream Flower Cupcakes for Mother’s Day

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

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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Create and Match Any Color with Color Right™ Performance Color System

Friday, April 24th, 2015

 

What colors are you drawn to? Bright and bold hues? Soft, light pastels? Calming blue shades or warm yellow tones? You can now easily create whatever color your heart desires with the new Color Right™ Performance Color System.

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Aleppo Pepper and Cinnamon Braided Bread

Monday, February 2nd, 2015

While we were pulling together our 2015 trend list, Middle Eastern and North African flavors kept popping up. Some of these are familiar, like coriander. (more…)

5 Ways to Use Parchment

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

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!
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The Wilton 2014 Cake Of The Year

Friday, April 11th, 2014

Wilton 2014 Cake of the YearWhen the idea of a Wilton Cake of the Year was announced during a trend meeting, it set the room abuzz. This new competition allowed the Wilton cake decorators to create cake designs that she (or he) thought represented the trends for the year. But it couldn’t just be an over-the-top creation. It also had to be achievable for more than just expert decorators.

Once the competition was announced, everyone wondered: Who would judge? On what criteria? And, once we had a winner, how would we share the cake with the world?

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Use the Inlay Cake Design Technique to Create a Beautiful Sponge Cake Roll

Thursday, April 10th, 2014

Whether you refer to the technique as Japanese cake roll or joconde imprime, this easy technique of inlaying designs in a thin layer of sponge cake batter is taking the baking world by storm. Let me show you how easy it is to create a beautiful, decorated cake roll with a technique called inlay cake design. I’ll walk you through it step-by-step in this video. (more…)

Learn How to Make a Layered Cake — Level, Torte, Fill and Layer

Saturday, March 29th, 2014

New to making layered cakes? Been intrigued by, but too intimidated to try, the multiple layered tall cakes that are all over Pinterest? We’ve made two videos to help you easily make beautiful layered cakes. (more…)

Quilling With Fondant and Gum Paste

Friday, December 20th, 2013

The art of quilling has been around for quite some time; it was used a great deal in renaissance art. Quilling is very popular in jewelry where very thin sheets of precious metals like gold and silver are cut into narrow strips, which are then coiled and shaped into different designs. Quilling is also very popular in paper and is often used in schools as a children’s craft. In this tutorial, I’ll show you the art of quilling using fondant. (more…)