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Wilton Goes Nuts!

March 6th, 2018 by Desiree Smith

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Nuts can be a polarizing dessert ingredient – there are those who believe they can bring a dessert recipe to the next level, and those who would prefer that nuts are absent from their treats. Wilton wants to celebrate this controversy-causing dessert add-on by highlighting some of our favorite dessert recipes that feature it as an important ingredient.

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First Friday: Spring Cocktails and Cupcakes

March 2nd, 2018 by Desiree Smith

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Welcome to First Friday — a new series focused on pairing wine and cocktails with our favorite desserts! To celebrate the arrival of March and the imminence of spring, we’re bringing you a flavor combination reminiscent of afternoon garden parties, fresh cut flowers and a luxurious cup of tea sipped as rain patters against the window. Today we’re pairing a Grey Lady, an Earl Grey-infused gin cocktail, with our Lemon Lavender Cupcakes. Get your teacups ready!

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How to Make a Marvelous Strawberry Milkshake!

February 27th, 2018 by Desiree Smith

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It’s everyone’s favorite fruit-inspired holiday, National Strawberry Day! Strawberries have numerous health benefits (like vitamin C, antioxidants, and fiber), and they are easily made into a variety of delectable desserts. Today we are celebrating this fantastic fruit by highlighting our Chocolate Covered Strawberry Milkshake recipe, topped with gorgeous garnishments for a treat that’s as beautiful as it is delicious!

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Wilton’s Secrets for the Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Ever

February 22nd, 2018 by Desiree Smith

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Delicious, uncomplicated and perfection when paired with a cold glass of milk, the chocolate chip cookie is the ultimate symbol of childhood nostalgia. It’s no surprise that the Wilton staff are extra passionate about their chocolate chip cookie technique — so we decided to poll our office experts to learn their secrets. Here’s what they had to say!

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Presidential Favorite Desserts

February 19th, 2018 by Desiree Smith

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It’s President’s Day, time to honor past leaders of the United States. Typical presidential trivia might include birthplace, important legislation passed, and even their beloved pets, but did you know that almost all of our presidents had a sweet tooth? Check out the favorite desserts of some of our former Commanders-in-Chief.

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Flower Cupcakes!

February 15th, 2018 by Desiree Smith

 

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Spring is almost here – we promise! – and with the anticipation of sunshine and warmer temperatures comes beautiful flowers to light up your day! Get ready for your baked goods to bloom with the below tips on how to delicately pipe a flower atop your creations.

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ICYMI: How to Make a Geode Cake

February 14th, 2018 by Desiree Smith

 

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Last week, Cayla Gallagher of pankobunny took over our Instagram page to show us how to make a heart-shaped geode cake for Valentine’s Day. Don’t feel limited to V-Day, though — these trendy, nature-inspired cakes are perfect for birthdays, weddings and any celebration that calls for a little extra sparkle. Want to try your hand at the cake that broke the internet? Check out the steps below from Cayla!

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Happy Galentine’s Day!

February 13th, 2018 by Desiree Smith

 

Happy Galentine’s Day, the most wonderful day of the year! It’s a day to gather with your best lady friends and celebrate what you love about each other. Female friendship is one of the most beautiful phenomenons of the universe – our fellow women support us, build us up, comfort us, and give their hand-over-heart honest opinion about that dress.
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Our Favorite Non-Chocolate Desserts for Valentine’s Day

February 7th, 2018 by Desiree Smith

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There’s a rumor going around that there are folks who don’t enjoy the decadent, creamy lusciousness of chocolate — and while we may raise an eyebrow at such a claim, we wholeheartedly believe that these non-chocoholics also deserve to be treated sweetly on Valentine’s Day. Here are a few of our favorite non-chocolate desserts for our cacao-averse friends.

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Our Favorite Valentine’s Day Recipes

February 2nd, 2018 by Desiree Smith

Valentine's Day Baking Ideas and Recipes

Whether you’re spending a romantic Valentine’s Day with your beloved or enjoying a relaxed night with dear friends, everyone’s favorite amorous holiday is a time to indulge in the sweeter things in life. We’ve assembled a list of our favorite Valentine’s Day recipes for you and yours.

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