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8 Healthier Dessert Ideas

January 16th, 2019 by Desiree Smith

Do you have a New Year’s resolution to make healthier food choices? Just because you’re trying to eat better doesn’t mean you have to give up on the things you love. Indulge your cravings without the guilt with these healthier dessert ideas.

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Cheers to A Sweet Year: The Best Dessert Trends of 2019

January 11th, 2019 by Desiree Smith

Looking for new ways to do dessert? We’ve rounded up the latest trends in baking, decorating and making delicious desserts that double as eye candy.

Drip-down sprinkles, lots of texture, painted-on cakes, alcohol-infused treats, metallic finishes and mini desserts are just a few of the fun and trendy ideas for 2019.

Once you take a look, we’re sure you’ll want to try them all!

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Quick and Easy Game Day Recipes

January 9th, 2019 by Desiree Smith

Snack like a pro with the best party food ideas that will get the football fans in your life pumped for the big game! Whether you’re there for the halftime show, the commercials or the game itself, we can all agree that the food is the best part of any game day.  So, when you need to feed a hungry crowd, we’ve got you covered with these easy-to-make appetizers and desserts full of tasty flavors that are sure to bowl everyone over.

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How to Make Buttercream Frosting

January 4th, 2019 by Desiree Smith

How to Make Buttercream Frosting

Learn how to make buttercream frosting with this easy and delicious recipe. Great for piping, spreading, filling, decorating and more, this homemade buttercream is certainly one of our favorites!

Unlike other buttercreams out there, this recipe allows you to adjust the consistency of your icing. You can make a stiff or medium consistency for piping flowers or boarders, or you can thin the buttercream down to make a silky frosting, perfect for icing a cake. This buttercream also works as a great base for adding different flavors or colors.

A simple recipe for beginners to add to their wheelhouse, this homemade buttercream frosting will have you ditching store-bought stuff and going for the real deal.

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7 Winter Cakes for January Birthdays

January 2nd, 2019 by Desiree Smith

Are you lucky enough to start the year off with a birthday? If you or a loved one are celebrating a January birthday, these cakes and desserts are sure to pack on the birthday fun.

From snowy mirror glaze cakes to adorable polar bear treats, these winter-themed sweets are snow joke!

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Three Ways To Use the Star Decorating Tip

December 28th, 2018 by Desiree Smith

For you cake decorating lovers out there, have we got the tool for you! Wilton’s 4B tip is a versatile superstar – literally – when it comes to creating patterns and designs on your sweet treats to your culinary creations.

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Rose Gold Cake for New Year’s Eve!

December 26th, 2018 by Desiree Smith

2019 is almost here and it’s time to celebrate! The New Year is known for glitter and champagne, so send 2018 out in style with this gorgeous Rose Gold & Pink Cake. Decorated with delicious buttercream and shimmering fondant pieces, this festive cake can make an appearance at other celebratory events throughout the year like birthdays, anniversaries, and bridal showers!

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Our Favorite Christmas Desserts From Our Favorite Influencers

December 20th, 2018 by Desiree Smith

As Christmas approaches, we took a look at some of our favorite influencer holiday projects. Be inspired by these fun and festive desserts and try one out for your holiday party this year!
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7 Easy Christmas Dessert Recipes Yule Be Sure to Love!

December 19th, 2018 by Desiree Smith

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Believe it or not, Christmas is right around the corner. Before Santa makes his appearance, make sure you get your best Christmas dessert recipes ready! With these recipes, you can leave him some sweet holiday cheer – with enough left over for the whole family. We’ve put together a list of some of our favorite Christmas desserts and treats that are sure to make this Christmas season one Yule remember for many years.

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How to Decorate a Gingerbread House

December 17th, 2018 by Desiree Smith

How to Decorate a Gingerbread House

There’s nothing quite like gathering the family together and decorating a gingerbread house.

Often purchased as a kit with several decorating supplies included, gingerbread houses give you the freedom to follow the instructions or make the house your own. And whether you’re a by-the-book decorator or a creative mind with a whimsical idea, there’s no denying that this is where holiday memories are built.

But like any sturdy house, it’s all about laying a strong foundation. With these simple tips and tricks, you can design and decorate a house that will stand the test of time.

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