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Now it’s Easy to Stencil Cupcakes, Cookies and Cakes With Wilton Stick-N-Stay Adhesive Stencils

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Gold Leaf Motif Cupcakes using Stick-N-Stay Adhesive StencilsAt Wilton, we believe that stencils provide a great sweet treat decorating option, and we challenged ourselves to find a way to make stenciling easier. Traditional cake decorating stencils tend to shift and move when icing or color is applied and the process can be cumbersome. We began development for a low-tack, food-safe adhesive — one that would keep the stencil in place without damaging the iced surface of the treat. The result — Wilton Stick-N-Stay Adhesive Stencils.


Quick, Easy and Creepy Halloween Cupcakes

Friday, October 28th, 2011

Creepy crawlers, sharp knives and monster picks, OH MY! These are not the icons of the newest scary movie, but entertaining ways to decorate your cupcakes this Halloween! (more…)

Treat Mom to Breakfast

Monday, May 2nd, 2011

Keep mom out of the kitchen this Mother’s Day by pampering her with a homemade breakfast in bed or brunch. Mom is sure to enjoy and appreciate the delicious spread you make. To help you get started, here are a few simple and easy ideas that even the kids can help prepare. (more…)

Quick and Easy Mother’s Day Ideas

Friday, April 29th, 2011

Pick the perfect petal for Mom this Mother’s Day. The sweet kind that is! With these easy ideas you can surround mom in an edible bouquet of flowers. Whether Mom likes chocolatey brownies, yummy cupcakes or delicious cake, here are some fun ideas that will have mom smiling with delight. (more…)

Beat Brown Bag Boredom!

Tuesday, September 7th, 2010

Now that the kids are back in school it is very important to make sure they get the proper nutrition throughout the day. Research has shown that kids who eat breakfast have higher school attendance, better overall test scores and improved concentration, solve problems more easily and have better muscle coordination. (more…)

Better Baking – Fun Food For Kids

Monday, June 21st, 2010

Kids love to help out in the kitchen and this is the perfect time to give them practice…plus, it will keep them busy. Wilton has so many products but they don’t have to be used just for baking. (more…)

Baking Alternatives – Reducing Fat in Your Favorite Baked Goods Recipes

Monday, April 19th, 2010

Fat provides color, texture, tenderness and moisture in our favorite desserts. So for those of us watching what we eat, how can you enjoy that delicious brownie without all the fat and calories from using oil or butter? (more…)

Baking Alternatives – Sugar Substitutes

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010

As some of you may know from reading my biography I am a registered dietitian. Sounds kind of counterintuitive…a registered dietitian at a cake decorating company? Well, now my nutrition skills can be put to good use by talking to you about better baking ideas. (more…)

Kids Halloween Party Ideas

Tuesday, September 15th, 2009

Wilton has been helping people celebrate for 80 years. I remember as a kid when my mom would make candy and cakes using Wilton products. Now it is my turn. This set-up for a kids Halloween party uses only a few products for several ideas. It sure stretches the dollar during these tough economic times.


Grown-Up Halloween Treats

Friday, September 11th, 2009

Halloween is one of the biggest holidays celebrated, second only to Christmas. This year it lands on a Saturday so it’s not just about the kids anymore. In fact, two-thirds of adults will enjoy Halloween activities this year! I can’t wait because I am hosting my first Halloween party for friends and family. I have the costume picked out for my husband and me, but I need to get the drink menu put together (since it is for adults).