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Your Spatula Questions, Answered

Monday, April 21st, 2014

All metal spatulas are the same, right? Can’t I use a silicone spatula to ice my cake? Or, maybe a butter knife or just plain-old dinner knife would work. Why would I need more than one spatula?

Just ask an experienced cake decorator and he or she will tell you that not all spatulas are the same. Spatulas come in various shapes and sizes because they serve different purposes. (more…)

Create the Perfect Decorating Surface with Spray-N-Seal Crumb Sealing Spray

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

At Wilton, we know that the foundation of a beautifully decorated cake is a perfect decorating surface. We also know that a common decorating challenge is perfectly icing a cake free from crumbs. In fact, when we asked our Facebook community to list their top decorating frustrations, getting crumbs in their icing led the list. (more…)

Draw Colorful Details on Candy Treats with New Candy Decorating Pens

Friday, April 26th, 2013

I love using Candy Melts® to mold candy or to decorate treats. They are so easy to use – simply melt and pour into your mold or dip your treat! To make adding details to any Candy Melts® surface quick and easy, we developed Candy Decorating Pens. (more…)

Sweet and Easy Dipped Strawberries

Tuesday, July 17th, 2012

Strawberries are in season! With our easy instructions, you can make amazing candy-coated strawberries for your next gathering. Candy Melts® candy make it easy to turn strawberries or many of your favorite snacks into beautifully decorated treats. (more…)

Create Amazing Treats with Punch. Cut. Decorate!™ Food-Safe Tools

Monday, January 9th, 2012

Have you seen the latest Punch. Cut. Decorate!™ products? These items have been designed to allow decorators to utilize scrapbooking techniques in an edible, food-safe format. You may ask yourself – why do I need special stamps and tools when I already have paper crafting supplies at home? Can I use the Wilton icing colors I already have in my kitchen? Here’s a look into the ideation and science behind our latest products…

Introducing the Wilton Giant Gummy!

Saturday, June 18th, 2011

While browsing our website, you may have noticed the debut of the Wilton Giant Gummy Kit available exclusively on Each kit includes a mold, cherry-flavored gummy mix and detailed instructions to create this adorable addition to your celebration. (more…)

Help, I Left Out My Sugar Sheets!

Monday, May 9th, 2011

Upon joining the Wilton food team this January, I was really excited to evaluate our latest development, Sugar Sheets! They are part of Punch. Cut. Decorate!™, an amazing new decorating method that allows anyone to create beautiful cakes and treats with ease, even if they have never decorated before! (more…)