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The Wilton School of Cake Decorating & Confectionery Art

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

You may be familiar with Wilton, but did you know that there is a Wilton School of Cake Decorating and Confectionery Art located in Darien, Illinois? The most exciting news for the school is that we will be expanding with a second classroom in 2013! (more…)

Her Road to Success Started at The Wilton School

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

How awesome to hear from a past student from more than 40 years ago! (more…)

Try Something New at The Wilton School

Wednesday, January 19th, 2011

Looking to do something new and learn something different? Have you always wondered if you were naturally creative or if someone inspired you, you could be creative? The Wilton School has provided excellence in cake decorating and has inspired creativity for over 80 years. (more…)

How to Make Black Buttercream Icing

Wednesday, August 4th, 2010

A common question we are asked is how to make black icing that really looks black and not gray. It can be challenging because adding too much icing color can impact the taste. Here’s what I tell my students:


My Favorite Decorating Tools of the Trade

Tuesday, May 4th, 2010

Every professional has their favorite tools of their trade. My three favorite decorating tools are: (more…)

Kids in the Kitchen – Having Fun While Learning

Thursday, February 4th, 2010

Spending quality time in the kitchen with your child can be fun and rewarding to both of you. Children love to work with their hands because they can see the results instantly and they are always very anxious to eat their results. (more…)

There’s Always Something New at the Wilton School!

Friday, January 15th, 2010

How many teachers can say they feel like they have traveled to 92 different countries, but remain in their classroom? (more…)