Archive for the ‘General’ Category

Celebrate National Cheesecake Day with Our 5 Favorite Recipes

Friday, July 27th, 2018

As if we needed a reason to celebrate cheesecake! Monday is National Cheesecake Day — so in honor of this momentous occasion, we’re talking about all things that involve tangy cream cheese, toppings and a graham cracker crust. A versatile dessert for any time of the year, cheesecake is the perfect blank slate to decorate with just about anything you can dream up — from a classic cherry compote to finely ground coffee beans. Read on to explore our favorite cheesecake recipes of the moment!
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Shark Cakes and Cookies and Desserts, Oh My: 4 Treats You’ll Want to Get Your Jaws On

Friday, July 20th, 2018

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Summertime’s got us thinking about sharks!  Whether you’re hosting a shark-themed party or surprising a loved one with an affinity for these creatures, we’ve got you covered. Here are a few of our favorite shark-inspired cakes and cookies.
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First Friday: Jenny of Jenny Cookies Dishes on Her Favorite Champagne Brunch Ideas

Friday, July 6th, 2018

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If there’s one person who knows how to throw a memorable brunch party, it’s baking blogger and friend of Wilton, Jenny Keller of Jenny Cookies.  Jenny recently hosted a beautiful champagne brunch for her friends, so we asked if we could share her favorite brunch ideas and recipes with you for our July First Friday edition!

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A Simple Father’s Day Cake to Make Pop Proud

Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

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Father’s Day is the perfect reason to celebrate dear old dad and the hobbies that make him unique. Show him how much he means to you with a personalized cake! To celebrate this Father’s Day, we dreamed up a flannel-inspired creation you can easily decorate to pay homage to a few of your dad’s favorite things. Use our example of campfires, tents and trees for the great outdoorsman in your life — or get creative: computers, glasses and books for the ultimate geek dad or forks, frying pans and carrots for the Top Chef in your family. The sky’s the limit!
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Cactus Cakes & Desserts to Make Your Favorite Cowboy/Cowgirl

Thursday, May 17th, 2018

Calling all cowboys and cowgirls — if you or someone you know loves all things Western, take a gander at this desert-inspired spread. We can’t get enough of the cactus cakes and desserts cropping up all over the web, so we made our own! Perfect for birthday parties, themed soirée or your weekly Westworld viewing party, these treats are sure to impress. (more…)

When to Replace Your Bakeware

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

 

When to Replace Your Bakeware | Wilton Cake DecoratingHappy New Year! Out with the old, in with the new – and that goes for your bakeware, too. Worn out and beat up bakeware can lead to burnt cookies and uneven baking, among other issues. Here’s when it’s time to replace your bakeware:

  • Scratching: If your non-stick pan is badly scratched, it may still be usable; although it will not be as non-stick. If the coating is scratched to the point that it is actually chipping or peeling off, then it’s time to replace.
  • Warping: If your pan is warped – bent or twisted out of shape – pick up a new one. Warping can when pans are exposed to high heat. You may hear a popping sound from your oven as the molecules in the pan expand due to the heat. This is normal, but some thinner materials may not recover from the stress. Avoid moving pans from one temperature extreme to another – for example, don’t take a hot pan from the oven and run it under cool water.
  • Build-up: Are you finding your muffin pans, loaf pans or other bakeware have residue caked on them? Over time, oils and other materials can build up on your bakeware. If your build-up goes beyond some slight staining, it’s time to toss them.

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14 Recipes to Feed the Whole Team

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

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It’s time to get your snack game on! When you have a crowd to feed, you need something that’s going to be quick and easy to make, and you need a lot of them. That’s where mega bakeware steps in as the MVP – the Mega Cookie Pan and the Mega Mini Muffin Pan will help you knock out these recipes in no time. It’ll be easy to feed the whole team!

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7 Delightful Caramel Apple Treats

Tuesday, August 9th, 2016

Summer is not quite over, but I know I’m not the only one who is getting ready for fall! There are a lot of things to look forward to when fall rolls in: cooler days, back to school and sports are just a few. What I am most looking forward to would have to be the sweet treats; my favorite being caramel apples! Sneak a peek at these must-have caramel apple desserts before fall is in full swing.

7 Caramel Apple Treats

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How to Store Leftover Icing and Fondant

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

BuIcSt30788 11You’ve just finished making another cake! You step back to look at your beautiful creation and let the feeling of accomplishment sink in. Then you look at your kitchen, as the next step is one of the most dreaded parts of cake decorating: the clean-up. While Wilton unfortunately cannot assist in cleaning your kitchen (believe me, I’ve asked!), we can help give you some tips on how to store leftover icing and fondant.

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12 Recipes to Make You Want to Eat Dessert First

Monday, August 1st, 2016

Happy August 1st! August is “Eat Dessert First Month” so I decided to load you up with some of my favorite Wilton dessert recipes! Cakes, cookies, pies, candy treats; we have them all! There is no excuse not to dive into one of these delicious desserts before any meal this month.

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