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How to Cover a Cake with Fondant

Wednesday, May 29th, 2019

How to Cover a Cake with Fondant

If you’ve always wondered how to cover a cake with fondant, you’ve come to the right place! Perfect for giving you that nice, clean finish on your cake, fondant is an edible dough that can be used to cover cakes and make decorations.

In this article, we’ll cover prepping your cake, smoothing your fondant and everything in between. We’ll prepare you for any troubleshooting issues and tell you how to get the best results with ease.

Beginners, never fear! Fondant can be fun and we’re here to show you how!

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What’s New from Wilton: Our 2019 Product Lineup

Friday, May 17th, 2019

Cookies and candies and bakeware, oh my! We’re gearing up to bring you one amazing lineup of new and innovative products in 2019. From fun decorating kits you can do with your family and friends to innovative tools and bakeware that will change the way you bake and decorate, our 2019 product lineup is sure to delight and impress!

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Decorative Sugars, Pearls and Sprinkles: A Beginner’s Guide

Friday, May 10th, 2019

If you’ve ever shaken decorative sugar containers like maracas before gleefully showering your cupcakes, you know the joy that sprinkles can bring. Ground up into a fine dusting or pressed into shapes, plain or bright, there’s a big wide world of toppings out there waiting to add color and whimsy to your baked sweets, desserts and ice cream. Here’s our guide to what they are and how to use them.

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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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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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Is the Mirror Glaze Cake the New Galaxy Cake?

Saturday, June 11th, 2016

Russian cake designer Olga Noskova is practically breaking the internet with these shiny mirror cakes. Her signature high-shine cakes are so flawless you can literally see your reflection in them. They’re blowing up on Instagram and we couldn’t help but ask, is this the new galaxy cake? She certainly puts her own spin on the space-themed cake. It’s out-of-this-world. Go ahead, see for yourself. (more…)

9 Star Wars Day Projects: May the 4th Be with You!

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

If you are one of the millions of fans of a galaxy far, far away, today is your day. Happy Star Wars Day! This unofficial holiday celebrates everything we love about the Force. Today, May the 4th be with you!

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