Archive for the ‘Techniques’ Category

Getting the Most Out of your Decorating Tips

Friday, June 21st, 2013

Decorating tips are an essential part of decorating cakes, cupcakes, cookies and more. With so many tips to choose from, it’s easy to become overwhelmed, especially when it comes to picking the perfect tip for your project. If you’re just starting out, choosing tips that offer the most versatility is ideal. (more…)

Quick Ideas to Dress Up Your Halloween Cupcakes

Friday, October 19th, 2012

Halloween is fast approaching, but don’t get scared! I have just the trick for your treats: four easy-to-do, ghoulishly good cupcake ideas.

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2013 Yearbook — Surprises for Everyone!

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

For over 40 years, Wilton has been publishing the Wilton Yearbook of Cake Decorating. The Wilton Yearbook is the ideal resource for decorators of all skill levels as it offers hundreds of new and exclusive cake, cookie, cupcake, and other treat ideas for all celebrations. Each design also comes with step-by-step instructions to make it easy for you to create an amazing treat. (more…)

New Deluxe Practice Board

Monday, April 16th, 2012

The Wilton tradition of cake decorating dates back to the late 1920’s when McKinley Wilton started to teach Pulled Sugar to European Chefs and Culinary Artists, and he in turn, learned the time honored European pastry techniques. Over time the Wilton Method of Cake Decorating was developed and the first product offered by the Wilton family was the “Encyclopedia of Cake Decorating.” (more…)

Decorate Shiny and Bright Cookies Using Color Flow Icing

Friday, December 2nd, 2011

It’s about that time of year again, so why not try something new to jazz up your holiday cookies? The color flowing technique is so simple and easy, but the sleek and professional results will have your guests thinking you slaved for hours. (more…)

Add Beauty and Elegance with the Brush Embroidery Technique

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner – a time for sweet thoughts, treats and delicate lacy valentines. OK, many of us will never receive those lacy ones, probably comical ones these days, if any at all. But we can still dream of those from days gone by. Now keep those sweet thoughts and turn them into special ways to embellish your cakes, cookies or maybe a candy heart plaque. (more…)

Transferring Patterns Using Color Flow

Friday, November 5th, 2010

Color Flow is such a fun and easy medium to work with. It is so versatile. One of my favorite uses is to make detailed icing decorations you let dry and harden before positioning on your cake, pie or cookies. You can “draw” almost any design using this special icing. (more…)