Archive for the ‘Treat Type’ Category

What is Ermine Frosting?

Wednesday, August 14th, 2019

If you’re looking for a not-so-sweet alternative to traditional icing, try your hand at ermine frosting. This French-inspired icing is one of the classic early 20th-century recipes being lovingly rediscovered by bakers who want to add a deliciously nostalgic je ne sais quoi to their iced treats. Firm enough to hold its shape when used with a decorating bag and tip, it also makes a tasty, airy filling.

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How to Make a Donut Cake

Wednesday, August 7th, 2019

Hello! My name is Sasha Nary, and I am a self-taught baker, cake decorator and creator of @ohlalaboulangerie on Instagram. I am beyond excited to share this festive and fun Donut Birthday Cake project with you! This is a great project for everyone, regardless of whether you’re a beginner at baking and decorating or a seasonal pro! The Wilton Donut Pan and Candy Melts candy make it very easy to create not only delicious, but also stunning and unique-looking donuts!

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How to Thin Candy Melts

Wednesday, July 31st, 2019

If you’re wondering how to thin Candy Melts candy to the proper consistency for dipping and dunking, you’re not alone. No matter what method you use, it can be tricky to get your candy to the proper state for your project.

Before we dive into the details, let’s discuss the difference between melting and thinning your candy. Melting candy is the act of taking your candy from a solid state to a semi-liquid state. Thinning candy, on the other hand, is the act of changing the consistency of already melted candy. For example, your candy may be technically melted, but a thicker consistency. Thinning your candy would mean changing your melted candy from a thicker state to a more viscous state.

There are a couple ways to properly thin candy so your candy stays workable and sets well. Best of all, it’s very easy if you have the right tools on hand!

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Easy Buttercream Frosting Recipes for Summer

Wednesday, July 10th, 2019

Lighten up your summer cakes, cupcakes and other treats with these easy buttercream frosting recipes. Packed with sensational summer flavor, these summer buttercream recipes will put you in a tropical state of mind!

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How to Make an Ice Cream Cake

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019

Hi friends, Jenny here from JennyCookies.com!   One of my favorite summer desserts to make is an Ice Cream Cake.  My whole family loves to help make them, especially when they get to choose the flavors.  You won’t believe how simple they are to make.  So easy even small children can help! Plus, ice cream cakes are great for any summer birthday party you might have coming up!

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Mini Cakes for Birthdays and Every Day

Wednesday, June 26th, 2019

We all know great things come in small packages, so we’ve assembled some small-but-mighty mini birthday cake ideas that work beautifully as individual servings or as smash cakes. From mermaid cakes that can work for beach or pool parties to floral cakes and even a classic (and gluten-free!) chocolate cake, we’ve got the tiny cakes you need for a tremendous celebration. After all, anything worth doing well…is worth doing well in miniature.

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7 Types of Buttercream Frosting

Wednesday, June 12th, 2019

From classic American buttercream to the less traditional boiled icing, there are all types of buttercream frostings that will take your cakes and cupcakes up a notch. While most contain the same or similar ingredients (eggs, sugar, butter), these buttercream frostings are each prepared differently, yielding different textures, tastes and consistencies.

Whether you’re looking to ice, fill, decorate or just lick the spoon, there’s a buttercream here for everyone!

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Double The Fun: 2 Colorful Summer Cakes

Wednesday, June 5th, 2019

Hi friends! It’s Lyndsay from cococakeland.com! I’ve been using Wilton products since my very first attempts at piping cupcakes way back in 2007. I’ve since gone on to have a colorful career in baking and cake decorating, including publishing my first cake decorating book, Coco Cake Land: Cute and Pretty Party Cakes to Bake and Decorate! I’m excited to be able to share some fun ideas with some of these Wilton products.

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How to Cut a Round Cake

Friday, May 31st, 2019

The games have been played, the presents are unwrapped and now comes the best part of any party – dessert! However, if you’re the lucky one who’s been tasked with cutting the cake, it can be stressful to make sure your slices are cut evenly (especially when someone ‘just wants a sliver’)!

Well, we’re here to share our secret strategy. Whether your cake is 8 in. or 16 in., you can learn how to easily cut a round cake into uniform slices – great for appeasing frosting lovers and cake lovers alike!

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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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