Archive for the ‘Treat Type’ Category

How to Use the Letters and Numbers Cake Pan

Wednesday, October 16th, 2019

Make a cake to remember, right down to the letter! By rearranging the inserts that come with the Letters and Numbers Cake Pan, you can create cakes in the shape of all 26 letters of the alphabet or any number 0 through 9. It’s a-b-c easy as 1, 2, 3!


7 Halloween Donut Ideas

Monday, October 14th, 2019

Looking for Halloween donut ideas? Do-nut worry, we’ve put together our favorite, most delicious donut recipes for you. These recipes are super easy and are especially great for Halloween parties.


How to Cut a Square Cake

Wednesday, October 9th, 2019

Cake is the best part of any celebration, however for those lucky ones tasked with cutting the cake, it can be stressful! Slicing nice, even pieces can be quite the feat, and if you’ve ever fretted about achieving cake-cutting glory, worry no more!


7 Birthday Cake Flavors

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019

Looking to try a homemade birthday cake this year? Think outside the box (mix) with these 7 birthday cake flavors. Whether you need something traditional like a classic yellow or chocolate cake, or you’re ready to try something a little more adventurous like a 4-layer red velvet masterpiece, these birthday cake flavors are great to have in your wheelhouse.


How to Transport a Cake

Wednesday, September 25th, 2019

The cake is baked and decorated – now it’s time to party! Whether you’re traveling 20 miles or 20 feet, these helpful tips and tricks about how to transport cakes will help ensure that your treat gets to wherever it’s going safe and sound.


How to Crumb Coat a Cake

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

Getting a smooth finish on your fondant or buttercream cake is easier than you may think. All you need is a simple crumb coat.


How to Make Black Frosting

Wednesday, September 11th, 2019

Black frosting has the potential to make any dessert stand out, but getting true black icing can be a bit of a challenge. Most of the time we continue to add icing color only to discover our frosting is just dark gray – not black.

Well all of that is about to change! We’ve put our black icing colors to the test to determine just how much color is needed to achieve your desired shade of black. Whether you’re using Color Right base colors or traditional icing colors, you’ll be able to get rich, deep black icing in no time.


5 Pull-Apart Cupcake Cakes

Wednesday, September 4th, 2019

Whether you’re hosting a birthday party or a shower, a pull-apart cake is a great way to serve guests young and old.

Made by arranging cupcakes into a shape then icing and decorating all of them at the same time, these pull-apart cakes require no cutting and are perfect for a grab-and-go treat.


How to Use the Cupcake Cone Rack

Wednesday, August 21st, 2019

Rack up memorable desserts in a unique treat stand that works for baking, decorating and displaying delicious cupcake cones. Our cupcake cone rack holds a dozen cones upright and steady for easy access and safe baking, and it’s dishwasher safe so you can spend more time at the party and less cleaning up.

Couple of things to know before taking a scoop out of our projects: Standard sugar cones work best, and 2 tablespoons of batter is just enough for a full cone that’s nicely sized for decorating. If you’re not baking in the cones, a bit of melted candy is a nice way to make sure your filling doesn’t escape the little hole in the bottom.


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.