Archive for the ‘Treat Type’ Category

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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How to Make 6 Easy Buttercream Cake Borders

Friday, May 3rd, 2019

Ready to graduate from spatula icing to learning how to make buttercream cake borders? We’ve got 6 techniques for you to try that will give you professional-looking results, even if you’re a buttercream beginner.

We’ve arranged these buttercream border techniques in order of difficulty, from “not so scary” to “I’m feeling brave today.” If you feel like you need a little practice, try them out on some parchment paper or a countertop before attempting to pipe them directly on your cake.

All of these borders will work on a round, square or loaf cake—just pick a technique and follow the shape along the top or bottom border. Still need a visual? Scroll down for our helpful video.

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Unicorn Birthday Party Ideas

Wednesday, May 1st, 2019

Hi! My name’s Sheri Wilson, a self-taught home baker and creator of @cakedesignsbysheri on Instagram. I am super excited to share this fun unicorn birthday cake project with you! Whether you’re a beginner or a pro at decorating cakes, this unicorn cake is a great project for everyone. Wilton Candy Melts candy makes it easy to achieve ganache drips on your cake, as well as being able to customize it to your favorite color!

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How to Decorate a Cake: 4 Easy Ways

Wednesday, April 24th, 2019

If you’re wondering how to decorate a plain cake quickly, we’ve got 4 easy ways to make Insta-worthy cakes for a birthday, shower or party. A perfect cake doesn’t have to be complicated – it can be as easy as adding a few colorful sprinkles. All you need are a few basic tools and some bold color to deliver picture-perfect results that are trendy, memorable and won’t wreck your budget (or your kitchen).

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5 Angel Food Cupcakes and Ideas

Friday, April 12th, 2019

Angel food cake is a light and airy dessert that’s great for any spring or summer celebration. Made with egg whites, sugar and cake flour, this cake is delicate, fluffy and pairs oh-so-well with a big dollop of fresh whipped cream.

We’ve gathered up a few of our favorite angel food cake recipes, including our new Angel Food Cupcakes with Fresh Berries and Whipped Cream, perfect to serve after Easter dinner or for a spring bridal shower.

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Our Favorite Cross Cakes for Easter

Wednesday, April 10th, 2019

A time for solemn reflection and celebrating new beginnings, Easter is the perfect occasion to share a beautiful cross cake with the ones you love. Today we’re sharing our favorite buttercream icing ideas for easy-to-decorate cakes that are both elegant and delicious. For even more Easter inspiration, check out our Easter page here or shop the cross cake pan here. (more…)

Buttercream Frosting Tips and Tricks

Friday, April 5th, 2019

Did your homemade buttercream come out runny or too dry? Are your buttercream flowers drooping or is your icing filled with air bubbles? We’re here to help!

Making your own buttercream from scratch is a great way to add flavor and personal flair to your cakes and cupcakes, but if your butter is too soft or the room is too hot, your icing may not come out as desired. Thankfully, once you know these little tips and tricks for making buttercream frosting, you’ll be enticed to ice every cake that comes your way!

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