Archive for the ‘Fondant’ Category

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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Fondant and Gum Paste – What’s the Difference?

Wednesday, May 30th, 2018

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At first glance, fondant and gum paste appear very similar. They are both soft doughs that can be kneaded and used for cake decorating. But don’t be fooled, these two cake decorating mediums are actually quite different. Let’s take a look at what distinguishes these two!

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Mother’s Day Brunch Idea: Watercolor Sweets

Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

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They care for scraped knees, dry teary eyes, help with science fair projects and do routine sweeps for monsters under the bed. That’s right, today we’re talking about the women who do it all — moms! These real life superheroes should be celebrated every darn day, but Mother’s Day is definitely the time to go all out. And since Mother’s Day is one of the busiest restaurant days of the year, what better way to celebrate than a colorful and relaxing brunch at home? For home bakers who want to take their festivities up a notch, here are some unique watercolor-inspired Mother’s Day brunch ideas to liven up your tablescape.
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How to Store Leftover Icing and Fondant

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

BuIcSt30788 11You’ve just finished making another cake! You step back to look at your beautiful creation and let the feeling of accomplishment sink in. Then you look at your kitchen, as the next step is one of the most dreaded parts of cake decorating: the clean-up. While Wilton unfortunately cannot assist in cleaning your kitchen (believe me, I’ve asked!), we can help give you some tips on how to store leftover icing and fondant.

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Woodland Animal Cakes and Cupcakes

Monday, May 9th, 2016

Cute little woodland critters are great guests for any occasion – birthdays, baby showers or just because. These sweet faces are almost too cute to eat! Check out the ideas below and click through each project to learn how to make woodland animal cakes and cupcakes.

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FAQ’s on Working with Fondant

Thursday, April 28th, 2016

We receive a lot of questions here at Wilton in many different ways – social media, email, phone calls, YouTube. Another source filled with questions and answers is, of course, this very blog. One of our most popular posts is this Fondant Tips & Tricks blog from January of 2010. It’s no surprise that the blog has received many questions over the years! We’ve read through your comments and gathered up your most frequently asked questions on working with fondant.

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3 Unique Ways to Use a Fondant Mold

Thursday, July 16th, 2015

Are you a fondant expert? Not a fan of the stuff? Not even sure what it is? None of that matters with these three clever ways to use a fondant mold! We used Candy Melts candy, cookie dough and buttercream icing to make some phenomenal molded treats.

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This Fondant Graduation Dog is Top of the Class

Thursday, June 4th, 2015

It’s graduation party season! When Beth from Hungry Happenings sent me her latest blog post on this autograph hound, I first thought I was looking at a stuffed animal. It wasn’t until I read the headline that I realized the little guy is made from fondant!

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The Original Classic Wilton Fondant is Back

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

UPDATE – July 16, 2015

We appreciate the feedback we’ve received on both the original and new formulations on Wilton fondant, however, the Original Classic Ready-to-Use Fondant is no longer manufactured and is not available for purchase.

 

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Cakes that Span the Decades – Experience the Tie Dye Blast From the Past 60s Cake!

Monday, July 28th, 2014

The 1960s marked the birth of a rebellious spirit – a cosmic counterculture of peace, love, music and art! The younger generation was no longer satisfied with blindly following the rules. They were asking questions, taking action and changing the world.
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