Your Spatula Questions, Answered

April 21st, 2014 by Laura Hartnett

All metal spatulas are the same, right? Can’t I use a silicone spatula to ice my cake? Or, maybe a butter knife or just plain-old dinner knife would work. Why would I need more than one spatula?

Just ask an experienced cake decorator and he or she will tell you that not all spatulas are the same. Spatulas come in various shapes and sizes because they serve different purposes.

All of the Wilton Decorator Preferred Icing Spatulas are designed to make decorating easier. First, the stainless steel blades are designed for flexibility, giving you better control and dexterity for better results every time. Second, the ergonomic, soft-grip handle is even more comfortable in your hand, making each spatula easier to use whether you’re icing dozens of treats or a multi-tiered cake.

So, whether you’re icing desserts, adding filling between layers, mixing icing colors into icing or just filling your decorating bag, you’ll know which spatula is made for the job.

Decorator Preferred Spatulas

Laura Hartnett Laura is a Food Scientist and Director of Product Development of the food team at Wilton. She was brought on board to create all new products that allow our decorating community to express their sweet creativity and to ensure Wilton's food products continuously reflect the superior taste and functionality our consumers expect. Before joining the Wilton team, Laura was the Director of Technical Solutions for a dairy ingredient company. When she's not mixing up new formulas to create decorating magic, Laura enjoys entertaining and spending time with friends and family.

10 Replies

  1. Tammy beeson says:

    I like the 9 in. Angled

  2. karen says:

    And yes I still use a knife to ice my cakes……

  3. Elizabeth Evans says:

    9 in. Angled

  4. jan wuebbels says:

    My favorite is 9″ straight

  5. Susan tenPas says:

    9 in angled

  6. Ashley Van Leur says:

    9″ angled

  7. Claire Castro says:

    I use the 9 inch angled but I would love to try the 13 inch wide spatula. Do you know if Michael’s carries them?

  8. Maria Iemma says:

    I love the cupcake spatula. It works fantastic!

  9. pricela says:

    I love all of them but the 13in wide is beautiful and very useful!!!

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