Decorate Desserts Like a Pro

/ PRNewswire / — When it comes to sweet treats, there are countless ways to experiment with flavor, style and presentation. With the right tools and tips from Wilton Enterprises, it’s easy to make trend-right, tasty desserts that will impress family and friends.
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Decorating Trend: Buttercream

Buttercream icing, an American favorite, is resurging in popularity. Spatula-iced cakes and simple techniques show off taste and texture with minimal effort. If you're pressed for time, you can still deliver big results with ready-to-use icing pouches that function like a traditional decorating bag and tip.

Decorating Trend: Tall Cakes

Tall, slender cakes with multiple layers are also making a big impact; often by showing multiple colors in one cake or combining a variety of flavors. Save yourself the trouble of torting your cakes by using one five-layer cake pan set. Ombre cakes, rainbow cakes, naked cakes and more are all easy to achieve using the pan set.

Decorating Trend: Fondant

Wilton’s new Decorator Preferred® Fondant has an improved, smooth vanilla flavor and is softer and more flexible to work with. There are a variety of colors available as well as some new tools that add detailed touches to your desserts. Show texture with pattern rollers or use a fondant imprint set to dress up cupcakes. Add dimension with cut out pieces of fondant and add the perfect finishing touch with a fondant ribbon.

Perfect the Techniques

Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned decorator, there’s a lot to learn in Wilton’s updated decorating courses taught in craft stores across the country. Course 1 – Building Buttercream Skills serves up some trendy new techniques. Course 2 adds to the skills taught in Course 1 with a larger focus on flowers. Step up your decorating game with Course 3, which teaches a variety of fondant and gum paste techniques.

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About Wilton Enterprises

Wilton Enterprises, founded in 1929, helps consumers in more than 100 countries create, decorate and celebrate by making the memorable and the beautiful fun and easy. Wilton is the global leader in cake decorating and bakeware products, plus offers sweet treat making, party and wedding products. Headquartered in Woodridge, IL, Wilton creates world class inspiration and creative content, effective instruction and education, and innovative products that ensure the consumer's success. More information can be found at Wilton believes “We make it easy…you make it amazing!

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