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Vintage Baking Tips for National Bake Week

In case you needed the motivation, and we know many of you don’t, it’s National Bake Week! And it’s during this week that we want to thank and honor you. You hostess with the mostess, who bakes up a storm for birthday parties and baby showers. You organization aficionado whose cake pans and cookie sheets … Continue reading Vintage Baking Tips for National Bake Week

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Dessert Toppings: Frosting, Icing, Filling & Glaze

A delicious cake is made even sweeter when topped with a scrumptious frosting. But what about those other delicious dessert toppings? What exactly is the difference and when do you use frosting, icing, glaze and fillings? The answer below was first published in our vintage cookbook from 1959, Icings, Frostings and Cake Decorating Made Easy. … Continue reading Dessert Toppings: Frosting, Icing, Filling & Glaze

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How to Make Halloween Ghost Cupcake Cookies

Our friend and brand ambassador Bridget Edwards from Bake at 350 is back again to show us how to make these BOO-tiful Halloween Ghost Cupcake Cookies.     These ghost cupcake cookies are simple and sweet…and a sure hit at any Halloween celebration. The spider web detail on the “muffin liner” is so easy to accomplish. So … Continue reading How to Make Halloween Ghost Cupcake Cookies

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How to Make and Decorate with Whipped Cream

Whipped cream is a fresh alternative to heavier icings, especially when it’s warm outside. Its lightness lends a refreshing uplift to cakes and desserts. There is just one challenge: heat is not a friend of airy, light toppings. Whipped cream is used for more than topping slices of pie and ice cream sundaes. Often, layer cakes, … Continue reading How to Make and Decorate with Whipped Cream

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11 Questions to Ask Your Wedding Cake Baker

He asked. You said yes. Now the planning begins. When it comes to a wedding cake, it can be a towering masterpiece — or a towering disaster. Not all wedding cake bakers are created equal, so knowing what to ask can go a long way towards ensuring the cake that is delivered is exactly what … Continue reading 11 Questions to Ask Your Wedding Cake Baker