The Wilton Method: How to Make Candy Filigree
Beginner | 9 min 15 sec
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Personalize your sweet treats with edible candy cake toppers. Stephanie from Wilton teaches you how to work with Candy Melts to create custom designs for year-round celebrations. She demonstrates two different ways to melt the candy, and then shows you how to make a monogrammed letter, a spider web, a snowflake, and two-toned fall leaves. These delicate toppers are all piped from a decorating bag and harden in the fridge in about 15 minutes. They are a great addition to the dessert table at Halloween, winter holidays, birthdays, and seasonal celebrations.
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • Decorating bag
  • Tip no. 3
  • Spatulas: rubber and angled
  • Candy Melts in color of your choice
  • Microwave
  • Microwave safe bowl
  • Parchment paper
  • Cake board or other hard, flat surface
  • Halloween Spider Webs:
  • Black Candy Melts
  • Fall Leaves:
  • Candy Melts in Dark Cocoa and Yellow
  • Toothpicks
  • Food safe paintbrush (optional)
  • Snowflakes:
  • White Candy Melts
  • Wilton White Cake Sparkles (optional)
Downloads:
Learn how to:
  • Prepare decorating bag and melt Candy Melts in a decorating bag in the microwave
  • Use a PDF pattern as a guide for creating candy filigree designs
  • Create a brushy multi-colored look using paintbrush, toothpick and multiple candy melt colors (leaf segment)
  • Add edible sparkle sprinkles to filigree (snowflake segment)
  • Remove filigree from hard surface and top treats
What you’ll get:
  • Learn how to work with candy melts by making edible candy cake toppers
  • Detailed supplies list and downloadable PDF pattern ($8 value)
  • Step-by-step expert instruction in the Wilton Method
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions, and interact with other students
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