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Lollypop Men Popsicle Molds

Lollypop Men Pops

To make a popsicle, all you need is a container to freeze your popsicle base – which could be anything from pudding to fruit juice – and a stick.¬†Popsicle molds have been popping up in all kinds of new shapes and sizes over the past few years, and you can find them in classic shapes and funky ones, such as robots. The standard popsicle stick, ... Read More »

Wilton 3D Lamb Pan

Wilton Stand-Up Lamb Pan

A large cake can make an impressive centerpiece at any party, and a shaped cake can even be more attention-getting. Scuplting a cake into a centerpiece is not a project that most of us want to take on at home, since it is a messy project that requires quite a lot of cake. Fortunately, there are easier ways and Wilton makes some cake pans that ... Read More »

Wilton Two Tone Cupcake Inserts, reviewed

Two Tone Cupcakes

Checkerboard cake pan sets have been around for quite some time now. The sets typically include a plastic insert that allows you to add multiple colors of cake batter into one pan without the colors running together, so you end up with a geometric design instead of a marbled one. Wilton took this idea to a smaller format and came up with¬†Two Tone Cupcake Inserts. ... Read More »

Progressive International Flour Keeper

Progressive Flour Keeper

The best way to store flour is in an airtight container, so that nothing unwanted gets into your flour and so that the flour stays fresh, longer. There are all kinds of airtight containers out there that you can choose from, but it makes things a lot easier when you opt for a container designed for flour storage because you get a few extra features ... Read More »

Wilton Two-Tone Cupcake Inserts

Wilton Two Tone Cupcake

When you think of a two-tone cupcake, you probably picture a marble cupcake where two different colors or flavors of batter are swirled together. Wilton’s new Two-Tone Cupcake Inserts allow you to make a cupcake where just the center is a completely different flavor from the outside. The advantage to a two-tone cupcake like this one is that each flavor of cake will be stronger, ... Read More »

Progressive International Collapsible Cake Carrier, reviewed

Progressive Int'l Collapsible Cake Carrier

Cake carriers are a must-have tool for bakers who want to be able to easily transport their goodies from one place to another. You can fill them up with anything, from brownies to cupcakes, but the real advantage they offer is in their height, since it allows you to transport a fully-frosted layer cake safely in a way that no other container can match. Cake ... Read More »

Pluck, the Egg Separator

pluckyolk

There are many ways to separate egg yolks and egg whites. You can shift the yolk back and forth between two halves of an egg shell, letting the white fall into a bowl. You can crack the egg into your hand and let the white fall between your fingers into a bowl. Or you can crack all your eggs into a bowl and try to ... Read More »

Mustache Baking Mold

Mustache Baking Mold

I’m not sure exactly what moment mustaches became a trend, but I’ve seen mustache wine markers, hats and even lamps at this point, so it seems clear that mustaches are here to stay a while. The one mustache-related thing that I haven’t seen yet is a Mustache Baking Mold. This silicone mold allows you to make a 16-inch long mustache to add a little style ... Read More »

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