My family will attest— I love desserts. One of the great things about making fruit desserts is you can dress fruit up or down. For instance, my last post showed just how easy it is to make beautiful (and tasty) popsicles in no time. But, when you want a dessert for a special occasion—a birthday brunch or wedding shower—canned fruit can also be dressed up. One of my favorite tools for making great fruit desserts is Wilton’s Dessert Decorator Pro.
I bought this tool last summer as a gift for myself after my piping bag tore and I made a really big mess. The first time I used it was for my Cherry Garcia Pie and it turned out so lovely I even impressed myself. I have used it for fancy cupcakes as well. I made some pretty good copies of the Cupcake Shop cupcakes for Valentine’s Day using this gizmo.
I prefer this tool over a piping bag because it’s easier to manage. The tip doesn’t fly off, and you don’t risk blobs of mousse or frosting exploding on your almost finished dessert. I have always received compliments when I use this tool because people think the finished product looks professional. My daughter thought the tarts we made looked just like some we got in Paris.
If you’re an avid dessert maker, I can’t recommend this tool enough. But, I’d love to hear your thoughts too. Have you tried a tool like this one? Do you prefer it over a piping bag? Why or why not?Tags: decorating, dessert, kitchen tools