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Buttercream Skills

Learn to pipe buttercream decorations. Wilton’s Senior Test Kitchen Manager Beth Somers will teach you all the essentials, from achieving the perfect icing consistency and color to filling and handling different styles of decorating bags. You’ll learn to use star tips to pipe borders, zigzags, scrolls and a round tip to pipe stringwork, latticework, Cornelli lace. Plus, learn to use petal, basketweave and grass tips to pipe textured decorations and use a flower nail to bring ribbon roses and shaggy mums to life.

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Lesson 1: Learn to use the tools you’ll need and get you started with buttercream basics.

Lesson 2: Learn how to use a star tip to create fun and easy techniques like rosettes, shells and zigzags.

Lesson 3: Learn how to use a round tip to decorate using picots, borders, lattice, drop strings and printing.

Lesson 4: Learn Beth’s decorating tips on decorating classics like the ribbon rose and the basketweave.


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