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The perfect little topper for your baby shower cupcakes.
The ball shape makes bold borders and is the first step to learn for figure piping. Vary the basic look by adding stars, dots or spirals on the ball shapes.
The bead shape makes great borders or frames and makes great accents to letters and designs.
Grow a forest of Christmas Trees using ice cream cones as your base. Cut the cone to any size—just dampen to where the base will be and use a scissors or a small paring knife to cut around the cone.
Pipe dots for flower centers, faces, figure piping and border effects. When making large dots, lift the tip as you squeeze to allow icing to fill out completely.
These flies will create a buzz, as they sit on the cake wearing their fun party hats. Make them in advance with stiff royal icing.
Holly leaves build on the basic leaf technique. Use a decorator brush to pull out the tiny points that give them their festive shape.
Kid Candy Face
It's always a party when you top your cupcakes with smiling candy faces! Give everyone a different hat design using various colors of rolled fondant and FoodWriter Markers.
While some icing “embroidery” may be complex, the simple elegance of Picot is easily done in freehand with a series of small, simply piped dots.
Star Drop Flower
Drop flowers are a great way to add flowers quickly. Pipe drop flowers in buttercream icing directly on your cake, or make them in advance using royal icing and place your flowers anywhere. Flowers will be sharper in definition when piped in royal. The star drop flower is the easiest to make because the tip does all the work for you.
Star Fill In
The star tip creates the most celebrated, easily accomplished decorations! The serrated edges of the star tip make ridges in the icing as you squeeze it out. Because fill in requires so much piping from the same bag, keep replenishing icing in bag.
Swirl Drop Flowers
Drop flowers are a great way to add flowers quickly. Pipe drop flowers in buttercream directly on your cake, or pipe in royal in advance and place your flowers anywhere. Flowers will be sharper in definition when piped in royal.
The Triple Star pipes three perfect tip 18-sized stars at a time, making it fast and easy to fill in your cake. The proper wrist motion is essential to ensure that groups of stars interlock.
The Violet is an ideal “filler” flower. Use it to give an abundant look to all kinds of floral cakes. It looks beautiful in white and yellow as well as violet.