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Bluebells are a smaller, slightly shallower version of the lily, made in the smaller 1 1/4 in. lily nail. Pipe them in white, pink yellow or the traditional blue.
This fun fowl is easy to figure pipe directly on your cake using stiff buttercream. Or, you can make them in advance using stiff royal icing on a waxed paper-covered cake board. If made in advance, be sure to store them away from bright or fluorescent light to prevent colors from fading.
The Chrysanthemum is a fall classic that’s easier to pipe than you would think. The secret to success--the curved opening of specialty tip #81 used with a simple leaf-making motion.
Your piped animals can be as lifelike or cartoonish as you want them to be. Begin with a base and add familiar shapes such as dots, balls and strings that give your figure personality.
Fondant Kids on Inner Tubes
Make a splash at the next pool party with our Fondant Kids on Inner Tubes! Have fun creating various positions and matching the faces and hair-do’s to your guests!
Add a figure piped lamb to cupcakes for Easter or a farm-themed party. His stand-up shape will get everyone’s attention!
For a life-like Lilac, tiny blossoms are attached in clusters over an elongated shell-shaped base. Arrange them on a cake top to create a memorable springtime treat!
The Lily looks best when petals are more pointed. If petals split while piping, slightly widen tip with a thin spatula. Or, add a teaspoon of piping gel to 1 cup stiff royal icing.
Lily of the Valley
Lily of the Valley boasts charming tiny blossoms descending from a broad curving leaf. The bell-shaped flowers and curved leaf each require attention to pressure control.
The sunny Marigold builds its puffy texture with row upon row of tiny petals. Practice the back and forth motion to gain perfect control.
Marking with Food Writers
Use these edible color markers as you would an ink marker. Write messages, draw designs and add colorful details to fondant cut-outs.
To figure pipe mice with an oval shaped body, you will simply pull out the end of a dot. These quick and easy characters can be piped directly on your cake or cupcakes.
To make the Monkey, you’ll need two copies of our pattern. Use one for piping on a board, covered with waxed paper. Use the second as reference while piping.
The Morning Glory starts with overpiped white cup center, topped by a colorful ruffled edge. Smooth together with a slightly damp brush—touch brush to your hand before applying.
Piping a Flower on a Cupcake
A cupcake top is the perfect spot to plant a flower! Think of the circular surface as a flower nail on which you can pipe petals for a larger-than-life blossom. This technique will work for larger petal tips, such as tip 125 used here. Try your favorite petal shapes to create your own fantasy flower.
Reverse shells look spectacular as top and bottom borders and as framed areas on your cake.