How to Pipe a Rosette


Learn how to pipe beautiful rosettes, big and small, to add charming floral accents. Rosettes are a great way to create quick decorations. Different tips create different “petal” effects. Rosettes can be used to add a simple floral accent to a dessert or to cover a cake or cupcake.
Skill Level: Beginner

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Step 1
Step 1

Using a decorating bag fitted with a star tip, hold the bag straight up, with the tip just slightly above the surface.

Step 2
Step 2

Squeeze to form a star. Without releasing pressure, raise the tip a little bit and move it slightly to the side. This will be the starting point of your rosette.

Step 3
Step 3

Pipe a line of icing toward the top of the star. Using a circular motion, pipe a semicircle until it connects to the starting point of your rosette.

Step 4
Step 4

To prevent a tip from forming, decrease pressure as you close your rosette. Stop squeezing right before you connect, then pull away.

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Ingredients

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Buttercream icing (medium consistency)

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Standard Coupler

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Whether you are frosting a cake or piping decorations, the consistency of the icing is key to getting the right results. Too soft and your decorations will droop. Too stiff and your icing will be difficult to spread.

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