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Sotas


An impressive, yet quick and easy technique you can perfect on the first try! The lacy texture of sotas looks great in covering cakes, outlined areas and as a background for flowers.
Skill Level: None

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Step 1

Fit decorating bag with round decorating tip 1 and fill no more than 1/4 full with thin consistency icing.

Step 2

Hold the bag at a 90° angle, with the tip 1/2 to 1 inch above the surface.

Step 3
Step 3

Squeeze the bag allowing the icing to drop randomly in a series of overlapping loops.

Step 4
Step 4

Cover area edge-to-edge. Stop pressure and pull tip away.

Step 5

Hints:

Use only a small amount of thinned icing in the decorating bag; this puts less pressure on your hands.

The harder you squeeze the decorating bag, and the slower you move the bag, the curvier your piped lines will be.

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Buttercream icing ((thin consistency))

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Sotas is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 6.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from When I first starting playing with cake decorating (I'm a hobbist) I saw a wedding cake that was done in "Sotas". I came home and looked on the Wilton instruction page and made a cake to send to my husbands work. It was a little time consuming but well worth the time and effort!
Date published: 2010-12-03
Rated 3 out of 5 by from I found this technique easy to do but not too effective. In fact, we made a cake where we put this on but then decided it looked too easy and not elegant enough so we took it off! It was a lot of work to do that. I think it would be great for other cakes such as birthdays.
Date published: 2010-12-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I really loved that this was in the book. I had a wedding cake that I needed to make and this is what she wanted. It took sometime to get the technique down but once I did it turned out great.
Date published: 2010-12-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just have to keep focused on where you want it, they tend to go wherever if you aren't careful. Fun and so pretty when done.
Date published: 2011-05-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from We did this in class. It reminds me of spaghetti.
Date published: 2010-11-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So easy and funny!
Date published: 2010-11-30
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