The star tip creates the most celebrated, easily accomplished decorations! The pull-out star technique can be used for fun, furry creatures, or for textured hair for your cakes.
Buttercream icing medium consistency
Fit the decorating bag with Open Star Decorating Tip 16 and fill 1/2 full with medium consistency icing. Hold the decorating bag 90° straight up; the tip should be 1/8 in. above surface as shown.
Squeeze bag to form star.
Pull tip up and gradually decrease pressure as you pull away. Stop pressure and pull away. Work from the bottom to the top of area to be covered with pull-out stars.