How to Pipe Icing Leaves


Make a simple, versatile leaf to add realistic details to flowers. Leaf tips can also be used to make simple flowers, such as sunflowers.
Skill Level: None

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Step 1

Leaves add extra details to flower arrangements, and they don’t always have to be green! Leaves can be piped in different colors and lengths, creating different effects.

Icing Consistency: Medium

Step 2
Step 2

On a flower nail or a flat surface, hold a decorating bag fitted with tip 352 at a slight upward angle from the surface. The two points of the tip must be vertical (so that it looks like an open beak).

Step 3
Step 3

Squeeze hard to form the base of the leaf.

Step 4
Step 4

As you squeeze, slowly pull the tip slightly upward (this will give the leaf a little lift).

Step 5
Step 5

Relax pressure as you pull away to form a leaf point. Stop squeezing before pulling tip away.

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Buttercream icing ((medium consistency))

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How to Pipe Icing Leaves
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