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How to Pipe a Daisy


Try some fun color combinations: yellow petals with yellow or blue centers, violet or blue petals with yellow centers and peach petals with orange centers. Highlight centers with Wilton Cake Sparkles, or colored sugars.
Skill Level: None

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Step 1

Tint medium consistency icing with petal color and a small amount with center icing color. Fit one decorating bag with petal decorating tip 104 and fill 1/4 full or less with petal tinted icing. Fit second decorating bag with round decorating tip 5 and fill 1/4 full or less with yellow tinted icing.

Step 2

Attach flower nail template, if using, to Flower Nail. Using a dot of icing, attach icing flower square to flower nail.

Step 3
Step 3

Hold the decorating bag with tip 104 and petal icing at a 45° angle at 3:00 (9:00 for lefthanded decorators) with wide end lightly touching 1/4 in. from center of the nail; narrow end is pointing out and angled slightly upward. Starting at any point near the outer edge of flower nail, squeeze and move tip towards center of nail. Stop squeezing; pull tip

Step 4
Step 4

Repeat for a total of 12 or more petals. If using the template, pipe about 2 petals in each section of the template.

Step 5
Step 5

For flower center, hold decorating bag with yellow icing and tip 5 at a 90° angle, slightly above the flower. Add a center dot.

Step 6

Hints:

Flower centers can be highlighted with Wilton Cake Sparkles, or colored sugars. First, dampen finger slightly, then dip in colored sugar; touch freshly piped flower center.

Dry overnight in the large concave Wave Flower Former.

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Royal Icing (medium consistency)

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How to Pipe a Daisy is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 31.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I found an Easter Basket cake in a Wilton book and I duplicated it for a family get-together. The Daisy was easy and beautiful. A lot of people thought I had purchased the flowers for the cake they looked so professional. All you have to do is make sure the consistency of your royal icing is just right. Lying them in cups or something to create variations in the way the petals bend make them even more realistic and interesting.
Date published: 2010-12-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I really like making this flower. You can do different sizes and they look so nice on a spring cake.
Date published: 2010-12-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Daisies are always a hit! They're so happy, and I love to have them on spring and summer cakes!
Date published: 2010-12-06
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