How to Pipe Swirl Drop Flowers


Made by adding a simple twist motion, swirl drop flowers have petals with a bit more flair and dimension, leading to open-looking Blossoms.
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Step 1
Step 1

Using a decorating bag fitted with a drop flower tip, hold the bag straight up, but bend your wrist inward.

Step 2
Step 2

With the tip just touching the surface, squeeze out icing.

Step 3
Step 3

As you squeeze, turn your wrist outward.

Step 4
Step 4

Stop squeezing before pulling tip away. Pipe a center if desired using tip 2, 8 or 18.

Step 5

Hint: Using different tips will create different flower effects. Tip 1G is perfect for making simple daisies, whereas tip 2F creates petals with interesting dimensions.

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Buttercream icing (Medium consistency)

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How to Pipe Swirl Drop Flowers is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 77.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Drop flowers Tyler ratcliff I want to make them out of buttercream and pop them on the cake
Date published: 2016-06-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love these so pretty
Date published: 2013-03-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Why does this one hurt my hand? Is my icing too thick? I seem to be squeezing it very hards, and the turning of the wrist kills me. I'm on my 4th class, level 1.
Date published: 2011-05-20
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