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Ice cupcake smooth. Pipe tip 13 swirled e-motion and c-motion hair; add tip 2B smooth side up band for cap.
Pipe tip 5 dot eyeballs, cheeks and nose, shape with finger dipped in cornstarch.
Add tip 1 dot pupils. Pipe tip 2 bead lips and cross on cap.
Add tip 1 modified zig zag line over lips.
E-Motion works best for bottom borders or western lariats. If you need to change positions while piping a border, push in tip at the end of the ?e? and continue for a smooth look.
The Zigzag is a popular way to fill in outlined areas, perfect for ribbed sweater and cuff effects. You can also use tight zigzags to cover the entire side of your cake?they look great!
The bead shape makes impressive borders outlines and accents on letters and designs; also a cute trim on clothing and gingerbread houses. The basis for making piped hearts
and figure piping.
Perfect for classic borders or cloudlike decorations, dots are a versatile technique that can be piped in a range of sizes. The dot technique can be used as a simple border for cakes and cookies, as well as for icing cupcakes or piping meringues.
This is a great technique to use as waves on water or for beach scene cakes! For water, use blue colored icing, or try a two-tone look using blue and white icing in the same bag.