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Where There's a Whisk... | Piping tips and frosting patterns

Where There's a Whisk... | Piping tips and frosting patterns

So you followed the recipe exactly. The cupcakes have baked and cooled. They smell delicious. Hard part's done, right? WRONG. Presentation is everything, y'all. And frosting the cupcakes is the best part, because you can be as creative as you want! (Whereas, if you used that sort of creativity in your recipe, you could end up with some nasty cupcakes.) Below are the piping tips I own. Wilton only because I'm bougie. They help me create flowers, petals or just pretty swirly designs! 

Multi open tip #233: good for imitating grass and fur

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Round tip #3, #8, and #12: Use for basic swirls or polka-dots. Also the best to us when piping two colors out of two different bags!

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Open star #16, #18, and #21: good for soft fluffy roses and tall ruffles

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Petal tip #103, #67: sharper roses, petals, and leaves

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Leaf tip #352:  creates very pretty leaves and ruffle/ripple borders.

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Specialty tip #224: makes perfect little drop flowers every time!

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There are literally hundreds of different shapes and sizes. These aren't even the tip of the iceberg —GET IT?! TIP. HA.

What are your favorite piping tips and patterns? Tell me in the comments! And don't forget you can ask a question for the next "Where There's a Whisk..." by emailing me. If I don't know the answer, I'll find out!

Happy Baking, everybody!
-Ariel

 

All Tomorrow's Parties | White Russian cupcakes with Kahlua Buttercream

All Tomorrow's Parties | White Russian cupcakes with Kahlua Buttercream

Where There's a Whisk... | Bonus Recipe: Naked Carrot Cake

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