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How to Make a Frosting Flower Cupcake Decoration

Learn how to make your cupcake frosting look like a flower in this Howcast food video with expert Liz Sutton.


My name is Elizabeth Sutton and i am one of the head decorators here at the Amanda Oakleaf's Cakes. I really enjoy working here and being a cak decorator and mor specifically a cupcake decorator. You can come visit us at our store front it at 1 Pauline street in Winthrop, MA and you can also visit our website at and tody I'm going to be talking to you about cupcake decorating. So right now I'm going to show you how to make frosting look like a flower on your cupcake, this is really helpful if, maybe piping a rose is to advanced. If you're just starting out, this is a really simple technique and it can even make your cupcake look like it has a rose on it. So, we're going to be be using this tip right her, it's your basic star tip. What you want to do is again fill your piping bag half way, I've used pink italian butter cream to make it look more authentically like a rose and so, what you're going to do is start directly in the center, you want to pipe a swirl around once and twice and just lift up your tip and as you can see it looks just like a rose. It's very simple, takes about two second and it's a much more easy technique than piping with a rose tip.

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