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How to Create a Marbleized Look for Your Cupcakes

Learn how to create a marbleized look for your cupcakes in this Howcast food video with expert Liz Sutton.


"Hi, my name is Elizabeth Button and I'm one of the head decorators here at Amanda Oakleaf cakes.

I really enjoy working here and being a cake decorator and more specifically a cupcake decorator. You can come visit us at our storefront. It's at 1 Pauline Street in Winthrop, Massachussets and you can also visit us on our website at

Today I""m going to be talking to you about cupcake decorating.

Today I'm going to she you a marbleized look using butter cream. The first thing you're going to need is a piping bag. You can use any tip that you want, I'm using a star tip. Pull the bag down. And I have two colors, but you can use as many colors as you want. Right now I'm using a white and a light blue. Starting with whatever color you want, you take a small scoop of frosting in your bag, then another scoop. You kind of want to just stick it off to the side of the bag so you colors get mixed together. And you just want to keep going blue, white, or with whatever color you choose. Keep filling it, overlapping the colors until you bag is about halfway full. You're gonna roll your bag back up and squeeze all the frosting. Twist your bag. As you can see, when you pipe on your frosting, you have a very pretty marbleized look to your frosting. The blue and white really goes well together. I think any color and white generally looks pretty good. As you can see, it goes out very pretty "

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