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{Cupcake Decorating} Basic Icing/Frosting Piping Techniques: How to frost cupcakes with piping tips

{Cupcake Decorating} Basic Icing/Frosting Piping Techniques: How to frost cupcakes with piping tips
I am sure everyone loves it: Standing in front of a cupcake shop and almost pressing your nose flat against the window because all you see are these beautiful frosted cupcakes and you ask yourself: Can I do that too? Of course you can! All you need is a piping bag, frosting and great piping tips of your choice and a little practice. Decorating cupcakes with piping tips is not that hard at all! If you are completely new to decorating cupcakes, I will show you a couple of must have piping tips/nozzles and how their designs look frosted on a cupcake. I personally love large decorating tips, definitely prefer them over smaller ones. Remember: You can never ever have too many decorating tips! What I usually recommend is to first practice piping on a board first, to get the hang of it. This is a great basic but oh so wonderful piping tip: A Large Round Decorating Tip. The star tip is used very often as well. My absolute favourite of them all cannot be missed here! It is pretty cute!

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