Learn how to make a piping bag out of parchment paper. Parchment paper pastry bags are perfect for cake decorating, especially piping small details, fine lines, writing without a tip, stringwork and for whenever small amounts of royal icing, buttercream or melted candy are needed.
How to put a nozzle on a piping bag? 1. Insert your nozzle into your piping bag all through to the pointy end. 2. With a pair of scissors, mark a line roughly in the middle of the nozzle. 3. Push back the nozzle passed that line to make some space. 4. Cut through the plastic horizontally where you had marked your line. 5. Push the nozzle through the hole. And you are done!Happy piping!
Learn my 3 ways to make two-toned (or even three!) swirled cupcake frosting. The second method doesn't even require a piping bag OR decorative piping tip. Click for my full step-by-step video, product recommendations, and more!
Get gorgeous cupcakes with this easy icing color guide. The simple recipes show how many drops of food coloring you need to get the perfect color, from pale purple to bright blue. Spoon icing into a Ziploc® bag and snip the corner for bakery-perfect piping.