Rose and Star decorationare popular with Cakes The basics to decorating is practices upon practice. STARAND ROSE 1. Practice with tip. Hold the bag at 90 degress with tip between 1/8 or ¼ inch above the cake.
Always use the other hand to keep tip steady. 2. -Squeeze the bag to form a star apply more pressure for a bigger start and less for smaller stars. -Stop squeezing the bag before you lift the tip from the star. – Rotate in a clockwise manner moving upwards to create a rose.(for cupcakes) ROSETTES Rosettes are perfect to hold birthday candles 1. – Hold bag at 90 degress with tip slightly above surface. Squeeze out icing to form a start without releasing the pressure.
-Move the tip into a tight clockwise rotation starting at 9:00 moving to 12:00 2. – Move quarterly on the clock 12:00 to 3:00 3:00 – 6:00 6:00 – 9:00 -Stop applying pressure and lift tip away ROUNDTIP DECORATIONS These tipsare used for designing balls , writing and circular cupcakes designs. They aresimple and easy to use.Dots and Balls 1.
– Hold the bag at 90 degress with the tip slightly above the surface. Squeeze the bag per usual. Squeeze to the right size for you. Creating a pearl necklace or football these are easy to do . – Stop squeezing the bag before you lift the tip. Writing 1 – Write on the cake first with a toothpick – Freehand and trace the pattern with the tip – Hold the bag at a 45 degree angle with tip slightly touching the surface 2 – Write using a steady and even pressure, squeeze out a straight line. – Lift the tip off the surface to let icing string drop.
This is to prevent tails forming . – Stop squeezing before you touch tip to surface. – Clean tip before you start a new line of writing. 3 – When squeezing glide along the surface in smooth motion. – Keep your wrist straight – Use your arm not fingers to give you a clean smooth writing. – When you master the curves on writing lift the tip up slightly as you write.
This will give you more control.