When I was a kid, I was always that overly-eager girl who pressed her face against the glass to get a closer look at bakery treats.
I have always been incredibly impressed by artists who make cake their canvas, and still to this day I am known to buy treats with extraordinary designs.
I often wonder if I would ever be able to make something that cool using icing as my paintbrush.
But thanks to this instructional video, I now know creating culinary masterpieces doesn’t have to remain a distant dream of mine!
Check out the instructions and watch the video below to learn how to make your very own gorgeous garden of cupcakes.
- multiple frosting colors (preferably pastels)
- petal tip nozzle
- ruffle tip nozzle
- round tip nozzle
- leaf tip nozzle
- open-star tip nozzle
- drop-flower tip nozzle
- multi-opening tip nozzle
- To make a rose cupcake, grab a tube of pink or red frosting with a teardrop-shaped nozzle. Start by squeezing a small dollop in the center, then work your way around the cupcake with petal-like squirts. Finally, use green icing to create a leafy accent.
- To make a sunflower cupcake, use the petal tip nozzle to apply small, careful strokes of yellow icing to the outer edge of the cupcake. Add a second, slightly-offset layer of petals on top. Finally, switch to a round-tipped nozzle to apply small, circular dollops of black icing in the center of the cupcake.
- To make a hydrangea cupcake, snag the diamond-shaped, leaf tip nozzle and a tube of purple icing. Similarly to the sunflower cupcake, start on the outer edge of the cake and begin fashioning small petals. In a series of concentric circles, work your way inward until the entirety of the cupcake top is covered in sugary goodness.
- To make a multi-flower cupcake, you will need a series of nozzles. First, use the open-star tip to create a few circular globs of purple frosting on the cupcake top. Then, opt for the drop-flower tip and gently swirl and squeeze the frosting to make pink roses. Still using a drop-flower tip, fashion tiny white flowers using tighter, more controlled swirls. Finally, grab the multi-opening nozzle tip to add some green frosting.
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