This video shows you how to decorate cupcakes with 3 different Wilton tips – 1M, 2D, 2A. The recipe for icing is great for adding color or flavoring and you can easily change to consistency to suit your needs by varying the amount of water added.
1 cup vegetable shortening
1 lb icing/confectioner’s sugar
1 teaspoon clear vanilla extract, or to taste
2 tablespoons water (add more to achieve desired consistency)
1. Mix shortening and sugar in bowl. Add vanilla and water.
2. Mix until creamy and desired consistency is achieved.