3 More Ways to Decorate Cupcakes – Wilton 104, 352, 233 Tips

Here are 3 more of the tips I like to use to decorate cupcakes and cakes. They’re lots of fun to use, so play around and be creative with your designs!

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How to Decorate Halloween Cupcakes

These are four fun and easy Halloween designs to decorate your cupcakes.

This is the cupcake and icing recipe I used: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iF-islIWwV8
For the cupcakes, I’ve added orange food coloring to the batter and for the icing, I’ve substituted half a cup of sifted cocoa for half a cup of confectioner’s sugar and added black food coloring.

To decorate:
Piping bag
2D nozzle
2 round nozzle (or any round nozzle)
233 – grass/hair nozzle
Coupler for grass nozzle
Candy eyeballs
Black licorice strips
Black edible pen
Fondant

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How to Make Fondant Pearls/Beading with a Silicone Mold

This is a great tool to help speed up your cake decorating. It makes a string of pearls/beads that you can quickly apply to your cake. The mold I have is 8mm, but they come in all different sizes to suit your cake.

I bought mine from NY Cake: http://www.nycake.com/siliconebeadmakerroses11cavities-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1.aspx. If you search on their website for ‘silicone bead’, then all the different options come up.

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How to Make 3D Butterflies with Cake Lace

You can use the butterfly Cake Lace mat to make 3D butterflies too.

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1. Preheat oven to 170ºF.
2. Mix 1 tsp original white mix and 2 tsp pearlized white premix.
3. Spread over butterfly mat and bake 10 min, then cool.
4. Spread pearlized white premix over cooled butterflies and bake 10 min, then cool.
5. Fold aluminum foil sheet several times to create peaks.
6. Gently peel butterflies from mat and hang over foil peaks. Bake again for 20 min.
7. Store cooled butterflies in box until ready to use.

How to Make Sugar Cookies and Decorate with Wilton Color Flow Icing

This a great sugar cookie recipe for cutting out shapes and decorating. The Wilton Color Flow icing is great for getting a nice smooth finish on the top of your cookies.

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Ingredients:

1 cup Butter, softened
1 cup Sugar
1 tsp Vanilla Extract
1/2 tsp Almond Extract
1 tbsp Milk
1 Egg
1 1/2 tsp Baking Powder
1/4 tsp Salt
3 cups Flour

Method:
– whisk together flour, salt and baking powder in a bowl and set aside.
– mix together butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
– mix egg, extracts and milk.
– stir in flour.
– wrap dough in cling film and refrigerate about 1 hr.
– roll out dough on a floured surface to desired thickness.
– use cookie cutters and cut out shapes.
– bake in a 350ºF for 8-12 min.
– cool on wire rack.

Icing:
– follow directions on Wilton Color Flow container.

How to Decorate Your Cupcake with Cake Lace

Very simple and beautiful way of decorating cupcakes using cake lace. I’ve also added the rose, but the cake lace is stunning on its own too.

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