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Cake Decorating

The plain tip/nozzle… Not just for writing! Get creative and pipe toppers of your choice!

Sep 26, 2012 |

The plain tip/nozzle comes in many different sizes, varying from a very tiny one to a very large one. The tiny one being used for fine detail and the different sizes graduating up toward the larger one can be used … Read More

The leaf tip/nozzle creates some great leaves

Sep 17, 2012 |

This week I discovered that there are a few tricks necessary for using the leaf tip/nozzle and it really was a case of trial and error. I couldn’t find much online in the way of guides or help for this … Read More

The grass tip/nozzle – Really only has two main uses; Hair and grass!

Sep 6, 2012 |

The grass tip/nozzle only really has 2 appropriate uses. Great for hair or fur and upon researching there seems to be a lot of Elmo cupcakes or birthday celebration cakes where the fur for elmo’s face is piped using the … Read More

The closed star tip/nozzle – Get creative! Pretty patterns and an intricate design is achievable with a little experimenting.

Aug 31, 2012 |

Remember how I closed last week’s post? With the eager excitement of getting down to some more experimenting with the piping of patterns using the closed star tip/nozzle to create an exciting effect. Well, the results were not too bad. … Read More

The open star tip/nozzle – Useful for borders, patterns and that signature cupcake swirl!

Aug 23, 2012 |

The open star tip/nozzle is great for use with cupcakes giving that popular favourite signature swirl of luscious frosting that you see on most cupcakes. It can be used for other patterns and designs and is relatively easy to use … Read More

The petal tip/nozzle is not just for roses or flowers! Useful for borders, frills, ruffles and more!

Aug 17, 2012 |

After last week’s researching I still find myself learning more and there is still much yet to learn. I have been struggling to find that ultimate guide that will tell me the names of all the piping patterns and designs. … Read More

Bamboozled by which icing nozzle/tip does what? Me too! Share my journey on discovering more about techniques, names, piping, icing and more!

Aug 13, 2012 |


I have been researching about what effects you can create with which tips/nozzles and there is a lot of information out there, but it just doesn’t detail what I am interested in finding out or maybe I just haven’t … Read More

Made with love! Chocolate with a hint of hazelnut cupcakes with little love box toppers!

Aug 8, 2012 |

I was really going for the wow factor this week and came up with these beautiful little treats. They are really pretty, have a light fluffy sponge and a little fondant or not so little fondant love box topper which … Read More

Decorating cupcakes

Jun 10, 2012 |

I am using a small star nozzle in the video for the first few decorating ideas, and a basketweave nozzle later on.

Click here to watch my cupcake video clip

For those of you wanting the techniques outlined on … Read More

An Introduction to Cake Decorating

Mar 8, 2012 |

Cake Decorating is an activity that can be enjoyed by people of any age and ability. Children, teenagers, grandparents – everyone can get involved. Some of my earliest childhood memories are of helping my mum bake and decorate cakes … Read More