In this course you’re going to learn how to decorate unique cakes using a variety of beautiful piping techniques including piped flowers, piped shapes, silhouettes, textures, pointillism, piped lace, and intricate designs using buttercream transfers. I’ll start with the basics of how to colour frosting and store it and how to check the consistency and also show you everything you need to know about using piping bags before diving into the seven techniques of this class. You can do six of these seven techniques with any frosting, such as buttercream, whipped cream, or meringue based frostings. I include the recipe for my 4 Minute Buttercream in the course documents and that’s my favourite frosting to use because it’s easy to make, it’s stable, it’s delicious, you can create bright and bold colours with just a few drops of gel, and it stores well. I’ll break every technique down into manageable steps, showing you how to prepare your cake before starting piping and demonstrating each stage of the process so that even if you’re a beginning to decorating cakes, you’ll be able to follow the videos and replicate the techniques yourself to create stunning designs! You can use these techniques and copy my cake designs exactly or use them as inspiration for your own masterpieces!
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7 Beautiful Piping Techniques for Unique Cakes
Simple techniques for stunning cakes!
Created by Emily Friend
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You will learn
✓ How to use piping bags and piping tips
✓ How to pipe different flowers with frosting
✓ How to transfer piped flowers onto a cake
✓ How to pipe detailed shapes onto cakes e.g. rainbows, pumpkins, Christmas trees
✓ How to pipe silhouettes onto a cake with any piping tip
✓ How to pipe texture onto cakes using different piping tips
✓ How to create pointillist cakes with intricate or simple designs piped with tiny dots
✓ How to pipe designs that look like lace using just frosting
✓ How to trace very intricate designs with piping and transfer them onto a cake