Lilacs

Decorating By crazymommyof3 Updated 15 Jan 2009 , 11:32pm by kakeladi

crazymommyof3 Posted 15 Jan 2009 , 7:48pm
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I'm thinking of trying some buttercream lilacs. I was curious what tip would be the best? I'd like to pipe them directly on the cake. Any advice would be super!

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DsLady614 Posted 15 Jan 2009 , 11:25pm
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I have an old buttercream flowers book. If I am not mistaken it says to use a star tip. You essentially pipe about three layers of stars, each layer progressively smaller. Do a search on here for lilacs and you'll find several pictures of cakes with lilacs on them.

Interestingly, I'm going to be attempting this myself this weekend.

kakeladi Posted 15 Jan 2009 , 11:32pm
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Yah what she ^^^ saidicon_smile.gif

You pipe a large shell (largest star tip), then cover it w/stars from a tip 16. At the fattest part you layer another bunch of stars on top of that.

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