Need Help Fast

Decorating By kimpa Updated 8 Feb 2009 , 10:51pm by cakeballs

kimpa Posted 7 Feb 2009 , 6:40pm
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I can't find my grass tip 233, is there some other tip I can use to make grass.. Someone please help quick.

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Kiddiekakes Posted 7 Feb 2009 , 6:50pm
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Use tip 2 or 3 and individually pipe each blade of grass!

kimpa Posted 7 Feb 2009 , 6:52pm
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Oh my, that will take forever!

jennicita Posted 7 Feb 2009 , 6:57pm
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I just saw a good idea in one of Debbie Brown's books - pressing the star tip into fondant repeatedly to give a grassy appearance. It works on fondant so why not give it a try in buttercream? Dip it in and "pull" up the blades.

Or a rough layer of frosting with just the occasional bunch of blades sticking up.

I guess it depends on the cake!

Good luck!

-K8memphis Posted 7 Feb 2009 , 6:58pm
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Use a leaf tip to cover a lot of ground, just pipe them straight up. Then fill in with the round tips maybe.

I mean if the area is colored green already, if you just do groups of three blades of grass, you got the point across.

kimpa Posted 7 Feb 2009 , 7:02pm
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Thanks for the ideas

cakeballs Posted 8 Feb 2009 , 10:51pm
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On Ace of Cakes (for the Harry Potter cake) they spread green icing in a thin sheet, let it dry, then crumbled it and covered trees with it. I don't know how fast it is but it's another idea.

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