What Tip Did She Use Here?

Baking By Caet Updated 26 May 2009 , 8:46pm by Kpow

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Caet Posted 24 May 2009 , 5:22pm
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Does anyone have any thoughts about what tip was used for these cupcakes? She says it was a 1M closed star, but I can't find any such thing. And I LOVE how these look!

http://www.joyofbaking.com/.html

Thanks!

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indydebi Posted 24 May 2009 , 5:31pm
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I click on your link and get "Forbidden Access" message. SOrry ... can't see the pic.

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Kitagrl Posted 24 May 2009 , 5:50pm
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http://www.joyofbaking.com/VanillaCupcakes.html

Is this it?

Looks like a closed star tip to me, since the ridges are really narrow.

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Caet Posted 24 May 2009 , 6:09pm
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Thanks for the help with the link. Any suggestions as to which closed star tip to try?

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Kitagrl Posted 24 May 2009 , 6:17pm
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Here's a link showing the differences....

I assume the larger the tip, the fuller the cupcake will look.

http://cooksdream.com/store/840.html

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Win Posted 24 May 2009 , 6:19pm
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A 1M tip comes in the Wilton Cupcake kit that has several tips included...

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bbmom Posted 24 May 2009 , 6:37pm
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You can also just buy the 1m individually if you have a cake supply store near you.

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sweetsbyjen Posted 26 May 2009 , 1:47pm
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It looks like A 2D Narrow Star Wilton Tip, I know Micheals and Jo-Anns around me sells them.

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Caet Posted 26 May 2009 , 3:34pm
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I was wondering if it was a 2D... I know if you spiral from the middle out with one, it makes a gorgeous rose, so maybe it comes out like this if you spiral from the outside in? Guess I'll have to experiment and try it out. Thanks!

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sweetsbyjen Posted 26 May 2009 , 4:25pm
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Yes I have a 2D and if you go from the outside in it will give you that look. I also know that when I used buttercreams that were softer, (non-crusting) it kind of came out stringy like grass, weird I know but just wanted to give you a heads up.

I use a 1M and 2D on all my cupcakes, they come out pretty and it is so fast!

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Kpow Posted 26 May 2009 , 8:34pm
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That definitely looks like 2D. That's my favorite tip for cupcakes. I think it's prettier than the 1M. I bought both of mine at Michael's.

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cakeaddiction Posted 26 May 2009 , 8:41pm
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If it is indeed the picture that Kitagrl posted then here is a quote from that article.

(in the picture I used a Wilton 1M closed star decorating tip)

HTH

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Kpow Posted 26 May 2009 , 8:46pm
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Yes, the article said it was a 1M, but it really looks more like a 2D.

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