Which Ateco Tip Is Best For Doing "the Swirl"

Baking By Roxybc Updated 21 Apr 2010 , 12:44pm by SecretAgentCakeBaker

Roxybc Posted 19 Apr 2010 , 3:25pm
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I want to buy some Ateco tips, but I have to order online so I won't be able to look at the tips to see the size. Can someone please let me know which tip is best for doing big swirls on cupcakes. I already have the Wilton 1M, but I'd like to get the Ateco ones as well.

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Kima920 Posted 19 Apr 2010 , 3:29pm
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I use a 21 or 22 for swirls (the star tips) the bigger the tip, the larger the swirl is going to be.

MyDiwa Posted 19 Apr 2010 , 3:51pm
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I asked vita752001 and she said for this swirl:

http://cakecentral.com/modules.php?name=gallery&file=displayimage&pid=1632579

she used Ateco 847.

HTH

cupcakeology Posted 21 Apr 2010 , 5:54am
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We use Ateco 829 (open star) 869 (french) and 809(plain)

SecretAgentCakeBaker Posted 21 Apr 2010 , 12:44pm
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This link has a picture of frosting swirls ad the tips used to make each.

http://cakecentral.com/cake-decorating-ftopict-660896-tips.html+cupcake

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