Cornelli Piping Not Going So Good

Decorating By Emmar308 Updated 28 Nov 2010 , 8:46pm by -K8memphis

Emmar308 Posted 28 Nov 2010 , 8:12pm
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So i've been trying out the cornelli lace technique using royal icing. On the advice received here on CC i'm using icing of a thin consistency, with tip No 2, but my piping seems to spread slightly and doesn't hold a firm shape. Can anyone suggest what i'm doing wrong? Is my icing too thin?

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-K8memphis Posted 28 Nov 2010 , 8:46pm
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Yes your icing sounds too thin. Should not be spreading on you. Or you could change to a 'one' tube. But if you do you would want to seive your icng so no lumps clog it up and break your heart. Or you could just thicken what you do have.

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