Any Idea What Icing Tip Was Used Here??

Baking By bakemeacake78 Updated 6 Jul 2011 , 2:32pm by galliesway

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bakemeacake78 Posted 25 Jun 2011 , 5:49pm
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Hey all,

I am doing these cupcakes for a 4th of July celebration, and I just love the way the icing was piped on. Any ideas as to how it was done?

Thanks!!

http://www.confessionsofacookbookqueen.com/2010/08/bomb-pop-cupcakes.html

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MamaDear Posted 25 Jun 2011 , 6:32pm
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Looks like a Wilton Tip 8B. Its one of those huge tips that doesnt work with a coupler. Its like a huge open star. It makes drop stars that have a circle in the middle. from the top down they kind of look like a flower rather than a star. Those cupcakes do look neat and it would be cool to frost one with just two plops of icing. Hope that helps.

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bakemeacake78 Posted 27 Jun 2011 , 1:45pm
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Thanks so much for your input. I'll give it a try icon_smile.gif

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chilz822 Posted 29 Jun 2011 , 5:09am
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She just posted a tutorial on her site showing how she got that same ruffle effect on the side of the cake.

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calicopurr Posted 29 Jun 2011 , 5:41am
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Originally Posted by chilz822

She just posted a tutorial on her site showing how she got that same ruffle effect on the side of the cake.



I AM BAKER posted a tut on how she got the ruffle on the side.

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chilz822 Posted 29 Jun 2011 , 5:46am
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ah, my apologies, you're right!

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lutie Posted 5 Jul 2011 , 9:26pm
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Originally Posted by chilz822

She just posted a tutorial on her site showing how she got that same ruffle effect on the side of the cake.




I could not find it...would someone please tell me where it was on her site...I have been on there for 25 minutes...how dumb am I ?

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warchild Posted 5 Jul 2011 , 10:21pm
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Originally Posted by chilz822

She just posted a tutorial on her site showing how she got that same ruffle effect on the side of the cake.



I could not find it...would someone please tell me where it was on her site...I have been on there for 25 minutes...how dumb am I ?




You're not dumb. I am baker's tutorial is for the 104 ruffled cake side rows.

Her ruffle rows are not quite the same as the cupcakes shown in the OPs link. You could experiment though. I've not tried it, but maybe turn your bag with a 104 tip sideways and pipe. That might do it. Test it it on your practice board first. Pipe with the wide opening out, then try it with the wide opening in, so you'll be able to see if you're getting the proper effect.

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BoozeBabe Posted 5 Jul 2011 , 10:37pm
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I cant find it either. All I get is a goDaddy site. ???

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soledad Posted 6 Jul 2011 , 3:08am
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Hope this helps, thumbs_up.gif

http://iammommy.typepad.com/i_am_baker/page/7/

scroll down a little.


CIAO

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warchild Posted 6 Jul 2011 , 3:54am
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Another side ruffle how to, from Sweet and Saucy. There's a link to her youtube video under the pink cake.

http://www.mysweetandsaucy.com/2010/09/ruffle-cake-tutorial-video/
though.

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galliesway Posted 6 Jul 2011 , 2:32pm
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She says 1M or other large open tips. Thanks for sharing the link these are amazing and I love her blog!!!

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