Sunflowers Out Of Buttercream?

Decorating By trishalynn0708 Updated 20 May 2012 , 8:05pm by kakeladi

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trishalynn0708 Posted 20 May 2012 , 3:56pm
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I found this cake on here, love the sunflowers on top. can anyone tell me what tips are used to make it and how it's done??

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bobwonderbuns Posted 20 May 2012 , 4:13pm
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It's actually very easy to do: just make a ring of leaves (looks like she used a 352 leaf tip) and small stars in the center (maybe a 14 or 16 star tip.) I did something similar on a 6 inch cake for an older gentleman -- I used a #70 leaf tip and an 18 star tip for the center here:

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kakeladi Posted 20 May 2012 , 8:05pm
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My only suggestion is before you start that bottom row of petals pipe a ring of icing (any lg round tip such as 10 or 12). Lay that 1st row of petals over it. Then proceed as bobwonderbuns said icon_smile.gif

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