SandraSmiley on 31 Aug 2019 , 4:08pm Betty! I think I just figured out why I had so much trouble trying to pipe! I was using cream cheese frosting. At the time, I had no idea it was too soft to work well for piping flowers. I need to break out the bags and tips and try with a stiffer buttercream. I'm still rather proud of this cake, by the way.