Make Icing for Piping Bags

How To : Put together a paper piping bag for icing

Cake decorating requires A LOT of materials. But that doesn't mean you have to purchase everything you use. In fact, you can make many of the things you need, including your icing bag. Take a gander at this video to learn how to assemble a paper piping bag for icing.

How To : Fill a paper piping bag with icing

The way you add icing to a baked good shows whether you're an amateur baker or one with professional cake decorating chops. Make sure your next cupcakes and cakes are smooth and beautiful by checking out this video on how to fill a paper piping bag with icing, minus the mess.

How To : Ice a cake or pastries without a piping bag

Decorating a cake and realize you don't have any of those professional piping bags? Not to worry! If you have some wax paper, then you have everything you need to be able to make your own piping bag for icing! Ice a cake or pastries without a piping bag. Click through to watch ...more

How To : Ice a cupcake easily using a piping bag

If you've never iced a cupcake before, then first of all, put down that spatula (we know it's SO much easier and faster, but your cupcake will also look like crap in the end and you know it). Pick up an icing bag and the tip of your choice and then check out this video. You'l ...more

How To : Hold a piping bag properly when frosting a cake

If you want to get serious about decorating your cakes and cupcakes then you have to know how to ice them properly. The biggest mistake beginners make is that they hold the piping bag in the center and just squeeze the icing out. But this method lacks control and makes some ex ...more

How To : Add a coupler & icing to your decorating bag

In this video tutorial, viewers will learn about decorating bag basics. A decorating bag is used to pipe semi-solid foods by pressing them through a narrow opening at one end for many purposes, including cake decoration. Viewers will learn about the types of decorating bags, h ...more

How To : Use basic tips when piping icing on cakes

In this clip, learn all about the round, star, leaf and petal ruffle tips that you can use to pipe basic designs onto your cakes. These are the most important tips to have in your arsenal and in this clip, Nancy from Wilton will tell you all about them.

How To : Ice cupcakes like a professional

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to ice cupcakes. In order to ice a cupcakes, users will need a piping bag, tips, coupler and a spatula. Screw the coupler at the end of the piping bag and select a tip to put on the end of the coupler. Fold the bag 2-3 inches downward ...more

How To : Frost Your Cake Like a Pro

Cake decorating is one of those activities that used to leave my hands sticky and my spirits dampened. No matter what I seemed to do, the final result always ended up looking like a preschool art project. Thankfully, I've discovered a few tips that make the whole mess a bit m ...more

How To : 5-Minute Super Bowl Snacks for the Win

Planning a Super Bowl party, or any football-themed party for that matter, can be fun for even the most craft-adverse host, as almost anything brown can turn into a football with just a little decoration. With a little planning, you won't be serving up any Pinterest fails this ...more

How To : Make molded rose cake decorations

This tutorial shows how to make tiny molded roses and leaves that you could put on cupcakes. To start you only need a few ingredients: icing sugar, water, paste coloring, fondant icing sugar, and a piping bag (optional). Mix all ingredients together, then put them in a bag so ...more

How To : Create sunflower and ladybug cupcakes for summer

These cupcakes look a lot harder to decorate than they actually are. Using food coloring, icing, and clevery piping, you can herald the coming of summer with the pretty deliciousness of this sunflower cupcake. You'll need icing, a ziplock bag, food coloring, and oreo cookies ...more

How To : Brighten Up Your Baked Goods with DIY Sprinkles

Sprinkles are a gateway to excitement, whether it's a birthday party with friends or an ice cream sundae by yourself. It may seem like these colorful creations can only come from the grocery store, but it's actually pretty easy to make beautiful sprinkles in your own kitchen. ...more

How To : Decorate a cake using pastry bags and cones

In this video, we learn easy cake decorating tips and ideas. To make a pastry cone, you just need parchment paper! First grab a square of parchment paper then fold into a large triangle. Now, open the square up and cut where the line is in the middle. Grab one of the triangles ...more

How To : Make a cupcake bouquet

This video shows how easy it is to make a great looking cupcake bouquet. You will need half a Styrofoam ball, a flower pot, some toothpicks, a piping bag with a flower tip, some colored icing and, of course, the cupcakes. Place the piece of Styrofoam in the flower pot and arra ...more

How To : Decorate cake borders

Don't serve your guests a plain old cake. Jazz it up with these decorative borders. You will need a cake stand, piping bags, round and star pastry tips and a coupler. These cake decorating items can be found online or at a specialty food store. You will also need some room- te ...more

How To : Decorate a bronze beauty cake with fondant

In this tutorial, we learn how to decorate a bronze beauty cake with fondant. Start off by coloring the cake with a light bronze or buttercream color. After you do this, you will need to mix up some medium brown colored icing and place it into a piping bag. When you do this, y ...more

How To : Make a simple drop flower for cake decoration

Little Lady Cakes shows how easy it is to make drop flowers for your cakes. These decorations will help make any cake look just a bit prettier. * Be sure to use medium consistency icing and a drop flower decorating tip. * Keep the bag vertical, and twist your wrist while pipi ...more

How To : Make beautiful pink roses out of frosting

Dream of one day becoming a world-famous pastry chef, or simply want a quick yet impactful decoration to put on your next cake? Then take a look at this cake decorating video to learn a quick and easy way to make frosting roses. We know you can probably buy these frosting ros ...more

How To : Make Buttercream Icing Cherry Blossoms

Make Beautiful Cherry Blossoms Out of IcingDecorating a cake or cupcake with cherry blossoms is easy - I'll show you how. First gather what you need: STIFF icing (see below for icing recipe) STIFF icing in brown for stamens, MEDIUM icing in brown for branches (see step #7 belo ...more

How To : Make and decorate a wildlife safari cake

In order to prepare and decorate a Wildlife Safari Cake, you will need to pre-prepare royal icing and a pre-made cake. Use a large leaf tip to make palm trees. Make the leaves of a palm tree on a round dome. Allow it to dry over night. Use pretzels as the trunk of the tree. A ...more

How To : Decorate colorful Christmas cookies with Cat Cora

It's the holiday season, which means that more likely than not your kitchen will soon be rife with the sweet, nostalgic wafts of cinnamon, nutmeg, sugar cookies, and gingerbread. If you're going to be baking this holiday season, why not amp up your Christmas cookies by learnin ...more

How To : Make & decorate a bearing birthday balloon cake

In this video, we learn how to make & decorate a bearing birthday balloon cake. Use a three dimensional pan to make this and use pound cake for a more firm cake. Start with outlining the mouth and doing the facial features. Then, fill the ears in with pink and place stars with ...more

How To : Cover a cake with fondant sugar paste

In this video cake decorating tutorial, the instructors take you through the steps of learning how to cover a cake with rolled fondant. To follow these directions, you will need a cake made with whole eggs (as that affects the consistency), buttercream icing, piping gel, a one ...more

How To : Make & decorate a butterfly cake

In this tutorial, we learn how to make & decorate a butterfly cake. First, you will use a butterfly shaped pan to bake the cake in so it's already shaped. After letting it cool, you can cover the entire thing in a thin layer of white icing. Then, fill some icing into bags, usi ...more

How To : Use couplers for cake decoration

This video shows you how to use couplers for cake decoration using these steps: 1. Couplers usually come in two plastic pieces, a base and a ring. This system fits inside cake decorating bags or cones and allows you to use the same icing with different tips. 2. Choose which t ...more

How To : Level (tort) a cake and add icing filling

As any habitual baker knows, the cake making process doesn't end when you pull out the piping hot masterpiece from the oven. From there, you have to level out the cake - shaving off any areas that are jutting out or not fitting the shape you desire - and also add layers of ici ...more

How To : Fold a parchment paper bag for cake decorating

For those of you who want to learn how the parchment bags are folded, here is a step by step guide on how to do it. Watch this how to video and see how easy it is to use parchment paper to make a piping bag when you don't have one handy.

How To : Create candlewicking embroidery on a cake

In order to create Candlewicking Embroidery on a cake, you will need the following: prepared icing, a #4 decorating tip, #2 decorating tip, a cake that has been iced, and decorating bags filled with icing. Use the #4 decorating tip to create and ornate dot pattern along the s ...more

How To : Decorate a cake with piped scrolls of icing

This video cake decorating tutorial shows how to design piped scrolls of frosting on a cake. Start with a tube 44 or 43 at one point and twist it at the top, allow the tail of icing to fall on the edges to cover the edges of the cake. Repeat the same process around the cake. P ...more

How To : Pipe a Message on an Iced Cake

Finish decorating your cake by adding a special (and edible) message. Learn how to write frosted lettering on your cake. Write on Cakes - How to Write on Cake With Frosting Video. Finish decorating your cake by adding a special (and edible) message. Learn how to pipe frosted l ...more

How To : Make homemade ice cream in a plastic bag

No ice cream? No problem! You probably have the ingredients at home to whip some up. Watch this video to learn how to make homemade ice cream in a plastic bag. You Will Need * Two resealable plastic bags, one gallon-sized and one quart-sized * 1/2 c reduced-fat or whole milk ...more

How To : Make ice cream in a bag with your children

You don't need an expensive ice cream maker to make your own ice cream! All you need is a sandwich bag or Ziploc bag, milk, sugar and vanilla flavoring. Once you've put your ingredients in the bag, mix it up and then freeze it!

How To : Make ice cream in a bag

This short video teaches you how to make real ice cream with your preschooler with just some plastic bags. This is a wonderful activity for using measuring skills, scooping and pouring skills, and experiencing a science reaction. The best part is the great tasting ice you can ...more

News : Ice Rink Half-Pipe

Build a 10-12 foot high half-pipe in the middle of the ice rink. Everything is normal about the ramp with the exception that the flat area is not wood, it's ice. So, essentially it is two quarter-pipes facing each other to make one full half-pipe. Get a bunch of skaters and BM ...more

How To : Make Homemade Ice Cream in a Bag

We all love ice cream, but sometimes we don't know what's in it. The simple way to fix that is to make it at home. You can make ice cream in a bag in under ten minutes with ingredients you probably already have. Video: . What You Will Need: 1 TBSP Spoon of Sugar (We Recommend ...more

How To : Ice cookies

Cookies might be delicious already without any additives, but icing is a must have. This video shows you how to ice your cookies to add to the deliciousness. Add a finishing touch to cookies that will leave everyone begging for more. Step 1: Allow the cookies to cool on a wi ...more

How To : Make baby rattle cupcakes for a babyshower

In this video, we learn how to make baby rattle cupcakes for a baby shower. To decorate these, take some pre-made cupcakes and place a coat of icing on the top of it. Now, you can pipe some decoration onto the cupcake using a plastic bag or pastry bag. Making different lines a ...more

How To : Choose the appropriate color for cake decorating

In this tutorial, we learn how to choose the appropriate color for cake decorating. First, spoon your icing into a bowl and then add in a small amount of food coloring. Start to mix this together, then add in additional icing if you want a darker or a brighter color to your ic ...more

How To : Frost a Cake with Butter Cream Frosting

The first thing that should be done when icing a cake with buttercream frosting is to wrap the cake in plastic wrap and chill it in the freezer. This will ensure that when you trim the top of the cake there will not be as many crumbs. After triming the top of the cake to make ...more

How To : Make the Best Deviled Eggs Ever

The first time I encountered a deviled egg, the name freaked me out. Why was it called a deviled egg? Was it the spawn of some demonic chicken? If I ate it, would my soul be at risk? I was about eight years old at the time and sought counsel from my grandma. She patted my han ...more

Cooking with Booze : Brunch Edition

Ah, the joys of bottomless brunch. Paying a flat rate for endless mimosas while having a long gossip over eggs Benedict is exactly how many of us love to spend our Saturdays. However, in practice, this isn't the sophisticated affair we all like to imagine. After refill number ...more

How To : Decorate cupcakes for your favorite sport

In this video, we learn how to decorate cupcakes into sports balls. To do this, start with pre-made cupcakes, any flavor you like. Let the cupcakes cool, then add a layer of vanilla frosting to each of them. If you want baseballs you will use black red and blue icing to pipe 2 ...more

How To : Make a fire truck birthday cake

In order to decorate A Fire Truck Birthday Cake, you will need the following: 3 chocolate cakes baked in loaf pans, Oreo type sandwich cookies, candies, and brightly colored icing. Level off the cakes, by cutting away the beveled tops. Place one of them onto a your serving tr ...more

How To : Make sprinkle topped chocolate high-hat cupcakes

We never thought that yummy chocolate cupcakes could get any better...until we saw this recipe. Combining the godlike perfection of chocolate cupcakes with oodles of chocolate icing, pilled on until tipping point, these high-hat chocolate cupcakes are outrageously overdone tre ...more

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