Rachael Teufel

Piping Frosting on a Cupcake

Rachael Teufel
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Duration:   8  mins

From birthdays to weddings, cupcakes are a fun and affordable way to celebrate! Fill up a piping bag, grab an offset spatula, and meet cake designer Rachael Teufel in the kitchen as she demonstrates multiple ways to frost a cupcake. From the perfect swirl of buttercream to a rustic stucco buttercream, Rachael’s easy techniques will have beginning decorators icing like a pro in no time!

Rachael shares her tips on selecting the perfect icing that will hold its shape and not damage the tender cupcake. Also included are tips on sealing the cupcake liner to the cupcake, piping with a round and star tip, and proper hand placement. Make it your own by playing with different styles of tips, frosting colors, and sprinkles to match any theme!

For more beginning basics on piping, check out Piping Rosettes, Stars and Pearls or head over to Winter-Themed Cupcakes for a powdered sugar technique to create smooth, round tops perfect for your next cupcake design.

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