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My piped leaves have points. What am I doing wrong?

Alena - from Woodridge, IL

If you have two points on your leaves, it could be your tip ends are tight and need to be opened more. Take a thin knife blade and pry the points apart slightly. Your icing might also be too stiff; add corn syrup to thin so it will pull the icing leaf to a point. You can also try using tip 352 which some decorators find more success with.

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