Bead

The bead shape makes great borders or frames and makes great accents to letters and designs.

Steps:

Step 1: Prepare Icing and Fill Bag

Fit the decorating bag with tip 5 and fill 1/2 full with medium consistency icing. Hold the bag and tip at 45° angle at 3:00 slightly above the surface of your cake.

Step 2: Squeeze & Lift

Squeeze as you lift tip slightly so that icing fans out.

Step 3: Bring to a Point

Relax pressure as you draw the tip down and bring the bead to a point.

Step 4: Bead Border

To make a bead border, start the end of your next bead so that the fanned out end covers the tail of the preceding bead to form an even chain.

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