Characters or designs are often outlined first, then piped in with stars or zigzags. Outlines can also be used for facial features, too.


Step 1:

Fit the decorating bag with tip 3 and fill 1/2 full with thin consistency icing. Hold the decorating bag 45° at 3:00 (9:00 for left-handers), the tip should be slightly above surface.

Step 2:

Touch tip to surface. Lift tip slightly, squeeze, guide tip along surface.

Step 3:

Stop squeezing, touch tip to surface. Pull away.

The Public Television cake decorating show providing easy projects for special celebrations. Not intended to replace instructional classes.