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Creative Frosting Techniques

There are tons of creative frosting techniques out there to choose from, but you need the right tools to be able to do them. Here are some of the most popular ones and which tools you need to make it happen.

Classic Rose

You can’t go wrong with the classic rose frosting technique. It’s elegant and simple. To do this frosting technique use a six-point closed star nozzle.

Classic Rose

Classic Rose


Cloud Peaks

The cloud peaks frosting technique is another classic that is easy to do. All you need is a 12mm round nozzle.

Cloud Peaks

Cloud Peaks


Rose Garden

The rose garden frosting technique is almost the same as the classic rose except you need a smaller nozzle. Since you have to fit multiple roses on one cupcake or cake, use the small six-point closed star nozzle.

Rose Garden

Rose Garden


Sunflower Petals

This is a fun one but takes some practice to get down. The nice thing is that you only have to do the petals and the inside of the sunflower can be made with chocolate sprinkles. To make this creative frosting technique, use the small petal nozzle.

Sunflower Petals

Sunflower Petals


Hydrangea

The hydrangea frosting technique is a very popular floral frosting for cupcakes. To make it look like real hydrangeas, use a couple of different colors of frosting. To make this creative frosting technique, use the seven-point open star nozzle.

Hydrangea

Hydrangea


Grass

Grass frosting is perfect for themed birthday parties, and it’s not as hard as it looks. All you need is the multi-opening nozzle to make the perfect grass strands. Then add a few flowers on top afterward!

Grass

Grass


Small Stars

To achieve small stars on your cupcakes or cakes, you’ll need a #21 tip nozzle. This one takes a lot of patience and practice, but once you get it down, you can have cakes that look like this.

Small Stars

Small Stars

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