Learn how to make a piping bag out of parchment paper. Parchment paper pastry bags are perfect for cake decorating, especially piping small details, fine lines, writing without a tip, stringwork and for whenever small amounts of royal icing, buttercream or melted candy are needed.
I always find myself out of pastry bags right when I need to frost a cupcake or pipe some whipped cream on a pie. That's where Ziploc bags come in! Did you know you can use Ziploc bags as piping bags instead...
How to put a nozzle on a piping bag? 1. Insert your nozzle into your piping bag all through to the pointy end. 2. With a pair of scissors, mark a line roughly in the middle of the nozzle. 3. Push back the nozzle passed that line to make some space. 4. Cut through the plastic horizontally where you had marked your line. 5. Push the nozzle through the hole. And you are done!Happy piping!
Learn my 3 ways to make two-toned (or even three!) swirled cupcake frosting. The second method doesn't even require a piping bag OR decorative piping tip. Click for my full step-by-step video, product recommendations, and more!
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