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My friend asked me to bake and decorate her wedding cake. She wants stars in diagonal lines on the side of the cake. I know when to make stars you should hold bag straight up. Is is possible to put stars on the side of the cake?

Irmgard - from Bloomfield, NJ

Yes, you can make stars on the side of a cake by holding the bag at a 90° angle to the side of the cake. Since you're working on the side, it puts the bag and tip at the same angle as it would be if you were holding the bag upright on the top of the cake.


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