1M Star Tip

While known as "the cupcake icing tip", this large open star can do other decorations as well.

Steps:

Step 1: Star

Hold bag at a 90° angle about 1/4 inch above cupcake surface. Squeeze letting the icing build up to make the star shape. Stop squeezing then lift the tip away.

Step 2: Twisted Star

Turn your wrist in toward you before piping. Hold bag at a 90° angle. You will turn wrist a full twist, slowly turning your hand as icing pipes out of the decorating bag. Stop squeezing and lift the tip away.

Step 3: Swirl/Rosette

Keeping the tip slightly above the surface, squeeze out icing to form a star. Without releasing the pressure on the bag, move the tip in a tight complete rotation, starting at 9:00, moving to 12:00, then to 3:00 and 6:00, ending back at 9:00. Stop pressure and lift tip away. Swirls can be sprayed with Color Mist color, dusted with Pearl Dust or Color Dust, or left plain.

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