Making cupcakes is one of my favorite things. I love to make them, decorate them, eat them. But sometimes it gets messy. I am sharing some quick and easy frosting secrets to decorating cupcakes and desserts that will make you look like a pro.
Quick and Easy Frosting Secrets that will make you look like a pro
First you need a great frosting recipe. This is one of my favorite buttercream recipes.
Don’t you just hate when adding color to your frosting the mess it can make? Are you longing for an easy way to use frosting bags with fast clean up?
I saw this video last year and recently came across it again. Even if you don’t choose to use the same bowl to change colors, I love the quick and easy cleanup and it keeps the frosting from coming out of the top of the bag. I know you will find this frosting secret a keeper. Visit Karens Cookies and watch the video.
Have you ever wanted to make pretty Hydrangea Cupcakes? Watch this video or read the post on cupcakes I did over on Written Reality. Make sure you read the article I wrote about 10 secret tips every baker should know.
Here are a few different piping tips for cupcakes that I really like.
Here are some of my favorite frosting tips you can buy to decorate with. The tips plus this quick demonstration in the video, will make your cupcakes look like a Pastry Chef made them.
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So there is a few quick and easy frosting tips you can use when making those amazing cupcakes.
Candi Elm says
Thanks, I love the simplicity of the video idea.
Alexis Grace says
ooohh.. this really makes the process much more manageable! Good find!
I'm a cake decorator, so this is interesting… I would have never thought of the saran wrap technique…. not sure if I have the time to do that, though it would help because I'm super messy 😀
I'll have to try this!
Modern Gypsy says
Oh that looks yum!! Unfortunately I tend to get very clumsy in the kitchen…and I don't think I should be frosting cakes at home anyway! 😉
Ms Bibi says
Great video. I always use so many bowl. This will save me so much cleaning.
Mary Bearden says
Everything looked so good I had a hard time picking which one I wanted to leave a comment on! Stopping by from the blog hop and now following you thru GFC and Facebook. I would love a follow back when you get the chance. Thanks so much for your help and have a wonderful day!
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Frosting anything is not one of my talents. Are you sure I can’t convince you to fly to PA and do it for me?
Rose Atwater says
I’m always terrible with my frosting and find it to be on of the most challenging things in the kitchen! Thanks for the tips! Thanks for linking up with Delicious Dishes Recipe Party!