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Learn the wilton method rose and flowers with royal icing

Eye-popping fun!

Cupcakes are usually one serving size, no sharing involved. They’re small and easy to package, store, and transport. Decorating cupcakes is fun and creative  for people of all ages. Generally they can be made out of common kitchen supplies and ingredients you have on hand, and they take less then 1/2 an hour to bake.

 Cupcakes are perfect for a plethora of events, including birthday parties, bachelorette parties, business events, rehearsal dinners, bachelor parties, weddings, bridal parties, and  so much more. Cupcakes have become so popular that they have been substituted from traditional cakes for weddings.

 Similar to a cake cupcakes can be decorated with royal icing, buttercream, fondant, flower paste, modeling chocolate, or combination. You can create intricately piped cupcakes with with realistic flower paste flowers, or as I have done with simplicity and ease. Anyone can join in the decorating fun, and of course you are only limited by your imagination!

I created these adorable cupcakes with royal icing, # 104 nozzles, and  several #3 writer nozzles. You could substitute the writer nozzle with parchment cones cut to a small opening.

Here are a list of equipment and materials you will need for these project.

Summer Piped Royal Icing Roses and Flowers:

Learn how Eddie Spence  rose and flowers with royal icing

a Jazzy cupcake!

Equipment:

  • Wilton petal nozzle 104 or ateco #104
  • PME #3 writer nozzle or wilton, I prepared 4 cornets fitted with #3
  • PME holder
  • Paper towel
  • Artist brush
  • Scriber or toothpick
  • Tooth pick
  • Color wheel

Material:

Visit Shop 5th Avenue Cakes for supplies

Learn how to pie a rose and flowers with royal icing directly on a cupcake with ease

See how much fun royal icing ping can be!

You will need a stiff consistency royal icing for the rose, I use two colors a light yellow and a darker shade of the yellow for a dark edge effect.

(I will be showing an easy technique for this appearance in another video).

You will also need a soft peak consistency for all the another flowers, stems, and leaves.

If you need a refresher how to make the consistency visit Working with Royal Icing for an in depth video.

learn how to pipe a rose directly onto a cupcake

Simple yet elegant

Schedule for cupcakes:

Day 1: Prepare and bake your cupcakes.

-Allow them to cool and cover the cupcakes; let the fondant set at least 6 hours overnight is best.

Day 2: Prepare your royal icing, or re-beat previously prepared royal icing

-organize supplies

-Pipe your design and have FUN!

Please enjoy the video

Piping a design of flowers with a half rose jazzes your cupcake from plain

to adorable and eye catching .

learn how to pipe a rose directly onto a cupcake

Happy cupcake decorating!