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How To Pipe 3 Beautiful Festive Buttercream Designs

With Abi Mancktelow

Difficulty Easy

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Join Abi and learn how she creates several gorgeous festive piped buttercream texture designs using a variety of piping tubes and piping techniques with plenty of bling! Perfect for that Christmas celebration. The latest cake decorating trend is all about bringing together mixed piping techniques accentuated with clashing or complimentary colours and textures to make each design stand out individually which continue to be very popular in cakes and cupcakes for all occasions. The tips used in this lesson (see shopping list) are highlighted throughout the video as Abi pipes a stunning modern rosette tree design for the side of a cake, a swirled wreath design suitable for the top of a cake, a Christmas bauble design with piped stars and rosettes and finally some mini wreath cupcakes, all adorned with a selection of Christmas sprinkles from our Sattina range. If you loved this video and want to learn about more piping ideas and buttercream techniques, then check out our other tutorials below.

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Wilton Large Star Tube No 1m

Wilton Open Star Tube No 4B

Wilton Open Star Tube No. 18

Wilton Open Star Tube No 32

Wilton Round Tube No 3

Wilton 12 Inch Disposable Decorating Bags

Set Of 2 Metal Bauble Cutters (Red and Blue)

Sattina WISH UPON A STAR Sprinkles (90g Tub)

Sattina WINTER BLIZZARD Sprinkles (90g Tub)

Sattina HOLLY-DAY Sprinkles (90g Tub)

JEM Twist Nozzles (Pack Of 2)

White Writing Icing By Cake Star

700g Tub Of Vanilla Frosting

Sattina Pretty Lilac Sugarpaste

Sattina Regency Blue Sugarpaste

Sugarflair FINISHING SPARKLE 10g Pump Spray (Light Silver)

Wilton Icing Smoother

Sugarflair GOLD FINISHING SPARKLE 10g Pump Spray

Fmm Single Large Star Cutter

Rose Wilton Paste Colour

Leaf Green Wilton Paste Colour

Sky Blue Wilton Paste Colour

Gold Cupcake Cases

Tala Turntable

6 Inch Non-Stick Rolling Pin

Sattina White Sugarpaste

Iced 7 Inch Extra Tall Cake - (ready for piped tree)

Iced 9 Inch Round Board - (ready for bauble design)

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