How to Frost Cupcakes Using Piping Tips

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Hey friends!

Remember when I declared this week cupcake week? Well I think I did it on Instagram, but anyway, HAPPY CUPCAKE WEEK!

Last week I shared a video with the recipe and tips for my PERFECT buttercream frosting.

And as promised, here is part 2, or How to Frost Cupcakes Using Piping Tips!

These tips will be especially useful if you decide to do my Easter Cupcakes for Kids! But I also love frosting cupcakes this way because it is just SO time effective. You throw the frosting in a piping bag, BOOP BOOP BOOP and then you’re off to the party you’re most-likely late for.

I think you can get away with using a cake mix for the cupcakes (even though I always prefer from scratch) if you use homemade frosting. And you’ll REALLY wow them if you pipe it on.

I know baking stresses some people out. And I respect you if you don’t like it. BUT I love baking, it de-stresses me, I love giving people things I’ve baked. I can’t sit down and give everyone the one-on-one attention sometimes, that type of giving is hard for me, because I have so much nervous energy! I’m trying to be better about it, but also give myself a break because we all have different strengths, right?

And one of my strengths is showing people I love them with LOADS of calories. I’m so helpful, right?!

But I think one reason people get stressed out about baking is they don’t have the right tools! And my motto is: It’s all about having the right crap on hand! So under the video I’ve listed all the resources I talk about! I hope you find some helpful tips!

6-Piece Pastry Tip Set

LARGE coupler (fits with the large tips I use & link to, but note these come in different sizes)

Large Petal Tip

Roll of 100 18″ Pastry Bags (most cost effective way to buy them, trust me)

Food Color Gel I LOVE and swear by.

Cupcake Liners: I cannot find these EXACT ones, but Shop Sweet Lulu and Bake It Pretty are my go-to resources for fun baking decor.

Black Sanding Sugar

Vintage Roses, similar to mine HERE!

OVER DRESSED shirt c/o Salt and Pepper Tees

Ok! That’s it for today! Thank you so much for, sharing, loving, pinning, watching, eating, and of course just being.

xo
Alison

4 Comments

  1. Stephanie Cooke

    Where did you get your teal foil baking cups???!?? Im obsessed!

    1. Oh MAN I thought I had covered it all!!! Hahahaha Ok, so they are either from: https://www.shopsweetlulu.com/category/Cupcake-Liners/c73 or http://www.bakeitpretty.com/cupcake-liners/ I’m not seeing the exact color but those are my go-to places!

  2. I think this is going to the wrong link. I’m trying to read the christmas cookie post. Just so you know 🙂

    1. oy vey this site needs some help! thank you!

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