How to Make Buttercream Daisies - Through a step-by-step video, learn how to make daisies in buttercream icing using Wilton Tip 104 and Tip 5. A buttercream flower is always in style and adds beauty to any cake or cupcake.
A crusting buttercream is one that will set up firmly enough so that it can be touched lightly without making a mark. Although still relatively delicate, this buttercream technique can be a very helpful asset to decorators, making a nicely primed surface for all sorts of cake decoration, from decorative piping to fondant or gum paste adornment.
So how long can one keep royal icing in the (piping) bag? The icing sugar (powdered sugar), and water in the icing begin to separate over time, so if you haven’t used your piping bags for a few hours, you’ll start to see this happen. How fast it separates depends on how runny your icing is. The runnier it is, the faster it will separate. See pic below for example.
Learn how to pipe buttercream mums! Let Beth Somers show you tips and techniques on how to create beautiful buttercream mums to top off your cakes and cupcakes. Stay tuned to see what buttercream flowers Beth will pipe next.