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How to make Easy Cake Design and Borders For Professional Looking Cakes?

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Cake designs and borders are just a few ways of adding finishing touches to your cake. There are a number of ways to do these.

Depending on your level of expertise and preference, you can finish off the borders of your cake with simple designs using either a piping bag or a syringe. Most novices find using a syringe easier than a piping bag. But this is due to the fact that they could be a bit clumsy to hold, but persistence pays and they really are much easier and better to manipulate than syringes.

How to make Easy Cake Design and Borders For Professional Looking Cakes?

The vast choices available in nozzles sells the piping bag to anyone even half serious about baking.

It does not matter if you do not have a steady hand, I don’t. The key to completing matching borders is in the manipulation and support of the piping bag.

Both hands are necessary to do this, one hand holding the bag and one or two fingers from the other placed about a inch and a half to two inches from the nozzle and lending support to the bag to help create great designs on the cake.

The pressure exerted on the piping bag and the consistency of the icing, be it butter cream, royal icing or any other type of icing.

How to make Easy Cake Design and Borders For Professional Looking Cakes?

Practise is the only way of getting this right, use a piece of patchment paper on a plate or board and pipe away.

Cake decorating books help. Wilton cake decorating is a good one with pictures of and instructions of how to use the piping bags had nozzles to design your cake.

One good tip which you can use in designing your cake is using primpers and scrappers.

This way you can create an eye-stopping cake without using a bag.
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