Cupcakes are the models of the dessert world. From piped tops to high hats, to simple hand-done frosting, cupcakes look good in every outfit. So it’s difficult to come up with an answer when people ask me, “how do you get your cupcakes to look so pretty?” There are so many ways to do this, and thanks to the internet, you have access to them all! I’m always on the lookout for great techniques on blogs and pin them all to my dessert board on Pinterest for easy access. But in the end, it is all about your creativity and patience.
Creating a perfect cupcake can be challenging, but it is so worth it. As far as my favorite decorating tricks go, I am a fan of piping cupcakes by hand. If you’re a decorating novice, you can check out this Video Tutorial on Handpiping from Your Cup of Cake. In the video, Lizzy describes and illustrates uses for piping bags, how to fill piping bags, and how to get a perfectly piped cupcake top. Her site also has a great variety of decorating tips and tricks, and she uses a wide variety of decorations (sprinkles, liners, straws, candy, fondant, flowers, etc) as well!
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