What type of icing is used to make flowers?
To make the royal icing:
4 cups powdered sugar. 3 Tablespoons meringue powder. 6-9 Tablespoons room temperature water. Wilton gel coloring (yellow for center of flowers + any other colors you want)
What type of buttercream is best for decorating?
Swiss Meringue Buttercream
Pros – It is soft, smooth and not too sweet. SM buttercream is arguably the best frosting in terms of cake decorating because it is the easiest way to get those smooth clean lines.
Which nozzle to use for piping roses?
GOOD STABLE FROSTING TO USE TO PIPE A ROSE SWIRL. First, put your Wilton #1M or Wilton #1B tip/nozzle into the pastry bag, fill it up with the frosting of your choice. The WILTON #1M makes a smaller rose and the WILTON #1B makes it more fluffy and give it a more fuller look.
How do you make frosting from scratch?
- In medium bowl, mix powdered sugar and butter with spoon or electric mixer on low speed. Stir in vanilla and 1 tablespoon of the milk.
- Gradually beat in just enough remaining milk to make frosting smooth and spreadable. If frosting is too thick, beat in more milk, a few drops at a time.