How to Pipe a Daisy

How to Pipe a Daisy

Try some fun color combinations: yellow petals with yellow or blue centers, violet or blue petals with yellow centers and peach petals with orange centers. Highlight centers with Wilton Cake Sparkles, or colored sugars.
  • Skill LevelBeginner


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  1. Tint medium consistency icing with petal color and a small amount with center icing color. Fit one decorating bag with petal decorating tip 104 and fill 1/4 full or less with petal tinted icing. Fit second decorating bag with round decorating tip 5 and fill 1/4 full or less with yellow tinted icing.
  2. Attach flower nail template, if using, to Flower Nail. Using a dot of icing, attach icing flower square to flower nail.
  3. Hold the decorating bag with tip 104 and petal icing at a 45° angle at 3:00 (9:00 for lefthanded decorators) with wide end lightly touching 1/4 in. from center of the nail; narrow end is pointing out and angled slightly upward. Starting at any point near the outer edge of flower nail, squeeze and move tip towards center of nail. Stop squeezing; pull tip
  4. Repeat for a total of 12 or more petals. If using the template, pipe about 2 petals in each section of the template.
  5. For flower center, hold decorating bag with yellow icing and tip 5 at a 90° angle, slightly above the flower. Add a center dot.
  6. Hints:

    Flower centers can be highlighted with Wilton Cake Sparkles, or colored sugars. First, dampen finger slightly, then dip in colored sugar; touch freshly piped flower center.

    Dry overnight in the large concave Wave Flower Former.


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