How to Pipe Buttercream Mums #icingfrosting
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How to Pipe Buttercream Mums #icingfrosting



To pipe buttercream mums, you’ll want to use a stiff consistency icing. I almost always use Italian Meringue Buttercream for piping flowers!

Ah, mums. Those flowers you see for sale outside every grocery store once September rolls around. There are TONS of varieties of mums, but the garden variety that you see most often comes in shades of red, yellow, orange, purple, and white. Icing Consistency To pipe buttercream mums, you’ll want to use a stiff consistency icing. I almost always use Italian Meringue Buttercream for piping flowers. Colors To make your buttercream mums really pop, use two different shades of the same color. One for the center/stamens and one for the petals. For my white mums, I used a very light yellow/green color to pipe the centers. If you’re new to piping buttercream flowers, check out my post How to Make Realistic Buttercream Flowers for an in-depth overview. Tools You’ll need to use a flower nail for these flowers. Cut small parchment squares and attach them to your flower nail with a small dot of buttercream. You’ll also need piping tips #2 and #81. How to Pipe Mums Step-by-Step Pipe a large mound of buttercream to start. This will form the center of your flower and support all of the petals. The larger you make this mound, the larger your flower will …

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