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Piping Buttercream Borders

with Roland Winbeckler
Piping Buttercream Borders
Master the art of decorative piped buttercream with award-winning cake artist Roland Winbeckler.

Turn your next creation into a timeless masterpiece with everyone's favorite icing: Buttercream! With Roland Winbeckler, the father of American cake decorating, you’ll make perfect decorating icing, roll your own parchment piping bags and even tint the icing right in the bag! Start with simple shells, swags and scrolls before diving into rustic rosettes, flawless filigree and dramatic drop strings. Also included is a buttercream technique for the hottest thing in cake these days: ombré ruffles. Roland will show you how to cultivate your skills on a practice board before heading to the turntable. 

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Lesson plan

13:34

Lesson 1. Getting Started & Making Icing

  • Meet your instructor, Roland Winbeckler, and learn his secrets for making buttercream icing, perfect for piping.

33:32

Lesson 2. Piping Bags & Tips

6:06

Lesson 3. Embellishing Shells

8:33

Lesson 4. Fancy Scrolls

19:33

Lesson 5. Ruffles, Petals & Rosettes

21:55

Lesson 6. Line Scrolls, Filigree & Lace

27:40

Lesson 7. More Filigree Methods

14:47

Lesson 8. Piping Drop Strings

"Not only does Roland give great guidance but he makes you believe there's nothing you can't do with buttercream. A dedicated fondant user, I am now completely excited about buttercream."
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