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Tip Tuesday: How to Fill Your Piping Bag
This may not be a life-changing post for everyone, but for some, I think it’s gonna rock your world (and everyone matters!). Today’s “Tip Tuesday” is a quick and easy way to fill your piping bag without making a huge mess.
Step-by-Step Tutorial on How to Fill Your Piping Bag
Step 1: Start by cutting the tip of your piping bag.
Step 2: After cutting the tip, reach into the bag with your hand to open it up.
Step 3: Next, place the piping bag inside a large tumbler and fold the top of the piping bag over the edge of the glass.
Step 4: Once your bag is folded over the edge of your cup, use a spatula to spoon frosting into the piping bag. Be sure to only fill the bag about two-thirds of the way so you have room to close the bag.
Step 5: Once your bag is filled with buttercream, grab the edge of the piping bag and pull it up, over the glass. Next, shake the bag one or two times to get the frosting to fall toward the very bottom of the bag.
Step 6: Next, twist the top of the piping bag tightly.
Step 7: Lastly, when you’re piping, make sure to keep one hand around the top of the bag with a tight grip. This will keep the frosting from spilling out.
I recommend holding the piping bag with your thumb to secure the twist. And then your fingers can apply pressure to release the frosting from the bag.
I hope today’s Tip Tuesday: How to Fill Your Piping Bag is helpful for you! Make sure to follow me on Instagram @cakebycourtney! That’s where I share all my best tips and tricks on all things cake!
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