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Kitchen Must Haves: Icing Tube

Want professional looking cakes?!

Ever struggled getting your icing to look as good as the fancy cupcakes you see in cafes? Ever had your icing dribble down the side of your cake and ruin it?! The big question is, have you ever used an icing tube? If your answer is no, I think you should give yourself a slap on the wrist and buy one asap!

They really don’t cost much at all! You can get throw away ones, or plastic ones. In our house we have a plastic one, however I’m thinking of buying some throw away tubes to see if they’re any good.

These tubes allow you to top your cakes with your own icing nicely. Ready made icing usually comes in a tube anyway so it’s not that much of a problem. But if you make buttercream icing, or egg whites icing then it’s a bit of a struggle to make it look nice on your caked without one of these.

Pretty pink icing tube

Mine was from Wilkinson but you can get them from a lot of other places, especially cooking and craft shops. You can also buy different nozzles so the icing comes out in different patterns. They improve the presentation of your cakes significantly, so go give it a try!


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Kitchen Must Haves: Cookie Cutters

I ♥ cookies!

Cookie cutters are a great item to have in your baking box. As well as using them to shape your cookies nicely, you can also use them for biscuits, doughnuts, and bread/rolls. They come in all different shapes and sizes, and you can even get seasonal shapes too! In our girly house, we have heart-shaped cookie cutters.

Heart Shaped Cutters

The cutters will last you a long time and they aren’t very expensive! You can buy them from a lot of places including you local Sainsbury’s. Get a five pack of heart-shaped cutters just like me for £3.00!

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