How to make a piping bag

How to make a homemade piping bag for cake decorating.

Points to remember

  • Cut a large triangle from baking parchment.
  • While holding on to one corner of the paper bring the other corner up and around the apex of the triangle.
  • Fold the ends over at the top of the cone and secure with a staple if you like.
  • Fill the bag with icing, fold over the top and it’s ready to use.
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TIPS
FILLING A PIPING BAG

To make filling your piping bag easier, stand it upright in a mug or tall glass.

USING A PIPING BAG

Don’t overfill your piping bag and squeeze from the top as you ice otherwise icing will ooze out the top.