How to Make a simple cupcake swirl with frosting
Little Lady Cupcakes describes how to apply frosting to cupcakes in her easy to follow Cupcake Swirl Tutorial that is simple enough for beginners to follow, but creates a professional look.
1. Select medium to thin consistency frosting and place in piping bag with a 21 10 tip also called a 1M tip.
2. Hold piping bag in dominant hand and twist end to remove excess air.
3. Pipe a spiral with even pressure from outer edge of cupcake in a circular manner towards the center of the cupcake.
4. Pipe a new spiral on top of the existing one in a smaller circle and pull straight up.