Buttercream Irises- A Video Tutorial
Today, I'm going to show you how to make buttercream irises for your cakes!
After lots of experimenting, we're happy to share a favorite technique for these lovely flowers which is quick, simple & gives great results. Let the piping begin!
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Materials for Buttercream Irises
The tiers that we are decorating in this video are a 6" double barrel tier and an 8" tier. They are frosted with our Fluffy Vanilla Buttercream frosting recipe. Our Classic Vanilla Buttercream is a great choice also.
Fluffy Vanilla Buttercream (or any frosting of your choice that holds up nicely to piping)
Piping Tips: Wilton 104, & leaf tips 352 & 366
Coloring Gel: Americolor Violet, Royal Blue, Avocado Green, Leaf Green, Egg Yellow
Miscellaneous: Small paint brush, small tapered spatula (ridged buttercream technique), bubble tea straws (or your supports of choice) for stacking tiers), cake cardboards, etc.
More Buttercream flowers
In addition to today's buttercream irises cake, we've made several other floral cake designs! Here are just a few of our favorite buttercream flower tutorials:
Enjoy the Video!
Thanks so much for stopping by! We hope that you give these buttercream irises a try on your spring and summer cakes.
If you do, we would love for you to post a comment and photo below! Keep this design in mind for birthdays, bridal showers, Easter cakes, and more!