I'm going to show you in this instructable, that you- YES YOU, can create an awesome hand piped picture replica on a cake!
Frozen buttercream transfers are pretty easy to do and end with impressive results! I've been so happy with my recent featured instructables that I decided to dedicate this on to the instructables robot! Woo!
Step 1: Materials!
First of all, you’ll need some buttercream. I have no idea if this technique can be done with store bought frosting,(feel free to let me know in the comments! Maybe if you add powdered sugar to it... but I’m very inclined to say no, unless it’s store bought decorator’s frosting. That goopy stuff in a can alongside the cake mixes wouldn’t work at all, I’m sure.
I use the classic Wilton Buttercream recipe: http://www.wilton.com/recipe/Buttercream-Icing
Okay, so you’ll need at least two frosting colors, depending on your design. I recommend gel colors or good high quality liquid colors like Americolors.
You’ll need a frosting bag for each color of frosting and several sizes of round icing tips.
You’ll need a picture that you want to turn into a transfer and a piece of wax paper or parchment paper. Also some tape.