Christmas is a time when there is always an abundance of cakes and cookies at every party. If you're one of those people who are planning to get your baking mitts on, here are a few simple techniques to decorate your baked goods using buttercream to make them look like they were created by professionals.
Over at Kitchen Conundrums, Thomas Joseph goes through several simple ways to create buttercream decorations that will make your baked goods look oh-so sophisticated. You'll need a few tools like a piping bag and piping nozzles but the techniques he shows off are quite easy to follow.
Gordon does end up decorating a cupcake in the demonstration video but the buttercream art can be applied to cakes, cookies, and other delicious baked goods.
You can watch the video for more details on how to wield buttercream like a pro.
[Via Kitchen Conundrums]