Some beginner's tips for icing a cake include preparing all of the ingredients and choosing the flavor components for the cake. There are different types of icings, such as buttercream and chocolate, that lend different tastes and visual effects on the cake's surface.
Once the components are ready, users should prepare their piping implements. When icing, regularly twist the bag's top. Apply gentle pressure to eliminate uneven streaks in the frosting and remove air bubbles. Users should also inspect and clean the tip of the icing implement carefully, as this helps reduce the likelihood of frosting building up and causing problems.