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  • Made of break-resistant polycarbonate

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Ateco Piping Bags, Short Spatulas and Pastry Tubes

Ateco Piping Bags, Short Spatulas and Pastry Tubes

Hi, this is Julie Bashore from the Sugar Arts Institute. Let’s have fun with some of the Ateco piping tips. Working with their disposable piping bags that come on a roll, they tear off really easily, I like to work with the smaller 12” bags but they also have 18”. Working with a coupler, remove the nut from the base of the coupler and place the base in the bag as tightly as you possibly can. Working with a pair of scissors, above the screw marks, just cut the edge of the bag and remove that. And then you’re going to choose the piping tube that you’d like to work with, place it on the top of the coupler, and screw it down firmly. This is a piping bag stand; it’s very convenient, especially if you’re piping alone or you don’t want to interrupt anyone to fill the bags, it holds the bags really well and you can slip your icing in there. This is the short-ended Ateco spatula which is quite wide so it’s really convenient for picking up the buttercream. Pull the bag up, place it on the table, and spread the buttercream down to the end. And then of course it’s important not to forget to burp the bag. This piping tip that I’m using is a ruffling pipe piping tip, and it’s absolutely amazing how quickly it works. Have a look, come in close. Doesn’t that give an awesome ruffle? Let’s work with another tip. This is the shell tip; don’t forget to burp your bag. This is great for a border; in fact, I sometimes use it on the edge of my ruffle. It gives a really nice shell design. The tip itself is curved so it gives a nice puffy shell appearance to it. Ateco has a new set that they’ve brought out: polycarbonate plastic piping tips, they are large tips, very strong and very precise in the edging. This one is a basket weave design; it really makes an awesome border. Place the bag over the holder, again, don’t forget to push the butter cream all the way to the edge and burp the bag. It has two edges, a flat edge and a scalloped edge so this makes a great ribbon design; you can also wiggle it or make just a ribbon and also wiggle this. Flip it over and wiggle. Great for basket weave.

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Looking for just the right tools to decorate your cakes with? Try the Ateco piping bags, short spatulas, and pastry tubes! These tools will help you create weaves, ribbons, scalloped edges, and more that will leave customers impressed every time.

Material Plastic
Number of Pieces 12
Type Pastry Tube Sets


Perfect for the beginner decorator, this Ateco 788 12-piece set includes everything you need to get started creating beautifully-decorated confectionery creations! Each set includes 12 break-resistant polycarbonate decorating tubes and ready to be used with any pastry bag. You'll receive (4) closed star tubes, (4) plain tubes, (1) basket-weave tube, (1) leaf tube, (1) rose tube, and (1) saint honore tube, as well as a durable carrying case to keep your tubes centrally-located.

  • Dishwasher Safe

    Dishwasher Safe

    This item can safely be cleaned in a commercial dishwasher.


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    Ateco 788 12-Piece Plastic Pastry Tube Set (August Thomsen)

    4.5 stars from 6 reviews


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    tips plastic easy frosting pastry tube buttery nicely options 788
    1 out of 1 found this review helpful

    very nice and great this Ateco 788 12-Piece Plastic Pastry Tube Set (August Thomsen) good choice of plastic pastry tube with number emboss on the side that easy to use

    from ashlexdrei tradings /sweets by chef jhay Posted on

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful

    These tips are durable for pastries, cake decorating, and for pipping butter. They have easy storage and are able to be put through the dishwasher.

    from Kitchen 519 Posted on

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful

    I bought these tips and use them sometimes, I need to purchase a coupler that would work with them. Do not use small bags of frosting with these tips you go thru it quickly.

    from Local Foods Bakery Posted on

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful

    These tips are so big that I cannot use them for any frosting. Maybe these were made for piping cookies instead of frosting but I have not found a use for them yet.

    from NewLeaf Posted on

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful

    While I don\'t have a ton of experience with pastries, I was looking for an economical option for my first dessert catered wedding, and chose these plastic tips. The size and options were perfect and they come with a case to keep everything organized. I found they were fairly easy to clean afterward without the use of any special equipment, and removing the buttery residue from them was not a problem for me. Nothing a little hot water and a sponge couldn\\'t handle.

    from Fi Olivia Posted on

    I purchased the Ateco 788 12-piece plastic pastry tube set by August Thomsen. The tips fit nicely into the plastic carrying case for easy access.

    from MIMI Posted on

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