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  • 5/16" wide tip
  • Closed star cut produces deeply-grooved icing patterns
  • Ideal for forming shells, stars, fleur-de-lis, rosettes, and flowers
  • Durable and rust-resistant stainless steel

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Width 5/16 Inches
Material Stainless Steel
Size #3
Type Closed Star

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What do the different pastry tube numbers mean?
For Ateco plain, open star, closed star, and French star pastry tubes, #0 - #9 indicates the size of each tip in comparison to the tube type. For example, plain #0 is the smallest plain tip available and plain #9 is the largest. Ateco's product numbers also assist with identifying tip types - plain: 800 – 809; open star: 820 – 829; closed star: 840 – 849; French star: 860 – 869.
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Create deeply-grooved icing patterns on your cakes, cupcakes, pies, and more with this Ateco (August Thomsen) 843 5/16" closed star #3 pastry tube. This jagged tip is great for forming shells, stars, fleur-de-lis, rosettes, and flowers. The closed star design produces a defined texture for eye-catching bakery decorations. Made of durable stainless steel, this tube is seamless for comfortable use and long product life. Plus, its resilient material will not rust or bend out of shape.

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    To preserve quality, this item should only be hand-washed and sanitized.


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    Ateco 843 5/16" Closed Star #3 Pastry Tube (August Thomsen)

    4.8 stars from 9 reviews


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    This tip is one my favorites because is a cross between small and medium. Perfect for cookies, cakes and also cupcakes. It is easy to use and easy to clean.

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    This is a great closed star tip for piping on cookies and small pastries. Good quality tips at a reasonable price. We would highly suggest these tips.

    from Bakeshop LLC Posted on

    The Ateco Closed Star #3 is great for making rosettes. We use them especially on our mini cupcakes. It is also the perfect size for making small (about 1") Meringue Cookies.

    from Sugar Defined Posted on

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    The Ateco star tip is perfect for piping roses. High quality and good price gives it a five star review! Any simple buttercream recipe will do great in this tip.

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    Love this cake decorating tip! It works great for standard cupcakes, mini cupcakes, and making large shell borders on cakes. Excellent price and nice quality.

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    i am very happy with my purchase of the closed star tip. took a decorating class and learned how to make flowers with it and let them dry before sticking them to the cake!

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    Decorated a cake for a baby shower worked great easy to control the flow of icing. Fits the medium coupler snugly so no leakage from the bag.

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    This is a great pastry tip for making borders on square cakes! It is a beautiful tip for making attractive deviled egg appetizers! Great for piping potatoes too!!!

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    I love my ateco 5/16 closed star pastry tube. This tip works great and it is a good price. I have all sizes of this tip.

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