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Ateco 848 Specs
Base Diameter Size Large
Material Stainless Steel
Style Closed Star
Tip Opening Size0.73 Inches
Tip Size Large
Type Piping Tips

Customer questions about this product

How are Ateco pastry tip base diameter sizes defined?
They are categorized on a scale from "small" to "extra large" based on the diameter of the base:

Small - 0.71" (requires no trimming when using Ateco reusable bags)
Medium - 0.98"
Medium/Large - 1.22"
Large - 1.42"
Extra Large - 2.1" or 2.5"
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Ateco 848 Details

Create deeply-grooved icing patterns on your cakes, cupcakes, pies, and more with this Ateco 848 5/8" closed star pastry tube. Made of durable stainless steel, this tube is rust-resistant and designed to withstand repeated use without bending out of shape. Featuring a closed star tip, you can create shells, stars, fleur-de-lis, rosettes, and flowers. The closed star design produces a defined texture for eye-catching bakery decorations. Plus, its large size is perfect for icing confectionary creations quickly and efficiently. It is also compatible with the Ateco 404 coupler and Ateco 407 coupler, making it easy to switch tips without changing the pastry bag. Using the right sized pastry tube for the job will enhance your presentation to draw patrons' attention to your display cases and plated desserts.

Bringing you innovation and quality for over 100 years, Ateco, an August Thomsen brand, has been internationally known in the industry for creating baking tools of superior craftsmanship and design. By continually improving on tools, materials, and packaging, Ateco is dedicated to providing professional bakers with the kitchen essentials they need to succeed in an ever-evolving industry!

Overall Dimensions:
Opening: 0.73"

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    Hand Wash Only

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

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4.9 stars from 55 reviews


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I love this tip. Everyone is always asking what tip I used. It reallly give my cupcakes a unique look. I'm really looking forward to purchasing more.

Erica L. from Couture Cupcakes Boutique on 02/11/2020

This piping tip is Great for cupcake frostings.Its just the right size(not to small nor not too huge). the outcome of the icing is “clean cut” or should I say neat.

Yvonne from Yvonne S. on 10/04/2019

I love to bake and decorate so this was another tool for me to experiment l am not a qualified decorator but the helps me do a better job.

Harriet W. from Residents on 08/05/2019

Good quality piping tip. Makes nice star shaped flowers. The tip is really wide though so be prepared to have extra piping bags that you cut cut to fit this

Shohina T. on 04/02/2019

This is a great piping tip that can be used to create a variety of frosting styles on top of cupcakes. It can be used to pipe a single layer rosette or swirled up higher for a more classic cupcake frosting look. I also like piping it straight down to create a drop star or if more pressure is applied and for longer it creates a pretty ruffled blob style of frosting. The tip is sturdy so that the shape of the closed star isn't easily altered. I also like the way the top rip sticks out slightly. This helps to keep the piping tip secure the few times I'm not using a coupler.

Xiaolu H. from 6 Bittersweets on 03/09/2019

I love these large tips for piping my cupcakes as well as Cake borders. They look great and will be purchasing more soon. I recommend them.

Jacqueline C. from Jacky's Baked Goods on 11/18/2018

I love this Ateco 848 #27 Closed Star Piping Tip (August Thomsen). Very good quality, large enough to decorate your cake and cupcakes giving them a professional look with minimum work...I will buy again...

Kiera T. on 05/22/2018

With a simple pipe and pull, I can create unique borders really quickly without sacrificing the look of my cakes. Fits into a coupler of the correct size with a simple placement and is ready to go.

L O. from Fast Casual Cafe on 01/22/2018

Closed star #8 pastry tube is one of the larger pastry tubes. It's produces a rather large design that look really beautiful on cakes and stands out very nicely. The pastry tube is also very high quality that will last for a very long time.

Lyudmila T. on 12/19/2017

This pastry tube has a 5/8" wide tip. This tube can easily connect using the Ateco coupler. The tube is made of stainless steel and has a closed star design. Our pastry team has a variety of shapes and widths of tubes. Very important for the creative pastry chef.

Brandon G. from Dig & Serve on 12/07/2017

I used these to make cream puff as I can just squeeze right into the middle of the puff then finish them off easily by topping it off with another puff.

Hai N. on 12/06/2017

I bought many sizes of pastry tube from this website and so far I am happy with all products. This pastry tube is easy to clean and easy to dry.

Hani K. on 10/12/2017

The Ateco pastry tube is excellent. It works well with my coupler and is easy to use. I purchased for decorating cupcakes and I have had no issues with it at all.

Chip C. on 09/12/2017

Ateco 848 5/8" Closed Star #8 Pastry Tube (August Thomsen) is a lovely item that's fun to use and is sturdier than other ones I've come across.

Sheila H. from Mocha Choca Latte on 08/15/2017

You can make some wonderful flower designs quick and easy with this pastry tube. Works great for cupcake decorating or floral swirls on cakes. Be careful not to bend the prongs when washing, though.

Angela P. from Coco & Mini's LLC on 07/22/2017

A perfect tip that allows you to create wonderful great big swirls unlike other tips where the swirls look sloppy and dissolved this point is persice

Sara A. from Home on 07/07/2017

This is my favorite frosting tip. I have several so I can just leave them on the bag with frosting and reuse later. I freeze the frosting and just put it out on the counter a bit before I'm ready to use it again.

Candy M. from Taste And See on 07/01/2017

This tip is used for large cakes and decorations. It has clearly defined lines and markings. Great quality at an amazing price point. You can not go wrong with Ateco.

Stacy M. on 06/18/2017

The Ateco 848 5/8" Closed Star #8 Pastry Tube (August Thomsen) is one of my favorites. Easy to decorate cupcakes and doesn't take much time. Excellent quality and value. Highly recommend!

Ann A. on 06/07/2017

I saw someone post pictures of different cupcake swirls on a blog and they mentioned that this one was their favorite and I have to agree. The siwrls are just so pretty in this size!

Erica R. on 05/08/2017

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