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  • Made of durable, rust-resistant stainless steel
  • French star cuts produces fine, deeply-grooved icing patterns
  • Ideal for forming shells, stars, flowers, and scalloped designs
  • Perfect for enhancing dessert presentation
  • Great for decorating cakes, cupcakes, cookies, and more
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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.

Ateco 869 Specs
Base Diameter Size Large
Material Stainless Steel
Style French Star
Tip Opening Size .77 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 869 Details

Add fine, deeply-grooved icing patterns to your cakes, cupcakes, pies, and more with this Ateco 869 11/16" french 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 french star, tip, you can create shells, stars, flowers, and scalloped designs. 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: 0.77"

  • Hand Wash Only

    Hand Wash Only

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

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Ateco 869

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Customer Reviews

  • Overall User Rating: Ateco 869 French Star Piping Tip

    5.0 stars from 62 reviews

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    You can never have too many piping tips! I use this one mainly for decorating cupcakes.- the larger tips make for faster decorating. The piping tip is well constructed.
    Great piping tip for anything from piping buttercream onto cupcakes to whipped cream - it's also strong enough to hold thick ganaches and such too.
    This is one of my favorite tips to use. It is the perfect size because I like the larger tips. I use it on cakes cupcakes and other desserts. I think I need to add some more into my pantry because I love them that much.
    This tip is great I typically only use it for cupcakes I have yet to use it on an actual cake, but plenty icing comes out at once.
    The WebstaurantStore has such wonderful prices on baking essentials like this. The 869 tip produces a beautiful star of frosting or whipped cream and cleans easily. The metal does not feel flimsy at all. Love it!
    It's a larger tip and makes quick work of decorating. It does the same a a small standard star tip only bigger and faster. I use it to make fillings pretty.
    These Piping tips are amazing they are beautiful durable they last for a very long time are used them and all my baking it looks so professional and clean lines
    This was larger than I wanted but it’s okay. It worked perfectly to make cacti for a Mexican themed party. I will be buying a smaller one in the future.
    Good quality, though you'll be hard-pressed to find a coupler of the right size. Don't really need one with a decent bag and/or a well-cut tip!
    These are exactly what I need when I make meringues. I usually make so many that the smaller size bags always needed refilling, which with meringues can be quite a mess.
    Cant wait to use this tip. Seems succulent cakes are in and figured this tip would make a nice cactus :) so wanna give it a shot
    This French start tip is great for cake designs, as well as for frosting cupcakes. Its size lets you frost ever larger cupcakes with just a quick squeeze and a twist.
    I use this for piping large eclairs. Does a good job, easy to clean so far, tips are sharp so watch out when reaching blindly into a drawer for them.
    Very large nozzle with large opening! Easy to use and pretty. I was able to top a cupcake with one squeeze I frosted 24 cupcakes in probably 3 minutes. I highly recommend.
    Very pleased, used for intended use. Sturdy and durable, easy to clean. However, we would prefer that the factory sticker not be placed directly on product, as the adhesive is difficult to remove.
    The French Style Piping tip is perfect tip to fill my Chipwiches and top my tarts. They are easy to clean and strong and durable.
    Loved finding Ateco tips on the Webstaurant site! These work great and are a great price as well. Many are more reasonably priced than other online stores also!
    This is a beautiful jumbo tip for making a Fench star swirl on cupcakes. You may have to use it without a coupler if your coupler is small.
    In my experience the Ateco tips are reliable and sturdy. They are cheaper on this site vs. buying them in the craft stores. This #9 tip is awesome! With just one smooth motion you can make awesome looks with your buttercream. It is large, so you can expect more buttercream than less to be dispensed. Might require a larger than normal batch of buttercream, depending on the size of your project.
    I love how big this tip is. It’s like a giant sea shell and I had an underwater party with cupcakes and it was the best time to do a large dollop of icing on top.

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