How do you know how thick your icing should be? Think about what you need the icing to do. Should it flow or keep it’s texture?
THIN is for covering large areas with smooth icing. You will need to contain it with a thicker icing.
MEDIUM is used for both outlining and filling a cookie.
MEDIUM THICK is for filling small spaces that might crater, for adding dimension or raising/lowering frosting levels.
THICKis for outlining. It is the best icing for lettering and small details.
EXTRA THICKis for details that you don’t want to be smooth like fur on a teddy bear or ruffles on a tutu.
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