Sometimes it’s fun just to look at pretty desserts, isn’t it? Cakes are the pinnacle of one’s baking prowess. Who doesn’t love admiring an elaborately piped cake made from scratch? Chef Addie Gundry is here to show you how you can be well on your way to a baking victory with these simple piping how-tos geared for beginners. She starts off by sharing her homemade buttercream frosting recipe, the foundation of your decorating. She’ll then show you how to put together a piping bag, so you’re armed with the tools you need. She’ll then show you how to conquer several of the basic skills you can apply to any dessert from piping dots and bows to writing words to piping flowers. With these foundational skills in place, you’ll be ready to take on your first fancy cake project!