Cake historically has been the dessert chosen after meals for ceremonial occasions, particularly weddings, anniversaries and birthdays. Recently cake has not only been dessert it has also turned into an art piece that is set out during the occasion.
Put the frosting in plastic wrap, wrap into a tube, then put into the frosting bag. clean up easy. The Farm Girl Recipes: A Frosting Trick Thirty years of decorating cakes, and I never thought of this.
Use Airheads and mini cookie cutter letters to decorate cakes or cupcakes. Heat airhead in microwave for 6 seconds or so, just to get it soft. Press cutter in airhead. If airhead becomes stuck, just use a small knife to pry out.