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pastry tube

noun
1.
a conical tube with a patterned hole at one end, fitted over the opening of a cloth funnel (pastry bag) for shaping icings, food pastes, etc., as they are forced through by squeezing the bag.
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  • Have the pastry bag clean and dry, and make it ready for use by slipping the pastry tube inside of the bag, as shown in Fig. 5.

    Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 4 Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
  • On those that have jam or jelly for their foundation, cream cheese put through a pastry tube forms the decoration.

    Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 4 Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
  • Nut butter is more attractive for the table when pressed through a pastry tube in roses on to individual dishes.

    The Laurel Health Cookery Evora Bucknum Perkins
  • The points of the pastry tube should be bent toward the center in order to produce the rosettes in the manner here shown.

    Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 4 Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
  • Tiny dots of beaten jelly may be placed with a pastry tube in the depressions of the meringue of lemon pies, after baking.

    The Laurel Health Cookery Evora Bucknum Perkins
  • Add the lemon juice and force the mixture through a pastry tube in the same way as described in the preceding recipe.

    Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 4 Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
  • Put the mixture in a pastry tube and decorate top of pie in fanciful fashion.

    The Complete Book of Cheese Robert Carlton Brown
  • Or, it may be forced through a pastry tube into rosettes or frills of any preferred design.

    Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 4 Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
  • This can be forced through a pastry tube, or, through a cornucopia, made from ordinary white letter paper.

  • Put a border of mashed potato mixed with the beaten white of egg around the fish, using a pastry tube and forcing bag.

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