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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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  • Put into a pastry bag some of the frosting, made a little stiffer with sugar, and place two dots of icing on each slice.

    The Century Cook Book Mary Ronald
  • To prepare them, add cream to cream cheese until it is thin enough to be forced through a pastry bag.

    Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 4 Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
  • 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
  • With the aid of a spoon, as illustrated, fill the ladyfinger mixture into a pastry bag containing a plain pastry tube.

    Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 4 Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
  • By using a pastry bag with a star mould the tops can be decorated with the dough, in the form of a rose, in place of the cross.

  • With pastry bag and plain tube put a mound of mayonnaise on the centre of each cake of cheese, to represent the yolk of an egg.

  • Color and flavor as desired, place in a pastry bag, and force through pastry tubes to make any desired designs.

    Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 4 Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
  • Beat well, turn into a pastry bag and press out in heaps on a buttered pan.

  • You will also need a pastry bag with a finely pointed tube, and tiny gem pans.

    Candy-Making at Home Mary M. Wright
Contemporary definitions for pastry bag
noun

a cloth or paper cone-shaped bag with one or more nozzles, through which pastry, icing, or a similar food may be squeezed, esp. for decorating

Word Origin

1884

Usage Note

cooking

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