Do I Need A Cake Dummy?

Decorating By courtney1009 Updated 19 Aug 2008 , 12:35am by courtney1009

courtney1009 Posted 18 Aug 2008 , 8:57pm
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Is a cake dummy something special? Or can I just cut some styrofoam and use that?

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karateka Posted 19 Aug 2008 , 12:19am
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You could just cut styrofoam. However, that is a royal PITA. Little styrofoam floaties that fly everywhere and stick to everything. Plus the edges aren't always really smooth. And the cake dummies are pre cut with smooth edges and sides, in all the common cake sizes, and pretty cheap.

The alternative is a hot wire cutter, which I have found for $100....cheaper to buy the dummies. At least for me.

courtney1009 Posted 19 Aug 2008 , 12:35am
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thanks so much I think I"m just going to bite the bullet and buy some.

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