I did my first dummy cake a week ago it wasn't bad, but still needs improvement. I sprayed it with water and it stuck just fine. Last night I peeled the MMF off the cake dummy (I ran out of the Wilton stuff) and parts of it peeled right off and parts of it I just had a hard time getting off. And so now I have a few dents and scratches in the dummy. So my question is:
Whats the best way to take the fondant off a cake dummy?
Is there a way to fix the scrapes and dents on the cake dummy so that it won't show next time I put fondant on it?
And how many uses can you get from one before having to replace it?
Or maybe there is a better way to do this cake dummy decorating alltogther?
If you soak it in hot water, it will loosen up the fondant/icing and make it easier to come off.
I've never used a dummy for practice, so have rarely reused them. Most of the dummies I have done were for display and they were just tossed after they got old (this was at the bakery, so I wasn't paying for the styro).
If you want to be able to reuse the fondant, you need to remove it before it sets.
Thanks for the tip. I'll try this next time.