Dummy Cakes

Decorating By Normita Updated 22 Feb 2009 , 2:53pm by kakeladi

Normita Posted 22 Feb 2009 , 7:25am
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I feel like a dummy asking this...but what exactly are dummy cakes?? Are they syrophoam tiers covered in fondant??

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cb_one Posted 22 Feb 2009 , 2:06pm
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They can becovered on Fondant, Buttercream.

Some decorators use them to practice on. A lot ofBakeries use them to display their work. I'd assume they would last a long time, unlike a real cake.

Some brides use them to cut the cost of the cake and still get that 3-4 tier cake that they want.

kakeladi Posted 22 Feb 2009 , 2:53pm
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Probably 99.9% of them are styrofoam but........they also can be created by covering the pan, piling up cake boards, molding rice crispy treats etc etc then treating them as a cake by covering in any icing medium you want. Almost all the ones I made were iced in b'cream icon_smile.gif

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