Another Dummy Cake Question

Decorating By KissMeCakes911 Updated 13 Mar 2009 , 8:30pm by PRcakes

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KissMeCakes911 Posted 13 Mar 2009 , 2:09am
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I'm creating my first Dummy Cake. Four tiers, with the top tier a real cake for the cutting ceremony. I am covering my fake tiers in fondant. What can I use to adhere the fondant to the styrofoam?

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terrig007 Posted 13 Mar 2009 , 2:15am
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I used a spray bottle with water but I think some people use piping gel or a light coating of frosting. HTH

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xinue Posted 13 Mar 2009 , 3:17am
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I use water, just put the dummy under running water for a sec or spray it.

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__Jamie__ Posted 13 Mar 2009 , 5:01am
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I have found that round dummies are just fine using water. Square dummies, need that extra tackiness that piping gel provides, especially when tackling those pesky corners!

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JenniferMI Posted 13 Mar 2009 , 1:12pm
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Cover your dummy with Glad Press N Seal before covering with fondant. Then, you can reuse the dummies. I use a VERY lt. coating of piping gel. I like the way the fondant sticks snuggly to that.

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PRcakes Posted 13 Mar 2009 , 8:30pm
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For some reason I dont know how to cover a dummy with press n seal! I dont know what im doing wrong or how should i do it!!! any suggestions??? icon_sad.gif

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