Cake Base

Decorating By thecakeprincess Updated 29 Oct 2009 , 8:20pm by KHalstead

thecakeprincess Posted 29 Oct 2009 , 7:38pm
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Has anyone ever used a covered cake dummy as a tiered cake's base?
Please see below. Is that a cake dummy covered with fabric?
LL

7 replies
sarag30 Posted 29 Oct 2009 , 7:49pm
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I saw a site selling these they are very nice looking, but way expensive. I thought they were made of wood but now that you say cake dummy I think you may be right. In their add it said that they were only meant for one time use so you would think that it would be something disposable.

thecakeprincess Posted 29 Oct 2009 , 7:51pm
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I looked on their website and the base is described as lightweight material.

auntginn Posted 29 Oct 2009 , 7:53pm
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I have not, but this sure looks pretty, so I guess I would if a customer asked for it.

tiggy2 Posted 29 Oct 2009 , 7:55pm
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I would think it would be very easy to make one out of a dummy. Sew a "slip cover" to fit over the dummy but on the front panel sew in the drape with the bling.

thecakeprincess Posted 29 Oct 2009 , 8:04pm
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If its styrofoam, do you think it's sturdy enough to hold a 4-tiered cake?

NYCGiGi Posted 29 Oct 2009 , 8:14pm
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This seams like it would be so easy to make, I agree! You could use push pins actually and then you could easily take the "slip cover" off and reuse the styrofoam. Hmmm....

KHalstead Posted 29 Oct 2009 , 8:20pm
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It looks beautiful!!! I would agree with you in saying it looks like a cake dummy, what a great idea!

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