Icing A Fake Cake

Decorating By tholmen08 Updated 9 Nov 2010 , 3:59am by Jenn2179

tholmen08 Posted 9 Nov 2010 , 3:28am
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Okay, so I'm doing my first "Fake Cake" that I want to keep! I am making it for a display, so what should i use to adhere the fondant? I've used buttercream under the fondant on a Styrofoam base before, but it was just put in the garbage afterwards. I can't use buttercream this time or it will go bad! Any help would be great! Thanks icon_smile.gif

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sammybisthebest Posted 9 Nov 2010 , 3:46am
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Sugar Syrup or Sugar Glue work well.
I've also used water before, that works just fine!

Jenn2179 Posted 9 Nov 2010 , 3:59am
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I have found a thin layer of shortening works best. Plus it makes it easier to remove the fondant and use the dummy again.

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