Who Do I Cover A Cake Dummy?

Decorating By cloetzu Updated 6 Jan 2011 , 3:55pm by cloetzu

cloetzu Posted 6 Jan 2011 , 3:05pm
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I have a small cake dummy that I need to cover in fondant - but need to know 'what' to use on the dummy to make the fondant stick to it??? What are some options? i tried covering a 6" dummy over the holidays without using anything and the sides just ripped and fell off ;(

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CWR41 Posted 6 Jan 2011 , 3:28pm
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smear it up with shortening.

TexasSugar Posted 6 Jan 2011 , 3:29pm
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First off, you want to either sand or round the edge of the dummy depending on what it is made out of. Usually just pressing the edge to the table will have soften it. Alot of times if you do have a sharp edge it will rip and tear the fondant.

As far as what to attach with, anything liquid, just used in small amounts. You can do a light spray of water, piping gel, corn syrup or even some crisco.

cloetzu Posted 6 Jan 2011 , 3:55pm
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ah... thanks for the tips!!! would never have thought to soften the edges!!

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