How Far Ahead Can I Cover A Dummy?

Decorating By Piece_acake Updated 10 Sep 2011 , 4:34am by yummy_in_my_tummy

Piece_acake Posted 9 Aug 2011 , 3:36pm
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I've been asked to make a fake 4 tier for a wedding on august 27th. Is it to early to cover the dummies? Will the fondant dry out? I'd love to start handpainting it now icon_smile.gif

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Lemmers Posted 9 Aug 2011 , 3:38pm
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Although I'm not an expert, I would imagine a dummy can be covered as far ahead as you like! The fondant WILL dry but shouldn't crack or look bad!

MissLisa Posted 9 Aug 2011 , 3:39pm
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It's a dummy cake..........they keep darn near forever. Do you really care if the fondant dries out? No one is planning to eat the "cake" right? Cover and paint at any time.

Piece_acake Posted 9 Aug 2011 , 4:30pm
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Thanks so much ladies icon_smile.gif

yummy_in_my_tummy Posted 10 Sep 2011 , 4:34am
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ahhhh.... just the post I was looking for! Wanted to make sure my show cake was ok sitting on the counter for two weeks... icon_smile.gif

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