Where can i order a false tier? Also, do I just frost it as i normally would if it was acutal cake, or are there any special steps?
Styrofoam can be purchased at many craft type store - Michael's, JoAnn Frabic; Hobby Lobby and others. They are often refered to as dummies. there are some places one can purchase them via the internet but I don't remember the name of the several companies that sell the.
Styro only needs a very light misting of water if covering w/fondant. If icing w/b'cream - nothing is needed before applying it - exactly as sone would ice a real cake.
You can also make them from stacking up many, many cake boards then cover w/a piece of posterboard before icing them as usual.
I have ordered from Dallas Foam twice. They are really pretty cheap. There is a minimum order, though.
I wrap mine in the sticky plastic wrap (Saran Press'n Seal) before icing. When you unwrap it, it's like new and can be used again!
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I've used Guildcraft Styrofoam Cake Dummies. Also you could try Pfeil and Holding although I heard their Pfeil customer service was poor
THanks for all the responses!
One more question on size. IF I'm making a 2 tier cake (bottom tier false). If the top tier will be an 8in round (2 layer), what size bottom tier dummy would be appropriate? 11in round maybe? How tall? (I see that there are MANY to choose from on Guildcraft).
I've been asked to enter a halloween bake off contest (for charity) at work and I want to make sure the cake is as perfect as possible!
THank you!!! thank you!!! thank you!!!
Dallas Foam has great prices and a user friendly site.
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