Covering A Dummy In Fondant

Decorating By annakat444 Updated 14 Oct 2013 , 12:13am by maybenot

annakat444 Posted 13 Oct 2013 , 7:31pm
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I bought some dummies and want to cover them in fondant - the project I'll be doing will take probably several days so the fondant will dry (I want it to be a fun, leisurely project). What's the best way to attach the fondant to the dummy so that I'll be able to take it off once I'm finished? I want to be able to re-use the dummies. Thanks!

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Dayti Posted 13 Oct 2013 , 10:31pm
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You can attach it however you want - some use water, some use crisco, some use buttercream. The easiest way to remove fondant is to soak the dummy in a sink full of hot water. Put a weight on top so it submerges. Then peel off the fondant.

annakat444 Posted 13 Oct 2013 , 10:36pm
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AOh duh! Why didn't I think of that!! Thanks! :)

maybenot Posted 14 Oct 2013 , 12:13am
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AIf you coat the dummy with shortening first, the fondant will peel off very easily without soaking.

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