Cake Dummies

Decorating By rvonderfecht Updated 1 Dec 2014 , 4:04am by rvonderfecht

rvonderfecht Posted 28 Nov 2014 , 10:49pm
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Hi I am decorating cake dummies for the first time. I am doing a 'ruffle' cake, so using strips of fondant  I have read about covering the dummies in a thin layer of shortening before starting - my question is, do I need to completely cover the dummies with fondant before putting the ruffles on or will the ruffles stick to the dummies by themselves? Thanks for any advice. 

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jchuck Posted 28 Nov 2014 , 11:29pm
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AYes, you have to cover your cake dummy with fondant first. Otherwise, your ruffled fondant strips will not adhere to the styrofoam. It would be a lesson in frustration if you didn't.

cakemyday13 Posted 29 Nov 2014 , 5:15am
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I would cover it too.

rvonderfecht Posted 1 Dec 2014 , 4:04am
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Thanks!!

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