Need Help Preparing Cake Dummies

Decorating By rogers8702 Updated 28 Aug 2008 , 6:29pm by JoAnnB

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rogers8702 Posted 28 Aug 2008 , 6:16pm
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hey everyone, i have never used cake dummies, and im entering in the NC ICES comp in sept. so i will be using a 1/2 sheet cake dummy and a 2 or 3 layer round. the layered one is going to be fondant and i know i need to spray very lightly with water first. but i have a few other questions if anyone can help.

1) how do i prepare the sheet cake for buttercream?
2) will buttercream stay ok for another month?
3) should i wrap both dummies with press and seal or plastic wrap first?

4)how should i store them. i live on hilton head island SC and i have the a/c on and its hot out so lots of moisture?

any othe suggestions would be great for this first timer

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JoAnnB Posted 28 Aug 2008 , 6:29pm
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You don't need to wrap the dummies. you can easily re use them.

If you are using a typical buttercream with shorting, it will last a very long time. It will just dry out some

If you have a dryer spot or a room with a de-humidifier, that is where I would store them, out of the light and protected from dust.

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