Cake Dummies

Decorating By kimmyboo925 Updated 18 Sep 2009 , 4:37am by indydebi

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kimmyboo925 Posted 18 Sep 2009 , 4:30am
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Anyone have any tips on using cake dummies? I am going to be using my first cake dummie this weekend and I was in search of some tips. The entire cake is going to be fake. Do I still have to use dowels to keep it together? Sorry for the questions, but its kind of an important cake.

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indydebi Posted 18 Sep 2009 , 4:37am
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Dowels prevent the upper cake from sinking into the bottom cake. Styrofoam is a solid substance and nothing will sink into it. so no dowels are needed. If the cake is stacked, I don't even ice the entire top ....just ice 2-4" inside the edge, just enough icing to 'glue' the top tier onto the bottom tier. Holds fine. (some of my stacked dummies, I just pick up by the top tier to move them. Haven't lost one yet.)

I just put the BC directly on the styro. Cleans off easy.

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