I am wanting to know the best way to cover a cake dummy so that it can re-used later? I am going to cover the dummy in fondant. I tried using plastic wrap and then buttercream and what a mess! Is there an easier way? If I just cover the dummy straight with fondant...will the fondant come off easily so that the dummy can be reused? Thanks
I had the same question and what I was told was to rub shortening all over it and lay the fondant just like you would a cake. I did it and it worked beautifully. I let it sit for about 3 days and it came right off with no problem. Just wash and dry the styrofoam and you're good to go again.
yep. I had dummies with fondant on them for months and when I wanted to change it up I just peeled the fondant off & washed the dummies and dried. easy peasy!
Try using shortening to add decorations instead of a liquid. They can be peeled off quite easily as well. You shouldn't have to recover the cake as often either.