Buttercream Only Dummy Cake

Decorating By I-heart-cupcaKes Updated 13 Jan 2016 , 10:52pm by kakeladi

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I-heart-cupcaKes Posted 13 Jan 2016 , 8:02pm
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Hello All!

 I am getting ready for an event (cupcake and wine tasting) and I plan on having a two-tiered cake dummy. I want to do mostly buttercream on it. Is that possible? Are there any tips, tutorials, etc available??

Thanks in advance!

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leah_s Posted 13 Jan 2016 , 9:17pm
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Just skewer the dummy tiers to the cardboard to hold them still while you spread on the bc.  Other than that, it's just like real cake.

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kakeladi Posted 13 Jan 2016 , 10:52pm
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Yep, just like doing a real cake except it's super light and will move around on the board unless you anchor it.  I usually just used a big glob of b'cream -- if possible do that a day or two before working further.

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