by Christina Eastwood
what is the best icing to use when decorating dummy cakes? I want to be able to reuse the dummies later on so an suggestions? I'm practicing some new designs and need a cheap and quick icing idea.
Thanks for the help
From the editor:
For cake dummies, mix up this quick all shortening buttercream recipe to practice with:
12 ounces shortening
1/4 cup milk
4-6 cups of powdered sugar
1. Beat shortening until fluffy.
2. Add 4 cups of the powdered sugar and beat until fully incorporated.
3. Adjust consistency using the milk and extra powdered sugar, until you have what you like.
This will last a long time and is less expensive than all butter butercream. Great for practicing new ideas and easy to clean off the cake dummies with warm, soapy water.
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