Cake Board Help ?

Decorating By jolmk Updated 23 Jun 2008 , 2:48am by wgoat5

jolmk Posted 22 Jun 2008 , 11:15pm
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I need to cover a plywood board with fondant. What should I put between the wood and the fondant. My DH just made the board for me and I don't want to mess it up too bad, piping gel etc.

PS I'm out of fanci foil wrap. Sometimes I use freezer paper, plastic side out, but I'm afraid it won't stick.

TIA
Jo

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-K8memphis Posted 23 Jun 2008 , 12:08am
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I think I would moisten the back of the fondant with water and apply it. If you moisten the board I mean that's the way you would usually do it, wet the surface some but it just seems a little futile because the plywood is so absorbant. I'm sure it would work either way. Water.

BlakesCakes Posted 23 Jun 2008 , 1:11am
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I'd cover it with clear Contac(t) paper, spray it lightly with water, and put the fondant on it.

HTH
Rae

wgoat5 Posted 23 Jun 2008 , 2:48am
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I wrap mine with contact paper THEN with a food safe paper (cake paper) THEN I cover with fondant..

That way the board AND the edibles are protected... I have had kids pick at the boards .. so you might wanna expect stuff like that

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