Covering Cake Board In Fondant...

Decorating By Leahmaria7981 Updated 19 Oct 2008 , 3:30am by MacsMom

Leahmaria7981 Posted 18 Oct 2008 , 10:50pm
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How far in advance can I cover my cakeboards with fondant?

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crisseyann Posted 19 Oct 2008 , 12:45am
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Sweet_Guys Posted 19 Oct 2008 , 2:15am
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We've covered the ones we've done two to three days in advance. We'd love to hear how others have done it.

Paul & Peter

banba Posted 19 Oct 2008 , 2:56am
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Would like to know this too.

On my Dior shoe cake I didn't do it in advance and ended up covering the board and cake with the one piece of fondant, what an experience!

Will do this again though as I liked the look!

Having said that it would be nice to have a few boards done up in advance.

jjkarm Posted 19 Oct 2008 , 3:18am
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I've done them a week in advance. By the time I was ready to use it, the fondant was completely dry. I didn't have to worry about leaving any marks or prints in it. It worked great.

MacsMom Posted 19 Oct 2008 , 3:30am
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I don't completely cover my boards as I feel it is a waste of fondant. I cover the cake on the plain board first, then I add a strip of fondant to the board around the cake. thumbs_up.gif

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