Masonite Boards?

Decorating By kathik Updated 31 Dec 2009 , 12:10am by kathik

kathik Posted 30 Dec 2009 , 8:29pm
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I am making a 16" high mountain cake with an oval base that is 18" at it's widest point. I have never used a masonite board before and have a few questions.

Should I get 1/4" thick or 1/2" thick?
20" round or 22" round?
Is it easy to cover in fondant?
Does it change how I use an SPS system?


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_Jamie_ Posted 30 Dec 2009 , 10:03pm
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SPS doesn't care what it's sitting on, but masonite is the best bottom cake board material, hands down. I would recommend 1/2 inch for sure, and make it 23 or 24 inches. Definitely easy to cover in fondant.

kathik Posted 31 Dec 2009 , 12:10am
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Thanks _Jamie_!

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