Edible Image On Black Background?

Decorating By AnnBland Updated 17 Oct 2010 , 10:02pm by icingimages

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AnnBland Posted 15 Oct 2010 , 10:38pm
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What do you guys do when you have a black or dark background you need to put your image on? For example I have a logo to put on a black background but you'll be able to see the white frosting sheet around it. Any ideas?

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Kiddiekakes Posted 15 Oct 2010 , 10:52pm
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I had this same problem when I put a Washington capitals white edible image on a black round cake to look like a puck.It was a mess.I ended up taking it off and doing it with my projector in icing instead...The black icing looked blotchy underneath the image.It never did look melded.

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infinitsky Posted 15 Oct 2010 , 11:01pm
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What about puttig the image on a very thin layer of white fondant that's (precut to the exact shape and size of the paper) and letting it airdry for a while, and then put the fondant piece on the cake.
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icingimages Posted 17 Oct 2010 , 10:02pm
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A lot depends on the type of icing sheet you are using. Our premium icing sheets are a bit thicker and while they are a bit opaque, they work better then the thinner brands. I have put images on chocolate with our premium brand and they have worked fine.

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