Fondant Covered Cake Board Question

Decorating By specialtycakesbysara Updated 6 Nov 2011 , 12:14pm by aprilismaius

specialtycakesbysara Posted 4 Nov 2011 , 5:56pm
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I need to cover a cake board with fondant but it needs to look sort of like a checker board. It has different colored squares on it. Does anyone know the best way to do this?? I have only covered a cake board with a solid color before, never different colors.

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Texas_Rose Posted 4 Nov 2011 , 6:17pm
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You probably just need to cut the individual squares and stick them on, unless you want to try painting them.

Ballymena Posted 4 Nov 2011 , 6:29pm
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Cover the board with one color and add the second color in squares.

specialtycakesbysara Posted 4 Nov 2011 , 6:57pm
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This is what the board will look like....

http://cakecentral.com/gallery/1980022

I cover the whole board in white and then add the squares individually, right??

Ballymena Posted 4 Nov 2011 , 7:11pm
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If you are doing that many colors I wouldn't bother covering the board in white first. Just attach your squares individually using piping gel, that stuff sticks well.

TexasSugar Posted 4 Nov 2011 , 8:55pm
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I would do individual squares glued to the board to get that look.

aprilismaius Posted 6 Nov 2011 , 12:14pm
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I did something similar to what you are describing, and I embossed and cut each square individually and applied them to my board with a little water.

http://cakecentral.com/gallery/1956915

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