How-To Decorate a Cake Board 6 Different Ways

  • Fondant Silicone Mat (sku: 7371)
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  • Maple Rolling Pins, 18" (sku: 7149)
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6 Easy Steps to Creative Cake Boards

Get ready to jazz up those boring cake boards with our six fun and easy ways to creatively decorate your board. Something as simple as a ribbon around the edge of your board will transform the overall look and add some glam to your finished cake design.

How-To Decorate a Cake Board 6 Different Ways

What You’ll Need

  • Fondant
  • Fondant DecoShapes® Strips
  • Fondant DecoShapes® Dots
  • Cake Lace Silicone Mat
  • Cake Lace
  • Fondant Mat
  • Clear Piping Gel
  • Rolling Pin
  • Plastic Icing Scraper
  • Knife & Ribbon Insertion Tool
  • Impression Mat
  • Ribbon
  • Cake Board
  • Hot Glue Gun
  • Step 1

    decorating a cake board

    Select ribbon of choice. Use hot glue to attach to edge of cake board. Trim excess.

    Tip: Glue small sections at a time to create a smooth and even appearance.

  • Step 2

    decorating a cake board

    With clear piping gel, attach Fondant DecoShapes® Dots to the top of the cake board. Have fun, create any pattern or look you like.

    Tip: Use a larger cake board than needed, this will allow more of your pattern to show.

  • Step 3

    decorating a cake board

    Roll out any color fondant desired. Cover entire cake board in fondant, attaching with clear piping gel. Use an icing scraper to create a smooth finish and remove any air bubbles. Trim excess.

    Tip: You can cover the entire edge of the cake board or trim to fit the top of the board only.

  • Step 4

    decorating a cake board

    With a cake board covered in fondant, use an impression mat to create a fun design. Use a plastic rolling pin to create the impression in the fondant.

    Tip: Use any impression mat desired, get creative with your design.

  • Step 5

    decorating a cake board

    Using clear piping gel, attach Fondant DecoShapes® Strips as desired on top of the cake board.

    Tip: Choose any color desired and place strips in any pattern you like.

  • Step 6

    decorating a cake board

    Using a Cake Lace Silicone Mat of Choice and any color Cake Lace desired, prepare according to directions. Apply a very thin layer of clear piping gel to the top of the cake board and attach Cake Lace. Trim excess.

Supplies

    Fondant Silicone Mat (sku: 7371)
    • Fondant Silicone Mat
      $39.99
    Maple Rolling Pins, 18" (sku: 7149)
    • Maple Rolling Pins, 18"
      $69.99
    6" Non-Stick Roller (sku: 7287)
    • 6" Non-Stick Roller
      $8.99
    Clear Piping Gel, Vanilla - 5 Lb. (sku: 5305)
    • Clear Piping Gel, Vanilla - 5 Lb.
      $15.99
    Hygo Max Disposable Pastry Bags, 12" Disposable Bags (sku: 12492)
    • Hygo Max Disposable Pastry Bags, 12" Disposable Bags
      $18.99
    Piping Decorating Tip #2 - 5 Pk (sku: 11041)
    • Piping Decorating Tip #2 - 5 Pk
      $4.89
    Standard Plastic Coupler, Medium - 5 Pk (sku: 10990)
    • Standard Plastic Coupler, Medium - 5 Pk
      $8.99
    Foil Cake Board, 10" Round, White (sku: 6710)
    • Foil Cake Board, 10" Round, White
      $19.99