Checkerboard Birthday Cake - Eat Healthy Stockphoto My mom had a set of cake pans with separators that made a checkerboard cake. The batter had to be extra thick to keep it from running, but it turned out pretty. This way, however, is foolproof.
30 Surprise-Inside Cake and Treat Ideas! I did the chess board one and it worked a treat.
Peek-a-boo Battenberg cake. A stunning rose and almond sponge in the distinctive checkered pattern, hidden in sweet marizpan icing
Traditional Battenberg cake--great recipe with step-by-step pictures. Decoration can be taken a step further by placing dragees in the intersections of the marzipan cover.
Checker board cake directions, without a fancy pan.
Sprinkle Bakes: Lemony Rainbow Checkerboard Cake How adorable is this?