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A New Spin on Aging Cake

This simple round cake puts A New Spin On Aging. Fashioned after a board game spinner, this fun cake provides comic completions to the statement, “You are older than….”

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Difficulty: Somewhat Easy



Instructions:

Step 1

Core and prepare 2-layer cake for rolled fondant by icing lightly with buttercream.

Step 2

Cover with chocolate fondant; smooth with Easy-Glide Smoothers.

Step 3

Set aside 1/8 pk. of white fondant. Divide remainder of white fondant into fourths; tint blue, green, rose, and yellow. Using wedge pattern, roll out and cut out 2 wedges in each color.

Step 4

Position wedges on cake. Trim cake center with knife.

Step 5

Using pattern, cut spinner from cardboard and wrap with foil.

Step 6

Print tip 2 messages on spinner and wedges in buttercream.

Step 7

Using pizza cutter, cut 1/4 in. diameter strips of white fondant and position with small amount of water on brush, as seams between wedges.

Step 8

Cut two 1/4 in. diameter strips of matching fondant for each wedge; attach strips with damp brush to cake sides as double drop strings.

Step 9

Roll small balls of fondant and attach at ends of drapes with damp brush.

Step 10

Place column in center of cake and position a 1 1/2 in. diameter ball of yellow fondant on top.

Step 11

Roll 1 in. diameter balls of chocolate fondant and position for bottom border.