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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?.?
Makes: Cake serves 30.
Skill Level: None
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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.

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Rose Icing Color

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Royal Blue Icing Color

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Black Icing Color

Black Icing Color

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Kelly Green Icing Color

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Discontinued

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12 x 2 in. Round Pan

12 x 2 in. Round Pan

Tall Tier Stand Set

Tall Tier Stand Set (14 in. plate)

6 1/2 in. Column

6 1/2 in. Column

Cake Board

Cake Board

Fanci-Foil Wrap

Fanci-Foil Wrap

Pizza cutter

Pizza cutter

Cardboard

Cardboard

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A New Spin on Aging Cake is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 9.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I made this cake with the 8 ball in mind, but added a few more adult, not dirty, choices to yes no and maybe. It was great fun. I also modified the spinner as per a few of Wilton fan suggestions, your suggestions boards are very helpful. I always try to modify the item that are not edible so they can be eaten and not just thrown away. I made the spinner out of sugar cookie with the unedable parts not seen. Love these ideas.
Date published: 2011-08-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I had a BLAST making this cake, just anticipating the recipient's reaction! The most difficult thing about this cake was the spinner, and it really wasn't that difficult. I just placed the spinner between two small nylon 'washers' and attached it with a small pin to the dowel stuck down the middle of the cake, then put a small drop of mineral oil between the washers and the arrow so it would spin freely. What a great way to get adults to laugh hard at themselves - they all had to try flicking the arrow to see what they would come up with! That is the mark of a truly great birthday cake - how memorable it makes the occasion for fun. Definately would do it again!!
Date published: 2011-05-16
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I made a version of this as a seperate layer on top an over the hill layer cake. As usual it was a hit. Thanks for the inspiration Wilton and new idea!
Date published: 2011-05-12
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