Handle For-Slot Machine Cake

Decorating By robin3845 Updated 21 Nov 2008 , 6:45am by mom2rascals

robin3845 Posted 20 Nov 2008 , 7:34pm
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Does anyone know how to make a handle for a slot machine cake?Only 2 days left! I'm running out of time!

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__Jamie__ Posted 20 Nov 2008 , 7:42pm
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Looks like a painted dowel rod with a molded fondant/gumpaste ball top on it.

mellormom Posted 20 Nov 2008 , 7:43pm
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It looks like they used a dowel for the rod and gumpaste for the rest. They probably also put a dowel in the side of the cake. Then they but the handle and rounds things on the bottom onto the dowel that was in the cake. (In my world I'm making since! LOL ) Hope this helps!

mixinvixen Posted 20 Nov 2008 , 9:10pm
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seems to be the same concept that i did for the handles of my ships wheel cake..dowel rod with gumpaste formed on the end..let dry, and voila!

lifonahil Posted 21 Nov 2008 , 5:43am
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What about a pretzel rod.

lainalee Posted 21 Nov 2008 , 5:55am
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Looks like a dowel to me.

mom2rascals Posted 21 Nov 2008 , 6:45am
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I've used a stick of black licorice before for a handle. I was able to pierce a bamboo skewer through the hole of the licorice and easily pierce a gumball at the pointed end. The skewer at the other end was just long enough to stick into the cake.

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