Urgent! Need Cake Topper To Spin

Decorating By SugarSugarDesserts Updated 18 Apr 2010 , 3:10am by Melnick

SugarSugarDesserts Posted 16 Apr 2010 , 5:00pm
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Please help... I am doing 2 figures in fondant for the top of a cake I am making and I need them to spin slowly. Like they are dancing. They will not be heavy like a cake so I don't have that problem but I can not figure out what I need to buy to make them spin/rotate. Can anyone help?

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sugarshack Posted 16 Apr 2010 , 7:15pm
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for my tlc cake, i bought a cheap $10 model car rotating base. my top tier was styro and i dug out a hole and put the turntable in there, laid the toper on top, and it rotated

http://sugaredblog.blogspot.com/2010/03/not-quite-ultimate-enough-cake.html

keonicakes Posted 18 Apr 2010 , 2:41am
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I used the rotating lighted base for a carousel cake. (had to order it on line) Wilton makes it. $20.00
Ive also heard of people using a motor out of a disco ball, but good luck with the cord.
You could also use the base from one of those crystal paper weight things that people put on they're desks.
Hope this helps.

Nacnacweazel Posted 18 Apr 2010 , 2:54am
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You would be surprised at the things you'll find at WalMart in the toy section. Sometimes, you can even find things like that in the toy section of CVS, Target, and RiteAid. Good luck! Keep us updated. thumbs_up.gif

Melnick Posted 18 Apr 2010 , 3:10am
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Look up the Ace of Cakes episode where he built a lighthouse - talked all about what was needed to make it work. I think it's in either season 2 or 3

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