My Fabulous Las Vegas Birthday Cake

My Fabulous Las Vegas Birthday Cake

This Las Vegas Cake was one of several I launched my first foray into cake making with. One day my fiancé lost his job after 7 years with same company.  Times were hard and we had several birthdays in the family looming around the corner, including my best friend and my finance (who share a birthday), … Read more

Coolest Party Slot Machine Cake

Slot Machine Picture of Cake

This was my first attempt at making a slot machine cake and my friend was happy to get such a gift from me. At his party everybody was “Wow-weeeee!” about this cake. In fact, they actually thought that it was a toy. To create this cake I baked 9″ chocolate cakes and cut and stacked … Read more

Lottery Ticket Cake: The Winner is Grandma!

Gram 85th

This cake was made for my Grandmother’s 85th birthday party. She loves the lottery, especially the beloved scratch off tickets. Every holiday or event she receives them from everyone and she can’t wait to scratch them. This cake was made as part of this theme! The cake was inspired by the Pennsylvania lottery. It used … Read more

Viva Las Vegas Card Cake

Viva Las Vegas Card Cake

This cake was done for a friend’s mom. It was a regular slab cake, with large, cubed rice krispie treats, covered in fondant. The poker chips and playing cards were done in fondant (denominations were hand-piped) left to dry overnight. Polka-dot ribbon trimmed it and the finishing touches were a paper (non-edible) sign I printed, and … Read more

Coolest Vegas Birthday Cake

Vegas Baby!

I wanted to make a cake for my friend who has a birthday on Halloween. I have made her a Halloween cake before but this time I wanted to do something that was not going to be so predictable that tied in with the holiday. So I thought about her other interests and thought Vegas … Read more

Coolest Poker Cake

This cake was made for a friend of mine for her sister who was to become the big 50. I asked what are her likes and she said poker and she loves red wine and my friend Mazza decided to go for the two ace playing cards on the top of the cake. I had Googled … Read more

Coolest Casino Video Poker Cake

Casino Video Poker Cake

This casino video poker cake was made for a family member who loves the casino, and especially video poker. Made with about 5-6 layers of basic yellow cake. For the height, we might suggest using a loaf pan. It was hand shaped. It is best to cut small pieces at a time, as more can be … Read more

Coolest Craps Table Cake

Coolest Craps Table Cake

I made this Craps Table cake for my husband’s friends birthday. He had a party at his house and owns a craps table, so I thought this cake would be fitting.  I used my 11×17 sheet pan for this and made it with 2 boxes white cake mix. I made a very simple butter cream icing I always … Read more

Coolest Slot Machine Birthday Cake

Coolest Slot Machine Birthday Cake

This slot machine birthday cake was for an 80 year old lady who loves going to the casino and playing the slots! I used white and choc cake to make this one. The top rounded part of the cake is a 8″ round cake cut in half then frosted together and stood up on the … Read more

Coolest Roulette Birthday Cake – 5 Feet Long!

Coolest Roulette Birthday Cake - 5 Feet Long!

My friend, Nicole and I have been having cakes for friends and family for a little over a year. Our inspiration… Buddy Valstro. We love how he never says no to an idea, even if he knows it’s going to be hard. Well my husband, Sean set me up for a challenge he said, “Hallei … Read more

Coolest Casino Cake

Homemade Casino Cake

I made this casino cake for my daughter, she had a party at school and the theme was casino. I made a sponge cake with chocolate butter cream. And all you can see on the plate was made with fondant. And the cards were painted with icing color.

Coolest Texas Hold’Em Birthday Cake

Homemade Texas Hold'Em Birthday Cake

I made a round cake and covered it with green butter icing. Then I used sugar paste to make the cards and the poker chips. I used a fine paint brush and food colouring to decorate them. This Texas Hold’Em Birthday Cake is quite simple to make but time consuming. My brother in law loved … Read more

Coolest Homemade Cards and Poker Table Las Vegas Cakes 0

I made this birthday cake for my son-in-law who works for a company installing computer poker tables. I checked out this wonderful site for Las Vegas cakes and this is what I made. Just two boxes of cake mix in a large roasting pan. I cut out five individual pieces of paper to the size … Read more

Cool Slot Machine Birthday Cake

Homemade Slot Machine Birthday Cake

I was asked to make a “Slot Machine” birthday cake for a friend. When I went to the computer to get some helpful hints, I came across this website. I started with 2 6 inch French Vanilla cakes. And whipped up some Creme de Menthe butter cream icing to put in between the 2 layers. … Read more

Coolest Bunco Dice Birthday Cake

Homemade Bunco Dice Birthday Cake

Once a month eleven friends and I get together for girl’s night and play Bunco. As I’m the cake baker in the group, when it was my turn to be the hostess I baked a Bunco Dice Birthday Cake and individual Bunco dice cakes for everyone (and a few extras). The cake is a mix … Read more

Texas Holdem Cake

Texas Holdem Cake

I made this cake for my husband’s surprise 25th birthday. he loves poker, especially Texas Holdem. I made a chocolate pound cake, and a vanilla pound cake, with buttercream. I used leaf green for the green fondant (I used marshmallow fondant). The chips and cards are all fondant too, and were painted with food coloring … Read more

Cool Homemade Poker Table Cake Idea

Homemade Poker Table Cake

This homemade Poker table cake is made out of chocolate pound cake, it was made for a birthday cake but would make a great grooms cake! Poker chips are made from gumpaste. The table is cut from 10″ round cakes, then covered with chocolate icing and fondant. The table section was grooved to denote wood … Read more

Awesome Homemade Slot Machine Birthday Cake

Homemade Slot Machine Birthday Cake

I made this Homemade Slot Machine Birthday Cake for my mother’s 80th birthday party. This cake was about 30″ high with quite a few layers, the layers varied from vanilla sponge with fresh strawberries to chocolate sponge and rasberries. I used a PVC skeleton to suport the layers and to keep the cake solid. I … Read more

Coolest Grandma’s Casino Cake

Homemade Grandma's Casino Cake

I made this cake for my Grandmother’s 80th birthday. She loves to go to the casino, so I wanted to make her something she would love. I came up with the idea of three level cake with a dice on top. I do not have a lot of experience making cakes of this size, so … Read more

Coolest Poker Table Cake

Poker Table Cake

This idea for a poker table cake came from the 2006 Wilton Yearbook and I also used an idea from this website using brown instead of black. This cake was made for my brother’s 27th birthday. He loves to play poker and cards so this was a great cake to make for him. I didn’t … Read more

Coolest Poker 18th Birthday Cake

Homemade Poker 18th Birthday Cake

This Poker 18th Birthday Cake I made for my boyfriend’s 18th. Just dark chocolate mud cake covered in solid dark chocolate. The bottom one was then layered with white icing (fondant) and the top with chocolate sprinkles. I painted the fondant features (triangles, suits & poker chips) with food colouring and around the bottom of … Read more

Coolest Homemade Cards and Poker Table Las Vegas Cakes 2

I made a 9 x 13 cake then iced it with Wiltons buttercream recipe. To get the cards onto the cake I traced an outline of some playing cards with them fanned out. Then I outlined them with prepared black icing, used a writing tip to put in the hearts. After using letters pressed into … Read more

Coolest Slot Machine Cake

Homemade Slot Machine Cake

This slot machine cake was a last minute cake for my sister who planned on celebrating her 23rd birthday at the casino. It was very simple to prepare and very moist and tasty. It’s just two lemon cake mixes with about 3 jars of lemon icing (Betty Crocker). I made a 9×13 square cake, cut … Read more