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 Money and Coin-Shaped Creative Cake Ideas 0

My best friends daughter wanted a cake having to do with “Money” for her 10th birthday so I found a picture of a money bag on the internet and thought this would be neat to have the chocolate money coming out the top. I used a box cake and butter cream icing. The ties on … Read more

Cool Homemade Poker Table Birthday Cake

Homemade Poker Table Birthday Cake

I used two 8″ square cake pans. The cake was banana nut made from scratch, but one box of cake mix can be used. After I split and filled the cakes I put the Poker Table Birthday Cake in the refrigerator. A few hours later I carved one corner of the cake to round it … Read more

Coolest Casino Cards Birthday Cake

Homemade  Casino Cards Birthday Cake

This Casino Cards Birthday Cake was my very first cake, I made it for my boyfriend for his birthday. Two layers of Martha Stewart Buttercake cut in half, so 4 layers in total. Filling was 2 layers of fresh raspberry and marscapone cheese and one layer of Bailey’s flavored buttercream, the cooked sugar and egg … Read more

Coolest Homemade Cards and Poker Table Las Vegas Cakes 8

The idea for this cake came from the Wilton yearbook. I needed to make some modifications to the cake as it serves only 17. I used a 15″ hexagon cake pan with 2 cake-mixes in each pan using a “pound/wedding” cake recipe. Once each cake was prepared I stacked them on a 16″ round cake … Read more

Coolest Slot Machine Cake

Coolest Slot Machine Cake

I made this Slot Machine Cake for my friend’s 30th birthday party. We gave her a surprise Vegas-themed party. I used a 13×9 for the main body, and a 9″ round for the top & tray. I did all of the letters and numbers using a run-out technique. About a week before the party, I … Read more

Coolest Money and Coin-Shaped Creative Cake Ideas 1

This is a three-layer cake. The two bottom cakes are a little larger then the top layer. To make the silver icing I added all the colours to white icing and mixed them well. The year on the cake is my Fathers Birthday, 1949. He is a coin collector and loves chocolate…

Cool Homemade Poker Birthday Cake

Homemade Poker Birthday Cake

I made this Poker Birthday Cake for my mom’s birthday. I used two 8 inch round pans. I used buttercream icing. For the cards and poker chips I used a marshmallow fondant. It was my first time working with fondant, but I am excited to use it again! It is not the best cake but … Read more

Coolest Las Vegas Birthday Cake Idea

Homemade Las Vegas Birthday Cake Idea

My friend Katy wanted to go to Vegas for her 26th Birthday but due to lack of funds she couldn’t go so I made her a Las Vegas Birthday Cake Idea instead. I made 2 round cakes from a choc mud cake box mix in different sizes. Then I covered them both in chocolate fondant. … Read more

Coolest Homemade Cards and Poker Table Las Vegas Cakes 9

My brother is slightly obsessed with poker, so when we had a little birthday party for him I decided to make him a poker cake. I simply made a regular box cake, which I frosted green to look like a poker table. Then I frosted graham crackers with white frosting for the cards, which I … Read more

Coolest Homemade Slot Machine Special Occasion Cakes 0

This is one of those special occasion cakes. It took me five hours to do all the detailing with the fondant. All I knew was I needed a slot machine for my co-workers mom’s 60th birthday so I cut two rectangle cakes and staked them together until it looked like a slot machine. I then … Read more

Coolest Money and Coin-Shaped Creative Cake Ideas 2

I used a 13 x 19 cake pan and cut the shape of a dollar sign out of the cake. I had an edible picture made of my brother on a $100 bill and accented it with chocolate poker chips and chocolate cards. This was my second go at a creative cake of this kind … Read more

Coolest Royal Flush Cake

Homemade Royal Flush Cake

This Royal Flush cake was made for a friend’s brother who owns a local bar and is big into POKER! It was his 40th birthday and they were having a big bash for him. The cake is made up of 4 9X13 cakes (two on the bottom,two on top). It was iced with the Wilton … Read more

Cool Homemade Poker Chip Cake

Homemade Poker Chip Cake

I decided to surprise my daughter’s boyfriend and make him a cake for his 25th birthday. He likes to play poker so I figured I would try to make a poker chip cake. I used 2 round cakes. I then used buttercream icing to cover both cakes. I used colored fondant for the cake as … Read more

Coolest Homemade Slot Machine Special Occasion Cakes 1

I decided to make this cake for my friends mom. She loves her slot machines. I really had no idea how to make it. I used a lot of different ideas for special occasion cakes from different pictures. And my slot machine cake came out just as I wanted. My friend’s mom also loved it. … Read more