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 Stack Cake

Homemade Money Stack Cake

This money stack cake was inspired by a cake I found on here. I only used two 9×13 pans which made 3 loaves. I used a dab of Kelly green icing color to achieve mint green fondant to match the money. The edible images I received from Edible Rainbow Cakes. I truly enjoyed making this. … Read more

Cool Homemade Poker Table Cake Design

Poker Table

This was my first attempt to make a Poker themed cake. It was for a groom’s cake for a couple who was not having a wedding, but was celebrating with a wedding party. They were going to fly to Vegas for their honeymoon. The poker table cake is made with two hexagon-shaped pans, in chocolate … Read more

Cool Homemade 2-Tier Poker Birthday Cake

Homemade Poker Birthday Cake

This Poker Birthday Cake was my first time using fondant, but it was pretty fun. I used gum paste to make the cards, then added the details by dipping a toothpick into food coloring and hand drawing them. We put a 4″ round double layer cake on an 8″square cake.

Coolest Homemade Cards and Poker Table Las Vegas Cakes 6

I made this cake for my husbands 30th birthday. I had a poker theme, so searched Las Vegas cakes, as my husband loves poker and wanted to make a cake to go along with it. I made a three layer cake alternating chocolate, vanilla, chocolate and frosted the layers with chocolate butter cream icing. For … Read more

Coolest Slot Machine Cake

Homemade Slot Machine Cake

This Homemade Slot Machine Cake is a cake for my father-in-law’s 75th birthday. He like going to the casino and playing the slots so what better cake than this. I made a white cake with strawberry buttercream filling and covered it with green buttercream. I bought those chocolate coins from party city and spread it … Read more

Coolest Money Cake

Homemade Money Cake

I made this homemade money cake for a graduate with an economics degree. I made 7 bundles of money but you can make as many bundles as you wish. Step 1 – Order edible photo copies of $100 bills. I used tastyfotoart.com. They came 3 to a sheet, so I ordered 3 sheets and had … Read more

Coolest Poker Cake

Dave's 21st Birthday Poker Cake

I used an 11×15 cake pan and used two boxed cake mixes. All of the decorations on the poker cake are edible. I made the playing cards and dice out of white chocolate and colored with edible marker. The poker chips are rolled fondant and colored with edible marker. The red and black suit lay-ons … Read more

Coolest Holdem Poker Table Cake

Homemade Holdem Poker Table Cake

I made this Holdem Poker Table Cake with 2 11 x 18 sheet cakes, 2 10″ round, and 1 13 x 9 sheet cake. They were yellow cake with a buttercreme frosting. The cards and money tops where made from edible paper. The chips, face down cards and rail was made of MM fondant. The … Read more

Coolest Homemade Cards and Poker Table Las Vegas Cakes 7

My youngest Daughter just turned 22 and loves to play cards. Texas HoldEm is her favorite and I made these Las Vegas cakes for her birthday party. I used plastic poker chips with adhesive letters to spell out Happy Birthday and her name. Chocolate coin chips were used and making the Roulette consisted of just … Read more

Coolest Slot Machine Triple Diamond Birthday Cake

Homemade Slot Machine Triple Diamond Birthday Cake

This Slot Machine Triple Diamond Birthday Cake is a cake I made for my mother in law’s 70th birthday. It was a vanilla cake with homemade raspberry filling covered in gray fondant. (However, I got the fondant a little thin and it ripped a little during the 3 hour drive.) The diamonds I hand traced … 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