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 Poker Cakes, Cards and Las Vegas Cakes

Coolest Las Vegas Cakes

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