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

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

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

Cool Homemade Poker Table Cake

Homemade Poker Table Cake

I made this poker table cake for my hubby. He loves playing poker so I thought this would the perfect cake. I used a 15″ hexagon cake pan. The poker chips and playing cards should be made a day in advance so that they can dry. The poker chips are made out of marshmallow fondant. … Read more

Coolest Poker Table Birthday Cake

Homemade Poker Table Birthday Cake

I made this Poker Table Birthday Cake for a poker player. Fondant is made from MMF (Marshmallows), cards and chips are made from gumpaste. Image on the playing cards and poker chips were printed on icing sheets using edible ink. I used a ten inch spring form pan. Then I used a premade 10″ cardboard … Read more

Coolest Poker Chip Birthday Cake

Homemade Poker Chip Birthday Cake

I did this Homemade Poker Chip Birthday Cake on a whim for my husband’s poker night because I wanted to try out a new cake recipe. I had been searching around for a recipe that kept the cake more compact when cutting. This recipe used a box cake but I added a few extra ingredients … Read more

Coolest Texas Hold Em Birthday Cake

Coolest Texas Hold Em Birthday Cake

I got a lot of great ideas from this site for my husband’s Texas Hold Em Birthday Cake. I took a couple of ideas from different cakes and put them together. I used my husband’s favorite chocolate cake recipe, and doubled the square and round layers. I used a white butter cream frosting to ice … Read more

Coolest Poker Birthday Cake

Homemade Poker Birthday Cake

I made this poker birthday cake for my boyfriend’s birthday the other year – was just starting to experiment with cake decorating etc. He is an avid poker fan and plays with his mates often at out place, so I knew something like this would be grateful. I made two sponges – both chocolate and … Read more

Coolest Texas Hold Em Cake

Homemade Texas Hold Em Cake

I made this homemade Texas Hold Em cake for a friend’s 30th birthday. I made a marble cake 1/2 sheet size and I make my own homemade buttercream icing. The theme for the party was Texas Hold Em so I came up with this idea by checking out my son’s Texas Hold Em set. For … Read more

Coolest Poker Chip Cake

Homemade Poker Chip Cake

This poker chip cake was made for a friend’s husband. I was experimenting with rolled buttercream for the top of this one. It is a single layer chocolate cake with chocolate ganache filling. It is iced with buttercream. I measured out for the different sections of the poker chip and made templates so that they … Read more

Coolest Casino Birthday Cake

Homemade Casino Birthday Cake

This Casino Birthday Cake was made for a friend’s husband for his birthday. There are three tiers of cake, one 8 inch, one 6 inch, and one 4 inch. You cant really see the top layer because the casino sign is covering it, but it is there! There are 2 layers of cake on each … Read more