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

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 Cards Cake

Cards Cake

This is the hexagon cake pan, covered in MMF. All cards and chips on this cards cake are MMF. I used the candy mold for the card shape and used royal icing to write the suits. This cake was very time consuming.

Coolest Poker Playing Card Cake

Homemade Poker Playing Card Cake

I made this Poker Playing Card Cake for my grandfather’s 75th birthday. He loves let it ride poker so I thought it would be a great cake to make him. I got a lot of my ideas from looking at all the great cakes on this website. I used 4 boxes of yellow cake mix … Read more

Coolest Homemade Cards and Poker Table Las Vegas Cakes 5

This cake was adapted from a Jane Asher book on how to bake a cake for a lady called Wyn for her 90th Birthday. She is a fervent Bridge Player and therefore it was appropriate.(thus the Wyn-ing Hand). The cake was a rich chocolate sponge and I did the table top on a separate board … 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.

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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 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

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

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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

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

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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 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

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