Friday, 10 August 2012

Poker cakes

A few weeks ago I had a few pals round to the house for my very first ever poker night! (How had I managed to get to 26 without ever playing it?). I can't resist the opportunity to do THEMED things.. even just for a casual Saturday night, so I made up some poker cupcakes for everyone.


They are simple vanilla cupcakes, with greeny blue icing (which was meant to resemble casino tables!).


I bought a couple of bars of white chocolate, broke these into squares & gave these to my friends with writing icing pens to draw on the card faces. It only really dawned on me afterwards that I basically gave my pals an 'activity' as if they were in primary school. Everyone seemed pretty happy though!


They were super cute and turned out to be quite a lucky poker charm. I came fourth (just missing out on money!) and Craig won the whole thing with four fours (which is good.. I think).

I love making themed cakes! Need to start plotting my next project...

22 comments :

  1. These are absolutely amazing, you talented thing! Bet your friends were well impressed! I love themed nights too, any excuse to make cakes and be a hostess! X

    Rosie | A Rosie Outlook

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  2. These cakes are so cute Juliet - they look so yummy! Got to love a themed night! Well done on coming fourth, I've never played poker before but don't think I would be very good at it :)
    Lianne xx
    rubyrubyslippers.blogspot.com

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  3. Aww wow these cakes look great, you can't beat themed cakes! Well done they look great and so yummy! XxxX http://thesecondhandrose.blogspot.co.uk

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  4. These are so cute! I love the white chocolate playing cards.

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  5. Lovely cupcakes. Bet all the next poker nights are going to be at yours as well:) x

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  6. What a great idea, they look awesome. I bet they were yummy too!

    Gemma
    www.instantlondon.blogspot.co.uk

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  7. They look so rad!!! And mega yummers. Makes me wish i knew how to play poker.

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  8. Oh goodness! These are adorable! I love being given projects, but then again, my friends and I still go to the toy store frequently xD

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  9. These look amazing !
    I love when you have a theme to make things for !
    I'd love to learn to play poker :)
    Launa in Ponderland

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  10. These are AMAZING! So talented!

    Morag x

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  11. These are gorgeous, so creative! Inspired me for my next games/poker night! x

    http://yakateyyak.blogspot.com.au/

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  12. I may have to steal this idea for my fiances birthday next year! He's poker mad!

    Hope you don't mind but I tagged you in my latest post - http://confessionsofasecretshopper.blogspot.co.uk/2012/08/most-worn-summer-things-tag.html xx

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