Odds are that this sure-bet confection brings smiles to gamblers and onlookers alike. A Hexagon Cake Pan forms the poker table, which is topped with green-fondant felt that provides a colorful base for poker chips and winning hands cut from Ready-to-Use Rolled Fondant.
Tint 24 oz. fondant green, 2 oz. blue, 2 oz. red, 12 oz. black; reserve remaining white. Position 1-layer cake on double-thick cake circles trimmed to cake size.
Prepare cake for
rolled fondant; cover top with green fondant and smooth with Fondant Smoother. Roll out black fondant 1/8 in. thick, cut two strips 19 x 3 in. wide and attach to cake sides and 1/2 in. over top edge with damp brush.
Blend edge into tabletop with rounded end of Fondant Smoother. Roll out white, red, blue and black fondant 1/8 in. thick; cut 50 poker chips in each color using smallest Round Cut-Out?.
For 30-35 cards, roll out white fondant 1/8 in. thick; cut 3/4 x 1 1/4 in. rectangles using straight-edge wheel of Cutter/Embosser. Draw details on cards with FoodWriter? markers.
For leg assembly, wrap 3rd cake circle, cut 1 in. smaller than cake, with Fanci-Foil. Cover four Grecian pillars with black fondant and hot glue to bottom of cake circle; let set. Position cake on top of cake board with legs. Position cards and poker chips.
*Note: Combine Red-Red and Christmas Red for red shown.