gdixoncakes Posted 11 Aug 2005 , 11:25pm
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Hi Everybody,

My neighbor is having bunco night tomorrow night. I've never been to one but I was invited and want to take a cake. I don't have a bunch of time between now and tomorrow night but I have a little. I sort of want to do the Wilton house pan. Any ideas on what kind of cake and filling they'd love and how this lazy slightly experienced decorator (with a 3 yr. old and 18 mth old) can make it look awesome FAST (by tomorrow).

Thanks a bunch! Even if you guys have no ideas, you're still the BEST.

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Niki027 Posted 11 Aug 2005 , 11:38pm
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Is Bunco a game?

You could make a cake that looks like a dice. Shape it in the form of a cube, ice it white, and put some black dots on it. You might use a square pan and just cut and stack to make the cube.

smileyface Posted 11 Aug 2005 , 11:48pm
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Here is a link for some dice cakes I found on CC. They might give you an idea or two.

http://www.cakecentral.com/modules.php?name=coppermine&file=thumbnails&meta=search&type=full&search=dice

Mac Posted 11 Aug 2005 , 11:49pm
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I did a Bunco cake. Started with the 6" square pan and baked 3 of them. Stacked and frosted with white BC frosting and because I was short on time, I used round candy melts as my dots on the dice. May even want to do 3 smaller versions, since it's played with 3 dice. HTH

gdixoncakes Posted 12 Aug 2005 , 2:38am
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I love the dice idea. Thank you guys so much. I knew you'd come through.

debsuewoo Posted 12 Aug 2005 , 2:51am
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We have a bunco party every month at church and we do something that is called "cra*pin out"... the head table roles a dice and the number that comes up is the number that when all three dice come up the same number is the "cra* out"... what I am planning to do is putting the dice on a sheet cake with all of the same number on the tops and writing "Oh, CRA*!" on it.

Annalisa Posted 12 Aug 2005 , 2:57am
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OK, this little Australian would like to know what a Bunco night is ????

KimAZ Posted 12 Aug 2005 , 5:19am
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Bunco is a dice game usually played with a group of 12 people, 4 at 3 tables. You roll dice and keep score or wins/losses. The winners get prizes or money depending on the groups rules. There are several versions of Bunco out there. It's a lot of fun! I play too. In fact, I was just asked by one of the girls in my group to come up with a Bunco themed cake for this month.

KimAZ

thecakegirl Posted 12 Aug 2005 , 5:23am
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I have bunco dice in my photos section. They are 4 inch double layer square cakes covered in white fondant and black fondant circles for the dice. Give them a bunco! by having the same dice face up on all three.

cakemommy Posted 12 Aug 2005 , 5:25am

I love the dice idea for Bunco...that's what the game is played with afterall! My sister lives in San Diego and when I visit every March for the cake show I'm always hooked into playing Bunco. Bunco is sooo fun and a great way for woman to get crazy and wild...at least the group I play with does.....oh yeah, and some great food/sweets/wine/mixers......oooopsss a little TMI!!!

Anyway, have fun with the cake!!!


Amy

Annalisa Posted 12 Aug 2005 , 5:56am

Thanks for the explanation kimAz

gdixoncakes Posted 12 Aug 2005 , 1:39pm

Thanks guys. I really appreciate it.

BuncoHappens Posted 13 Aug 2005 , 4:23am

GREAT dice cakes!

I've been in the same Bunco group for 14 years now. I'm anxious for my turn to host it so I can make a cake!

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