While it may not look like much at first glance, Baker’s Treat is one of the most enjoyable and entertaining games we’ve played in some time! The graphic design is relatively basic (though animation improves considerably during a bonus round or following a winning combo) but the upbeat music and incredible volatility of the game make it super exciting to play.
If you’ve got a sweet tooth, then Baker’s Treat could be the perfect way to scratch that itch!
Taking place outside the bakery before a lovely garden, this slot is basically a varying assortment of cakes on a table. It’s a basic and relatively boring premise, but the execution is first class!
Prior to any spin, the music is pretty low-key and distant – enjoyable, but quiet. Once you hit a winning combination – particularly if you land a stacked symbol – the sound effects go crazy! There’s all sorts going on, but somehow it feels incredibly positive and happy; it made us want to keep playing.
The game itself is very simply: 5×3 reel layout, with 15 paylines, and regular spinning reels. The symbols are fairly basic (nice cartoons of cakes, tarts, and macarons) and it just doesn’t seem that exciting. However, as we said, it’s when you start winning that all the best qualities shine through. Everything goes bonkers, the cakes start dancing, and gold coins pour out the screen.
Before we talk about the special features, here are the most valuable symbols when landing 5 on a payline:
- Wild – 40x
- Strawberry Sponge – 40x
- Lemon Cheesecake – 20x
- Carrot Cake – 12x
- Blueberry Pie – 10x
- Cupcake – 6x
- Macarons – 2x
The true Baker’s Treat comes by collecting stacks of the same symbol. You’ll notice that above each reel there’s picture of 3 icons of one particular dessert. Everytime you land a stacked symbol which matches the picture above it, you gain an icon. Get all 3, and you unlock 3 bonus spins with the following special abilities:
- Strawberry Sponge – All macarons convert into the same type
- Lemon Cheesecake – All wilds expand to fill their reels
- Carrot Cake – All carrot cake symbols play as wilds
- Blueberry Pie – One (moving) wild reel during spins
- Cupcake – Two reels spin in unison, producing the same symbols
And it gets even better. If, during any spin, you manage to land a matching symbol (just one, not a stack) to each of the 5 pictures above the reels (so a cupcake on reel 1, a blueberry pie on reel 2, etc) at the same time, you get all five bonuses at once.
The so-called Bake Off feature is the highest-paying round in the game, and what every player should be crossing their fingers for.
Energetic, highly-paying and incredibly fun, there’s nothing to dislike about Baker’s Treat. Of course, if highly volatile slots aren’t your thing (or you’re gluten-free) then we can’t recommend it to you; for everyone else, this is as exciting as it comes!