Ducks 'n a Row: How To Make A Football Cake

28 September 2013

How To Make A Football Cake


By Sinea Pies

Is football your passion? Got an arm-chair quarterback (or a real one) in your household? If this describes you, you'll want to include great eats on "football day."  

What will your menu include? Assorted appetizersdips and chips and a kettle full of piping hot chili for a group? Or, are you snuggling down for a simple evening at home with some of pizza and wings?

Whatever your druthers, make it extra special and bake a football cake! The cake pictured below was designed for a little boy's birthday but can so easily be adapted to top off any football celebration! 

Not into baking cakes? Check out the Football Cupcakes (below) too!

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Three-layered Football Cake

Football Cake
What You'll Need
Football shaped cake pan
Two 9" round cake pans
3 boxes cake mix
Pastry bags for frosting
Decorator tips

Make three cakes according to package directions. 
Remove cakes from pans and cool.
Frost the round layers with the same color frosting,placing one on top of the other with a thin layer of frosting in between.  
In this photo, blue frosting was used.

Place the football shaped cake on top, carefully.
Frost it with chocolate frosting (video demo below)
Add piping and other directions.
Take a picture of your new work-of-art.
Serve and enjoy!

Here is a simple video demonstrating 
how to frost and decorate a football cake.
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Where to get them: Football Shaped Cake Pans 
Note: oval cake pans can also be used for Easter Egg Cakes

Here is another great football idea----Football Cupcakes!

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Photo credits:
Football Birthday Cake by Samdogs on Flicker Creative Commons
Football Cupcakes taken by Noah Sussman on Flickr Creative Commons

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