How to Make Football CakesEasy instructions for making these football cakes:
Bake the cake in a Football Cake Pan. When the cake is cool, place it on a cake board.
With white icing and star tip, size #18, put white bands on the ends of the football.
Next fill in the rest of the football with brown icing and the same size tip.
Make short strips across the long strip. Refer to the picture.
With dark brown icing and round tip size #5, make a curved line around the white stitching on the football.
Write your message on the board using white icing and round tip, size #5.If you don't have a football cake pan and would like to cut out the shape of a football from a sheet cake, you can download a free Football Cake Pattern here.
Matching Football Party SuppliesIf you need party favors for your party, try these personalized candy wrappers such as this Football Candy Wrapper . They go great with either of these cakes.
Another variation of football cakes...Bake a sheet cake and a football cake using the football shaped cake pan.
Ice the sheet cake in white buttercream icing. Using white icing and star tip #18, make the shell border on the top and bottom edges of the sides of the cake.
Place the football cake on the top right hand corner of
the sheet cake at a slight angle. Refer to the above picture.
With white icing and star tip, size #18 do white bands on the football ends. Next fill in the rest of the football with brown icing and the same size tip.
With white icing and smooth basketweave tip size #44, make a strip down the center of the ball. Make short strips across the long strip as shown in the above picture.
With dark brown icing and round tip, size #5 make a curved line around the white stitching on the football.
Write your message on the cake with brown icing (or whatever color icing you choose) and round tip, size #5.