I made the 18th Football Birthday Cake for my nephew's birthday. He is a big Sheffield Wednesday fan but has just been signed for Sheffield United, hence the Sheffield Wednesday scarf and the Sheffield United player on top.
The cake was made in 2 halves, I used a Wilton football cake mould. As the cake was going to be very large and heavy, I decided to put some dowels in the bottom cake and another cake board before putting the top half on. I then covered the whole thing in fondant. I made a template out of cardboard for the shapes on the football and cut these out of white and black fondant.
The character was made from fondant, I used dry spaghetti to hold it together. The scarf was also made out of fondant.
I thoroughly enjoyed making the cake and everyone at the party loved it, plus it tasted delicious. Hope you like it.
Every year I try to come up with a creative way to celebrate the Ohio Sate University versus Michigan University football game. I decided to make a Block O Ohio State Buckeyes Cake. I used 2 cake mixes and a large sheet pan. The cake took forever to bake, and was slightly depressed in the center. This ended up working out perfectly and gave great shape to my "O".
I trimmed the four corners to make the shape and used store bought red frosting, as I hate making that color! I crumb coated and base coated in white buttercream. With a large star tip I did the red and used a round tip for the grey and white stripes. I also used store bought green to save time. I was not happy with my leaf, but I had never made one before.
The "buckeye" was a Ferrero Rocher candy and it looked perfect! Go Bucks!
This Panthers Jersey Birthday Cake was my son's birthday cake this year - obviously he was turning 9! As he's really getting into football now that he's getting older and his favorite NFL team is the Carolina Panthers, I thought a Panthers inspired jersey cake would fit the bill perfectly!
I started with a yellow sheet cake, cut it down to resemble the shape of a jersey, covered it with vanilla buttercream, then white fondant. I then painted over the white fondant using a mixture of lemon flavoring and white shimmer dust to give it the same shimmer as the Panthers home jersey. Then I rolled out blue and black fondant and used my Cricut to cut out the letters and number 9 and freehanded the stripes on the sleeve and the border of the neckline.
He was very excited to see the finished product!
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This Boise State Football Cake was a cake for my 15 year old grandson. His dream is to play football at Boise State. The bottom is a 11 x 15 sheet cake. The cake is a scratch white classic cake that I got from all recipes. I frosted it with colored buttercreme frosting. The top is made from a Norticware stadium pan.
I carved it to look like Big Blue. The rest is all piped on with using #4 straight, #6 star, Basketweave, and grass tips. The logo in the middle of the field is a key fob I bought at the Boise Book Store. I hope that you like viewing this cake as much as I enjoyed making it. My grandson flipped when he saw this cake. I mean he actually did a back flip. It was the coolest!
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