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Football cupcakes

Friday, February 5th, 2016

These are the absolute easiest football cupcakes ever posted at You don’t even have to make your own frosting; just use canned or even a ready-to-use tube to “pipe” stitches onto the chocolate football surface and you’ll quickly have enough to serve an entire football team — or a Super Bowl Party.
Easy football cupcake
What You Need: cupcakes; chocolate frosting; white icing in pastry bag (or sandwich bag with corner clipped off), or prepackaged tube with round tip.

How to Make It: Frost cupcake. Use bag or tube to draw a line and then cross it with smaller lines to mimic football stitching.

Baseball and bat cupcakes

Monday, September 20th, 2010

baseball and bat cupcake

Baseball and bat cupcake

A Mentos candy with stitches drawn with a food-safe pen forms a baseball on this fun cupcake. The bat is a shaped caramel, but you could get the same effect with a Tootsie Roll, Laffy Taffy or other moldable candy. Don’t forget to wash your hands or wear gloves!

What You Need: 1 cupcake; chocolate frosting; wrapped caramel; mint Mentos candy; black food-safe pen.

How to Make It: Frost cupcake. Use food-safe pen to draw stitches on Mentos for ball. Shape caramel into a bat. Place on cupcake.

Football and flag cupcakes

Tuesday, September 8th, 2009

Football flag cupcake

Football flag cupcake

In honor of the start of the college and NFL football seasons, make these cupcakes using foil-wrapped chocolate footballs and paper flag picks. Or, serve them at your Super Bowl party!

What You Need: 1 cupcake; green frosting; red, white, and blue star sprinkles; paper flag; foil-wrapped chocolate football.

How to Make It: Frost cupcake. Insert flag pick and rest football next to it. Sprinkle a few stars.

Golf cupcakes

Thursday, August 13th, 2009

Golf cupcake

Golf cupcake

The specialty metal tip used to make the grass on this golfer cupcake is optional. You can always just use green frosting!

What You Need: 1 cupcake; frosting tinted green; metal tip #233 and pastry bag; foil-wrapped golf ball chocolate; toothpick; scrap of red paper or cardstock; scissors; glue.

How to Make It. Use pastry bag and green icing to pipe grass all over surface of cupcake. (You can pipe it neatly, or more free-form, like in the example). Place golf ball candy on cupcake. Cut triangle from cardstock and glue to toothpick for flag. Stick in cupcake next to golf ball.

Sports ball cupcakes

Monday, July 6th, 2009

Sports ball cupcake

Sports ball cupcake

Have a sports fan in the household? Foil-wrapped chocolate balls make for quick, easy cupcakes whether you’re into soccer, football, basketball or baseball. Also great for team sports events.

What You Need: 1 cupcake; white frosting; chocolate sprinkles; foil-wrapped chocolate sports balls.

How to Make It: Frost cupcake. Add chocolate sprinkles. Stack foil-wrapped balls, using frosting to stick together if necessary.

Baseball cupcakes with licorice

Tuesday, May 19th, 2009

Baseball cupcake with licorice

Baseball cupcake with licorice

You may have seen baseball cupcakes with the stitches piped in red icing or gel. Those are fun, but what if you don’t want to haul out the pastry bag and tips, or your hand is a little unsteady? Licorice can even the score.

What You Need: 1 cupcake; white or off-white frosting; red string licorice (such as Twizzlers Pull-N-Peel); scissors.

How to Make It: Frost cupcake. Cut strand of licorice long enough to curve in a U shape on top of the cupcake. Cut about 9 smaller bits of licorice in equal lengths. Arrange long strand in curve and press slightly into frosting. Arrange smaller pieces on top for stitching. (They should stick to the larger strand.)

Football field cupcakes

Friday, January 23rd, 2009
Football cupcake

Football cupcake has featured several football cupcakes suitable for Super Bowl parties and other events. But if your treats to come together as quickly as possible (in other words, you’re punting), try these easy Super Bowl cupcakes. There’s no piping at all, just sprinkle and party on!

What You Need: 1 cupcake; green icing (pretinted, or use food coloring); green sugar or sprinkles; foil-wrapped football chocolate candy.

How to Make It: Frost cupcake. Sprinkle with green sugar for grass. Add football candy.