Archive for the ‘sports cupcakes’ Category

Tennis ball cupcakes

Thursday, August 7th, 2008

tennis ball cupcake

tennis ball cupcake

Whether you’re celebrating a great tennis match or gearing up to watch tennis at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, these cupcakes will be a great addition to your party.

What You Need: 1 cupcake; frosting tinted tennis ball green (mix green and yellow); white writing icing or gel.

How to Make It: Frost cupcake. Pipe U-shaped curve as shown. That’s it!

Baseball cupcakes

Sunday, June 1st, 2008

baseball cupcakeBaseball season is officially underway. I know because my husband is already yelling at the TV. Here’s a classic way to make cupcakes that look like baseballs. The trick is to use even pressure when you’re piping the lines, and stop squeezing before you pull away.
What You Need: 1 cupcake; white frosting; red icing in premade tube; plastic round tip or metal tip #2 and coupler.
How to Make It: Frost cupcake white. Using even pressure, pipe two curved lines as shown, and on top of them pipe V shapes for the baseball stitching.

Fishing pole cupcakes

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2008

fishing cupcake

Great for the fisherman in your life and a fun project for kids!
What You Need: 1 cupcake; icing tinted blue; stick pretzel; goldfish cracker; white writing icing.
How to Make It: Frost cupcake. Place pretzel on top at an angle. Add fish about to be “caught.” Use white icing to “draw” a fishing line connecting the pretzel pole and the fish.

March Madness basketball cupcakes

Monday, March 31st, 2008

basketball cupcake
Get ready for the Final Four (Go Bruins!) with these easy basketball cupcakes.
What You Need: 1 cupcake; icing tinted orange (if you want your icing to have a “rust” look, try adding a little red paste dye to your orange frosting); black writing gel.
How to Make It: Frost cupcake orange. Use black writing gel to “draw” two semi-circles with a line in between them, as shown.

Super Bowl cupcakes with chocolate football

Monday, January 28th, 2008

Super Bowl cupcake with chocolate football
We found a foil-wrapped chocolate football in a local candy shop and couldn’t resisting adding just one more Super Bowl cupcake to those previously posted here, here, here and here.
What You Need: 1 cupcake (baked and cooled); green frosting; pastry bag with star tip or prepackaged icing tube with star tip; white writing icing; chocolate football.
How to Make It: Using green frosting in bag or tube, with star tip attachment (we used metal tip #21), cover top of cupcake with green stars for “grass.” (Stop squeezing before you pull away.) Use white writing icing to pipe horizontal line and write “50” for the 50 yard line. Immediately add chocolate football.

Football cupcakes with goalpost

Wednesday, January 16th, 2008

football goalpost cupcakes
Score some points at your Super Bowl party, or any other football themed event, with these cupcakes featuring a goal post and a little football made from an almond.
What You Need: 1 cupcake (baked and cooled); icing tinted green; white icing; pastry bag with #1 metal tip OR tube of writing icing OR cut a corner off of a plastic sandwich bag to pipe icing; almond.
How to Make It: Frost cupcake green. Pipe white icing into goalpost shape. Holding almond, pipe white line and then 3 or 4 lines crossing it to make stitches on football. Place football near goalpost.

Easy football cupcakes

Tuesday, January 15th, 2008

Easy football cupcake has several ideas for Super Bowl cupcakes that would also be great for any football party. This is probably the easiest. It’s just chocolate frosting and some white icing “stitches”!
What You Need: 1 cupcake (baked and cooled); chocolate frosting; white icing in pastry bag or prepackaged tube with round tip OR try cutting the corner off of a plastic sandwich bag and pipe the lines out of that.