Posts Tagged ‘sports cupcakes’

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.

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.

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.

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.