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Every ball is in play as individual sports ball cut-outs are positioned on this cake. It’s the perfect celebration for any sports fan who loves all the seasons. Serves 20.


Project Instructions

© 2008 Wilton Industries, Inc.

PREPARE CAKE: Bake and cool your favorite 2-layer cake. Lightly ice in buttercream icing to prepare for fondant covering. Position cake on foil covered cake board. Roll out and cover cake with light green rolled fondant; smooth.

DECORATE CAKE: Tint 4 oz. fondant brown for footballs, 6 oz. fondant orange for basketballs, and reserve 4 oz. white for soccer balls and baseballs. Roll out colored fondant 1/8 in. thick and cut basketball, soccer ball and baseball shapes with medium round cutter and football with football cutter. Attach to cake with damp brush. Draw soccer ball and baseball details with FoodWriters. Paint stitching and seams on football using brush and white-white icing color.

The information in these instructions is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. In addition, materials may be discontinued therefore we do not claim that all items will be available at all times. These project ideas are meant to give you inspiration to create and decorate. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Hobby Lobby disclaims any liability for untoward results. Follow manufacturer's instructions in using paints and other materials, keeping them out of reach of children, since some may be toxic, or otherwise cause injury.


Items You Will Need...

Other Materials Needed

  • Craft Knife
  • Bold Tip Primary FoodWriters™
  • Favorite 2-layer cake recipe or mix
  • Round Cake Boards
  • Cookie Cutter Set
  • 4-Tier Classic Round Cake Pans
  • Fondant Smoother
  • Decorator Brush Set
  • Fondant Rolling Pin
  • Roll & Cut Mat
  • Rolled Fondant
  • Icing Color
  • Buttercream Icing Mix
  • Icing Color
  • Icing Color
  • Icing Color
  • Fanci-Foil Wrap