Score Big with This Football Shaped Cake Recipe!

Cake customization is one of the latest trends we can see almost everywhere.  They are made for special occasions for people who may mean special to us.  For instance, when your favorite football league wins the game, you may feel like celebrating and there is a cake just fine for this occasion — football shaped cake.Football Shaped CakeYou need to prepare the ingredients and tools for your cake- making.

Football Shaped Cake Recipe

Football Shaped Cake
Every layer, a silent echo of the game’s unyieldable spirit.
How To Make A Football Shaped Cake – 7 Steps

Football Shaped Cake

This football cake has a crazy hack to get a perfect football shape without tedious trimming! Baking off a round cake and cutting a bit from the middle will give you a perfect oval to decorate as a football! For a fully football themed party, serve it alongside
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Course: Cake
Keyword: Football Shaped Cake
CookingStyle: Baking
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 2 hours
Total Time: 2 hours 30 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 65kcal
Author: Food and Meal
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  • A box of cake mix pick your favorite flavor
  • Round pan 10-inch in diameter
  • Chocolate frosting
  • Vanilla frosting half cup only
  • Coconut flakes
  • Green food coloring


  • Following the procedure in the box, do the mix for your cake. Grease your 10-inch round pan and put the cake mixture.
  • Bake the cake mixture and let it cool for about 30 to 45 minutes.
  • Get the cake out of the pan but using a knife to carve around the edges. From the middle of the cake, cut a two-inch strip of the cake and set it aside. This step enables you to have the football shape you desire to have.
  • Get your chocolate frosting and smear it on your cake. If your want to add texture to your cake frosting, use a clean towel and gently press it onto the frosting.
  • For white frosting design, get your pastry bag and no.3 round icing tip, then raw laces of the football. Use a basket weave tip to get your stripes of your football shaped cake.
  • In a bowl, incorporate coconut flakes and 5 drops of green food coloring. Mix until the green coloring is even.
  • Arrange the green coconut flakes on a shallow bowl to make it look like grass and put your cake at the middle of the bowl.




  • Pastry bag
  • Clean dish towel (optional)
  • Icing tip, round tip and No. 3
  • Basket weave tip
  • Football Shaped Cake
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Serving: 1serving | Calories: 65kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 2g

The No-Bake Refrigerator Football Shaped Cake: A Symphony of Flavors without the Fire

Football Shaped Cake
Every layer, a silent echo of the game’s unyieldable spirit.


  • 2 cups crushed chocolate cookies
  • 1 cup melted butter
  • 2 cups whipped cream
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Chocolate sprinkles for decoration


  • Creating the Base: In the profound silence, the dance begins. Mix crushed chocolate cookies with melted butter. The melding, like the silent prelude before the game’s roar, is gentle yet profound. Press this mixture into a football-shaped mold, letting it rest, silent yet anticipative.
  • The Silent Whip: In another bowl, the whip of the cream, powdered sugar, and vanilla is a dance of flavors. Each turn of the whisk echoes the silent, yet potent strides of players on the field.
  • Layering the Flavors: The cream mixture graces the cookie base, a gentle yet profound layering, echoing the silent, unsung moments where the game’s fate is silently sealed. Into the refrigerator it goes, a silent maturation where flavors meld, and the silent song of the game is woven into every layer.
  • The Final Adornment: After 4 hours, like the final quarter, the crescendo, the cake is ready for the final adornment. Chocolate sprinkles create the laces, each one a silent echo of the roars, the triumphs, the unyielding spirit of the field.
  • The Silent Unveiling: As the refrigerator door opens, it’s not just a cake that’s unveiled but a narrative. Each layer, each sprinkle is a silent verse, echoing the roars, the silent anticipations, the unyielding spirit of game day.

Tips for making Football Shaped Cake

Football Shaped Cake
A narrative woven in the silent dance of flavors and fervor.

Cooking Tips

  • Layering Precision Precision in layering is crucial. Ensure the cookie base is firmly pressed to create a solid foundation, echoing the unyielding spirit of defense lines on the field.
  • Cream Consistency The whipped cream should be of peak consistency, not too stiff, yet not too soft. It’s the silent balance that ensures the cake’s structure and flavor narrative is upheld.
  • Flavor Fusion Allow adequate resting time in the refrigerator. It’s in this silent, cold embrace that flavors meld, and the silent, yet profound song of the game is woven into every bite.

Serving Suggestions

Football Shaped Cake
The final adornment, echoing the triumph of every touchdown.
  • Garnish Grace Consider a garnish of fresh berries or a drizzle of chocolate sauce. Each addition is a silent verse, echoing the diversity and vibrancy of the game.
  • Beverage Ballet Pair with a cold brew coffee or a chilled mocktail. The clash of temperatures, the dance of flavors is akin to the silent dance of offense and defense on the field.
  • Serving Artistry Serve on a platter adorned with team colors or iconic football symbols. It’s an unspoken narrative, where the silent artistry of baking meets the unyielding spirit of the game.

FAQs of Football Shaped Cake

Football Shaped Cake
In the cool embrace of cream and cookies, a stadium roars silently.
  • How Can I Ensure the Cake Layers Bind Well? Opt for a thicker cream or consider adding a layer of melted chocolate between the cookie base and cream. It acts as a delicious adhesive, ensuring the layers meld seamlessly into a silent, flavorful dance.
  • Can I Use a Different Type of Cookie for the Base?Absolutely. Feel free to experiment with gingersnaps, vanilla wafers, or even a mix to create a unique flavor profile. Remember, every twist is a new verse in the cake’s silent narrative.
  • How Long Does the No-Bake Football Cake Last? Store it in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3-5 days. Each day, the flavors deepen, echoing the silent maturation of skills on the field.
  • Is There a Vegan Alternative? Certainly! Substitute whipped cream with coconut cream and opt for vegan cookies. Every adaptation is welcomed, echoing the inclusivity of the roaring stadiums.
  • Can I Freeze the No-Bake Football Cake? Yes, wrap it tightly and store it in the freezer. To serve, thaw at room temperature. The silent embrace of the cold echoes the resilience and unyielding spirit of players on the field.
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