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Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Football Celebration Cake

Great Season Woodinville Falcons!!
 

 
 
 My son plays in the local Junior Football league and we here in Woodinville take our Football very seriously!  We've got a great feeder program in place for the high school with some wonderful coaches & volunteers that help the boys learn about teamwork.  This year my son's team made it to the Semi-Finals and we couldn't have been more proud of them! 
 
 
 
To celebrate we had an 'end of season' party which included some Dodgeball, snacks, awards & cake (of course).  I did a two tiered cake with a football on top.  For the tiers I used my 10 inch & 8 inch round pans and for the football I used the Wilton "Mini Wonder Mold" pan and sliced the bottom at an angle so it would look like a football landing in the grass.
 
 
I chose to do Marshmallow Fondant on the tiers because I feel it looks nicer,
but I did buttercream on the football to give it a textured look.... and buttercream for the
grass of course (I love that 233 tip... so cool!!)
 
 
I hope the boys enjoyed their cake, but most of all I hope my boy realizes that I'm his #1 fan...
...always will be.