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Soccer Ball Cake


Have a breakaway celebration for birthdays, after game treats or end-of-season awards banquets. You?ll score big with the team. You can even customize team colors.
Makes: Serves 12.
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Step 1

Prepare Icing
We suggest that you tint all icings at one time while cake cools. Refrigerate tinted icings in covered containers until ready to use.

Step 2

Make 2 1/2 cups buttercream icing:
Tint 1/2 cup blue
Tint 1/2 cup red
Reserve 2 cups of white (thin 3/4 cup with 2 teaspoons light corn syrup)

Step 3

Decorate in Order

Step 4

1. With a serrated knife, slice a small piece of cake off rounded side of one half so that, when assembled, cake will sit level.
2. Ice smooth or cover this trimmed area with tip 16 white stars. Place this half with trimmed side down on serving plate. Make a dam on top of this half by squeezing out a band of icing about 3/4 in. high around the edge. With spatula, spread icing, jam, pudding or other filling in center.
3. Position top half to form ball. Lightly ice cake in thinned white icing. Mark Soccer Ball pattern with toothpick.
4. Use tip 3 and white icing to outline panels of ball.
5. Use tip 16 and red icing to fill in some panels with stars.
6. Use tip 16 and blue icing to fill in some panels with stars.
7. Use tip 16 and white icing to fill in remainder of panels with stars.

Step 5

To Mark Designs

Step 6

If using a pattern, place a piece of waxed paper over pattern on instruction sheet. Tape down on a flat surface. Trace pattern with a non-toxic marker. Ice cake and let icing dry until it has a slight crust. Then position waxed paper gently on top or side of cake and secure very lightly with sharp toothpicks. Position toothpicks along pattern outlines to transfer a dotted outline or pattern onto cake. Remove toothpicks and waxed paper pattern. Connect dots with icing outlines. Cover the design with instructed decorations.

Step 7

Baking Instructions
Preheat oven to 350°F or temperature per recipe directions. Your cake will unmold easily, without sticking, when you prepare the pan properly. Grease the inside of pan using a pastry brush and solid vegetable shortening (do not use butter, margarine or liquid vegetable oil). Spread the shortening so that all indentations are covered. Sprinkle about 2 Tablespoons flour inside pan and shake so that flour covers all greased surfaces. Turn pan upside down and tap lightly to remove excess flour. If any shiny spots remain, touch up with more shortening and flour to prevent cake from sticking. (You can use vegetable oil pan spray or vegetable oil pan spray with flour, in place of solid shortening and flour or use Wilton Cake Release, for perfect, crumb-free cakes!).

Step 8

Make one 2-layer cake mix according to package or recipe directions. Pour the cake batter into pan, and if necessary, spread the batter around with a spatula to fill all areas of the pan evenly. Be careful not to touch sides or bottom of pan. Bake cake on middle rack of 350°F oven for 30-40 minutes or until cake tests done according to recipe directions.

Step 9

Remove cake from oven and cool on cake rack for 10 minutes. While the cake is still in the pan, carefully slice off the raised center portion of the cake. This allows the cake to sit more level and helps prevent cracking. To remove cake from pan, place cooling rack against cake and turn both cake rack and pan over. Lift pan off carefully. Cool cake at least one hour. Brush loose crumbs off cake.

Step 10

To transfer cake to serving board, hold a cake board against cake and turn both cake and rack over. Lift off rack. Hold another board against bottom of cake and turn cake over. Be sure to hold cake, rack and board close together while turning to prevent cake from cracking.

Step 11

We recommend hand washing pan in hot, soapy water.

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Soccer Ball Cake is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 27.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Cake is so great looking but it has a flaw in the pan. The center does not bake well and the cake seems to be off centered because it cooks so uneven. Suggest please!! This cake pan needs a heat conductiing rod just like the one that is used on The Wonder Mold. I have used the rod on this cake but I had to be sure and to cook it for about 8 min and then stand the rod up in the center. I then got a cake that was done as directed on the baking time and was even all away around. Consider making this change to all of your pans that are round or has a thickness that is hard to get done.
Date published: 2010-12-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Ive made this cake several times, as either a soccer ball or volley ball, & it turns out very nice. The style of the pan makes baking take longer than normal & could result in a gooey center if you dont check it.
Date published: 2010-11-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This was a great hit at my sons birthday party. Took a little longer to cook but well worth it. I cut many of the templates out then using toothpicks cut in half pinned them to the cake and did some pipping around them. I then took off the templates and filled in. Worked great.
Date published: 2010-12-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I have used this pan to make a lady bug cake, and a caterpillar cake, they turned out really well. The hardest part was to get the middle cooked, before the outside got over done.
Date published: 2011-05-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I like this pan... I just got this pan yesterday. I used it today. My daughter has a party with her soccer team. I wanted to make a soccer theme cake. I saw this pan and had to get it. The cake I made a devils food cake and a butter cake. The devils food took about 60 mins to bake and the butter cake took about 50 mins. I was hoping the lines would come out which the the lines were very hard to find on the cake. I had to figure out another way to decorate the cake.
Date published: 2016-06-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I made a three tier soccer cake for my daughter's end of the season party. I used the octagon pan for the bottom and a square pan that I shaped into a pillow and the soccer ball on the top that resembled the team ball which was neon green and red. It was a big hit.... I even had other teams asking where we got the cake boss cake from and I was proud to say I did it.
Date published: 2010-11-30
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I made this cake for my nephew... and it was somewhat easy for me. The pan made things pretty easy.. I didn't do any crumb coating and it worked out well . I made a black and white buttercream icing.. and once I filled the blacks - It got really easy to just complete the cake. I put some grass at the bottom and it looked really cool and everyone really liked it.
Date published: 2010-11-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is a very fun cake to do for little boys. I've used this pan to make a soccer, baseball, golfball, and basketball. I've even made a snitch cake too. It's very useful and pretty easy to do all the cakes.
Date published: 2010-11-30
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