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In honor of this years Super Bowl, I made some football shaped, and decorated, cupcakes.  During the process of making these, they really didn't seem like they would shape out right, but they did!  I'm quite pleased with the outcome.
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Step 1: What you Need

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  1. Cupcake Mix of any flavor (you can make your own if you are talented in the kitchen)
  2. Chocolate Frosting (or take your favorite frosting and make it brown)
  3. White Decorating Frosting (I used the canned one shown, which was fun, but difficult to control)

  1. Cupcake Tin
  2. Aluminum Foil
  3. Cupcake Liners
  4. Big Spoon

Step 2: Prepare your Liners

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We are going to shape our liners so they are more like footballs.

  1. Fold up the sides a bit so the bottom of the liner is now oblong. (Picture 2 and 3)

  2. Now fold the sides in so that the top of the liner will be more flat, you will notice after step one that it now fans out too much.  I did 2 folds on each side to keep it all even.  (Pictures 4-7)
barney5558 months ago

nice job, ball look very good ;)

Very clever idea!
Penolopy Bulnick (author)  Crafty Cathy3 years ago
Thanks! I thought they turned out pretty good.
scoochmaroo3 years ago
Cute! Who knew sugar free cupcakes could taste so good!
Penolopy Bulnick (author)  scoochmaroo3 years ago
I know! I actually wondered if it would be any good, but I don't taste a difference!
nice job they look super fun
Thanks they are!
Oh, they're adorable!
Penolopy Bulnick (author)  jessyratfink3 years ago