Your boyfriend and you had a tiff and you want to make it up to him by baking him some of your fabulous cupcakes. But you've already done THAT before. So now you're wondering what to do. You want to combine two of his favorites to show how much you really care. That's soccer and cake!
How about some soccer cupcakes? Yes, read ahead for some fabulous soccer cupcake ideas that he'll really love!
When the frosting is dry enough, draw hexagons, like you see on a soccer ball. And fill alternate ones with the black icing. Do this on all the cupcakes. Soccer cupcakes is a fantastic idea to decorate the birthday cake.
What a fun idea, don't you think? You can also draw stick figures on the grass to depict players.
Another idea is to have the flags of different teams that play soccer, as a soccer cupcake topper. For this, you'll need white butter cream frosting, black icing and different colored icing, as per the flags that you decide to draw on the cupcakes. Or you can make the flag of the favorite team, if it's your kid or boyfriend that you're baking for.
Here's an awesome pull-apart cupcake idea. You'll need a tray full of cupcakes, green frosting, white and black icing. Also, select the soccer teams that you'll be depicting and you'll need those icing colors too. Place the cupcakes right next to each other in the tray, without leaving any gaps.
Now, take the green frosting and cover all of them to represent grass. Then, you can draw a soccer ball with the white and black icing. Use white wafer biscuits as the goals and draw some figures (in the team color icing). Your live soccer match is ready. People can select which part of the match they want to eat!
As an added treat, here's a simple recipe for a yummy vanilla cupcakes. Try it out and dish out some delicious cupcakes for the aforementioned ideas.
- Vanilla, 1½ tsp
- Flour, 2 cups
- Egg whites, 4 eggs
- 2% fat milk, 1 cup
- Salt, ½ tsp
- Baking powder, 3 tsps
- Sugar, 1½ cup
- Eggs, 2
- Shortening, ½ cup
- Keep the oven preheated at 350º.
- In the meantime, take soccer cupcake liners and arrange them in the cupcake pan.
- Take all the ingredients (except egg whites) in a large mixing bowl and mix it at low-speed for 2-3 minutes.
- Then, add the egg whites and mix again, this time at high-speed for another 2-3 minutes or until the mixture appears smooth.
- Fill this batter into the cupcake liners (about ¾) and place the pan in the oven.
- Let the cakes bake for about 25 minutes and let them cool down for another 10 minutes.
Your delicious vanilla cupcakes are ready. Now you can proceed with the soccer cupcake designs.
So, what do you think? Are you game to try some of these soccer cupcakes for your next theme party? The point is to have fun and experiment with cupcakes, so that they don't seem too drab and boring.