How-To Make an NFL Goal Post Pull-Apart Cupcake Cake

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Make a Winning NFL Cupcake Cake

Score a goal with family and friends when you make a football-themed cupcake cake featuring your favorite NFL team. It couldn't be easier to make and serve, with no cutting required. 

Looking for a project to do with the kids during halftime? This pull-apart cupcake cake design is kid-friendly and uses a variety of colors and piping tips so everyone can have a turn icing the cupcakes. 

How-To Make an NFL Goal Post Pull-Apart Cupcake Cake

What You’ll Need

  • 28 Cupcakes
  • 3 Cups Grass Green Icing
  • 3 Cups Royal Blue Icing
  • 1½ Cups Lemon Yellow Icing
  • ½ Cup Red Red Icing
  • ½ Cup Neon Green Icing
  • NFL Football & Tee DecoSet® Cake Topper
  • Premium Gel Color, Grass Green
  • Premium Gel Color, Royal Blue
  • Premium Gel Color, Lemon Yellow
  • Premium Gel Color, Red Red
  • Premium Gel Color, Neon Green
  • Bright Sugar Sequins Quins
  • Angled Spatula
  • Piping Tip #12
  • Large Grass Decorating Tip #234
  • XL Decorating Tip #807
  • 1/2" Dia French Pastry Tip #866
  • Couplers
  • Pastry Bags
  • White Corrugated Cake Board, Half Sheet
  • Step 1

    Arrange cupcakes in a goal post format for an NFL cupcake cake.

    Bake 28 cupcakes and let cool. Then, adhere to a half sheet corregated cake board with icing in a goal post layout.

  • Step 2

    Pipe grass green icing onto the NFL cupcake cake

    Pipe Grass Green Icing onto the bottom 2 layers of cupcakes using XL Decorating Tip #807. Then, smooth with an angled spatula.

  • Step 3

    Pipe royal blue icing onto NFL goal post cupcakes

    Using 1/2" Dia French Pastry Tip #866, pipe Royal Blue Icing swirls on each of the remaining goal post cupcakes. 

     

  • Step 4

    Pipe yellow icing onto NFL goal post cupcakes

    Pipe a goal post line with Lemon Yellow Icing and XL Decorating Tip #807.

  • Step 5

    Pipe red icing details on the NFL cupcake cake

    Add dimension to the goal post line by piping a line of Red Red Icing with Piping Tip #12.

  • Step 6

    Pipe grass onto an NFL cupcake cake

    Stripe a pastry bag with Green Grass Icing and Neon Green Icing, and then pipe grass on the bottom two layers with Large Grass Decorating Tip #234.

  • Step 7

    Add bright sprinkles to the NFL Cupcake Cake

    Sprinkle Bright Quins over the entire cupcake cake and board.

  • Step 8

    Add NFL DecoSet Cake Topper to a football goal post cupcake cake

    Place NFL Football & Tee DecoSet® Cake Topper in the team of your choice over the bottom 3 layers of the cupcake cake.

Supplies

    NFL Football & Tee DecoSet® Cake Topper, Buffalo Bills (sku: 17513)
    • NFL Football & Tee DecoSet® Cake Topper, Buffalo Bills
      $7.99
    Premium Gel Colors, Grass Green (sku: 17447)
    • Premium Gel Colors, Grass Green
      $6.99
    Premium Gel Colors, Royal Blue (sku: 9525)
    • Premium Gel Colors, Royal Blue
      $6.99
    Premium Gel Colors, Lemon Yellow (sku: 9537)
    • Premium Gel Colors, Lemon Yellow
      $6.99
    Premium Gel Colors, Red Red (sku: 9534)
    • Premium Gel Colors, Red Red
      $7.49
    Premium Gel Colors, Neon Green (sku: 9640)
    • Premium Gel Colors, Neon Green
      $6.49
    Bright Sugar Sequins Quins (sku: 9999)
    • Bright Sugar Sequins Quins
      $17.99
    Angled Spatulas, 7 3/4" Blade (sku: 9577)
    • Angled Spatulas, 7 3/4" Blade
      $8.99
    Piping Decorating Tip # 12 - 5 Pk (sku: 10988)
    • Piping Decorating Tip # 12 - 5 Pk
      $4.89
    Large Grass Decorating Tip #234 - 2 Pk (sku: 11070)
    • Large Grass Decorating Tip #234 - 2 Pk
      $3.29
    XL Piping Decorating Tip #807 - 2 Pk (sku: 10958)
    • XL Piping Decorating Tip #807 - 2 Pk
      $3.99
    1/2" Dia French Pastry Tip #866 - 2 Pk (sku: 10966)
    • 1/2" Dia French Pastry Tip #866 - 2 Pk
      $3.99
    Standard Plastic Coupler, Medium - 5 Pk (sku: 10990)
    • Standard Plastic Coupler, Medium - 5 Pk
      $8.99
    Hygo Max Disposable Pastry Bags, 18" Disposable Bags (sku: 8029)
    • Hygo Max Disposable Pastry Bags, 18" Disposable Bags
      $21.99
    White Corrugated Cake Board, Half Sheet - Waxed (sku: 5223)
    • White Corrugated Cake Board, Half Sheet - Waxed
      $8.99