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Father's Day Football Cake

by Jan Clement-May


Personalise this pair of giant football boots with a figure of the recipient and their team colours.

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This would make a fantastic cake for any football fan on Father's Day or their birthday. You can, of course, adapt the wording and colours to suit the occasion and the recipient’s favourite team.


  1. Covering the Cake Drum
    Cover the cake drum with sugarpaste and texture it using a ball tool.
  2. Covering the Cake
    Learn how to cut and shape the cake using the template then cover with sugarpaste and decorate to form the shoes.
  3. Footballs
    Model footballs from sugarpaste and decorate with a food colour pen.
  4. Grass and Pebbles
    Find out how to make edible grass and pebble details.
  5. Footballer
    Discover how to make a fun character to complete the cake design.

Occasion: Father's Day
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Featured in Summer 2009 issue

Project by Jan Clement-May

Jan Clement-May

author of Father's Day Football Cake

Jan Clement-May started sugarcrafting in 1995 after being inspired by a novelty cake book. Having originally qualified as a graphic designer, Jan applied her artistic talent and creative flair to cake decorating and began to make cakes for her two children, as well as for other family members and friends. In 2001, she set up The Too Good to Eat Company from home and shortly afterwards began to contribute projects to Cakes & Sugarcraft magazine. Jan is now a well-recognised and regular professional tutor at Squires Kitchen International School.