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Rugby Birthday Cake

by Helen Penman


Improve your cake carving and figure modelling skills with this novelty, rugby-themed cake project.

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You could celebrate a rugby fan’s birthday with this fun novelty cake, or make it in preparation for a special match.


  1. Preparing the Board
    How to cover a board with sugarpaste for a professional finish
  2. Carving and Covering the Cake
    How to carve a cake into a rugby ball shape and cover with sugarpaste
  3. Cake Decoration
    How to create sugarpaste decorations with a Sugar Shaper
  4. Rugby Player
    How to model a sportsman figure from modelling paste

Occasion: Birthday
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Featured in Spring 2010 issue

Project by Helen Penman

Helen Penman

author of Rugby Birthday Cake

Helen Penman has been working in sugarcraft for the past 15 years and has a City & Guilds qualification in Sugarcraft and Creative Design. Helen offers a unique and exclusive wedding service with cakes made from the highest quality ingredients and finished to exacting standards. Helen's designs are featured regularly in 'Cakes and Sugarcraft' Magazine and also in 'Wedding Cakes - A Design Source'. Helen is also the author of popular book 'Cake Shaping' by B.Dutton Publishing.