Football Field Cake

Show off your team spirit at a tailgate party by preparing a cake decorated to resemble a football field. The cake also delivers on taste – it’s a winning combination of chocolate and orange.

Serves: 24
30 mins Prep time 30 mins Cook time
30 mins Prep time
30 mins Cook time
  • Prepare cake mix as directed on package, stirring in orange extract. Bake in foil-lined 13x9-inch baking pan as directed on package. Cool cake in pan 15 minutes. Invert cake onto wire rack; cool completely. Transfer cake to serving platter.

  • Stir 1 teaspoon of the vanilla into 1 can of the frosting. Tint frosting grass green with 24 drops green food color. Frost cake with green frosting. To make frosting resemble grass, touch frosting with a small spatula then pull up.

  • Stir remaining 1 teaspoon vanilla into remaining can of frosting. Reserve 1/4 cup of the frosting in small bowl. Spoon remaining frosting into piping bag fitted with a small round tip. Or spoon frosting into medium resealable plastic bag, snipping a small corner from bag. Pipe yard lines across the grass. Tint reserved frosting brown with cocoa powder and 2 drops each red and black food color. Spoon into small piping bag. Pipe a football shape on the cake.

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 262Calories: 262Cholesterol: 27mg
  • Sodium: 223mgProtein: 2g
  • Total Fat: 10gFiber: 1g
  • Carbohydrate: 41g