Growing up in New York I watched my fair share of baseball. My family was somewhat split between the Mets and the Yankees, but I was very excited when I got to make this baseball themed bridal shower cake for a couple where one is a Yankees fan and the other a Red Sox Fan! This cake can easily be modified for any occasion, but I’ll do a quick run through of how I made it. I should also mention that the original design was found by the bride on Pinterest, but the pin didn’t have a link to where it originally came from (you can see the original on my pinterest board).
First off, I knew getting the logos for the teams correct would be the most important part, so I was sure to use templates of the actual logos. You can download the template I used here.
The top tier was covered in white fondant. I used the template provided above, printed on heavy card stock, and cut out the Yankees logo to use as a guide. I then rolled out navy blue fondant to about 1/8-1/4 inch thick, and used the Yankee logo template and a sharp knife to create the fondant logo. To create the pinstripes I put some of the navy fondant into my handy fondant extruder to make the thin ropes. They were attached to the cake with a little water, as well as the white rope border and logo.
To make the baseball hats and the baseballs I used the same process as I outlined in my Baseball Baby Shower cake, so check it out to see how those were made.
Using the same template file as above I printed the two Red Sox logos, also on heavy card stock, then cut out each letter to use as a guide. I rolled out red and white fondant, about 1/8 inch thick, and used the template and a sharp knife to cut out each letter. The top logo is a little smaller than the bottom one to give it a shadow effect. I used the top logo to cut out red letters, and the bottom logo to cut out the white.
For the Fenway sign I cut out a rectangle of fondant and then hand painted the letters and numbers using a paintbrush and white food coloring.