#RePete Seahawks Super Bowl Cake!

repete seahawks cake Last year I made a Seahawks-themed Super Bowl 48 cake so naturally this year I wanted to make a RePete cake in honor of our Hawks taking on the Pats in Super Bowl 49! This Seahawks Super Bowl cake is made from scratch, dairy free, and tastes SUPER ;)

    Makes one 13 x 9 inch cake

Ingredients

1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
2 cups white sugar
3/4 cup cocoa powder (natural brand preferred)
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
2 eggs
1 cup strongly brewed coffee
1 14oz can sweetened condensed coconut milk. (If you don’t need it to be dairy free use 1 cup buttermilk).
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

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seahawks cake super bowl 49

 

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour 9×13 pan.
  2. In large bowl combine flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Make a well in the center.
  3. Add eggs, coffee, buttermilk, oil and vanilla. Beat for 2 minutes on medium speed. Batter will be thin. Pour into prepared pans.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 34 to 38 minutes, or until toothpick inserted into center of cake comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes, then remove from pan and finish cooling on a wire rack.
  5. Now for the decorative frosting! I simply used Betty Crocker’s Hershey’s Cookies and Cream flavored frosting. It is so good! It’s white so it was perfect for adding food coloring. The field was easy — just spread a neat layer of green frosting on top. Using a piping bag or simply a ziploc with the corner snipped, add the white lines and hash marks. Be sure to leave enough width between the parallel center hash marks for the Seahawks logo

seahawks frosting

If you want to create a legit Seahawks cake, then pay attention to detail when it comes to the logo! I held up a piece of paper to my computer screen and traced this logo:

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Next, cut it out along the outside of the white. Lay it down on the cake once the frosting has dried a bit then trace along the edge with a toothpick. Take off the paper logo and gently remove any white “yard lines” or hashes that might be intersecting the inside of the logo.

trace

Then cut out the inside colored parts. No particular rhyme or reason to my particular cutting..I just cut out the parts that made sense to me. Use common sense and logic…trace with a tooth pick. and fill in the blanks with appropriate colors!

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And if you really want to show some spirit, you can paint your nails with the hawks logo! I used this gals video for instruction. But I just used a tooth pick as the “brush.”

nails

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2 Responses to #RePete Seahawks Super Bowl Cake!

  1. jimmiekay says:

    Good job!! So that’s how you made it ;)

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