Help! I Need A Tennis Ball!

Decorating By Twopeasinapod Updated 22 Jan 2009 , 9:02pm by j-pal

Twopeasinapod Posted 22 Jan 2009 , 4:18pm
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I do not have a sports pan and I need a tennis ball on top of a cake for Friday night. I also live in a very small town and the nearest place to get things like this is an hour away. I am a teacher so I can not just leave to go. How can I make a ball without a pan? HELP!!! icon_cry.gif

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prterrell Posted 22 Jan 2009 , 6:24pm
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Do you have a small pyrex bowl? You could bake each 1/2 of the tennis ball in that, sandwich them together with icing, and may need to do a bit of carving to get it perfectly round, but that should get you close.

j-pal Posted 22 Jan 2009 , 9:02pm
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Not sure how big you need your tennis ball to be, but you could always just bake regular rounds and carve your ball. If you're doing a 6", you'd need about 2-3 layers of cake. The bigger in diameter you want your ball, the more layers you would need to add, to keep it proportionate. Good luck!

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