Fun Basketball Cake Ideas

birthday cakes

A fun basketball cake is the perfect addition to your favorite hoop fan's party. Find unique, easy cake ideas and celebrate the special occasion with the perfect birthday cakes and cupcakes!

Browse the cake pictures below and create your own personalized treat for the sports lover in your life! I've tried to provide a wide variety of ideas to help spur your creative juices as you create your own masterpiece!

If you see one you like, I've provided the website info so you can get the recipe and cooking tips. I don't have the cake recipes for all of them, but I've included their pictures just to help give you some ideas.

For some quick and easy ideas for those that are lacking time and creativity, how about some edible images that you place right on top of the cake.

basketball scoreboard edible cake topper
cake ideas - edible basketballs image
basketball cake

Make your own basketball birthday cakes & cupcakes!

Wilton sports ball pan

Wilton Sports Ball Pan Set

Wilton mini ball pan

Wilton Mini Ball Pan

Ball in Hoop

All-Star with Cupcakes


3-D Ball

Looks like a basketball is sitting on your table!

Jersey with Hoop

The court is a 9" X 13" chocolate double layer. The ball is made using a half ball pan. Shirt, net and accent items are made with fondant.

Ball Crashing Through basketball-cake.html 

Here's a unique one the designer named "The Shot That Brought Down the House!"

Blue Devils

This one is my favorite! Check out the gum ball players and candy stick hoops.

Candy Covered B-Ball

Choose your favorite flavor and decorate it with candy.

Ball in Hoop 

Hemisphere Ball/Court Basketball-Cake

This hemisphere-shaped dessert has dimpled icing and licorice laces.

Sport Ball Cake Pops

Now, here's something a little different - basketball cake on a stick!

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Basketball Cake Supplies

Don't forget the Basketball Party Supplies, including party favors, decorations, tableware, etc...

basketball banner

"Above the Rim" banner

Spalding table cover

Spalding table cover

basketball candles

Basketball candles

Sports cupcake stand

Sports cupcake stand

Spalding party supplies

Spalding party supplies