See how to bake and decorate a cake in the shape of a soccer ball. Whether you’re celebrating a birthday or a big win, kids will get a big kick out of this soccer ball cake. Moms love it, too, because it’s so easy to make. Use any cake recipe you like, following the directions for baking times. You’ll see how to shape the cake and make frosting to create the familiar pentagonal patterns. You’ll score big with a cake that looks like a soccer ball!