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Football is HUGE at my house my husband loves watching the games and he has passed his love of football to my two sons. All three sit on the couch together and watch the games together, it warms my heart every time I see them bonding. While they sit and watch the game I am in the kitchen cooking or baking something for them to enjoy during the game.

This past weekend I headed to my local Sam’s Club to get ready for the big game. I came across packs of Coca Cola and knew I had to take a pack home with me, I thought how else can I use Coca Cola besides just drinking it and brownies popped into my head. I will share the super easy way to make football brownies with Coca Cola.

You can find the convenient 28 pack of Coca Cola in the soda aisle.IMAG0010 They also have the Diet Coke packs if you prefer that one or you can take both 😉IMAG0011 This brownie recipe only requires 3 ingredients!!! How easy right?Football Brownies with Coca Cola 12 Ingredients:

  • Box of brownie mix
  • 1 egg
  • 1 can of Coca Cola (I used 3/4 of the can)

Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.

Pour the brownie mix into a mixing bowlFootball Brownies with Coca Cola 1 Next add 3/4 of the soda to the brownie mix and the 1 egg. Mix it all together until there are no lumps. Pour your batter into you cake pan and bake for 23 minutes or until your toothpick comes out clean.Football Brownies with Coca Cola 2Once baked let them completely cool down. When they are cooled take a football shaped cookie cutter and begin cutting out your footballs. To add the laces I used vanilla icing and a decorating tip but you can use a sandwich bag just cut off a tiny piece of the corner.
Football Brownies with Coca Cola 7

“Grass” tray tutorial

Supplies:

  • Plastic tray
  • Grass print scrapbook paper
  • Scissors
  • Pen or Pencil

Football Brownies with Coca Cola 3 I turned my paper over and traced the bottom of my tray to the paper.Football Brownies with Coca Cola 4Next I cut it out.Football Brownies with Coca Cola 5 Once cut out I just put it inside my tray and that’s it.Football Brownies with Coca Cola 6 I placed my football brownies onto the “grass” lined tray and set them out on my snack table.
Football Brownies with Coca Cola 9 I kept the snack table simple since it was just my husband and sons watching the game. The brownies were a HIT they all loved them.Football Brownies with Coca Cola 10Football Brownies with Coca Cola 11

Are you planning any football parties soon or just maybe getting together with a couple of friends? I’m sure these football brownies would be a hit at your get together too.

29 Comments

  1. The grass paper in the tray is such a great idea!!! – So easy too! 🙂

    1. Thank you Elise 🙂 I love the detail that it added

  2. I am in a Girls Fantasy Football league, and the girls would love these brownies. I have never heard of putting soda in brownies!! Did you think of that yourself? Or did you hear of doing that from somewhere?

    1. A girls fantasy football league, that is so awesome!!!!! I have seen other cake recipes done with soda before but the ones I have seen only did it with soda and cake mix, they said it would crumble when being cut so I added the egg to bind it together.

  3. These are so cute! We are having a football party in a couple of weeks and I will have to remember this!

    1. Thank you so much Logan!!

  4. I must try this!! Cute football brownies!!

  5. I love the grass platter – so easy but so fitting for the theme! I think I might be using this idea at our next football party!

    1. Thank you Stacey, yes I love how easy it is to make this grass platter.

  6. What a cool idea I have never thought of using coco-cola in deserts will defo have to try this out. You have some great recipes on your page

    1. Thank you so much Ana De- Jesus!

  7. These are adorable! We’re big football people (Texans season tix holders even!). Need to make these for our next tailgate.

    1. Thank you! Season ticket holders, how awesome!

  8. I’m in love with the whole presentation. So cute, but still casual.

  9. These are so cute! I love the platter!

  10. These are adorable and I do the same thing with scrapbooking paper, love!

    1. Thank you Nicole. Yes, scrapbook paper isn’t just for scrapbooking.

  11. I keep meaning to pop by the scrapbook store to pick up some patterned paper for my recipe/food photos! Thanks for the reminder!

    1. You’re welcome, yes I have tons of paper for this exact reason perfect for food photos.

  12. That’s interesting! I never would have thought to try soda in a brownie recipe! I love the whole set up and everything 🙂 Nice!

    1. Thank you so much Shelly!!

  13. such a cute display & what a great idea to put the paper under the tray so you can see it. Genius! And those brownies – oh my yum!

    1. Aww thank you Laura, I love how those trays turned out.

  14. This is so super cute and fun!! Thank you! #client

  15. Omg I make football brownies for my hubby all the time! Perfect game day snack!

  16. Creating the ‘grass’ tray is such a cool idea – it’s little touches like that people remember. What a festive way to celebrate a love of football and entertain people at your home!

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