Up Your Tailgate Game with This Dessert Display

Make this simple DIY project and your dessert will score the winning touchdown!

Geoffrey Zakarian makes a Pull Apart Cinnamon Roll Football, as seen on Food Network's The Kitchen

Double-Duty Dessert Display

What you'll need:

  • A plastic container with a lid, large enough to accommodate your dessert
  • Insulated box liners, enough to fully line the container
  • 1-inch spade drill bit
  • 1 piece green felt, at least as large as the lid of your container
  • White tape
  • Hook and loop tape
  • 2 plastic goalposts

How to:

  1. Line the inside of the plastic container with insulated box liners.
  2. Drill 2 holes on either end of the lid using the spade drill bit.
  3. Close the lid.
  4. Measure and cut a piece of felt to cover the lid.
  5. Cut 2 holes on either end of the felt to match up where you drilled the lid holes.
  6. Use white tape to make "yard lines" on the "turf."
  7. Attach the turf to the lid of the box using hook and loop tape.
  8. Insert the goalposts through the holes in the lid.
  9. Transport the dessert inside the box, then display your dessert on top at game time!

Next Up

Up Your Ice Game

Never underestimate the importance of ice at your party! We've got some easy ways for you to up your ice game at your next get-together. 

Tailgate Gadgets

Up your tailgating game with these hot gadgets that are ready to party. Check them out--they'll make your tailgate the best spot in the lot.

3 Ways to Do Up Dips for Your Tailgate

Transform your tailgate menu with these easy dips from The Kitchen’s co-hosts.

Tailgate-Ready Stadium Cupcakes

Go the whole 9 yards with these sweet treats!

Dessert Fails

Sometimes, despite our best intentions, things go wrong when baking. We've got a couple of common dessert fails that our viewers sent in. We'll tell you what went wrong and how to fix it!

If You Like This, Try This!

Father's Day comes with the age-old question, "What do I get for Dad?" The Kitchen is here to help you with a few gift ideas based on what your pop already likes. We put together a few of our favorite things which are sure to put a smile on dad's face this Father's Day.

If You Like This, Try This!

Sometimes, nutrient-packed foods can become a little boring. The Kitchen has a few great swaps that can perk up a dull plate. Here are 3 of our favorite healthy options.

If You Like This, Try This!

New year, new brunch flavors.

If You Like This, Try This

If your mom usually likes receiving gifts of candy, wine or body products, we have easy and creative ways to up your gift-giving game and make her super happy this Mother's Day.

Stream discovery+

Your favorite shows, personalities, and exclusive originals. All in one place.

Subscribe Now

What's New

Latest Stories

Related Pages