A football shaped chocolate popcorn bowl filled with more chocolate popcorn speckled with peanuts and toffee bits is decorated with white modeling chocolate laces and makes a spectacular centerpiece for you big game food table.
Coat one bag of popped popcorn with 18 ounces of chocolate.
Press into the bottom and up the sides of a large, plastic, football shaped bowl.
Coat one more bag of popped popcorn with 18 ounces of chocolate and continue to press the popcorn up the sides of the football bowl.
Brush the inside of the football shaped popcorn bowl with 4 ounces of chocolate.
Refrigerate for 30 minutes then freeze for 10.
Remove popcorn bowl from plastic bowl.
Coat the remaining bag of popcorn, peanuts, and toffee bits with 18 ounces of chocolate.
Spread onto a parchment paper lined baking pan and refrigerate for 10 minutes.
Break the popcorn into pieces and place in the football shaped popcorn bowl.
Decorate the football with white modeling chocolate laces.
Roll out the white modeling chocolate to about 1/8th inch thickness. Cut one 5 inch by 1/4 inch strip and attach it to the popcorn bowl using clear piping gel.
Cut eight 3/4 inch by 1/8th inch strips and attach them using piping gel going vertically across the 5 inch strip creating the laces of the football.
If you prefer you can use melted and tempered pure white chocolate or melted white confectionery coating to pipe on the laces.
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