"I can make one that
looks better than that!"
<--Wegmans Mine -->
and the buttercream frosting recipe from here (YUM, YUM). After creaming the butter and sugar I took out 1/2 cup to leave white and then continued with the chocolate using the same proportions as if that 1/2 cup was still there.
To shape the football
1- make sure that 1 of the halves is flat on top (while still warm, lightly press down with a towel to flatten)
2 - when completely cool and ready to frost, stack the halves with flat one on top and cut in half through both
3-frost the inner halves and put together
4-frost the outer ones and add to the inner
8-pipe through a cake decorator to get the desired trim
I added some team emblems for the party and strawberries around the side.
I brought a little spring into our kitchen but I should have cleaned the island before taking this picture.