These are definitely the easiest football cupcakes you will ever make. They are also absolutely delicious, your guests and party-goers will love them!
Are you big Super Bowl watchers? Do you watch mostly for the food? I’m definitely guilty of that! It’s Super Bowl season and with Super Bowl season comes delicious food, lots of fun, and lots of football!
Scroll down for the recipe to the easiest football cupcakes you’ll ever make and be sure to head here for some more fun and delicious Super Bowl recipes!
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Easy Football Cupcakes
- 1 1/2 C. granulated sugar
- 1 1/3 C. all-purpose flour
- 3/4 C. unsweetened cocoa powder
- 2 tsp. baking powder
- 1/2 tsp. baking soda
- 3 tbsp. butter, melted
- 1 tsp. vanilla extract
- 1 C. milk
- white frosting any brand
- green food coloring you could also purchase green frosting
- 24 chocolate colored almonds
- #2 Wilton frosting tip
- 1M Wilton frosting tip
- 2 disposable piping bags
- 24 cupcake liners
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and line (2) 12 count cupcake tins with cupcake liners.
Combine the flour, baking soda, baking powder and cocoa powder and set aside.
Combine the sugar, eggs, milk, vanilla extract and melted butter.
Slowly fold in the dry ingredients.
Fill each cupcake liner about 2/3 full with cupcake batter.
Bake 16-18 minutes.
Insert a toothpick into the cupcakes around 16-17 minutes, if it comes out clean the cupcakes are done. Remove from the oven and let cool.
Add a few drops of green food coloring to the white frosting and stir to combine.
Attach the 1M Wilton frosting tip to the piping bag and fill with green frosting.
Frost each cupcake by gently squeezing the frosting from the piping bag going in a back and forth motion across the top of the cupcake.
Repeat with all cupcakes.
Attach the small #2 Wilton frosting tip to the second disposable piping bag and scoop a few tablespoons of white frosting into the bag.
Take one chocolate covered almond at a time and make football hashtags across the top with the frosting.
Set 1 almond football on top of each cupcake.
Repeat with all almonds and all cupcakes.
Are you going to try these easy football cupcakes for your Super Bowl party? I would love to hear what you think of them in the comments!