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Super Bowl-Worthy Cupcakes

RECIPE: Bittersweet Chocolate Cake for Cupcakes


  • 9 oz. All Purpose Flour
  • 2.5 Cups of Sugar
  • 3oz. Cocoa Powder
  • 1/3 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1/8 teaspoon Baking Powder
  • Pinch of Salt
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 ½ teaspoons Coffee Extract
  • 1 Cup Brewed Coffee
  • 1 Cup Buttermilk
  • ½ Cup Vegetable Oil
  • 1 Tablespoon Vanilla


  1. Combine all dry ingredients in a bowl and mix well until incorporated.
  2. Mix all wet ingredients together in a separate bowl.
  3. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients, mix until thoroughly incorporated.
  4. If making a cake, bake at 350°F for 25- 30 minutes until a tooth pick comes clean.
  5. If making cupcakes, pour batter into cupcake liners ¾ high and bake for 20 minutes.
  6. Decorate with icing, add green sprinkles and lines along the top to mimic a football field.

Recipe by Maire Byrne, Thyme Cafe & Market

Photo by Jane Can

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