Mr. Food: Game Day Cupcakes

Mr. Food

Serves: 18

Cooking Time: 26 min

Ingredients
  • 1 (19.5-ounce) box chocolate cake mix, batter prepared according to package directions
  • 1 (4.67-ounce) box chocolate mint candies, chopped
  • 1 (16-ounce) can white frosting
  • 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • Green food color
  • White decorating gel
  • 18 chocolate-covered almonds
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line cupcake pans with paper liners.
     
  2. Add chopped chocolate mints to cake batter; mix well. Pour batter into the lined cups.
     
  3. Bake 26 to 30 minutes, or until a wooden toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
     
  4. In a medium bowl, combine frosting with peppermint extract and 8 to 10 drops green food color until desired shade of green (for grass). Frost cupcakes when cool.
     
  5. Using decorating gel, create yard lines by drawing two lines across each cupcake; add a number to each. Place a chocolate-covered almond between the two lines on each cupcake and draw football stitching lines on each. Serve, or keep loosely covered until ready to serve.

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