Super Bowl XLVI Champion Cupcakes

The New York Giants won the Super Bowl XLVI with a score of 21–17.

Even though I am a Jet fan, I am celebrating tonight as a New Yorker. Plus cupcakes and football = fun so we all win! 🙂

To celebrate the Giants Super Bowl victory, Blue Velvet Giants Superbowl Cupcakes!

Super Bowl XLVI New York Giant Champion Cupcakes

Ingredients

For the Cupcakes

  • 1 box gluten free white or yellow cake mix
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 1 1/4 cups coconut milk
  • 1/3 cups canola oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 bottles blue food coloring
  • 1 toothpick full violet food coloring gel/paste

For the Frosting

  • 1/2 cups vegan butter, at room temperature
  • 2 cups confectioners sugar
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2-3 tablespoons coconut milk
  • red nonpareils
  1. Preheat oven to 325ºF. Mix cake mix, cocoa powder, eggs, oil and buttermilk together, starting with 30 seconds on low speed, then increasing to medium speed for 1 minute.
  2. Add in food coloring and beat for 1 minute more until totally blue and combined.
  3. Pour into 2 muffin tins lined with baking cups. Fill about 2/3 full.
  4. Bake for 16 – 18 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Let cool.
  5. To make the frosting, beat the vegan butter.
  6. Add in sugar, 1 cup at a time, thinning out with milk as necessary. Beat in vanilla.
  7. Pipe onto cooled cupcakes
  8. Serve and enjoy!

Congratulations New York Giants!

Kwegyirba Croffie is a freelance Associate Producer at News 12 Connecticut and a Special Events/Event Planning and Social Media Intern at College Lifestyles (TM). She is a Quinnipiac University alumni and a sister of Alpha Delta Pi. She enjoy cupcakes,Broadway musicals, Forever 21 ,giraffes, peacock feathers, orchids, lillies and anything Disney. (And proud to be a New Yorker!)

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