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Football-Themed Mug Root Beer Cupcakes

Go Team, GO!  Who are you “ROOT-ing” for during the Big Game? Whether you like the teams, a good game, or the commercials (me!), you will probably be feasting all day long.  Make sure that you don’t forget a yummy dessert!  Consider trying out this amazingly easy & delicious recipe for Mug Root Beer Cupcakes!  This super easy, two-ingredient cupcake recipe will help get your Big Game Party going when you decorate them in your favorite football themed toppers!  With just a hint of the Mug Root Beer flavor in the cupcakes, it will get you ready to cheer and ROOT for your favorite team!

What You Need

  • 1 12 oz. Can of Mug Root Beer
  • 1 Box of White Cake Mix


1. Pre-heat your oven to 350°.

2. Place cupcake liners into your cupcake/muffin tin

3. In a mixing bowl, add the cake mix and the Mug Root Beer together.  Using an electric mixer, beat it on a low speed for the first minute.  Then, continue for an additional 2 mins at a medium speed.

4. Gently fill each liner 3/4 full with the batter.

5. Bake for 15 – 18 minutes or until toothpick inserted into the center of a cupcake comes out clean.

6. Allow to cool for 10 minutes in the pan.

7. Remove and continue allowing it to cool on a cooling rack until they are cooled completely.

8. If preferred, add frosting on top.

9. Serve & Enjoy!