3 Ingredient Coffee Cupcakes With Coffee Icing

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 23 mins

Did you ever feel like making a cake, but you didn't have any eggs or oil so you figured you were out of luck? Think again. I made a cake instead of cupcakes, and I used chocolate frosting instead of white. Easy and delicious. Recipe courtesy of Budget Savvy Diva. Serving size is estimated.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 18 14 ounces cake mix (I used yellow, use your preference)
  • 10 -12 ounces coffee (any flavor will do)
  • 6 ounces white decorating icing


  1. Preheat oven to 350 (or as directed on box).
  2. In a small bowl mix dry cake mix and 8 to 10 ounces of coffee.
  3. Do not add eggs, oil, or water.
  4. Mix well. If you have to use more coffee--that is fine. It should look like a normal batter.
  5. Line a cupcake tray with cupcake liners and fill each one to the 3/4 mark on the liner.
  6. Cook until toothpick in middle of cake comes out clean--19 to 23 minutes.
  7. Put half a can of frosting in a small bowl and slowly add in coffee (around 4 ounces). You want to lightly flavor the frosting and mix until well combined.
  8. Frost each cupcake when they are cooled and enjoy.