Oven to 350. Line cupcake pan.
24 cupcake liners
Nuke, mix, then cool 5 minutes:
1/3 C water
4 tsp instant coffee granules
1 pkg (18.25oz) plain yellow cake mix
1 pkg (3.4oz) vanilla instant pudding mix
3/4 C whole milk
3/4 C vegetable oil
4 large eggs
1 C miniature semisweet chocolate chips
Bake 18-20 minutes until tops spring back when pressed with finger.
Top with Mom's Butter Frosting (substitute brewed coffee for milk) and garnish with1/3 C miniature semisweet chocolate chips, cracked/roasted cocoa beans, or chocolate covered espresso beans.