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Cupcakes

Looking for recipes for cupcakes? Find easy to make recipes for cupcakes from Taste of Home.

Cupcakes with Whipped Cream Frosting

Cupcakes with Whipped Cream Frosting

Cupcakes with Whipped Cream Frosting

While not as sweet as buttercream, this frosting made with whipping cream is smooth, creamy and a pleasure to pipe onto cupcakes.

Caramel Apple Cupcakes

Caramel Apple Cupcakes

Caramel Apple Cupcakes

Bring these extra-special cupcakes to your next bake sale and watch how quickly they disappear—if your family doesn't gobble them up first! Kids will go for the fun appearance and tasty toppings while adults will appreciate the moist spiced cake underneath. —Diane Halferty, Corpus Christi, Texas

Moist Lemon Tea Cakes

Moist Lemon Tea Cakes

Moist Lemon Tea Cakes

Whenever I serve these lovely bite-size glazed cakes, they get rave reviews...and I get requests for the recipe. Lemon and cream cheese make for a winning combination.—Charlene Crump, Montgomery, Alabama
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Surprise Cupcakes

Surprise Cupcakes

Surprise Cupcakes

Edith Holliday shares the secret behind her cute cupcakes. "My mother taught me this simple way to fill cupcakes with fruit jelly," shares the Flushing, Michigan baker. Take these tender treats to your next get-together and watch faces light up after just one bite.

Chocolate Caramel Cupcakes

Chocolate Caramel Cupcakes

Chocolate Caramel Cupcakes

You only need a few baking staples to throw together these gooey delights. Boxed cake mix and a can of frosting make them fast, but caramel, walnuts and chocolate chips tucked inside make them memorable. We like them with ice cream. —Bev Spain, Belleville, Ohio

Banana Cupcakes

Banana Cupcakes

Banana Cupcakes

This recipe was given to me by my mother, and I've since handed it down to my daughters. The moist cupcakes are topped with frosting that comes together in no time. And if you'd like even more banana taste, stir some mashed banana into it. —Wanda Thole, Leonard, Minnesota

Flowerpot Cupcakes

Flowerpot Cupcakes

Flowerpot Cupcakes

—Jackie Hannahs, Fountain, Michigan Judi Oudekerk of Buffalo, Minnesota features these sweet treats as one of a number of “cooking club” projects at the after-school program she supervises. “The flower-topped cupcakes are so easy that even children in our kindergarten make them,” she assures. “They’re great for a spring or summer birthday party.”

Peanut Butter Cupcakes

Peanut Butter Cupcakes

Peanut Butter Cupcakes

Peanut butter lovers can double their pleasure with these treats. I use the popular ingredient in the cupcakes as well as in the creamy homemade frosting. —Ruth Hutson, Westfield, Indiana

Chocolate Macaroon Cupcakes

Chocolate Macaroon Cupcakes

Chocolate Macaroon Cupcakes

A delightful coconut and ricotta cheese filling is hidden inside these chocolate cupcakes. —Dolores Skrout, Summerhill, Pennsylvania

Apple Spice Cupcakes

Apple Spice Cupcakes

Apple Spice Cupcakes

Not only do these adorable cupcakes complement our apple theme, but they're super sellers at bake sales, too. A spice cake mix makes the moist treats a snap to stir up and a fast frosting helps them stand out from an orchard of goodies.

Cream-Filled Pumpkin Cupcakes

Cream-Filled Pumpkin Cupcakes

Cream-Filled Pumpkin Cupcakes

Here's a deliciously different use for pumpkin. Bursting with flavor and plenty of eye-catching appeal, these sweet and spicy filled cupcakes are bound to dazzle your family any time of the year. —Ali Johnson, Petersburg, Pennsylvania
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