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Cupcake Frosting Recipes

Looking for recipes for cupcake frosting? Taste of Home has the best cupcake frosting recipes from real cooks like you, featuring reviews, ratings, how-to videos and tips.

Mocha Cupcakes

Mocha Cupcakes

Mocha Cupcakes

Meet the Cook: This recipe is one that I have called on over the years for numerous occasions - birthdays, PTA meetings, for serving to company, etc. Everyone likes it. My husband and I have two grown children and three granddaughters. -Lorna Smith, New Hazelton, British Columbia

Chocolate Toffee Cupcakes

Chocolate Toffee Cupcakes

Chocolate Toffee Cupcakes

These cupcakes are so special, you can serve them at any get-together.—Hershey Food Corporation, Cheryl Reitz, Hershey, Pennsylvania

Spice Cupcakes

Spice Cupcakes

Spice Cupcakes

These moist, spicy cupcakes with creamy caramel frosting are a delicious treat. The recipe has been in my family for years. When I was growing up, it seemed these cupcakes were always in the freezer, just waiting to be snitched one at a time! —Carla Hodenfield, Ray, North Dakota
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Maple Carrot Cupcakes

Maple Carrot Cupcakes

Maple Carrot Cupcakes

I come from a line of family cooks and have liked to cook and bake since I was young. Mother and Grandmom were always in the kitchen cooking up something delicious. These carrot cupcakes were Grandmom's specialty, and we always have them at family gatherings. —Lisa Ann Panzino DiNunzio, Vineland, New Jersey

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

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

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.

Heavenly Surprise Cupcakes

Heavenly Surprise Cupcakes

Heavenly Surprise Cupcakes

The recipe for these filled and frosted cupcakes was handed down by my mother-in-law, who taught this fledgling cook what to do in the kitchen. She's no longer with us, but baking these treats reminds me of our good times together. —Judie Heiderscheit, Holy Cross, Iowa

Orange Applesauce Cupcakes

Orange Applesauce Cupcakes

Orange Applesauce Cupcakes

Kids of all ages rave about these fruity cupcakes. I've been making them for 25 years to serve at potlucks, church picnics and family suppers. For a tasty variation, substitute crushed pineapple for the applesauce.

Raspberry Swirl Cupcakes

Raspberry Swirl Cupcakes

Raspberry Swirl Cupcakes

I'm a teenage farm girl who likes cooking and baking. These cupcakes are a favorite of mine.—Christine Sohm, Newton, Ontario

Cupcake Easter Baskets

Cupcake Easter Baskets

Cupcake Easter Baskets

From Shaunavon, Saskatchewan, Julie Johnston shares the recipe for her cute cupcakes with mild orange flavor. "It's fun to dress up these cupcakes for Easter!" she writes. "As we raised four sons and a daughter, I prepared many, many school lunches and often added these springtime treats."
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