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Easter Cupcake Recipes

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

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."

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

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
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Amaretto Dream Cupcakes

Amaretto Dream Cupcakes

Amaretto Dream Cupcakes

Treat yourself to these indulgent little cupcakes laced with the irresistible flavor of Amaretto and slivered almonds. —Anette Stevens, Olds, Alberta

Lemon Tea Cakes

Lemon Tea Cakes

Lemon Tea Cakes

For your next tea party, try these lovely tea cakes. The subtle lemon flavor is so delicious and your guests will not be able to eat just one.—Robin White, Fountain City, Wisconsin

Butterfly Cupcakes

Butterfly Cupcakes

Butterfly Cupcakes

Just in time for May 11 this year come these delicate butterfly confections from Sayreville, New Jersey subscriber Adeline Piscitelle. "They aren't difficult at all to shape," she assure. "They've been a favorite in our family for years. Now, I make them for my grandchildren."

Carrot-Topped Cupcakes

Carrot-Topped Cupcakes

Carrot-Topped Cupcakes

A handy spice cake mix gets a tasty treatment when dressed up with shredded carrots and chopped walnuts. The mini carrot cakes are eye-catching, too, when decorated with cream cheese frosting carrots and parsley sprigs for the green tops. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

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.

Lemon-Yogurt Tea Cakes

Lemon-Yogurt Tea Cakes

Lemon-Yogurt Tea Cakes

Light, tender and tangy, these little lemon cakes will be the belle of the brunch. They’re also great for lunch, supper or snacking.—Ruth Burrus, Zionsville, Indiana

Lemon Curd Cupcakes

Lemon Curd Cupcakes

Lemon Curd Cupcakes

Homemade lemon curd flavors these tender cupcakes that were made for my brother-in-law's 66th birthday. He loves lemon and gave these a big thumb's up.—Kerry Barnett-Amundson, Ocean Park, Washington

Lemon Basil Cupcakes

Lemon Basil Cupcakes

Lemon Basil Cupcakes

Lemon cupcakes are a delight of summer, and a touch of basil really dresses them up. They're a wonderful light ending to a meal or a bright breakfast choice. Garnish each one with a candied fresh basil leaf. —Julie Ohnstad, Marietta, Georgia
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