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Chocolate-Bottom Mini-Cupcakes

These freeze very well. I like to keep a batch on-hand for drop-in guests or when I'm too busy to bake. —Bertille Cooper, California, Maryland
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Citrus Mini Cakes

Citrus Mini Cakes

Citrus Mini Cakes

These moist, bite-size muffins from Linda Terrell of Palatka, Florida are melt-in-your-mouth good. "With their appealing look, they really dress up a party table," she notes. The recipe makes a big batch, so there's plenty to please a crowd.

Mini-Choco Cupcakes

Mini-Choco Cupcakes

Mini-Choco Cupcakes

Cupcakes should be more than just cake batter divided into muffin tins. True cupcakes are not as crumbly as cake, but have a lighter texture than muffins.—Anette Stevens, Olds, Alberta

Orange Dream Mini Cupcakes

Orange Dream Mini Cupcakes

Orange Dream Mini Cupcakes

The bright taste of these cute cupcakes reminds me and my friends of orange-and-vanilla frozen treats. —Jen Shepherd, St. Peters, Missouri

Chocolate-Bottom Mini-Cupcakes

Chocolate-Bottom Mini-Cupcakes

Chocolate-Bottom Mini-Cupcakes

These freeze very well. I like to keep a batch on-hand for drop-in guests or when I'm too busy to bake. —Bertille Cooper, California, Maryland

Mini Spider Bites

Mini Spider Bites

Mini Spider Bites

These little cupcakes are almost too sweet to eat! Let the kids help you assemble the charmers and you can teach a science lesson, too—what a great way to teach that all spiders have eight legs! —Sara Martin, Brookfield, Wisconsin

Mini Brownie Treats

Mini Brownie Treats

Mini Brownie Treats

I like to take these quick-and-easy treats to potlucks and family gatherings. They disappear quickly! —Pam Kokes, North Loup, Nebraska

Heavenly Surprise Mini Cupcakes

Heavenly Surprise Mini Cupcakes

Heavenly Surprise Mini Cupcakes

“My grandmother was an accomplished baker, and this was one of the many special treats she liked to make. It's fun to bite into these dense chocolate cupcakes and discover a surprise inside.” —Jorun Meierding, Mankato, Minnesota

Mini Pineapple Upside-Down Cakes

Mini Pineapple Upside-Down Cakes

Mini Pineapple Upside-Down Cakes

These individual pineapple upside-down cakes are an eye-catching addition to my holiday dessert table. A boxed cake mix makes them easy to bake anytime. —Cindy Colley, Othello, Washington

Banana-Chip Mini Cupcakes

Banana-Chip Mini Cupcakes

Banana-Chip Mini Cupcakes

These cute little minis are packed with banana flavor, chocolate chips and topped off with creamy frosting. They make a great, fast snack when the kids come home from school. —Beverly Coyde, Gasport, New York

Back to School Cupcakes

Back to School Cupcakes

Back to School Cupcakes

There's no better way to ring in the school year than with this adorable school bus. The cake-like formation is an impressive presentation, while the individual cupcakes make for easy serving - perfect for classroom treats! —Taste of Home Food Styling Team

Frankenstein Cupcakes

Frankenstein Cupcakes

Frankenstein Cupcakes

For your Halloween party, these cupcakes are sure to impress all of your guests. They will disappear as soon as you set them out! —Taste of Home Food Styling Team
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