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Cupcake Frosting

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.

Orange Creamsicle Cupcakes

Orange Creamsicle Cupcakes

Orange Creamsicle Cupcakes

Our home economists bring the flavor of a favorite frozen treat to palate-pleasing cupcakes. A scoop of vanilla ice cream adds even more indulgence!

Gin & Tonic Cupcakes

Gin & Tonic Cupcakes

Gin & Tonic Cupcakes

A creamy frosting infused with gin is the crowning touch on luscious, lime-flavored cakes. The recipe comes from our own Test Kitchen.

Chai Cupcakes

Chai Cupcakes

Chai Cupcakes

You'll get a double dose of the spicy blend that's frequently used to flavor tea in these moist single-size cakes. Both the cupcake and frosting use the blend, which combines some of the best flavors of the season. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
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Spooky Spider Cupcakes

Spooky Spider Cupcakes

Spooky Spider Cupcakes

The cupcake batter and frosting contain orange flavors to give them a refreshing, from-scratch taste.—Janis Plourde, Smooth Rock Falls, Ontario

Cream-Filled Banana Cupcakes

Cream-Filled Banana Cupcakes

Cream-Filled Banana Cupcakes

The creamy filling is a surprise in these yummy banana cupcakes. A sprinkling of confectioners' sugar is all you need to top them off. —EdnaMae Stolze, Bethal Park, Pennsylvania

Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

This is a wonderful recipe I discovered and changed a bit to suit my taste. I love the flavor of pumpkin and the cinnamon makes ordinary cream cheese frosting extra special. When I made a batch for my husband to take to work, he said they disappeared in record time.—Debbie Wiggins, Longmont, Colorado

Red Velvet Cupcakes with Coconut Frosting

Red Velvet Cupcakes with Coconut Frosting

Red Velvet Cupcakes with Coconut Frosting

There's no better way to celebrate being together than with these fun-loving cupcakes. —Marie Rizzio, Interlochen, Michigan

Orange Date Cupcakes

Orange Date Cupcakes

Orange Date Cupcakes

The perfect pairing of oranges and dates is made even better with this silky smooth cream cheese frosting. For an added touch, decorate each cupcake with a jellied orange slice. —Lynn Hollingsworth, Ada, Oklahoma

Cookie Dough Cupcakes with Ganache Frosting

Cookie Dough Cupcakes with Ganache Frosting

Cookie Dough Cupcakes with Ganache Frosting

This creative recipe couldn't be easier — or more impressive! Made from a standard box mix, simply fold in cookie dough and then decorate with the unbeatable ganache frosting. What's not to love!? —Morgan Phillips, Charlottesville, Virginia

Cherry Chocolate Coconut Cupcakes

Cherry Chocolate Coconut Cupcakes

Cherry Chocolate Coconut Cupcakes

Chocolate-covered coconut candy is tucked inside each of these morsels. The ganache frosting is complemented by coarse sugar and chocolate-covered cherries. —Sandy Ploy, Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin

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
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