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15 Silly, Fun and Delicious Cupcakes for Boys

It's party time! These cupcakes for boys (and girls too) are sure to elicit squeals of excitement.

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Strawberry Muffin Cones

This is a delightful, fun way to serve a cupcake. I share these with the neighborhood kids and they love the ice cream cone look and ease of eating. Adults who try them say snacking on them makes them feel like kids again. —Barb Kietzer, Niles, Michigan

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Eyes On YouTaste of Home

Eyes On You

Look out! This crazy cupcake only has eyes for you. Don't worry though, he's delicious! —Karen Tack, Riverside, Connecticut

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Rainbow CupcakesTaste of Home

Rainbow Cupcakes

I’ve been making these colorful cupcakes with my mom since I was in high school. The cheery sweets are as fun to make as they are to eat. —Tammy Quinn, Lynden, Ontario

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Candy CupcakesTaste of Home

Candy Cupcakes

Rich chocolaty cupcakes include a cream cheese surprise. Get kids in on the fun by letting them help decorate. ‐Mrs. Walter Jacobson, Ashland, Ohio

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Chocolate-Dipped Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes

Chocolate-Dipped Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes

I created this recipe based on our family's love of chocolate-dipped ice cream cones. Red heart-shaped sprinkles make them fun for Valentine's Day. Vary the color to match the occasion. —Jennifer Gilbert, Brighton, Michigan

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Truffle-Filled CupcakesTaste of Home

Truffle-Filled Cupcakes

All creatures of All Hallows' Eve are sure to delight in this treat with its unexpected surprise. You can use store-bought frosting to keep prep simple.. —Beverly Nowling, Bristol, Florida

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Tie-Dyed CupcakesTaste of Home

Tie-Dyed Cupcakes

Take a trip back to the sixties with these sweetly psychedelic cupcakes. Each is a simple white cake, but tinting the batter all the colors of the rainbow makes them funky and fun!— Gwyndolyn Wilkerson, Kyle, Texas

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Spider CupcakesTaste of Home

Spider Cupcakes

Spooky Spider Cupcakes are creepy—and easy! Make a chocolate cupcake into a spider by adding a half-marshmallow "body" under the frosting, licorice legs and mini M&M eyes. Add chocolate sprinkles for a "hairy" effect. —Darla Wester, Meriden, Iowa

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Best Friend CupcakesTaste of Home

Best Friend Cupcakes

These adorable little pups are double the fun when served with edible "Scooby-Snacks" graham crackers that look like real dog treats. Kids will get a kick out of the presentation. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Firecracker CupcakesTaste of Home

Firecracker Cupcakes

These no-fuss treats are so much fun to make with kids, and they put a spark in Fourth of July parties. You can tint the whipped topping red and blue to make the frosting festive, too. —Erin Glass, White Hall, Maryland

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Call me Leo CupcakesTaste of Home

Call me Leo Cupcakes

Little ones will roar with joy when you present these kings of the jungle. They're simple to make, too. The kids can help. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Ahoy Matey! CupcakesTaste of Home

Spooky Gelatin Bubble Cupcakes

It's so much fun to make these and decorate with them! Bubbles can be made weeks ahead. Turn them into orange pumpkins, multi-colored balloons -- whatever! —Sarah Thompson, Taste of Home Culinary Director

Ahoy Matey! Cupcakes

For pirate lovers and treasure hunters, these cupcakes will be the stars of your party. Sail the seven seas! All you need are a few pieces of candy and some fruit rolls. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

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Out-Of-This-World CupcakesTaste of Home

Out-Of-This-World Cupcakes

These are a cinch to bake—and even more fun to decorate! Save the decorating fun for a party activity, and let the kids top their cakes any way they want. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

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Batter Up! CupcakesTaste of Home

Batter Up! Cupcakes

These three-ingredient treats are amazingly easy, so you'll hit dessert out of the park and whip up a batch. They're a perfect last-minute party treat. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Lion and Lamb CupcakesTaste of Home

Lion and Lamb Cupcakes

March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb, but in the meantime, there are adorable cupcakes to be made! These sweet treats are delicious any time of year—and offer an easy project that kids can help to create. —Simple & Delicious Test Kitchen

Grace Mannon
Grace is a full-time mom with a Master's degree in Food Science. She loves to experiment in the kitchen and writes about her hits (and misses) on her blog, A Southern Grace.