Holidays & Events

It’s time to celebrate! Get inspired to go above-and-beyond with our special recipes for holidays and events that take you from appetizers to dessert.

View More in:

Add Filter

Vegan Vanilla Cupcakes

1 review

We love using this simple vegan vanilla cupcake recipe as a base to layer on extra flavor. Stir in grated orange zest and chopped pecans, vegan chocolate chips and cinnamon, or your own favorite mix-ins. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Gluten-Free Vanilla Cupcakes

1 review

Decorate these simple gluten-free vanilla cupcakes for any special occasion or holiday. Since the frosting recipe includes cream cheese, be...


Berry-Topped White Cupcakes

9 reviews

Guests just love these yummy white cupcakes that are topped with a cream cheese frosting. The strawberry-blueberry garnish makes them...


Patriotic Cupcakes

23 reviews

These festive cupcakes are sure to be the star of your Fourth of July menu. I divided the batter from...


Taste of Home Logo

Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting

My family just loves these cupcakes, especially the subtle taste of peanut butter in the frosting. Chocolate frosting is equally...

Curveball Cupcakes

4 reviews

After frosting the cupcakes white, I used a fork and red gel icing to "stitch the seams." Everyone went nuts...


Tout icon

Rainbow Cupcakes

3 reviews

I’ve been making these colorful cupcakes with my mom since I was in high school. The cheery sweets are as...

Taste of Home Logo

Baseball Cupcakes

I like these simple baseball cupcakes because they can be mixed up by hand. I have worked and reworked it...


Taste of Home Logo

Surprise Cupcakes

Edith Holliday shares the secret behind her cute cupcakes. "My mother taught me this simple way to fill cupcakes with...


Santa Cupcakes

6 reviews

My kids leave out at least one cupcake for Santa on Christmas Eve. These seemed appropriate! —Sharon Skildum, Maple Grove,...


Yellow Cupcakes

27 reviews

Nothing is better than homemade cupcakes. This yellow cupcake recipe makes delicious and fluffy treats. To top them, choose whatever...

Taste of Home Logo

Classic Yellow Cupcakes

Sugar substitute makes these golden cupcakes a wonderfully sweet treat, whether used for dessert or as a fast snack. Light...


Key Lime Cupcakes

2 reviews

I made these light, tangy cupcakes on a chilly day to remind me of our vacation in southern Florida, where...


Very Vanilla Cupcakes

6 reviews

Everyone loves a vanilla cupcake. My recipe is a vanilla lovers dream—it's a vanilla cupcake topped with vanilla buttercream. To...


Irish Cream Cupcakes

12 reviews

If you're looking for a grown-up cupcake, give these a try. You'll have a hard time limiting yourself to one!...


Tout icon

Vanilla Bean Cupcakes

9 reviews

My son loves these vanilla bean cupcakes! Flecks of vanilla bean in the moist, tender cupcakes give them special-occasion status....

Elf Cupcakes

Rich and buttery vanilla cupcakes have a tender crumb and make a perfect base for these whimsical elves lost in...


Tres Leches Cupcakes

1 review

This cupcake version of tres leches cake actually uses four types of milk, including the cream, but "quatro leches cake"...