Cupcake Recipes

If you need something sweet for the potluck, look no further! We’ll walk you through all of these traditional and unique cupcake recipes step by step.

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40 Pretty Spring Cupcakes to Try Now

Celebrate the new season with one of these sweet spring cupcakes. Enjoy delicious flavors, including carrot cake, strawberry, key lime and more.

Cupcake Frosting

20 reviews

Simple vanilla frosting is a great topper for any cupcake. I frosted 300 cupcakes with this recipe for my wedding...


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25 Easy Easter Cupcakes for a Sweet Celebration

Celebrate spring with these easy Easter cupcakes. From coconut to lemon and every seasonal flavor in between, these are treats...


Air-Fryer Mocha Cupcakes

These luscious air-fryer cupcakes smell wonderful while they cook. If you have the drawer-type air fryer, you'll need to use...


Upside-Down Blood Orange Cupcakes

Making blood orange cupcakes is my favorite way to use fresh blood oranges. I start with a cake mix and...

Chocolate-Pecan Cupcakes

These Chocolate-Pecan Cracker Cupcakes are inspired by a local restaurant's pie recipe. They are rich and yummy! If your marshmallow...


Pina Colada Cupcakes

These Pina Colada Cupcakes are fun and colorful for picnics! They can be served as cupcakes or layered into individual...

Sour Candy Cupcakes

1 review

If you love the pucker of sour candies, then these sour candy cupcakes will be right up your alley. The...


Air-Fryer Bacon-Peanut Butter Cornbread Muffins

My family can't get enough of bacon and peanut butter, so I created these quick and easy cornbread muffins using...


Margarita Cupcakes

These margarita cupcakes are my most requested recipe. If you are unable to find Key lime juice, you can use...


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The Cutest Cupcake Toppers and Liners You Can Buy

Transform plain ol' cupcakes into show-stopping treats! From mermaid fins to dino bones, we have cupcake toppers and liners for...

S’mores Cupcakes

2 reviews

Marshmallow frosting puts these cupcakes over the top. Chocolate bar pieces and graham cracker crumbs make them extra indulgent and...


Watermelon Cupcakes

1 review

My granddaughter and I bake together each week. She was inspired by her mommy's flavored syrups, so we came up...


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...


5 Easy Homemade Frosting Recipes to Know By Heart

There's a whole world of tasty frosting beyond buttercream. Discover your new favorite with our top homemade frosting picks!


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Apple Pie Cupcakes with Cinnamon Buttercream

21 reviews

These apple pie cupcakes are always a hit! They are so easy to make and the flavor just screams fall....

St. Patrick’s Day Cupcakes

19 reviews

These St. Patrick's Day cupcakes go super-quick. The pistachio pudding mix gives them a mild flavor and their pretty pastel...


Cupcake Christmas Tree

2 reviews

Heather McKinley of Mechanic Falls, Maine shared this minty twist on typical cupcakes, then our Test Kitchen arranged them in...


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Vanilla Bean Cupcakes

9 reviews

My 3-year-old son loves these vanilla bean cupcakes! Vanilla bean flecks give the moist, tender cupcakes special-occasion status. —Alysha Braun,...


Pumpkin Bread Pudding Cupcakes

Every fall when I was young, my mom made bread pudding cupcakes. Today I keep up her tradition with my...


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Creme de Menthe Cupcakes

We use creme de menthe liqueur (the term means "mint cream" in French) to add a cool touch to these...


Maple Carrot Cupcakes

31 reviews

I come from a line of family cooks and have liked to cook and bake since I was young. Mother...


Toffee Mocha Cupcakes

10 reviews

Chocolate, toffee and espresso make a mouthwatering concoction. The yummy sweets are perfect for any party or gathering. Make plenty,...


Boston Cream Cupcakes

26 reviews

Boston cream cupcakes have been my favorite bakery treat since I was a child, so I put together this easy-to-make...

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Marshmallow-Filled Banana Cupcakes

15 reviews

A friend gave me this recipe when I first moved into my neighborhood 40 years ago. It might seem more...


Chocolate Macaroon Cupcakes

8 reviews

A delightful coconut and ricotta cheese filling is hidden inside these chocolate cupcakes. —Dolores Skrout, Summerhill, Pennsylvania


Cream Cheese Cupcakes

11 reviews

It's hard to believe cupcakes can taste so delicious yet be so easy. Frost them if you wish—but on busy...


Buttermilk Chocolate Cupcakes

36 reviews

Good any time of the year, a chocolate cupcake recipe make a great get-up-and-go treat on busy summer days. These...


Banana Nut Cupcakes

6 reviews

These moist cupcakes from Vicki Abrahamson taste like little loaves of banana bread. "I keep ripe bananas in the freezer,...


Coconut Dream Cupcakes

3 reviews

My daughter, Elizabeth, came up with this incredible recipe. The cream cheese in the middle is a fun surprise when...