Vanilla Cupcake Recipes

Chocolate is good, but vanilla is classic! These easy and moist vanilla cupcake recipes are ideal for indulging or sharing with the crowd—you decide.

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Graduation Cupcakes

Graduation day will be a lot more festive with these graduation cupcakes. Choose decorating icing and M&M's to match the graduate's school colors. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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...


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...


Santa Cupcakes

6 reviews

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


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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...

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"...


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!...

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Mardi Gras Cupcakes

12 reviews

Take these simple Mardi Gras cupcakes to a get-together and watch them disappear. Kids will love to help decorate them...


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...


Patriotic Cupcakes

24 reviews

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


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...

Yellow Cupcakes

28 reviews

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


Easter Bunny Cupcakes

6 reviews

Guaranteed to put a smile on your face, these cupcakes definitely bring out the cute factor. So this Easter, delight...


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Vanilla Bean Cupcakes

10 reviews

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


Boston Cream Cupcakes

27 reviews

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


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...