Cupcakes… they always bring a smile to your face. These fun little mini-cakes are handheld treats everyone love.
We have compiled this great collection of easy Cupcake Recipes for around the internet for you. From classics like chocolate and vanilla, to interesting new recipes like piña colada and apple pie cupcakes, you’ll find plenty of great ideas here.
The best thing is, they’re so easy. Just mix a few ingredients and in the oven they go. Most take less than 15 minutes of hands on time.
Whether you’re hosting a birthday party or baby shower, or just want some fun baking time with the family, you can’t go wrong with cupcakes.
So skip the trip to the bakery. Go through this tasty list and find the perfect cupcake for any occasion. Get baking!
1. Perfect Vanilla Cupcake Recipe
We’re starting our list with something super simple, yet super delicious. These vanilla cupcakes are a breeze to make, come out perfect every time, and go with any frosting or toppings you can imagine.
2. Fresh Strawberry Cupcakes
These strawberry cupcakes are simple and easy, yet so very yummy. They have a soft and moist crumb and are loaded with fresh strawberries. Topped with homemade frosting, they’re the perfect summer treat!
3. Cupid’s Cupcakes (Strawberry & Nutella)
With both strawberry and Nutella, these Valentine’s day themed cupcakes will be your one true love. Nutella fills the inside of the cupcakes, and they’re topped with delicious strawberry-Nutella swirled buttercream – they’re a perfect romantic treat!
4. Red Velvet Cupcakes
These next cupcakes will really have you seeing red! Not only are they super easy to make, their rich, fluffy, crumb, and buttery sweetness make for a perfect holiday or birthday celebration!
5. Maple Pumpkin Cupcakes with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting
If you want to start the Autumn season early, why not start with these amazing maple pumpkin cupcakes? The soft, moist, pumpkin cupcakes filled with spices and topped with a sweet and cinnamon cream cheese frosting will have you celebrating Autumn before it even begins!
6. Homemade Moist Chocolate Cupcakes
If you’re a chocolate fan, we’ve got you covered! These chocolate cupcakes are so moist and rich, they’ll melt in your mouth. Between the real chocolatey base, and the silky, fudgy, frosting, your chocolate cravings will disappear.
7. Mint Chocolate Chip Cupcakes
Craving something more complex? Have no fear! These mint chocolate chip cupcakes are intricate, aesthetically pleasing, and not difficult to make! The two-tone chocolate frosting, and the mini chocolate chips will create mint chocolate chip perfection!
8. Lemon Blueberry Cupcakes
Lemon and blueberries may sound like a wacky pair, but these cupcakes prove it works! With the fresh, but not overpowering, lemon flavor and tasty vanilla-blueberry sweetness, you can’t go wrong with this combo.
9. Carrot Cake Cupcakes
Soft, fluffy, and moist, these carrot cake cupcakes will blow your carrot themed socks off! The moist carrot crumb topped with a generous serving of cream cheese frosting will have you hopping like a bunny!
10. Triple Chocolate Cupcakes
Another cupcake for the chocolate lovers, these triple chocolate cupcakes are filled with a chocolate ganache and topped with a creamy chocolate buttercream to ensure your sweet tooth stays happy!
11. Hazelnut Chocolate Cupcakes
Described as Nutella in cupcake form, these hazelnut chocolate cupcakes are filled with hazelnut praline paste, and covered with a creamy hazelnut buttercream frosting. As an extra bonus, they’re gluten free!
12. Banana Split Cupcakes
Want a banana split that won’t melt in the summer heat? These cupcakes have you covered! Their banana flavored cake topped with buttercream, sprinkles, and a cherry on top make for an amazing summer snack!
13. Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Cupcakes
These cupcakes combine the greatness of cupcakes and cheesecake. The rich chocolate cupcakes are topped with chocolate chip cheesecake frosting. These cupcakes will impress cupcake and cheesecake fans alike!
14. Hummingbird Cupcakes
These yummy hummingbird cupcakes will send flavors fluttering through your mouth! They are a mix of banana and pineapple, and are topped with cream cheese frosting. They’re perfect if you’re in a tropical mood!
15. Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cupcakes
Craving something extra sweet? These chocolate covered strawberry cupcakes are covered with tasty strawberry frosting and fresh, sweet, chocolate covered strawberries! The pretty pink frosting makes for a great Valentine’s day treat!
16. Margarita Cupcakes
If you’re looking for some adult cupcakes, look no further. These cupcakes are infused with tequila and Grand Marnier, and they’re frosted with a delicious lime frosting. They make for the perfect party dessert!
17. Baileys and Coffee Cupcakes
Coffee and cupcakes make for a great pair, and these cupcakes definitely reinforce that fact! Made with Bailey’s Irish Cream, black coffee, and espresso powder, these creamy cupcakes mix the delicious taste of Bailey’s with the addictive taste of coffee.
18. Peach Cobbler Cupcakes
Anyone in the mood for peaches? The base of this cupcake is a brown sugar cinnamon cake filled with peach cobbler filling and covered with vanilla buttercream. Yum!
19. Dulce De Leche Mocha Cupcakes
Sometimes we crave something a bit more intricate! These dulce de leche mocha cupcakes have that delicious dulce de leche flavor and are topped with a mocha swiss buttercream topping that will leave you hungry for more.
20. Lemon Cupcakes
If you want something lemon flavored, these lemon cupcakes are both tasty, and easy to make! The light and fluffy texture mixed with the citrus flavor makes for a yummy dessert!
21. Pink Champagne Cupcakes
What sounds like an adult-only cupcake for this list are these adorable pink champagne cupcakes. But these cupcakes boil the alcohol away, so it’s safe for everyone while still having that delicious flavor.
22. Chocolate Toffee Cupcakes with Caramel Frosting
Chocolate and toffee are a great duo, and that holds true here! The rich chocolate cupcakes have crunchy toffee pieces and chocolate chips, and they’re covered with salted caramel buttercream frosting.
23. Chocolate Biscoff Cupcakes
These chocolate Biscoff cupcakes are pretty and delicious! The chocolate cupcakes are filled with cookie butter and topped with golden sprinkles and golden hearts. These cupcakes will turn your heart gold.
24. Ferrero Rocher Cupcakes
If you love Ferrero Rocher candies, this is the cupcake for you! The easy-to-make chocolate cupcakes are covered in Nutella frosting and topped with a Ferrero Rocher truffle!
25. Ultimate Marble Cupcakes
Can’t decide between chocolate and vanilla? Well ponder no further! These ultimate marble cupcakes are a great mix of chocolate and vanilla, and give you the best of both worlds! Best of all, they’re super easy to make!
26. Apple Pie Cupcakes
Nothing screams apple pie as much as these scrumptious cupcakes! The spiced vanilla cupcakes are filled with apple pie filling and covered in cinnamon buttercream and even more apple pie filling. How delicious!
27. Piña Colada Cupcakes
If you like Piña Coladas, check these out! The moist cupcakes are filled with juicy pineapple bits and topped with tasty icing and a perfect cherry. The rum, coconut, and pineapple flavors will have you feeling like you’re on a tropical island
28. Coffee Cupcakes
Looking for traditional coffee cupcakes but can’t find any without other flavors? Look no further! The soft and fluffy base is topped with creamy buttercream and espresso powder. It’s perfect for coffee lovers!
29. Confetti Sprinkle Cupcakes
Sometimes, you just need to celebrate, and these confetti sprinkle cupcakes will help you do just that! The vanilla sprinkle cupcakes are topped with a pink buttercream and rainbow sprinkles, because sprinkles are for winners!
30. Banana Cupcakes
Easy and delicious, these banana cupcakes are filled with a variety of spices and, of course, bananas! Go bananas with this easy-to-bake recipe.
31. Wedding Cake Cupcakes
If you need a great wedding or anniversary treat, try these cupcakes out! The cupcakes are light and fluffy, and almond-scented for that traditional wedding cake flavor.
32. Coconut Cupcakes
These coconut cupcakes are so fluffy you’ll be on cloud nine! Topped with a cream cheese coconut topping and sprinkled with toasted coconut shreds, these cupcakes will make you feel like you’re on an island in the sky.
33. Banana Pudding Cupcakes
Trying to recapture the nostalgia of the banana pudding you used to eat? Well, whether or not you’re a banana pudding fan, these cupcakes are delicious! The base is a sweet vanilla, filled with creamy banana pudding and topped with a light mascarpone whipped cream.
34. Cinnamon Cupcakes
Cinnamon fans, you won’t be left out! These cupcakes are vanilla cupcakes infused with cinnamon flavor and contain cinnamon sugar. The topping is a creamy cinnamon buttercream that makes the perfect cinnamon treat!
35. Raspberry & Chocolate Valentines Cupcakes
Last, but not least, are these amazing gluten-free Valentine’s cupcakes. The moist, raspberry cupcakes are covered with chocolate buttercream and filled with a raspberry jam center. You’ll be falling in love with them!
So there you go. If this list doesn’t make you want to fire up the oven, I don’t know what would. The only question is, which cupcake to bake first?
Be sure to bookmark or pin this amazing collection of cupcake recipes so you always know where to find them. Enjoy…
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