Whether you're sweet on citrus, a chocolate lover, coffee addict or you're crazy about bacon, we've collected our most decadent and showstopping cupcake recipes for you to enjoy. Go ahead and take an indulgent bite—you deserve it!
Pecan pie is the quintessential dessert of fall. Crunchy toasted pecans and buttery Piecrust Leaves enhance the rich, creamy
frosting for a cupcake you'll make again and again.
Apple and caramel are simple ingredients, but when combined they form a delectable treat. Top off these cupcakes with toasted
pecans to create a traditional fall favorite. We love to add the tiny crab apples as a garnish for extra-special occasions.
This cupcake is without a doubt most men's favorite. Bite into these cupcakes and you'll taste the flavor you get when bacon
mingles with syrup while eating pancakes. It's a wonderful salty-sweet combination you won't want to miss.
This cupcake version of a chocolate-key lime pie is an ideal pick-up dessert for entertaining. Make a crumb crust with chocolate
wafers and top with a sweet cream cheese mixture with fresh key lime juice. Try cupcake pies with sweetened whipped cream,
fresh cherries, blackberries, and mint leaves.
Double Shot Latte Buttercream dresses up this vanilla cupcake with its creamy coffee flavor. To create a full-out coffee shop
delicacy, sprinkle the icing with instant espresso and ground cinnamon and top it off with a chocolate-covered coffee bean.
Kids (and kids at heart) will love these simple-to-prepare lemon cupcakes. Decorate them with colorful candies, sugars, and
sprinkles to add to their spring-like flair.
Dress up classic cupcakes by adding chopped pieces of homemade white chocolate-peppermint bark. The combination of chocolate,
vanilla, and peppermint is always a crowd pleaser.
These citrus-flavored cupcakes are filled with a light and creamy Lemon Curd Filling and topped with Cream Cheese Frosting.
Garnish with lemon slices and lavender sprigs.
These cupcakes may well be the ultimate in cupcake decadence with cream cheese and butter in the cake batter, a chocolate
toppping, and then a caramel-cream cheese frosting with flaked salt. You'll see that salt really does bring out the flavor
of the sweet.
Espresso-infused buttercream combines forces with dark chocolate cake for a perfect coffee-chocolate flavor. Garnish with
chocolate shavings for a top-to-bottom chocolate experience in each bite.
Keep this family favorite around for the holiday season. Mashed sweet potatoes give the cupcakes extra moistness, while a
myriad of spices including cinnamon and nutmeg, spice up the traditionally sweet dessert. A simple Cream Cheese Frosting and a sprinkle of chopped pecans is all that's needed on top.
Here's a cupcake version of the classic Southern chocolate sheetcake that's filled with marshmellows and chopped pecans and
topped with a rich chocolate frosting.
Make birds' nests with malted milk balls and edible paper; wilton.com
Angel food cake mix is easy to prepare for these cupcakes and leaves plenty of time to make the Vanilla Bean Custard filling
from scratch (the delicate flavor is well worth the little bit of effort!). The cake and custard are the perfect complement
to juicy summer strawberries. Garnish with fresh mint sprigs.
As sweet as love's first kiss, our chocolate and cherry cupcake is special. One bite and you'll fall in love, all with a cherry
These beautiful treats start out with a pound cake mix, so they are a snap to prepare! For a cheerful, bakery-like touch,
garnish the cakes with fresh mint leaves and edible violas.
This basic cake batter makes a tasty vanilla cupcake or can serve as the base for citrus, caramel, and mocha latte cupcake flavors. We like these cupcakes spread with rich Vanilla Buttercream on top. Serve them in decorative liners, such as these colorful fluted flower cups from bakeitpretty.com.
Old-Fashioned Caramel is a cupcake that can't be rushed. It's a true labor of love. The caramel has to cool for a while before
you can make the frosting, and then you need to use the frosting right away. If the frosting gets too thick to spread, add
just a little cream or milk to make it spreadable. But rest assured—It is definitely worth the effort.
Dress up basic white cupcakes with a Coconut Buttercream and sweetened flaked coconut. So simple, but so delicious too!