Cupcake Recipes

Moist, perfect cupcakes everyone will love. Recipes with photos and reviews for vanilla cupcakes, cupcake frosting, mini cupcakes and more.

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Easy Cheesecake-Filled Cupcakes (Vegan)
I veganized an old family recipe and it was a huge success. These are classic chocolate cupcakes with a chocolate chip cheesecake center. Popular with omnivores, as well as vegans!
Vegan Pumpkin Spice Breakfast Cupcakes
These cakes are the perfect breakfast! They are full of healthiness from the pumpkin and avocado! And besides that, they are delicious and full of creamy vegan goodness. No frosting needed!
Filled and Frosted Orange Cupcakes
These moist orange-flavored cupcakes with vanilla cream filling and vanilla buttercream frosting are sure to remind you of a cool orange creamsicle on a hot summer's day!
Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting
I love carrot cake, but most recipes are a bit too sweet for my tastes, especially the frosting. These are more savory, but still sweet enough to enjoy for dessert.
Over the Rainbow Cupcakes
These rainbow cupcakes from scratch make for a psychedelic and delicious treat! Kids will love the way they look and adults will love the moist texture and delicious flavor. Perfect for birthday parties and bake sales. Eat these plain or decorate with a vanilla buttercream frosting and you won't go wrong!
Giant Cupcake
Make a giant cupcake from scratch with this simple recipe. This amazing giant cupcake will stand out at any birthday, wedding or even just as a little treat! You will need a giant cupcake cake pan.

Inspiration and Ideas

3 Easy Ways to Frost Cupcakes
Frosting is the decorative final touch that elevates cupcakes into miniature masterpieces. Here are three easy ways to apply frosting or icing to cupcakes: spreading, piping, and dipping.