Cupcakes Recipes

Cupcakes are great for almost any occasion, but it seems that kids especially love them. We offer plenty of recipes that are kid-friendly, including Monster Cupcakes, Catch-A-Baseball Cupcakes, and Fun Flower Cupcakes.

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Owl Cupcake

From Ladies' Home Journal

Use a variety of bright and colorful candy to make the owl face to top these vanilla cupcakes.

Owl Cupcake

Strawberry and Cream Cupcakes

From Betty Crocker

Pop! Cake mix and soda pop create a delicious strawberry-and-cream dessert.

Strawberry and Cream Cupcakes

Red Velvet Cupcakes

From Family Circle

With its bright red color, Red Velvet Cake always invokes a reaction. For more fun, turn this chocolate cake recipe into cupcakes by baking the batter in muffin cups. Frost them with chocolate or vanilla icing, or some of each.

Red Velvet Cupcakes

June Cupcake

From Parents

June Cupcake

Surprise Cupcake Cones

From Betty Crocker

Candy treasures are hidden and bound to be found in ice cream cone look-alikes.

Surprise Cupcake Cones

Giant Cupcake

From Family Circle

The decorations for this lemon-flavored dessert take on a patriotic theme that could just as easily be altered to any holiday of your choice.

Giant Cupcake

Molten Chocolate Cupcakes

From Betty Crocker

Known also as "lava cakes," molten cakes are the answer to the most decadent chocolate craving. Here's an easy version using cake mix.

Molten Chocolate Cupcakes

McCormick® Red Velvet Cupcakes

From McCormick®

This mini version of the classic Red Velvet Cake is one of the more popular offerings in bakeries all across the country. Whip up a batch this holiday season.

McCormick® Red Velvet Cupcakes

Mochaccino Cupcakes

From Better Homes and Gardens

Mochaccino Cupcakes

Toasted Almond Cupcakes with Caramel Frosting

From Betty Crocker

In this recipe, nutty, easy-mix cupcakes are topped with a rich, cooked brown sugar frosting.

Toasted Almond Cupcakes with Caramel Frosting

Coconut-Cream-Filled Cupcakes

From Family Circle

These moist chocolate cupcakes are bulging with a creamy coconut filling. Finish off this delectable dessert with a rich dark chocolate frosting.

Coconut-Cream-Filled Cupcakes

Simple White Cupcakes with Creamy Frosting

From Better Homes and Gardens

This quick and easy recipe for frosted cupcakes -- just what you need for bake sales, pot lucks or after school treats -- proves that that simple is best. If you use dairy buttermilk, shake the carton vigorously before measuring the buttermilk.

Simple White Cupcakes with Creamy Frosting

Snickers Cupcakes

From Parents

Snickers Cupcakes

Poodle Cupcakes

From Parents

Cupcakes are always a favorite, especially when you decorate them like a poodle. Pink frosting and marshmallows make the dog's cute little faces for this party dessert.

Poodle Cupcakes

Root Beer Float Cupcakes

From Better Homes and Gardens

Bring the old-fashioned flavor of root beer to the muffin pan with these incredible cupcakes. Root beer extract is usually shelved along with the vanilla on supermarket shelves, but if you cannot find it, check the cake-crafting section of a craft supply store.

Root Beer Float Cupcakes

Pretty-in-Pink Strawberry Cupcakes

From Ladies' Home Journal

Add fresh strawberries and strawberry gelatin to a cake mix to make these sweet little desserts. Pink frosting on top completes the pink theme.

Pretty-in-Pink Strawberry Cupcakes

Tie-Dye Fruity Cupcakes

From JELL-O

Tie-Dye Fruity Cupcakes

Rainbow Cupcakes

From Taste of the South

Rainbow Cupcakes

Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Cakes

From Better Homes and Gardens

Dazzle your guests with these fudgy cakes cloaked in luscious ganache. For a sweeter ganache, substitute semisweet for the bittersweet chocolate.

Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Cakes

Fruit-Topped Coconut Cupcakes

From Better Homes and Gardens

A fresh take on holiday dessert, these tropical cakes will become a favorite. Their delightful flavor comes from unsweetened coconut milk, shredded coconut, and toasted coconut chips.

Fruit-Topped Coconut Cupcakes

Lemon Burst Cupcakes

From Betty Crocker

Mmm! There's a surprise burst of creamy lemon filling inside these delicious cupcakes.

Lemon Burst Cupcakes

Butterfly Cupcakes

From Ladies' Home Journal

Jellied fruit slices are perfect little butterfly wings for these kid-favorite treats. A cake mix makes these cupcakes easy to prepare.

Butterfly Cupcakes

Lemon Lover's Cupcakes with Lemon Buttercream Frosting

From Betty Crocker

Stir up Betty Crocker® Gluten Free yellow cake mix with fresh lemon to create delicious cupcakes.

Lemon Lover's Cupcakes with Lemon Buttercream Frosting

Banana Cupcakes with Browned Butter Frosting

From Betty Crocker

Ripe bananas? Mix them with Betty Crocker® Gluten Free yellow cake mix and create delicious homemade cupcakes.

Banana Cupcakes with Browned Butter Frosting

Frosted Pumpkin Cupcakes

From Family Circle

These spicy fall treats are a definite kid-favorite recipe. Enlist your kids to help frost and decorate these adorable treats.

Frosted Pumpkin Cupcakes

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