Cupcake Recipes

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

Staff Picks

Simple White Cake

Rating: 4.22 stars 3998
Just seven ingredients and 50 minutes are all you need for this white cake recipe. It will taste like you spent hours making it!

Samoa® Cheesecake Cupcakes

Rating: 5 stars 2
I love all three of these things separately, and I love them even more when they're together!

Black Bottom Cupcakes I

Rating: 4.45 stars 858
Chocolate cream cheese cupcakes, rich and gooey. Serve these little gems with a tall glass of ice cold milk.

Pineapple Upside Down Cupcakes

Rating: 4.63 stars 248
Love to make these little guys for family gatherings or just as treats for home to pack into lunches. Easy recipe to make. Adaptations can be made to make this completely from scratch. This is just a yummy simplified version!

8 Mardi Gras Cupcakes to Get the Party Started

Let the good times roll with these fun and festive Mardi Gras cupcake ideas.
By Corey Williams

Key Lime Cupcakes

Rating: 4.33 stars 3
This recipe is quick and easy to make. Contains a hint of lime with a moist cake and smooth cream cheese frosting. A great treat for everyone!

The Best Chocolate Cupcakes Ever!

Rating: 1.63 stars 15
A chocolaty moist cupcake to brighten up your day. It's super easy and fun to make.

Gluten-Free Lemon Cupcakes

Rating: 4.36 stars 13
Delicious and moist, these gluten-free lemon cupcakes come out tasting better than if they were made with regular flour. Frost with raspberry buttercream or your favorite frosting for a perfect and satisfying gluten-free treat!

Chai Cupcakes

Rating: 4 stars 50
If you are a fan of Chai tea and Chai lattes, this is a way to incorporate those flavors into your sweets.

Sopapilla Cupcakes

Rating: 4.43 stars 45
A cinnamon sugary cupcake reminiscent of the deep-fried Mexican dessert!

Moist Flourless Chocolate Cupcakes

Rating: 4.44 stars 8
Amazingly delicious cupcakes. Perfect for anyone with wheat allergies or just looking for a small but rich dessert. They are very moist and stick to your fingers.

Inspiration and Ideas

Bake the Best Cupcakes With These Easy Tips
You can use any cake recipe to make cupcakes; just reduce the baking time.
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.
Red Velvet Cupcakes
Rating: 4.43 stars

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 or anytime of the year.