Best Cupcake Recipes

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These are my top 10 best cupcake recipes! Pick your choice of the classics or some more adventurous cupcakes to try! And if you’re interested, check out my whole archive of cupcake recipes <– here.

Top 10 Best Cupcake Recipes

finished chocolate cupcakes

Chocolate Cupcakes

These Chocolate Cupcakes with delicious rich chocolate buttercream frosting are a fabulous dessert, special occasion treat, or birthday surprise. Made with simple pantry ingredients, you will fall in love with this recipe. Based on my Perfect Chocolate Cake recipe and topped with my Chocolate Frosting.

frosted vanilla cupcakes on a white cake platter with one cupcake on the counter in front of it

Vanilla Cupcakes

Vanilla Cupcakes are my very favorite. I love chocolate, I love carrot cake but I truly love a simple vanilla cupcake. Based on my vanilla cake recipe, these Vanilla Cupcakes are to die for! Moist, tender, perfectly sweet, and ready to make for any occasion. Of course, amazing frosted with my Vanilla Buttercream.

red velvet cupcakes on a white background. some of them are broken in half

Red Velvet Cupcakes

With all of the same flavors as classic Red Velvet Cake, these Red Velvet Cupcakes are faster to make all topped with cream cheese frosting!

Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Bite-sized with all of the traditional flavors of a classic Carrot Cake, Carrot Cake Cupcakes are a perfect Easter treat. Especially when they are decorated with these adorable toppings! Topped with my cream cheese frosting recipe.

Vegan Cupcakes

Vegan Cupcakes are perfect as wedding cupcakes, birthday cupcakes or any other sort of cupcake you need! They are just as good too! Super yummy paired with my Vegan Chocolate Frosting.

Orange Cupcakes

Orange Cupcakes

These are Orange Cupcakes. Super light and refreshing with the perfect amount of sweetness. Top with an orange frosting and sprinkles!

Sweet Potato Cupcakes

Sweet Potato Cupcakes

These Sweet Potato Cupcakes are moist, sweet, tender, and downright delicious. And the Brown Sugar Marshmallow Frosting is amazing!!!

oreo chocolate peanut butter cupcakes on a cake stand

Oreo Chocolate Peanut Butter Cupcakes

Oreo Chocolate Peanut Butter Cupcakes are oreo-bottomed chocolate cupcakes with oreo peanut butter frosting! Talk about decadent!

sour cream vanilla cupcakes

Sour Cream Vanilla Cupcakes

Soft and super moist, these Sour Cream Vanilla Cupcakes are topped with creamy vanilla frosting! These are for all you vanilla lovers out there!

Lemon Cupcakes with Lemon Mousse Frosting

Lemon Cupcakes

These lemon cupcakes with lemon mousse frosting are made with really simple ingredients that we all have on hand, but what makes them extra special is the frosting!

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  1. Marilyn Brennan

    What a great variety to choose from! I do love your chocolate cake but kind of want to try the sweet potato ones next!

  2. Nancy J

    I have been looking for years for a black bottom cupcake recipe. Chocolate cupcake with chocolate chips and cream cheese in the middle. Do you have one?