Top Rated Cupcake Recipes

Mojito Cupcake
Lime zest, lime juice, and a shot of tequila are added to these sweet cupcakes.This recipe is courtesy of Cupcakes and Cashmere.
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Perfect vanilla cupcakes with American buttercream
Here’s a simple, delicous and traditional vanilla cupcake recipe to satisfy all of your baking needs! Take things one step further and learn how to frost your cupcakes perfectly with these tips from an expert.This recipe is courtesy of NY Cakes.
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Lemon Meringue Cupcakes
No one can resist the beauty of a cupcake, but sometimes you're not in the mood for that much sweetness. These cupcakes provide the perfect antidote by adding a tart zing to a plain old cupcake. A lot of "lemon meringue cupcakes" have you add lemon curd in the middle. However, I believe that curd is time-consuming and doesn't pack enough lemony punch. As a substitute, here we have added actual lemons that are already broiled a bit to caramelize them. It's rare when something is easier and tastes better! If you have a favorite plain cupcake recipe, you can always just stick to that as your base, but make sure to put in a bit of lemon juice to bring it all together. Click here to see Cupcakes Galore.
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Sausage and Egg Cupcake
Ask anyone who knows me and my cooking and they'll tell you: I am not a sweet tooth kind of girl. When tasked with things that involve sugar and baking, I always find a way to finagle myself out of the situation and end up with a savory result. Whether you have a sweet tooth or not, I can tell you one thing: this is not your average cupcake.  Click here to see Cupcakes Galore.
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Chocolate Guinness Cupcakes
Combining Guinness and dark cocoa powder makes for an intense, rich cupcake, which still retains its light, fluffy texture.This recipe is courtesy of Chowhound.
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Sweet Potato Cupcakes
Here's a whimsical and delicious take on the traditional cupcake. Instead of whipping up frosting to pipe onto a cake base (thus making a cupcake), a separate, baked sweet potato cream "cupcake-shaped top" is placed on top of a sweet potato base. Give it a shot! See all sweet potato recipes. Click here to see Cupcakes Galore.
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Red Velvet
Skip the artificial dye by using vibrant, red beets to color your red velvet cupcakes. The sweet cakes and citrus-flavored buttercream make this red velvet recipe a must-have treat.This recipe is from Diane Morgan's cookbook Roots.
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coconut cupcakes
Cream cheese frosting isn’t only for carrot cake recipes. You can use it on coconut cupcakes, too, like with this Coconut Cupcake With Cream Cheese Frosting!
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Chocolate-Tabasco Cupcakes with Cinnamon Frosting
For a fun little prank, give these cupcakes to the spice-shy and tell them it's a chocolate cupcake. Then, sit back and watch the fireworks fly. In truth, however, these cupcakes aren't that spicy. The Tabasco adds a pleasant background heat that complements the chocolate nicely. Serve with a shot of whiskey for a good time. See all chocolate recipes. Click here to see Cupcakes Galore.
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Chocolate Cupcake
They may be gluten-free, butter-free, and vegan, but these cupcakes are still rich, sweet, and perfectly gooey.This recipe is courtesy of The Kitchn.
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Pumpkin Cupcakes
While for many people, the coming of autumn means fall foliage, comfy sweaters, and hot apple cider, to me the changing of the season means one thing: it's pumpkin time! Pumpkin is one of my favorite flavors, and when the weather cools, it's time to incorporate it into as many dishes as possible. These cupcakes are a tasty way to welcome the chilly temperatures. The cake is moist and not too sweet and the decadent maple cream cheese frosting is homey and delicious. And that little crumble of Heath bar on top just takes them over the edge. Whip up these cupcakes for a taste of fall's best flavors all in one bite. Click here to see Cupcakes Galore.
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Cheesy Lasagna Cupcakes with Shrimp
Do I really have to explain this? These are individual lasagna cupcakes, for crying out loud! They taste great and they're adorable. I decided to make these as a twist on shrimp mac and cheese! Hope you enjoy! Click here to see 6 Irresistible Lasagna Recipes.
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