Caramel filled Cupcakes

Who doesn’t like moist spongy cupcakes, and when they are filled with gooey caramel and topped with nutella…. oh that is pure bliss :) :).

Vanilla Cupcakes

I think making cupcakes is the easiest thing to bake. Just mix all the ingredients, pour the batter into cupcake moulds and bake it for 15-20 mins. Ta-Da!!!! your cupcakes are ready :) I know cupcakes do have frosting on them otherwise it’s better to call them Muffins. But as they came out so perfect […]

Coffee cupcakes

Moist and delicious egg-less coffee cupcakes topped with easiest coffee butter-cream frosting ever! Get the Recipe: Coffee cupcakes

How to make valentine's day cupcakes by hello naomi
Top cupcakes with fondant (valentine’s version)

Many people are intimidated by fondant, but it’s really not that hard to make really lovely cupcakes with fondant and a few simple techniques.  Hello Naomi did this great tutorial on making these simple cupcake toppers, perfect for valentine’s day.  The technique could of course be used for all sorts of occasions– you’re only limited […]

Eggless Chocolate cupcakes

Dark chocolate cupcakes- favorite in my family. Nobody needs a reason to indulge in these little pieces of joy. Melting-in-mouth chocolate ganache frosted over moist chocolate cupcakes makes for a perfect treat.This egg-less recipe has been passed by me to almost everyone I know and they all seem to love it. A must try! Get […]

Cherry Cupcakes

[Editor’s note: I love the surprise cherry inside!] Yellow cupcakes with cherry buttercream frosting topped with a maraschino cherry. From the original site: Box of yellow cake mix 1 stick unsalted butter, softened 5 cups powdered sugar 3 tablespoon juice from maraschino cherries ½ teaspoon almond extract 1-2 tablespoons milk 24 maraschino cherries, plus extra […]

camoflage cupcakes how to and recipe from craftymama
A clever idea for a Hunting or Army Man themed party: Camo Cupcakes

Neat Camo Cupcake! (From Crafty Mama) Get the Recipe: Camo Cupcakes From the Recipe Post: This weekend is Ben’s birthday. For his birthday, I made some seriously awesome camo cupcakes! It was a little time consuming, but over all, it was pretty easy! I’m going to share the tutorial with you today!

Olympic Flaming Torch Cupcakes

Look at these neat cupcakes with their flames. Great idea! From the original site: The Olympics is starting this week and I can’t wait for it, especially the opening ceremony. We just returned from a weekend away in London and I couldn’t help but get caught up in all the excitement. The whole city is […]

Pistachio Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Buttercream Frosting

This recipe was kind of a last minute thought. I had to throw together a sweet treat for a co-workers birthday last week and realized I didn’t have much time. I had gotten my kids in bed and it was becoming late. I knew I had a cake mix in the pantry, but what should […]

Shaved Ice Cupcakes (and more cupcake ideas)

Need some cupcake ideas?  Here are some cute ones…. I love this idea for making faux shaved ice (snow cone?) cupcakes at Just Jenn: Here’s another cute idea:  Bees & Honey cupcakes… I love how all together they make a honeycomb! Or how about these cute Star Wars cupcakes? (Photo on Flickr) For the more […]

Chocolate Orange Cupcakes

This is a delicious recipe for those of us with a pension towards the orange chocolate combo. These are made with melted chocolate, orange zest and bits of orange flavored chocolate. The frosting on them is smooth, sweet and delicious with a bit of twang. From the original site: I was caught between Chocolate Orange […]

Espresso Chocolate Chip Cupcakes

Can’t go wrong with coffee and chocolate. Here’s a wonderful Mothers Day Espresso Cupcake recipe! Enjoy!! From the original site: These muffins are great for a coffee loving Mum! Nothing like a deep, delicious espresso cupcake to make the day complete. Dark chocolate pairs beautifully with coffee, and IMHO, a creme chantilly topping might compliment […]

Jelly Filled Cupcakes

This is an easy recipe to make – you can even get the kids involved! I like it because it makes a sweet treat that isn’t too rich. You can also easily customize the cupcakes by adding different flavors of jelly for different tastes. It’s versatile, inexpensive and delicious! Quoting the original site: Then, using […]

“Smores”Troopers cupcakes

I’m loving these Smores Trooper Cupcakes! I mean, you had me at Star Wars, right? Someone to get these cookie cutters for me for the next gift giving occasion! Out of the Star Wars cookie cutter set I’ve made Vader Egg Salad, Yoda Oreos and Boba Fett ice cream sandwiches, but I’ve yet to use […]

ice cream cupcakes from The Little Teochew
Ice cream cone Cupcakes

Take a look at these adorable faux ice cream cupcakes.  I’ve seen this done before, but I love the sweet look of these, especially the perfect little raspberry on top.  Classy and classic! Check out the recipe at The Little Teochew. Have a recipe that would be perfect for Foodwhirl? Suggest it to us! Have […]

Easy Fall Treats – Pumpkin Pies and Apple Pie Cupcakes

Sometimes we just need a sweet treat.  Here’s a couple of quick and easy recipes from reader Celeste at Cooking Creations to get you in the sweet Fall mood…Personal Pumpkin Pies and Apple Pie Cupcakes! I have been searching the internet and cookbooks for some autumn treats a lot recently. I have come across so […]

cupcakes in a jar -madebynicole
Cupcakes in a Jar (and Chocolate Beet Cake)!

Check out this clever idea from Made By Nicole. Portable and adorable cupcakes… Nicole writes: In honor of International Cupcake Week I thought I’d make cupcakes in a jar as a treat for the family. We always pack a lunch when I go writing on Tuesday nights and Chris and the boys run errands so […]

Inspirations: Sushi themed cakes and cupcakes

If you liked the cupcake ideas from last week, here are a few more cake and cupcake inspirations for you – this time with a sushi theme! A giant Ebi Cake by Coco Cake Cupcakes! Link to a how-to on a Giant Maki Cake by Shrimp Salad Circus (plus more links to other sushi themed […]

Spotlight: Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes

Every month, Ready Set Craft! and Mega-Crafty do 2 new recipes, one for muffins, and one for cupcakes–they call it Cup-kins!  The theme this month is strawberries, and don’t these strawberry lemonade cupcakes look delish? These cupcakes leave me longing for summertime (yup, the weather is still not quite summery here in Michigan!) and a […]