18 Best Recipes for Cupcakes

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We’ve collected 18 most popular recipes for Cupcakes.

The recipes are all easy to make and delicious, so please try and make it for yourself.

*Cupcakes in the top image was made by me. 😋

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Vanilla Cupcakes (that actually stay moist)

Vanilla Cupcakes (that actually stay moist)
These incredible vanilla cupcakes are light and fluffy with a plush crumb, and they stay fresh and m...

Rating: 5.0 ★★★★★ (‎34)

INGREDIENTS1 cup plain / all purpose flour
1 1/4 tsp baking powder
2 large eggs (50 – 55g / 2 oz each), at room temp
60g / 1/4 cup unsalted butter , cut into 1.5cm / 1/2” cubes
1/2 cup milk , full fat
2 tsp vanilla extract , the best you can afford

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Classic cupcakes

Classic cupcakes
Traditional cupcakes are always a crowd-pleaser. Exercise your creative muscle by decorating these c...

Rating: 4.7 ★★★★★☆ (‎318)

INGREDIENTS2 cups self-raising flour, sifted
2 eggs, beaten
3/4 cup milk
125g butter, melted, cooled
1 teaspoon vanilla essence

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Moist Vanilla Cupcake Recipe

Moist Vanilla Cupcake Recipe
These vanilla cupcakes will blow your mind! I know this is a strong statement but they are so moist ...

Rating: 5.0 ★★★★★ (‎384)

INGREDIENTS1 2/3 cup all-purpose flour 213g
1/4 tsp baking soda
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
3/4 cup unsalted butter 170g, melted
3 egg whites room temperature
1 tbsp vanilla extract 15mL
1/2 cup sour cream 120mL, room temperature
1/2 cup whole milk 120mL, warm

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Vanilla cupcakes recipe

Easy Vanilla Cupcakes | Best Cupcake Recipe | Tesc...
Master the best cupcake recipe with these simple vanilla delights – fluffy sponge topped with vanill...

Rating: 4.0 ★★★★☆ (1,276)

INGREDIENTS200g unsalted butter, softened
3 medium free range eggs
2 tsp vanilla extract
200g self-raising flour
1-2 tbsp milk

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Rainbow cupcakes recipe

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These rainbow cupcakes feature six layers of colourful sponge, buttercream icing and showers of spri...

Rating: 5.0 ★★★★★ (‎57)

INGREDIENTS250g (8oz) butter, softened
4 medium eggs
250g self-raising flour
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 tbsp milk
gel food colour, in a variety of colours
coloured sprinkles, to decorate

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Christmas Cupcakes

Christmas Cupcakes
These festive Christmas cupcakes decorated five different ways are too cute not to make for your nex...

Rating: 5.0 ★★★★★ (6)

INGREDIENTS1 2/3 cups all purpose flour 200g
1/4 tsp baking soda 1g, heaping
1 tsp baking powder 4g, heaping
3/4 cup unsalted butter 190g, room temperature
3 egg whites
1 tbsp vanilla extract 15mL
1/2 cup sour cream 120g
1/2 cup whole milk 118mL
1 tbsp heavy cream 15mL
red, green, and orange food coloring
gold or silver sugar pearls
rainbow sugar pearls
large marshmallows
3 tbsp candy melts black

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Mary Berry Chocolate Cupcakes

Mary Berry Chocolate Cupcake Recipe
Looking to bake the most delicious chocolate cupcakes? Try our popular recipe by Mary Berry and tast...

Rating: 5.0 ★★★★★ (‎248)

INGREDIENTS40g Cocoa Powder
3 Free Range Large Egg(s)
175g Unsalted Butter (Softened)
115g Self-Raising White Flour
1 tsp Baking Powder
60g Unsalted Butter (Softened)
30g Cocoa Powder
3 tbsp Milk (Whole)

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Easy Chocolate Cupcakes

Easy Chocolate Cupcakes
Light, fluffy and moist, these easy chocolate cupcakes can be made from scratch in just one bowl, th...

Rating: 4.8 ★★★★★ (‎311)

INGREDIENTS1 3/4 cup + 2 Tbsp all-purpose flour 235g
3/4 cups natural unsweetened cocoa powder 75g
2 tsp baking powder
1 1/2 tsp baking soda
1 cup milk (236ml)
2 large eggs lightly beaten (preferably room temperature)
2 tsp vanilla extract
1 cup salted butter softened to room temperature, 2 sticks (226g)
1/2 cup cocoa powder 50g
1 tsp vanilla extract

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Homemade Moist Chocolate Cupcakes

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Full of chocolate flavor, these moist chocolate cupcakes melt in your mouth & are topped with a ...

Rating: 4.9 ★★★★★ (‎59)

INGREDIENTS1 cup (130g) all purpose flour
6 tbsp (43g) unsweetened cocoa powder*
1 tsp baking soda
1 large egg
1/2 cup (120ml) buttermilk
1/2 cup (120ml) vegetable oil
3/4 tsp vanilla
1 1/4 cups (280g) unsalted butter, room temperature
12 oz semi sweet chocolate chips, melted
3 tbsp (22g) Hershey’s dark cocoa powder
5 cups (575g) powdered sugar
4–5 tbsp (60-75ml) heavy whipping cream

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Lemon Cupcakes with Vanilla Frosting

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An easy recipe for homemade lemon cupcakes with vanilla frosting.

Rating: 4.9 ★★★★★ (‎45)

INGREDIENTS1/2 cup (115g) unsalted butter, softened to room temperature
2 large eggs, at room temperature
1 and 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
1 and 1/2 cups (190g) all-purpose flour (spoon & leveled)
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 cup (120ml) whole milk*
1 and 1/2 Tablespoons lemon zest*
1/3 cup (80ml) fresh lemon juice*

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Lemon Cupcakes

Lemon Cupcakes
These easy lemon cupcakes are moist, fluffy, zingy and topped with an incredible lemon buttercream t...

Rating: 5.0 ★★★★★ (‎73)

INGREDIENTS1 2/3 cup all-purpose flour 213g
2 tbsp lemon zest zest of two lemons
1/4 tsp baking soda
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
3/4 cup unsalted butter 170g, melted
2 eggs room temperature
1/2 cup sour cream 120mL, room temperature
1/4 cup whole milk 60mL, warm
1/4 cup lemon juice 60mL
1 cup butter 226g
4.5 cups powdered sugar 540g
1/4 cup lemon juice
2 tbsp lemon zest

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Lemon Cupcakes

Lemon Cupcakes
These light, lemony cupcakes, made from scratch, have a fluffy whipped cream icing.

Rating: 4.4 ★★★★☆ (‎558)

INGREDIENTS3 cups self-rising flour
1 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature
4 eggs, at room temperature
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 tablespoons lemon zest
1 cup whole milk, divided
2 ½ tablespoons fresh lemon juice, divided
2 cups chilled heavy cream
¾ cup confectioners’ sugar
1 ½ tablespoons fresh lemon juice

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The Best Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

The Best Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe
This is my family favorite BEST cream cheese frosting recipe!  It goes great on Carrot Cake, Red Vel...

Rating: 5.0 ★★★★★ (‎215)

INGREDIENTS1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter softened (113g)
8 oz cream cheese softened (brick-style, not spreadable) (226g)
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
4 cups powdered sugar* (500g)

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Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting
Love red velvet cake? Try Red Velvet Cupcakes! Top these classic red velvet cupcakes with a tangy cr...

Rating: 4.7 ★★★★★ (‎157)

INGREDIENTS1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, room temperature
2 large eggs, room temperature
2 1/3 cups cake flour
2 tablespoons Dutch-processed cocoa powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 cup buttermilk
1 1/2 tablespoons red food coloring
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon distilled white vinegar

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Vegan Cupcakes

Vegan Cupcakes
These taste amazing and are quick to make! You can play around and substitute different milks, oils ...

Rating: 4.6 ★★★★★ (‎458)

INGREDIENTS1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
1 ½ cups almond milk
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
½ teaspoon baking soda
½ cup coconut oil, warmed until liquid
1 ¼ teaspoons vanilla extract

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Red Velvet Cupcakes

Red Velvet Cupcakes
This mini version of the classic Red Velvet Cake is one of the more popular offerings in bakeries al...

Rating: 4.4 ★★★★☆ (1,511)

INGREDIENTS2 ½ cups flour
½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup butter, softened
4 eggs
1 cup sour cream
½ cup milk
1 (1 ounce) bottle McCormick® Red Food Color
2 teaspoons McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
¼ cup butter, softened
2 tablespoons sour cream
2 teaspoons McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
1 (16 ounce) box confectioners’ sugar

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1-Bowl Vegan Funfetti Cupcakes

1-Bowl Vegan Funfetti Cupcakes
I have one of those super cool moms who brought in cupcakes for my class on my birthday. She always ...

Rating: 4.5 ★★★★★ (‎307)

INGREDIENTS1 scant cup non-dairy milk
1 tsp apple cider vinegar
1/2 cup neutral oil (such as avocado)
1 tsp pure vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/3 cup rainbow sprinkles* (plus more for topping)
1/2 cup vegan butter (SOFTENED // 1 stick yields 1/2 cup – we like Earth Balance and Miyoko’s brands)
1/4 tsp vanilla extract
2 1/2 – 3 cups powdered sugar (SIFTED)

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