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Christmas cupcake recipes

19 Recipes

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Cupcake Christmas tree

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(1 ratings)
Bake to impress with this stunning edible centrepiece - perfect for a Christmas party buffet, or as an alternative to Christmas pudding
2 hours and 4 minutes
Moderately easy

Snow-capped fairy cakes

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(35 ratings)
Mary Cadogan’s fairy cakes are a treat for the whole family and they really do taste as good as they look
45 minutes
Moderately easy

Rudolph cupcakes

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(4 ratings)
Get the kids into the kitchen to decorate these individual chocolate sponges with frosting and sweets
1 hour and 5 minutes
Easy

Christmas cupcakes

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(6 ratings)
Have fun with the kids over the Christmas holidays making and decorating these easy cakes
45 minutes
Easy

Celebration cupcakes

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(1 ratings)
Make these individual party sponges ahead then follow our suggestions for decorating and icing
3 hours
Moderately easy

Little mince pie cakes

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(43 ratings)
These miniature mince pies are sure to go down a treat with anyone with even a slightly sweet tooth
33 minutes
Easy

Reindeer cupcakes

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Kids will love making these cute Christmas cupcakes from Planet Cake
45 minutes
Easy

Lemon meringue cupcakes

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(20 ratings)
These mini meringues will bring a touch of zing to your party, and can be made one day ahead for extra ease
40 minutes
Moderately easy

Pistachio cupcakes

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(25 ratings)
Turn any gathering into a special occasion with these glamorous cupcakes for grown-ups
50 minutes
Easy

Cranberry ripple cheese-cupcakes

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(7 ratings)
These one-portion puds have a sharp ripple of cranberry to cut through the sweetness
1 hour
Easy

Lily’s lemon cupcakes

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(10 ratings)
Make lots, these will disappear fast says Good Food reader Lily, aged 5
40 minutes
Easy

Christmas cupcakes

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(22 ratings)
These beautiful and classy little cakes make lovely gifts, and kids will enjoy decorating them too
1 hour and 25 minutes
Easy

Cranberry & cream cheese muffins

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(22 ratings)
These sweet muffins have a beautifully creamy middle and go brilliantly with a cup of tea
40 minutes
Easy

Pear & toffee muffins

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(26 ratings)
These gooey muffins are delicious warm when the toffee is still melty - you can reheat them in the microwave
40 minutes
Easy

Caramel button cupcakes

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(2 ratings)
These individual sponges have a secret centre and a cream cheese frosting- serve topped with homemade caramel buttons
50 minutes
Easy

Glamorous fairy cakes

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(38 ratings)
A retro twist to a childhood favourite - learn how to make fairy cakes then decorate for any occasion
55 minutes
Moderately easy

Little frosty Christmas cakes

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(9 ratings)
These delightful mini fruitcakes make perfect gifts for friends and neighbours
45 minutes
Easy

Devil’s food cupcakes

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(14 ratings)
These sponges with a cream cheese topping are light yet wonderfully chocolatey
45 minutes
Easy
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