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Christmas cupcake recipes

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Bake a batch of festive cupcakes to enjoy over the Christmas holidays. Kids will love making and decorating these simple sponges.

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  • Favourite biscuit cupcakes on plates and cake stands

    Favourite biscuit cupcakes

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Top these cupcakes with buttercream and your favourite mini biscuits and they're sure to go down a storm. A perfect project for little hands

  • Christmas cupcakes

    Christmas cupcakes

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.12 ratings

    Have fun with the kids over the Christmas holidays making and decorating these easy cakes

  • Cupcakes with white buttercream frosting on white background

    Christmas spice buttercream

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Take your Christmas cupcakes to the next level with a frosting made using our festive spice. Perfect for adding seasonal cheer to your standard bakes

  • Coconut cupcakes

    Coconut cupcakes

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.11 ratings

    Get a triple hit of coconut in these light and fluffy cupcakes, topped with whipped coconut cream and snowy desiccated coconut - a lovely gluten-free teatime treat

  • A selection of elf & santa cupcakes served on two plates

    Elf & Santa cupcakes

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    Get the kids involved in making these cute elf and Santa cupcakes with our template for the chimney-style paper cases

  • Cupcake Christmas tree

    Cupcake Christmas tree

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    Bake to impress with this stunning edible centrepiece - perfect for a Christmas party buffet, or as an alternative to Christmas pudding

  • Snow-capped fairy cakes

    Snow-capped fairy cakes

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.45 ratings

    Mary Cadogan’s fairy cakes are a treat for the whole family and they really do taste as good as they look

  • Rudolph cupcakes

    Rudolph cupcakes

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.10 ratings

    Get the kids into the kitchen to decorate these individual chocolate sponges with frosting and sweets

  • Celebration cupcakes

    Celebration cupcakes

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    Make these individual party sponges ahead then follow our suggestions for decorating and icing

  • Little mince pie cakes

    Little mince pie cakes

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.49 ratings

    These miniature mince pies are sure to go down a treat with anyone with even a slightly sweet tooth

  • Reindeer cupcakes

    Reindeer cupcakes

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Kids will love making these cute Christmas cupcakes from Planet Cake

  • Lemon meringue cupcakes

    Lemon meringue cupcakes

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.26 ratings

    These mini meringues will bring a touch of zing to your party, and can be made one day ahead for extra ease

  • Pistachio cupcakes

    Pistachio cupcakes

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.42 ratings

    Turn any gathering into a special occasion with these glamorous cupcakes for grown-ups

  • Cranberry ripple cheese-cupcakes

    Cranberry ripple cheese-cupcakes

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.12 ratings

    These one-portion puds have a sharp ripple of cranberry to cut through the sweetness

  • Three cupcakes with white icing in gold paper cases

    Christmas cake cupcakes

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.29 ratings

    These beautiful and classy little fruitcakes make lovely gifts, and kids will enjoy decorating them too.

  • Cranberry and soft cheese muffins

    Cranberry & cream cheese muffins

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.30 ratings

    These sweet muffins have a beautifully creamy middle and go brilliantly with a cup of tea

  • Pear & toffee muffins

    Pear & toffee muffins

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.35 ratings

    These gooey muffins are delicious warm when the toffee is still melty - you can reheat them in the microwave

  • Caramel button cupcakes

    Caramel button cupcakes

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.6 ratings

    These individual sponges have a secret centre and a cream cheese frosting – serve topped with homemade caramel buttons

  • Glamorous fairy cakes

    Glamorous fairy cakes

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.46 ratings

    A retro twist to a childhood favourite - learn how to make fairy cakes then decorate for any occasion

  • Little frosty Christmas cakes

    Mini Christmas cakes

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.11 ratings

    These delightful mini fruitcakes filled with Christmas spice make perfect gifts for friends and neighbours

  • Devil’s food cupcakes

    Devil’s food cupcakes

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.29 ratings

    These sponges with a cream cheese topping are light yet wonderfully chocolatey

  • Christmas pud cupcakes

    Christmas pud cupcakes

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.24 ratings

    Cupcakes are all the rage, and this festive version are super cute and contemporary

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