Vanilla cupcake bouquet

Cupcake recipes

31 Recipes

Go cupcake crazy with our favourite recipes.

Butterfly cupcakes

0

(0 ratings)

These pretty cupcakes are perfect for a special occasion. The flavoured syrup help the cakes stay moist, so you can make them a day ahead and decorate the next day
  • 2 hours and 25 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Vanilla cupcake bouquet

0

(0 ratings)

This stunning edible bouquet takes a little time to prepare but the results are jaw-dropping. If you're looking for a Mother's Day showstopper, this is it!...
  • 1 hour and 35 mins
  • A challenge

Moon cycle cupcakes

5

(1 rating)

Budding star gazers, bake your way through the moon cycle with our tasty chocolate cupcakes. Arrange them in the right order to make a gorgeous display and test your science skills
  • 1 hour and 45 mins
  • More effort

Coconut cupcakes

5

(1 rating)

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
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Coconut & raspberry cupcakes

4.666665

(36 ratings)

Adding a little fruit purée to your buttercream frosting gives you a berry flavour and vibrant colour atop your sponges
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Celebration cupcakes

4

(1 rating)

Make these individual party sponges ahead then follow our suggestions for decorating and icing
  • 3 hours
  • More effort

Devil’s food cupcakes

4.21875

(16 ratings)

These sponges with a cream cheese topping are light yet wonderfully chocolatey
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Little Louise cupcakes

4.11

(25 ratings)

These cupcakes bring sweet bursts of joy with every bite, perfect for a celebration or party
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • More effort

Black velvet baby cakes

4.57143

(28 ratings)

These gorgeous Guinness puds are an indulgent treat - and perfect for St Patrick's Day on 17 March
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Pumpkin passion cupcakes

4.86111

(36 ratings)

Use grated pumpkin or butternut squash for these gorgeous, spiced cupcakes
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Lemon meringue cupcakes

3.875

(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 mins
  • More effort

Campfire cupcakes

4.22222

(18 ratings)

A make-ahead treat, these will take you back to toasting marshmallows around an open fire
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Pistachio cupcakes

4.37931

(29 ratings)

Turn any gathering into a special occasion with these glamorous cupcakes for grown-ups
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Lemon & poppyseed cupcakes

4.7625

(240 ratings)

These zesty cupcakes look so gorgeous you won't want to eat them, but once you start you won't be able to stop...
  • 1 hour
  • More effort

Little rose & almond cupcakes

4.833335

(6 ratings)

Pretty as a picture, but dead simple. Add a paper flag and these will double as place names or favours at a wedding
  • 1 hour and 40 mins
  • Easy

Simple sugar roses

5

(6 ratings)

These pretty roses can be used on cakes and cupcakes to give a romantic and sophisticated finish
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Easy chocolate cupcakes

4.14189

(37 ratings)

These light cakes are perfect for freezing – they just need a quick blast in the microwave to bring them back to life
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Coffee cream & walnut cupcakes

4.17361

(36 ratings)

Retro favourite coffee and walnut cake in a cupcake version, with a choice of luxurious mascarpone topping or classic buttercream
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Dotty banana fairy cakes

4.770835

(24 ratings)

These sweet banana cakes are lovely and simple to make for a bake sale or children's party
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Cherry & almond Easter cupcakes

4.42857

(14 ratings)

These little Simnel cakes are really almondy, with pieces of marzipan in the mix - and they look gorgeous
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

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