Pink fairy cakes topped with dolly mixture

Cupcake recipes

39 Recipes

Go cupcake crazy and make all kinds of cute miniature bakes with fabulous frosting. We've got classic chocolate, quirky unicorn, lemon meringue and more...

Coffee cream & walnut cupcakes


(44 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


(29 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


(15 ratings)

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

Christmas cupcakes


(7 ratings)

Have fun with the kids over the Christmas holidays making and decorating these easy cakes
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Cupcake recipe


(14 ratings)

Bake these easy vanilla cupcakes in just 35 minutes. Perfect for birthdays, picnics or whenever you fancy a sweet treat, they're sure to be a crowd-pleaser...
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Iced fairy cakes


(32 ratings)

Teach 8-14 year olds how to make fairy cakes and guarantee a fun kitchen activity
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy

Caramel button cupcakes


(4 ratings)

These individual sponges have a secret centre and a cream cheese frosting- serve topped with homemade caramel buttons
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Hot cross bun cupcakes


(8 ratings)

These cakes have all the fruit and spice of the traditional bun but are quicker to make. Finish with spiced cream cheese frosting crosses
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Ice cream cone cakes


(6 ratings)

Wafer cones make an unlikely but perfect case for light custard and vanilla sponge- decorate with buttercream and your favourite ice cream toppings
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Halloween cupcakes recipe


(4 ratings)

Bake our Halloween cupcakes for your little monsters. With black velvet sponge and scary faces made using simple icing techniques, they're spookily good...
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Bunny cupcakes


(0 ratings)

These cute bunny cupcakes are a great Easter activity for kids, and they're ideal for party platters. These super sponges will be snapped up...
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy