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Kids' cupcake recipes

31 Recipes

Bake some fun cupcakes with your kids for a party, cake sale or weekend treat. We've got lots of easy, colourful recipes, from fairy cakes to unicorn sponges.

Cupcake recipe

4.87879

(33 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

4.636365

(33 ratings)

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

Easy vanilla cupcakes

5

(1 rating)

Rustle up a batch of vanilla cupcakes with pretty butter icing for a family picnic or weekend treat. Decorate them with fruit or sprinkles, if you like
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Amazing chocolate cupcakes

4.2

(55 ratings)

Whip up a batch of simple chocolate cupcakes for a party, coffee morning or afternoon tea. Top with buttercream, or perhaps a cream cheese frosting
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Unicorn cupcakes

4.833335

(6 ratings)

It's just not a party without unicorn cupcakes. Try these easy vanilla sponges with mesmerising rainbow-swirled buttercream and chocolate button and sprinkle decoration...
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Dotty banana fairy cakes

4.8125

(32 ratings)

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

Vanilla cupcakes

3.833335

(6 ratings)

Decorate these easy vanilla cupcakes with buttercream and the topping of your choice. They're super-simple to make and taste divine – great as a teatime treat...
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Neapolitan cupcakes

1

(1 rating)

These easy chocolate chip, vanilla and pale pink buttercream cupcakes mimic Neapolitan ice cream and are perfect for a little treat at a picnic
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Easy chocolate cupcakes

4.19149

(47 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

Coconut & raspberry cupcakes

4.690475

(42 ratings)

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

Little Louise cupcakes

4.12

(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

Dad's chocolate drop cakes

4.454545

(33 ratings)

Dad'll love these, make them really chocolatey or put his favourite sweet or nut on top - the perfect treat!
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Bunny cupcakes

5

(1 rating)

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

Little rose & almond cupcakes

4.857145

(7 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

Moon cycle cupcakes

5

(3 ratings)

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

Favourite biscuit cupcakes

0

(0 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...
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Caramel button cupcakes

4.6

(5 ratings)

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

Cupcake caterpillar birthday cake

0

(0 ratings)

This beautiful bake is a great way to celebrate Lewis Carroll's iconic Alice in Wonderland - decorate with fondant icing and chocolate bars
  • 2 hours and 20 mins
  • Easy

Flowerpot chocolate chip muffins

4.666665

(3 ratings)

Children will love to make these yummy double chocolate chip cakes topped with rice paper flowers - perfect for a kids Easter baking project
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

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