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Kids' cupcake recipes

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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.

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  • Chocolate fudge cupcakes

    Chocolate fudge cupcakes

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.96 ratings

    These bright and fun cupcakes are perfect for kids' parties

  • A selection of iced cupcakes

    Cupcake recipe

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.292 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

  • Iced fairy cakes

    Iced fairy cakes

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.81 ratings

    Teach 8-14 year olds how to make fairy cakes and guarantee a fun kitchen activity

  • A single rainbow cupcake

    Rainbow cupcakes

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.13 ratings

    Make someone smile with these cheery rainbow cupcakes. The striped sponge and buttercream sprinkle topping are sure to brighten anyone’s day

  • Vanilla cupcakes served in a tin

    Easy vanilla cupcakes

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.27 ratings

    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

  • Unicorn cupcakes

    Unicorn cupcakes

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.15 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

  • Dotty banana fairy cakes

    Dotty banana fairy cakes

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.46 ratings

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

  • Vanilla cupcakes served on a cake stand

    Vanilla cupcakes

    A star rating of 3.6 out of 5.88 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

  • A collection of Neapolitan cupcakes with one sliced open

    Neapolitan cupcakes

    A star rating of 3.4 out of 5.6 ratings

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

  • Lily’s lemon cupcakes

    Lily’s lemon cupcakes

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.25 ratings

    Make lots, these will disappear fast says Good Food reader Lily, aged 5

  • Easy chocolate cupcakes

    Easy chocolate cupcakes

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.56 ratings

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

  • Strawberry & polenta cupcakes

    Strawberry & polenta cupcakes

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.31 ratings

    These cupcakes are little portions of perfection and are great to share with friends

  • Spiced apple cupcakes with the ingredients alongside

    Spiced apple cupcakes

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.3 ratings

    Make these extra special spiced apple cupcakes as a gift for family and friends at Christmastime. Kids will love getting involved in the decorating

  • Coconut & raspberry cupcakes

    Coconut & raspberry cupcakes

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.64 ratings

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

  • Little Louise cupcakes

    Little Louise cupcakes

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.25 ratings

    These cupcakes bring sweet bursts of joy with every bite, perfect for a celebration or party

  • Dad's chocolate drop cakes with chocolate buttons in cases

    Father's Day cupcakes

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.36 ratings

    Dad'll love these easy cupcakes, make them really chocolatey or put his favourite sweet or nut on top - the perfect treat!

  • Bunny cupcakes

    Bunny cupcakes

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.4 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

  • Little rose & almond cupcakes

    Little rose & almond cupcakes

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.10 ratings

    Pretty as a picture, but dead simple. Add a paper flag and these will double as place names or favours at a wedding

  • Moon cycle cupcakes

    Moon cycle cupcakes

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.5 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Cupcake caterpillar birthday cake

    Cupcake caterpillar birthday cake

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

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

  • Vegan cupcakes with banana & peanut butter

    Vegan cupcakes with banana & peanut butter

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.23 ratings

    Employ some clever tricks to achieve a dairy-free bake. Egg-free mayonnaise, almond milk and margarine are the secrets to these vegan cupcakes

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