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Kids' cupcake recipes

32 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.

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  • Chocolate fudge cupcakes

    Chocolate fudge cupcakes

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.99 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 5.343 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

  • Chocolate sandwich cookie ice cream cupcakes displayed on a cake stand

    Chocolate sandwich cookie ice cream cupcakes

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Impress family and friends this summer with these cooling ice cream cupcakes. You only need a few ingredients to make them and no baking is required

  • Iced fairy cakes

    Iced fairy cakes

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.87 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 4.4 out of 5.14 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 5.33 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 3.7 out of 5.95 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

  • 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 5.59 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 4.5 out of 5.4 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 5.67 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 4.3 out of 5.37 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 4.7 out of 5.6 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 5.4 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 4.7 out of 5.26 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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