Vanilla cupcake bouquet

Mother's Day cupcake recipes

32 Recipes

Delight your mum with a batch of pretty cupcakes. Our edible vanilla bouquet makes a stunning gift, or kids can enjoy decorating easy-to-make fairy cakes.

Vanilla cupcake bouquet

4.5

(5 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

Lemon & poppyseed cupcakes

4.764535

(258 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

Iced fairy cakes

4.61719

(32 ratings)

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

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

Little pistachio cakes

4.0625

(4 ratings)

These nutty little cupcakes, topped with cream cheese icing make a pretty addition to any buffet dessert or afternoon tea spread
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Clotted cream splits

5

(17 ratings)

A grown up twist on an old classic from your childhood, these splits still taste delicious
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Coffee cream & walnut cupcakes

4.18182

(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

Pear & ginger muffins

4

(1 rating)

A fruity and zingy twist to a classic, perfect with a cup of coffee
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Pistachio cupcakes

4.33871

(31 ratings)

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

Cupcake recipe

5

(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

Neapolitan cupcakes

0

(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

Orange & almond cupcakes

3.5

(5 ratings)

Delicate little cupcakes with almond buttercream icing- if you're feeling ambitious, follow our guide to creating an edible bouquet
  • 1 hour and 55 mins
  • More effort

Coconut & raspberry cupcakes

4.7

(40 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 coffee cakes

4.47222

(9 ratings)

These individual cupcakes with coffee frosting are easy to make and look great on a cake stand
  • 47 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

Easy chocolate cupcakes

4.183335

(45 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

Lily’s lemon cupcakes

4.395835

(12 ratings)

Make lots, these will disappear fast says Good Food reader Lily, aged 5
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Dotty banana fairy cakes

4.77586

(29 ratings)

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

Devil’s food cupcakes

4.289475

(19 ratings)

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

Apple crumble & custard cupcakes

4.5

(9 ratings)

These extra-special cupcakes taste just like traditional crumble and custard - top with cream icing and apple-shaped biscuits
  • 1 hour and 45 mins
  • More effort

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