Vanilla cupcake bouquet

Mother's Day cupcake recipes

34 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

4.714285

(7 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

4.7518

(278 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

4.48837

(43 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

5

(1 rating)

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

4.5

(6 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

(18 ratings)

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

Easy vanilla cupcakes

4

(7 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
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Coffee cream & walnut cupcakes

4.3

(50 ratings)

Retro favourite coffee and walnut cake in a cupcake version, with a choice of luxurious mascarpone topping or classic buttercream
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Fairy cakes

3.57143

(14 ratings)

Perfect for a bake sale, kid's party or sweet afternoon snack, these iced cupcakes are the simplest sponges around and can be decorated as you like...
  • 37 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Pistachio cupcakes

4.342855

(35 ratings)

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

Cupcake recipe

4.61628

(86 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

Orange & almond cupcakes

4.25

(8 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

4.708335

(48 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

4.714285

(14 ratings)

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

Little Louise cupcakes

4.12

(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

Easy chocolate cupcakes

4.1875

(48 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

4.466665

(15 ratings)

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

Dotty banana fairy cakes

4.81818

(33 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

4.227275

(22 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

4.636365

(11 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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