Chocolate Avocado Cupcakes with Avocado Buttercream Frosting


By themselves, these vegan chocolate avocado cupcakes are a perfect representation of a delicious, moist cupcake with the perfect crumb. But with the avocado buttercream? Game changer. This combination is absolutely lethal. The avocado taste in the buttercream is subtle, yet present, and has such a fantastic natural coloring. I would seriously take this avocado buttercream over … [Read more...]

Olive Oil Cupcakes with Rainbow Mascarpone Buttercream


Unicorn food is all the rage these days, and cupcakes aren’t missing the boat, thanks to this sweet and savory mix just in time for Easter. These cupcakes include olive oil, cutting the sweet factor just a bit, and are topped with multi-colored swirls of mascarpone buttercream frosting. How can you not want a cupcake with this much personality? Source: How Sweet It Is … [Read more...]

Carrot and Orange Cupcakes with Orange Brown Sugar Buttercream


‘Tis the season for carrot cake, and there are sure to be hundreds of recipes for cupcake versions too, but we like this refreshing twist on an old favorite. Start with…well…carrot cake, and add a bit of orange zest and juice, top that off with brown sugar buttercream also spiked with orange, and you may find carrot cake can be more appetizing than you … [Read more...]

Lindt Lindor Cupcakes with Salted Caramel Buttercream


Everyone loves a little chocolate, especially on Valentine’s Day. This cupcake recipe takes love of chocolate and salted caramel to a whole new, and delicious, level. Think Ferrero Rocher + cupcakes, and you’ve got a rough idea of what’s in store with these treats. Topped and stuffed with a Lindt Lindor truffle and covered in salted caramel buttercream, these … [Read more...]

Vanilla Cupcakes with Strawberry Filling and Strawberry Buttercream


This is a gorgeous Vanilla Bean Cupcake, using my favorite, from scratch, white cake recipe. It’s filled with strawberry preserves and topped with a creamy Strawberry Buttercream Frosting! Perfect for Valentine’s Day! These would be a beautiful treat for your family on Valentine’s Day. Or the perfect cupcake for a class party! Source: Shugary Sweets … [Read more...]

Date Cupcakes with Maple Cinnamon Buttercream


If the term “sweet treat” doesn’t elicit visions of dates in your mind, you’re most likely not alone. Dates aren’t typically considered a sweet (unless you’re a raw foodie), but these cupcakes are proof that sometimes the crowd can be wrong. Modeled after sweet date cake and topped with homemade caramel sauce and maple cinnamon buttercream, … [Read more...]

Spiced Chocolate Cupcakes with Eggnog Buttercream


Whether or not you’re a fan of traditional eggnog, or whether you can drink adult eggnog, these spiced chocolate cupcakes will give you a whole new look on the holiday drink. Amply spiced and topped with homemade (adult or family friendly) eggnog buttercream, these rich, delectable cupcakes will be the star of any holiday gathering for one or more! Source: Completely … [Read more...]

Maple Cupcakes with Maple Buttercream


There’s no rule that maple syrup can only be used on pancakes and waffles, and this cupcake recipe takes full advantage of that. Featuring maple syrup in both the cake and the frosting, in addition to a little brown sugar, these cups of goodness are sure to hit the spot, whether you’re munching for breakfast, a late night snack or anything in between. Source: Baking … [Read more...]

Chocolate Cupcakes with Chocolate Buttercream


We could share unique, creative cupcake recipes all day, but sometimes classic is best, especially when chocolate is involved. These chocolate cupcakes combine melted chocolate, cocoa powder and sour cream for a rich, creamy chocolatey taste that will be the highlight of any Saturday. If you’re up for it, the recipe even includes instructions for making fancy chocolate … [Read more...]