14 Cupcake Recipes to Sweeten Your Day

Cupcake recipes

Small in stature but big in flavor, cupcakes are one of our favorite desserts. Give someone a cupcake and you’ll get an instant smile. These individually portioned treats are festive and easy to make. If you want to sweeten someone’s day, make one of these 14 cupcake recipes.

Death by Oreo Cupcakes

Death by Oreo Cupcakes

"If you love chocolate and Oreos you will love these cupcakes!! Back in 2010 by oldest son and I saw something on TV about an Oreo cupcake where it was just had an Oreo dropped on the bottom of the cupcake. So we went to make our own Oreo cupcake. Being 8 and a little boy he thought it would be the coolest thing ever if we used the entire package of Oreos for one recipe... and the Death by Oreo Cupcake was born." - Debbie
Pina Colada Cupcakes

Pina Colada Cupcakes

"These cupcakes are so easy to make and always a hit at picnics or family gatherings!" - Connie
Lemon Cupcakes With Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting

Lemon Cupcakes With Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting

"Lemon anything is truly my favorite thing this time of year and these Lemon Cupcakes with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting are right up my alley. These are super easy to make but I do have a trick." - Debbie
Oreo Cream Cheese Red Velvet Cupcakes

Oreo Cream Cheese Red Velvet Cupcakes

"Me and my daughter made these and they are to die for, my husband who doesn't eat many sweets like this ate 4 of them, the kids scarfed down the rest. Okay I admit I had a couple. I couldn't resist!" - Wendy
Margarita Cupcakes

Margarita Cupcakes

"Moist, tart and sweet these Margarita Cupcakes are full of lime, margarita mix and, yes, tequila! Don’t worry the tequila bakes out leaving a unique flavor in these most popular cupcakes." - Paula
Banana Cream Pie Cupcakes

Banana Cream Pie Cupcakes

"Banana Cream Pie... cupcake style! These cupcakes are loaded with flavor and I bet you can't eat just one." - Robynne
Pistachio Ambrosia Cupcakes

Pistachio Ambrosia Cupcakes

"We love a fresh bowl of Ambrosia Fruit Salad at picnics during the summer months. I remember it well when my mother used to make it. All us kids would just eat it all up. The other day I had some at a party. I had the thought..."Wonder how this would taste on a cupcake"?? AWESOME!! Need I say more?" - Linda
Peanut Butter and Jelly Cupcakes

Peanut Butter and Jelly Cupcakes

"Everybody loves peanut butter and jelly. Now combine these flavors in a cupcake and you've got a hit!" - Susan
Chocolate Cupcakes With Coffee Buttercream

Chocolate Cupcakes With Coffee Buttercream

"I make a lot of cupcakes. People buy them from me for weddings, birthdays, events, etc. These are a favorite of everyone." - Denise
Yellow Cake and Brownie Topped Cupcakes

Yellow Cake and Brownie Topped Cupcakes

"My boys and I made these tonight. Nolan, being 10, helped with most. Jordan, being 6, helped with stirring and the sprinkles. It's their favorite cupcake." - Tiffany
Candy Crush Peanut Butter & Banana Cupcakes

Candy Crush Peanut Butter & Banana Cupcakes

"If you love banana and peanut butter, you will love this cupcake recipe. The cupcake's very similar to banana bread. Very moist and rich with banana flavor, but it is a little denser to hold the shape of a cupcake. The peanut butter cream cheese frosting is so yummy." - The Kitchen Crew
Banana Split Cupcakes

Banana Split Cupcakes

"I fashioned this recipe from a cake recipe which included pineapple and bananas. I thought if I added strawberries and chocolate and cherries, it would be like a banana split. And it is!" - Gail
Oreo Peanut Butter Brownie Cupcakes

Oreo Peanut Butter Brownie Cupcakes

"These little chocolate gems are stuffed with peanut butter or caramels. Deliciously rich, they are perfect for any holiday gathering not to mention, they are super easy to make with only 6 ingredients." - Rebecka
Guinness Cupcakes With Nutella Cream Frosting

Guinness Cupcakes With Nutella Cream Frosting

"The combination of the Guinness beer, dark chocolate, and the Nutella cream frosting makes for a very moist, light, not so overly sweet cupcake. This is a favorite!" - Joyce