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Amazing and Fun Cupcake Ideas

These cupcake ideas are fun, easy, and usually quick to put together. Let’s have a great time and WOW everyone with these fun treats!

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Easy Vanilla Cupcake Recipe

I know how hard it can be to balance work, family, and all of the other things on your plate. So I made the easiest small batch vanilla cupcake recipe that can be doubled or tripled to please everyone on your party invite list. 

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Easy Chocolate Cupcake Recipe

Need the same easy and much-loved easy chocolate cupcake recipe? No problem – this one is delicious and whips up just like our popular vanilla cupcake recipe.

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Valentine’s Day Cupcakes

The sweetest holiday is perfect for small treats and these Valentine’s Day cupcake ideas are crowd-pleasers! From sweet to elegant, take a look at all of our Valentine’s Day cupcakes.

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St. Patrick’s Day Cupcakes

Pot of Gold Cupcakes

We don’t decorate much for the luckiest holiday, but we do love these St. Patrick’s Day pot of gold cupcakes. The kids’ mouths will drop open with this fun cupcake decorating idea. And they love to help!

Pot of Gold Cupcakes for St Patricks day on wood background

Easter Cupcakes

Easter cupcakes are crowd-pleasing additions to any dessert table. From adorable bunnies to elegant carrot cake, take a look at these easy and fun Easter cupcake decorating ideas

photo collage of adorable Easter cupcakes

Summer and 4th of July Cupcakes

Flamingo Cupcakes

They look hard but they’re not and that makes these flamingo cupcakes a welcome guest to the fun summer party. 

Homemade Flamingo Cupcakes with Pink and White Swirl Batter

Pineapple Cupcakes with Free Printable

The perfect addition to any summer party, these pineapple cupcakes come with a free cupcake topper! (coming soon)

Back to School Cupcakes / Teacher Appreciation Cupcakes

Class parties to kick off the year and teacher appreciation weeks are perfect cupcake-friendly events. 

Apple and Worm Cupcakes

These apple cupcakes are so cute and can be used for a fall theme, a back to school or teacher appreciation party, and even for a Hungry Caterpillar cupcake!

Adorable Apple Cupcakes Back To School Fall Cupcakes Teacher Appreciation or Graduation

Back to School Cupcakes

These adorable back to school cupcakes can pull double-duty – a class treat for back to school or for teacher appreciation!

Easy Back to School Cupcakes for Teachers or Kids Idea

Halloween Cupcakes 

One of my favorite things is surprising the kids with new and creative Halloween cupcakes. From spooky to cute, these mini treats are sure to please kids of all ages! 

Click the image below to see all of our fun and spooky Halloween cupcakes. 

photo collage of Halloween cupcakes

Fall Cupcakes 

Caramel Apple Cupcakes – Perfect for Fall

If you love welcoming in the season, these caramel apple cupcakes are perfect for Fall. Whip up a batch, light a fire, and enjoy with a good book. 

side view of how to make caramel apple cupcakes for a fall party
Make these easy caramel apple cupcakes for fun fall cupcakes the kids can help make!

Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Cupcakes

You won’t believe your tastebuds – everyone goes crazy over these Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Cupcakes (with Peanut Butter Buttercream).

The best peanut butter buttercream icing and peanut butter cupcakes

Football Cupcakes 

These are adorable, shaped football cupcakes. They’re easy to make a feature a tasty treat that will shock everyone! 

football cupcakes on chevron background

Fall Trees Cupcakes

Easy and impressive, there are so many ways to decorate these fall tree cupcakes. I’m sharing two different styles in this article – check them out!

fall tree cupcakes

Christmas Cupcakes 

Hot Chocolate Cupcakes (Hot Cocoa Cupcakes)

Everyone will love these hot chocolate cupcakes. They are a perfect recipe to get the kids in the kitchen with you, too.

Hot cocoa cupcakes with marshmallow buttercream

Easy Christmas Tree Cupcakes

Using just buttercream frosting, you can create these fun (and ridiculously easy) Christmas tree cupcakes.

close up of cupcake with a christmas tree on it with text which reads make these christmas tree cupcakes

Disney Cupcakes, Party Cupcakes, Unicorns, and More! 

As you might have guessed, I really, really like making cupcakes and coming up with fun cupcake ideas for parties. Check out our party cupcakes page and get Disney cupcakes and so much more. 

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