8 delicious cupcake recipes
Don’t want to skip dessert? Keep portions in check with a delicious treat that’s the perfect size for one person: cupcakes
The combination of ground, fresh and crystallized ginger gives these delicious cupcakes a multi-layered flavor that lovers of ginger will find irresistible.
Get the recipe: Gingerbread Cupcakes
Lemon Cream Cupcakes
Delicate cupcakes like these are sure to disappear at your next potluck or bake sale. Grated lemon peel and sour cream turn these from ordinary “white” cupcakes to sophisticated treats.
Get the recipe: Lemon Cream Cupcakes
Zucchini Chip Cupcakes
These moist cupcakes don’t even need frosting, and they’re a great way to use up zucchini. Cinnamon, chocolate chips, and pecans make these so delicious, no one will know they’re made with vegetables too!
Get the recipe: Zucchini Chip Cupcakes
Peanut Butter Cup Cupcakes
Peanut butter cupcakes? You bet. They’re surprisingly delicious, and kids of all ages will love them. The mini peanut butter cups eliminate the need to add frosting.
Get the recipe: Peanut Butter Cup Cupcakes
Creamy Chocolate Cupcakes
Sometimes, a cupcake is best when the icing is inside it, rather than spread across the top! Your family and friends will be happily surprised when they discover the smooth cream-cheese filling that awaits inside.
Get the recipe: Creamy Chocolate Cupcakes
Sunken Cherry Cupcakes
Why ask for a cherry on top when you can have a cherry in the middle? Bake these easy-to-make cupcakes outside the cherry season, too, by having a supply of cherries on standby in the freezer with the stems and pits removed.
Get the recipe: Sunken Cherry Cupcakes
What’s the difference between a muffin and a cupcake? There’s no formal answer, though some say a muffin is more “bready” and cupcake more sweet and fluffy. All we know is that the triple combination of almond-flavored ingredients-marzipan, almond liqueur and flaked almonds-gives these muffins a delicious taste and texture.
Get the recipe: Marzipan-Orange Muffins
These moist and delicious muffins are perfect for breakfast or brunch as well as being a great snack any time. They are delicately spiced and packed with flavorful fresh fruit and nuts.
Get the recipe: Apricot-Pecan Muffins