Top 5 Cupcake Recipes #NationalCupcakeWeek

Did you know that it’s National Cupcake Week?

Not that we need an excuse to make cakes, but here are our Top Five Cupcake Recipes from a range of fantastic food bloggers!

Make a nice cup of tea and enjoy!

Bourbon Biscuit Cupcakes


We’re obsessed with this creative cupcake recipe – biscuits AND cupcakes, what more could you want?

 What you need:

  • 100g butter
  • 100g sugar
  • 2 x free range eggs
  • 1 tablespoon of vanilla extract
  • 100g self-raising flour
  • 12 Bourbon biscuits
  • Wilton ready to decorate icing in a can (white)
  • chocolate sprinkles

To view the full recipe head over to Miss Mamo’s World.

Chocolate and Chili Cupcakes 


Yet again another creative recipe, who would of thought that chili and chocolate would go together so well?

What you will need:

  • 150 grams plain flour
  • 3/4 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 90 grams granulated sugar
  • 90 grams soft light brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp hot chili powder or more, to taste!
  • 30 grams cocoa powder
  • 115 ml water
  • 60 grams unsalted butter
  • 75 ml full fat milk
  • 1/2 tsp distilled white vinegar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 tsp Madagascar bourbon vanilla bean paste
  • 400 grams chocolate fudge frosting (I used Betty Crocker)
  • crushed chilli flakes to decorate

To view the full recipe head over to Elizabeth’s Kitchen Diary.

Key Lime Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting


Unique idea for a cupcake – great idea if you want to make something a little bit different!

What you will need:

  • 140g unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 285g golden caster sugar
  • 120ml sour cream
  • 3 medium eggs
  • 170g self-raising flour
  • 1 teaspoons baking powder
  • 55g ground almonds
  • Finley grated zest of 1 lime
  •  Juice of 1 lime
  • 110g unsalted butter
  • 110g cream cheese
  • 450g icing sugar
  • 2 tablespoons of pavlova magic

To view the full recipe head over to Culinary Travels.

Super Mario Cupcakes


Love this idea – and a great hit with the kids!

What you will need:

  • 4 0z butter
  • 4oz caster sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 4 0z self raising flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 oz unsalted butter
  • 4 0z cream cheese
  • 12 0z icing sugar
  • ready roll icing red icing and ready roll white icing

To view the full recipe head over to Mummy Be Beautiful.

Mini Black Forest Inspired Cakes


The taste and luxury of a big chocolate cake but in a teeny, tiny form.

What you will need:

  • 100g butter or baking fat
  • 100g caster sugar
  • 100g self raising flour (sieved)
  • 2 eggs (beaten)
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder (sieved)

To view the full recipe head over to Garden, Tea, Cakes and Me.


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