Break out your muffin tin and bake up a batch of festive cupcakes for your holiday celebration. From fragrant gingerbread cakes to stuffed apple pie cupcakes, get creative with these seasonal sweets that are sure to delight guests.
Cranberry Orange Cupcakes
Full of festive fruit, these light and bright cakes are a refreshing dessert that pair beautifully with a cup of tea.
Christmas Cupcake Wreath
Wow your guests with this beautiful yet oh-so-easy way to showcase your stellar holiday baking skills.
Gingerbread Cupcakes with Orange Icing
There’s no holding back during the holidays, which is why these decadent cupcakes from Ina Garten are made with sweet raisins, deep molasses, crystallized ginger and dark rum. Don’t forget the buttery orange cream cheese icing!
Fluffy Vanilla Cupcakes
Delightful, light and fluffy, these classic cupcakes are a great recipe to get the kids baking. They’ll love making these treats as much as they’ll love eating them.
Sweet Potato Marshmallow Mini Cupcakes
Topped with golden toasted marshmallow, this single-serving dessert delivers fall spices with a punch of cayenne in a creamy sweet potato cup. Betcha can’t eat just one!
Bobby Flay’s Gingerbread Cupcakes with Caramelized Mango Buttercream
Gingerbread cupcakes flavoured with cinnamon and cloves are topped with a refreshing mango buttercream for a sweet and spicy treat.
Brown-Butter Pecan Pie Cupcakes
Inspired by the popular holiday pie, toasted pecans are finely ground into a flour for the base of these bad boys, which are then topped with a brown-butter frosting, a spoonful of dulce de leche and pecan for garnish.
Topped with sinfully rich coconut buttercream frosting, sugary sweet cupcakes are a snowy delight.
Chocolate Spice Cupcake
A party isn’t a party without cupcakes. These rich cupcakes have a cinnamon chocolate truffle hiding under a chocolate and vanilla cream cheese frosting.
Pull-Apart Gingerbread Man
Gingerbread lovers will adore these spice-filled cakes showcased in the most adorable way.
Apple Pie Cupcakes
Bite into these rustic cupcakes that pack all the flavour of apple pie into individual cakes. Sweet, spiced batter is layered with apple slices, topped with whipped cream and sprinkled with cinnamon.
Mini Potato Chocolate Cupcakes
On the rare occasion when we’re too full to eat a whole cupcake, these mini cupcakes by Anna Olson do the trick in satisfying our post-meal sugar cravings.
Mini Cappuccino Cakes
Serve these adorable espresso flavoured treats after dinner for a tasty little dessert with a coffee kick.
Creamy German Chocolate Cupcakes
If your guests are too full for dessert, these creamy German chocolate cupcakes are super portable, making them easy to take home and enjoy later.
Black and White Cupcakes
Made secretly healthy with the addition of low-fat Greek yogurt in the batter, please everyone at the party with these half vanilla, half chocolate cupcakes, each topped with swirled icing, and M&M’s.
Hidden inside these cupcakes is the quintessential Canadian treat: the Timbit. The flavour is up to you, but pick a contrasting cake colour for the prettiest surprise.
Chocolate Chip and Mascarpone Cupcakes
Rich and decadent chocolate ganache sits atop fluffy, delicious chocolate chip and mascarpone cakes.
Chocolate Cupcake with Swirl Frosting
Doesn’t this frosting remind you of a vanilla-chocolate twist soft serve ice cream? And underneath that delicious cream cheese frosting hides a heavenly cinnamon truffle!