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What could possibly be better than cake? A cupcake! These mini cakes are not only beautifully decorated but they’re also delicious. We have loads of cupcake recipes for you to try. If you’re looking for some inspiration, try our classic Red Velvet cupcakes or our famous Nutella cupcakes. You can find loads of recipes to make with your kids, or if it’s a vegan dessert that you’re after, we’ve got dairy-free cupcakes too.

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This no-bake dessert is so quick, so easy, and oh so delicious!

 

Ingredients

  • 12 strawberries
  • 8 oz cream cheese (1 package)
  • 1/2 cup powedered sugar
  • 4 small graham crackers

 

Method

  1. Hull the strawberries.
  2. In a bowl, mix the cream cheese and sugar.
  3. Fill each strawberry with the cheesecake filling.
  4. Smash the graham crackers and sprinkle on top.
  5. Serve and enjoy!

Top rated Cupcakes recipes

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When baking cupcakes place a marble in the cupcake tin to make heart shaped cupcakes!

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4.7/5 (20 Votes)

Save this recipe for the next V-DAY bake sale, or make tonight and share with the people YOU care about!

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Pipe pink icing onto tops of cupcakes Dip strawberries in chocolate and use as a garnish

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4.6/5 (24 Votes)

A simple recipe for cookies that are almost as beautiful as they are DELICIOUS! They disappeared in seconds on our lunch break...

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Yummy chocolate cupcakes made with cocoa and basic ingredients to bake a cake

  • All purpose / maida flour - 1 and 1/3 cups
  • sugar - 1 cup
  • unsalted butter - 1/2 cup / 8 tbsp (at room temperature)
  • Eggs- 2
  • cocoa powder- 1/2 cup (I used Hersheys's Natural)
  • hot/ boiling water - 1 cup
  • baking powder - 2 tea spoons
  • vanilla extract- 2 tea spoons
  • salt - 1/4 tea spoon
4.5/5 (40 Votes)

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  • 1 - 15 ounce can of pumpkin purée
  • 1 - box chocolate cake mix
  • 3/4 can of water
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla
4.5/5 (23 Votes)

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Lightened Up

  • Package Reese's Peanut Butter and Chocolate Cupcake Mix
  • 12 Tablespoons Betty Crocker Hershey's Milk Chocolate Frosting
  • 2/3 Cups of Water
  • 2 Eggs
  • 4 Teaspoons Skim Milk
  • 2 Tablespoons Smart Balance Light Butter
  • 1/3 cup Unsweetened Applesauce
  • 3 Packages Peanut Butter Cups
4.4/5 (27 Votes)

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Preheat oven 350F Whisk flour, baking powder and salt in medium bowl

  • 1 1/3 cups cake four
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 Teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/3 whole milk
  • 3 large egg white, room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • 1 cup sugar
  • Frosting
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter room temperature
  • 6 tablespoons heavy white cream
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
4.4/5 (37 Votes)

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Use pretzels and blueberries to make buterfly designs on top of ice cupcakes

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4.4/5 (11 Votes)

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Make the cupcake mix as per instructions

  • Your favorite basic cupcake recipe or boxed mix
4.3/5 (18 Votes)

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The easiest cupcakes alive!! And the yummiest!! Bring on the frosting!!

  • 3 eggs
  • 125g margarine
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3 tsp baking powder
4.3/5 (49 Votes)

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Brownies baked in cupcake pans

  • 1 box of brownie mix any kind as long as it makes a 9" x 13" inch pan.
  • 1/3 cup cold coffee
  • 1/2 coconut oil
  • 3 eggs
  • cupcake papers (your choice on whether you want to do mini or regular size)
  • cupcake pans
  • Preheat oven to 350*
4.3/5 (20 Votes)

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