It can be tricky to come up with a recipe for vegan cupcakes that are so tasty they will disappear shortly after being served. Thankfully, you won’t have to look much longer, because that recipe is right here. These chocolate cupcakes with peanut butter cream cheese frosting are completely vegan. The frosting is made from combining vegan cream cheese, peanut butter, vanilla extract and powdered sugar. The cupcakes are equally dairy free, making them great for those with food allergies as well!
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Father’s Day cupcakes need to fulfills two very important criteria: they should be somewhat “manly” as far as decorations and ingredients go, and they need to be tasty. These Father’s Day cupcakes fit that perfectly. They are decorated with edible Royal Icing beer mugs and chocolate frosted “dad’s.” They are also made of chocolate, with a can of Guinness thrown in. This turns them into an adults only treat, but elevates the level of flavor. The special “dad” in your life won’t be able to resist!
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Halloween themed Low Fat Chocolate Mummy Cupcakes are a great choice for any Halloween cupcake needs. They are cute, decadent, and as healthy as a cupcake is ever going to get and still be called a cupcake. The simple vanilla frosting gets piped over the cupcake to give it the appearance of a wrapped mummy. Using M&Ms as eyes are a creative choice that allows you to customize the color of each cupcake. You could even make some mummies with spooky red eyes!
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Pumpkin and mocha do indeed go together. This is proven by this tasty cupcake recipe, in which the cupcakes are flavored with unsweetened cocoa powder, pumpkin pie spice and brewed hot pumpkin spice coffee. The frosting fits the theme perfectly, as it contains pureed pumpkin, more pumpkin pie spice, vanilla extract, confectioners sugar and butter. These cupcakes can be served with some sprinkles on top, or baked in festive autumn-themed cupcake liners. Enjoy!
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Chocolate chip cookies are just as good as the aptly named cookies themselves. This particular recipe uses standard ingredients that are probably in your kitchen right now. The only exception to this may be the melted unsweetened chocolate that goes into the batter along with the chocolate chips, flour and other things. The frosting is a liquefied ganache made from heavy cream and chopped semisweet chocolate. Dip each cupcake in it before serving.
Itís not often that you find pumpkin and chocolate mixed together in a dessert and after eating these cupcakes I can honestly say, I have no idea why. The sweet pumpkin pairs perfectly with the bitter cocoa. Then the addition of some orange zest and food coloring brightens the flavor and look. These orange and black chocolate pumpkin cupcakes with orange cream cheese frosting will have the kids going wild at your next Halloween party.
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If you truly want a different kind of snack, consider making a batch (or two – you may have a hard time resisting them!) of these mini cinnamon chocolate cupcakes. They are made from, of course, cocoa powder and cinnamon, as well as nutmeg, balsamic vinegar, flour, and a number of other ingredients. The frosting is a spiced buttercream, complete with almond milk and pumpkin pie spice. On top of that are the candied walnuts. All three work together to make an unforgettable combination!
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Dark chocolate cake mix, some pretzels, peanut butter frosting and sea salt are combined here to make these unforgettable cupcakes. The cupcakes are easy to make – just follow the instruction on the box, add in correct ingredients and bake. While those are in the oven, the peanut butter, regular butter and sugar are combined to make the frosting. After frosting each cooled off cupcake, sprinkle on some sea salt, place a whole pretzel into the top of each and enjoy!
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Winter weather calls for rich, deeply flavored cupcakes – like these chocolate ones. They contain flour, eggs, vanilla extract, sugar, dark brown sugar (yes, two different types), salt, baking powder, baking soda, butter, cocoa powder and hot brewed coffee. The latter two give the cupcakes that luscious flavor that works well when the weather is cold. The frosting is a peanut butter buttercream that’s applied over chocolate ganache. The perfect topping to an unforgettable cupcake!
There are few things that go together better than chocolate and almonds. Add in some coconut and you will end up with an unforgettable (and tasty) combination! These chocolate almond cupcakes are flavored with whole almonds that have been chopped finely, shredded coconut, cocoa powder, coconut milk and unsweetened chocolate. The frosting is made from sugar, egg whites, cream of tartar, salt and vanilla extract. Bake, frost and sprinkle with more shredded coconut before serving.