Monkey bread is sticky, gooey, covers in cinnamon and sugar and just plain tasty. These monkey bread cupcakes take that idea and spin it a bit. The dough is rolled into a ball around some banana slices and chocolate bits, before dunked in melted butter and cinnamon and sugar. Each ball then goes into a cupcake liner (although it’s more fun to squeeze two into one liner to evoke the real thing) and baked before being coated in a sugar-y, cinnamon-y glaze.
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Kaleidoscope cupcakes are sweet little colorful treats with an added measure of fun. To achieve this multihued masterpiece the trick is to color the cupcake batter separately. Partially fill the cupcake wrappers and then add the colored batters in whatever design you choose. To finish off the adorable edibles, instead of icing or frosting on top which would hide these cuties, the cakes are split and the frosting is stuck in the middle. Picture perfect!
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You’ve heard of push pops – these melty, sugar-y, orange sherbet flavored treats that tend to make a bit of a mess in the summertime when bought from your local ice cream truck. Now imagine them served in cupcake form, with layers of tasty frosting sandwiched between even more layers, this time of cupcake. When served in a narrow plastic “push-up” cup, these sweet and creative cupcakes will send you right back to your childhood!
Source Simply Sweets
Fondant bows and mouse ears on either side of a heaping helping of buttercream frosting say “Disney” in a subtle fashion. You can make these cupcakes from any cake batter that you choose, although these are a wonderful vanilla flavor. The buttercream is also vanilla, although, like the cupcakes, you can decide to use chocolate instead, of any other flavor, for that matter. What is important is the crowning touch that makes these Disney-fied — the mouse ears!
Source Eat My Cakes
Is Deadpool your child’s favorite X-man? If so, then these cupcakes will be welcome addition to his or her birthday party festivities. Take the cupcake batter of your choice, then coat them with a thick layer of fondant frosting in Deadpool’s characteristic red with black accents. Add on a fondant star, a few letters (spelling out your child’s name, or even a D and a P for Deadpool) and you will be the superhero of the party for coming up with these tasty creations!
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Whether you’re celebrating your child’s First Lego League victory or simply want to create something memorable to serve at a birthday party, these lego cupcakes fit the bill. The cupcakes themselves are pretty basic, vanilla batter in a whimsically striped paper liner, but that’s okay, it’s the edible lego-shaped chocolate candy on each that really makes them special. Thanks to a little meltable candy coating and a lego-piece shaped ice cube tray, you can create these awesome, yet tasty, masterpieces!
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I have been a fan of cupcakes since my childhood and I have never been fascinated by any cupcakes I tasted more than the Ladybird cupcakes! This cupcake is exquisitely baked that you can’t help but wonder how it is done. This is a perfect cupcake that you can serve for children’s parties and you will definitely get lots of “wows” and “oohs” from them. Nevertheless, Ladybird cupcakes can be served in any occasion with their perfect taste and fascinating appearance.
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For cupcakes so cute that you almost don’t want to eat them, or a treat that will be the hit of your next Halloween party, look no further than these ghost-topped goodies. The cupcake underneath of these festive fondant ghosts is unremarkable. You can go with chocolate cupcakes, vanilla ones, or any exotic (or Halloween-related flavors). It’s the frosting that counts most, and makes the biggest impact: white ghosts with black eyes made out of standard fondant icing.
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A chocolate cupcake with choco and caramel frosting topped with a very cute little turtle. This cupcakes go well with milk; definitely a cupcake that kids and adults alike will love. Good for an afternoon snack after kiddo’s soccer game or after a long day from work. The cute little turtle toppers are a winner where they are intricately made to make these cupcakes not your ordinary chocolate ones. Decadent cups to make a tiring or boring day a more interesting one.