12 Spring Cupcakes That Are the Sweet Taste of the Season
Spring Cupcakes with Sugared Flowers
These dainty sweets begin with rich brownie batter, baked in gilded cupcake liners. Then there's lavender icing, sugared pansies and violas to complete the look.
The marmalade in these cakes not only gives the nutty batter a tangy kick, but also adds a bright finish atop dolloped whipped cream.
These delightful strawberry cupcakes frosted with a berry meringue buttercream and topped with tiny wild strawberries.
A simple way to decorate any spring cupcake? Edible flowers are perfect pretty toppers.
Meringue Cupcakes with Stewed Rhubarb and Raspberries
We call them cupcakes but they're actually mini meringues baked in muffin tins. Layer whipped cream with spoonfuls of stewed rhubarb and fresh raspberries for a gorgeous colorful touch.
Strawberry Shortcake Cupcakes
Shortcake meets cupcake, what a winner! Simple sourcream vanilla cupcakes are scooped out with a melon baller then filled with strawberries and jam and topped with whipped cream and a slice of strawberry.
Kids will love helping to make and decorate this cute cupcake critter. Not a fondant fan? These caterpillars taste just as delicious with buttercream icing.
Nesting Baby-Bluebird Cupcakes
What could be cuter than these sweet baby bluebirds piped with frosting to sit cozy in their toasted coconut nests atop mini vanilla cupcakes?
Green Tea Cupcakes
Spring is the season of green, try these matcha cupcakes topped with green tea buttercream and matcha-white chocolate ganache.
Hints of lemon, orange, and lime zest make these cupcakes a refreshingly light springtime treat. A pinch of citrus zest on the glaze that tops these cupcakes is all you need for decoration.