These unique cupcake recipes are big in flavor and are ready to impress guests no matter what the occasion!
When it comes to desserts, making cupcakes is an easy way to bring a dessert to the table. Cupcakes make the perfect dessert because they are single serve desserts. Guests can simply take a cupcake and continue on their way as they mingle and enjoy the activities with friends and family.
Cupcakes are no longer just for kids. Today, there are plenty of unique cupcake recipes that you can make for adult celebrations too.
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The Best Unique Cupcake Recipes To Try
Each of these cupcakes are unique in their own way. From unique flavors to unique designs, we’ve gathered our favorite list of unique cupcake recipes for you to drool over.
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1. Cannoli Cupcakes
Topped with a cannoli cream and a chocolate coffee frosting, these cannoli cupcakes are unique, pretty, and delicious! If you love a good cannoli, you will enjoy these cupcakes! –> grab the recipe @ Baking Beauty
2. Caramel Macchiato Cupcakes
Don’t these cupcakes look delicious? We think so which is why we featured them! The cupcakes are actually inspired by a popular coffee shop drink. Can you guess which one?! –> grab the recipe @ The Pioneer Woman.
3. Italian Cream Cupcakes
Buttermilk and almond cupcakes are topped with a cream cheese frosting sprinkled with almonds and cherries. If you are looking to impress, these cupcakes are sure to do the trick! –> grab the recipe @ Swanky Recipes.
4. Beer & Pretzel Cupcakes
A beer flavored chocolate cupcake is filled with a beer ganache and topped with a beer buttercream icing. If that isn’t enough, it also has a salty pretzel crust for extra flavor. –> grab the recipe @ Queenslee Appetit.
5. Peach Cobbler Cupcakes
A popular southern desserts is given a twist and has been turned into a single serve treat; a flavorful and unique cupcake treat. The cupcakes are full of cinnamon and peach flavors then topped with a tasty homemade whipped cream icing. –> grab the recipe @ Life Love and Sugar
6. Pineapple Cupcakes
Loaded with pineapple, these cupcakes are light and moist. The icing is even pineapple flavored! I’d say these pineapple cupcakes would make the perfect summer treat. –> grab the recipe @ Barth Bakery.
If you like pineapple flavors, these pineapple desserts are worth checking out.
7. Key Lime Cupcakes
All of the flavors of a key lime pie, just in a cute cupcake form! If you enjoy a good key lime dessert, you are going to enjoy these key lime cupcakes. –> grab the recipe @ Culinary Ginger.
8. Strawberry Coconut Cupcakes
Filled with strawberry and coconut flavors throughout, the cupcakes are topped with a pink buttercream icing. –> grab the recipe @ Quiche My Grits.
9. Hazelnut Chocolate Cupcakes
If you love the flavor of Nutella, these cupcakes are for you. The hazelnut chocolate cupcakes have a gooey hazelnut praline filling inside a chocolate cupcake. It’s then topped with a hazelnut buttercream frosting. –> grab the recipe @ The Loopy Whisk
10. Salted Carmel Cupcakes
These unique cupcakes are loaded with rich caramel flavor. That flavor goes into both the cupcakes and the frosting. On top, you’ll find sprinkled sea salt to give you one of the best flavors. –> grab the recipe @ The Kitchen Is My Playground.
Unique Cupcake Recipes Are Perfect for Parties!
They are! Unique cupcake recipes are perfect for parties and special occasions. Anytime you need to bring a dessert and want to impress, try taking one of these unique cupcake recipes and watch the reactions.
11. Apple Crumble Cupcakes
A great fall dessert, these apple crumble cupcakes have a spiced apple filling. The cupcakes themselves are flavored with cinnamon and brown sugar. The icing is a cinnamon buttercream flavor with a crunchy brown sugar topping. –> grab the recipe @ The Baking Explorer
12. Strawberry Cheesecake Cupcakes
Stuffed with a cheesecake filling and topped with a strawberry icing, these vanilla cupcakes are delicious. –> grab the recipe @ Mommy Mouse Clubhouse