If you fancy a change from making a birthday cake, birthday cupcakes are the perfect choice. We've rounded up our best birthday cupcakes just for you including party streamer cupcakes, coke float cupcakes and many more that are sure to inspire...
We’ve rounded up our best birthday cupcakes just for you including party streamer cupcakes, coke float cupcakes and many more that are sure to inspire.
If you fancy a change from making a big cake, birthday cupcakes are the perfect choice. You can make lots of them in one batch, choose your own flavouring for the sponge and decorate them however you like.
We’ve got lots of birthday cupcake ideas including clown cupcakes for the kids, mojito cupcakes for the adults and pretty present cupcakes for that special little boy or girl.
Click through to see our collection of birthday cupcakes…
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Get the party started with these celebration cupcakes. They’re pretty simple to make and decorate using only a little bit of fondant and a few edible cake toppers to give them a special twist. You can write whatever message you fancy on top, too.
If you’re in charge of making birthday cupcakes for the kids, whip up these fun and quirky clown-themed ones. Our step-by-step recipe shows you how to make a clown face, balloons and even a multi-coloured bow tie – how cute!
Get the recipe: Clown cupcakes
Impress your friends and family with this almighty giant cupcake. With a rich chocolate sponge and plenty of Maltesers piled high on top, this cupcake is sure to be the talk of the party and will put a big smile on the lucky birthday boy or girl’s face.
Why not give that special someone a bouquet of cupcakes for their birthday instead of the real thing? We’re sure they’ll appreciate how good they look, as well as how good they taste. You might even be able to sample one as a thank you for all your effort.
These 30th birthday cupcakes were made in honour of Kate Middleton’s birthday but they’re not just for royals! You can change the age to suit the birthday person – be it 8-years-old or 50. You can even experiment with different coloured fondant too, the possibilities are endless!
Wow! Just, wow. How amazing is this giant rainbow cupcake? It might look like a faff, but this impressive giant cupcake is actually much easier to make than it looks. Top with buttercream and finish with sweeties in all the colours of the rainbow.
Transport the birthday boy or girl to another galaxy far, far away with these space cupcakes. They’re perfect for themed birthday parties or made as special gifts – the kids are going to love them!
Everyone is going to love these coke float cupcakes. They’re just like the old-school drinks but in cupcake form. Topped with a cherry and served in some rather appropriate cupcake cases with straws, these cupcakes are sure to be the talk of the birthday party.
Get the recipe: Coke float cupcakes
These princess-themed cupcakes are the perfect treat for a little girl on her birthday. Whether you give them as a gift or serve them at her birthday party, watch her face light up with glee when she spots these magical cupcakes.
These delicious and quirky ice cream cone cupcakes are sure to turn a few heads. We think they’d make the perfect treats for those lucky ones celebrating their birthdays in the summer months. Top with a Flake, sprinkle with sugar strands and serve.
How clever are these cowboy cupcakes? Ideal for those wild west parties, our step-by-step picture recipe will show you how to make a fondant cowboy as well as horse and belt buckle to top your favourite flavoured cupcake – yeehaw!
Wish your loved ones ‘Happy Birthday’ with these personalised cupcakes. All you need is some coloured fondant and some alphabet cutters to get the perfect lettering. If you don’t have cutters, you could use writing icing instead and personalise that way.
Make the birthday boy or girl feel like royalty with these queen of pudding cupcakes topped with gooey meringue peaks. You could make each cupcake extra special by swapping the handmade flag for a personal message or birthday wish instead.
These mojito cupcakes are sure to go down a treat with the grown ups. Whip up a batch of these as a party treat or food gift – just make sure you leave yourself one to sample of course! You could make these cupcakes for your friend or partners’ birthday, especially if they’re a fan of mojitos.
We think these cupcakes would be a very cute present for baby’s first birthday or to celebrate the arrival of a newborn. Of course, baby might not be able to eat them but mum and dad are sure to help without complaints! Personalise the message with a warm birthday wish or the baby’s name instead.
How cool are these party streamer cupcakes? They look like real streamers but are in fact edible ones made with flower paste. Make them a few days in advance and pop onto your cupcakes before the party begins. Kids are going to love them!
Arrrrr – beware of these pirate cupcakes! They’re ideal for a themed party or as a special gift for a pirate fan. You can choose whatever flavour sponge you’d like – from chocolate to red velvet!
These cupcakes would make the birthday boy or girl very happy. Tied with a sweetie bow, you can choose whatever sponge you like for the base – we like lemon or chocolate. Pop into a cupcake gift box and ta-dah you’ve got a batch of pretty presents.