Christmas is around the corner and we can’t help but think of all the delicious holiday treats and festive baked goodies. Christmas cupcakes ideas that don’t disappoint. Family favorite, easy to make, delicious, moist simply everything you want in a holiday dessert.
There are so many ways you can go about decorating these Christmas cupcakes like drizzling chocolate syrup, using frosting, M& M, crushed candy canes, sprinkles, snowflakes, and much more. This is the perfect way to create beautiful memories by having the kids help you decorate.
To get you started, we have rounded up 16 decadent, bake-worthy Christmas cupcake ideas which are a must-try and a family favorite. From gingerbread, eggnog to peppermint cupcakes. Regardless your baking skills, you will get some recipes you can easily make. Make sure you check out these easy gingerbread recipes for the holidays, Christmas cookies that will make your Christmas more festive.
16 festive Christmas cupcakes you must try
Peppermint mocha cupcakes
Such a delicay! Deep chocolate cupcakes flavored with peppermint and coffee, topped with peppermint vanilla frosting, candy canes, and a chocolate drizzle. The crushed candy cane and the drizzled chocolate finishes off these cupcakes so perfectly. The combination of chocolate, mint, and coffee is simply heavenly. Full recipe Sallys baking addiction
Gingerbread is one of the festive popular holiday flavors, that you can’t miss. Spiced gingerbread cupcake recipe with tangy, sweet cream cheese frosting, moist and flavorful. Perfectly topped with cream cheese and with the little gingerbread men. Full recipe Sally baking addition
Sugar plum fairy cupcakes
These cupcakes are magical and heavenly. Softest, fluffiest, and lightest cupcakes. They are lightly spiced with cinnamon and nutmeg and filled with fruity jam. Top with vanilla almond buttercream and an array of candies for a perfectly festive treat. You can be adventorous with your flavors and opt for Peppermint, coconut or even orange. The list is endless. Source Sallys baking addiction
White chocolate peppermint cupcakes
The best festive Christmas cupcakes that are so easy to make and total crowd pleaser. Vanilla peppermint cupcakes with white chocolate frosting swirled on top, sparkling sugar and crushed candy canes. Simply to die for! The best part is that you can have the kids join you decorate the cupcakes with so much. Full recipe Here
You can’t have Christmas cupcake ideas without tree cupcakes, right? So pretty, easy, fun and they tastes so delicious. A chocolate cupcake with green frosting on top and finished off with a star. Make a big batch and enjoy for a few days. There are so many ways you can decorate the cupcakes such as sprinkling powdered sugar, sprinkles and edible glitter. Source A table full of joy
Gingerbread cupcakes are a must during the holidays. It’s a flavor you can’t miss. Dense, moist, super easy to make. These cupcakes are simply a dream. Perfectly topped with Cinnamon Vanilla Buttercream frosting. Cream cheese will also be great. You can make a big batch and even ahead of time and store them in an air tight container. Full recipe Delicious little bites
Peppemint white chocolate cupcakes
I love how the colors are working so perfectly well. The homemade peppermint frosting is everything, it really elevates the cupcakes to another whole level. These cupcakes are going to be a show stopper at any holiday parties such as class and office party. Super easy to make, delicious and festive. Great garnished with peppermint, sprinkles, mini candy cane or shaved white chocolate. Source When is dinner
The snowflakes look so beautiful. Chocolate cupcakes with vanilla cream cheese frosting made extra special with some royal icing snowflakes. Source Glorious treats
Raspberry hot chocolate cupcakes
These cupcakes guarantees you so many compliments. Chocolate cake filled with marshmallow fluff and topped with intense and natural raspberry buttercream makes the perfect raspberry hot chocolate cupcake. These holiday cupcakes are simply heavenly, elegant and fruity. Full recipe Your cup of cake
Peppermint mocha cupcakes
Wow not only do this cupcakes taste divine but they look phenominal too. Moist chocolate espresso cupcake with chopped bits of Andes Peppermint bits and topped with chocolate drizzle and more chopped Andes and a peppermint candy on top. Full recipe Bakers royale
Christmas dessert ideas: little trees
The finishing of these cupcakes is expectionally beautiful. You can be sure they will stand out on the dessert table. Pumpkin cupcakes that are moist, delicious, has smooth texture and so delicious. The combination of the green and white frosting is awesome and it makes the cupcakes stand out. Full recipe Maricakes
Ice cream sundae cupcakes
These cupcakes will make you famous during the holiday season. They look amazing and the taste is simply heavenly. Topped with chocolate garnish, sprinkles and a cherry. Full recipe Delish
These holiday cupcakes are so inviting, decadent, tastes amazing and you can be sure they will be a big hit. Eggnog desserts are big during the holidays as they don’t disappoint. Topped with spiced rum buttercream frosting which is a great way to complete them. The gold sparkles are everything. Full recipe Baker royale
Simple, classic, festive, soft, fluffy and delicious. Vanilla cupcakes that are holiday themed are a must. Not only do they look great but they tastes amazing. If you want to have more fun you can add a few M & M or even crushed candy cane. Source Delish
Christmas light cupcakes
We can’t have Christmas treats without Christmas light cupcakes, right? They are so beautiful and eye catching. Full recipe delish
Hot chocolate cupcakes
Hot chocolate cupcakes that are great enjoyed with a hot cup of cocoa. Pure delicacy! Topped with homemade marshmallow frosting, chocolate syrup and candy cane. Grab a couple and enjoy them when watching your favorite holiday movie. Source Big bears wife
I hope you have enjoyed going through these delicious Christmas cupcakes ideas. They are perfect holiday desserts that will wow everyone and they will be gone even before you notice it.