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Your favorite autumn flavors in a different form. These fall cupcake recipes contain all your go-to indulgences like pumpkin spice, caramel, and apple crumble but are made into sweet, rich cupcakes instead!
Pumpkin spice isn’t the only flavor of the season. These fall cupcake recipes will give your taste buds a whole new kind of indulgence.
You can choose from classics like maple pecan to apple cinnamon and even pecan pie, and all in cupcake form.
These autumn cupcakes make the perfect addition to Halloween parties or any holiday dessert table. With their indulgent flavors, any one you choose will be a hit.
Choose Local When Possible
For the best fall seasonal produce and best flavor to use in any meal planning (including dessert) be sure to hit your local farmer’s markets, produce stands, and orchards to pick the freshest and most flavorful fruits and vegetables available. It’s a great way to your local build community and serve amazing desserts at the same time!
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The Ultimate Fall Cupcake Recipe List
Here are our favorite fall cupcake flavors to grace your home tables, serve at gatherings, and even use at bake sales! Grab your cupcake pans and fall themed cupcake liners to get started with any of these fall cupcake ideas that are sure to bring a smile to the whole family.
Have a bit of extra leftover applesauce on hand? Whip up this easy cupcake recipe full of warm spices perfect to cozy up to any time of year. The cinnamon frosting gives these autumn treats even more warmth and deliciousness.
Moist and decadent these cupcakes are something very special. Filled with a pecan praline sauce and topped with a brown sugar buttercream, you’ll have friends begging for the recipe once they taste them.
An autumn classic these cupcakes have a rich pumpkin spice flavor and are topped with easy cream cheese frosting. They’re a tasty dessert to share with friends and neighbors to kick off pumpkin season.
Pears are so often overlooked in fall desserts but that is a mistake! Super moist and irresistible with a refreshing burst of fruity sweetness. These cupcakes with a white chocolate cream cheese frosting that takes them from tasty to almost sinful indulgence.
Filled with crunchy chopped nuts and frosted with cream cheese icing these cupcakes bring out everyone's carrot cake flavors! With a warm cinnamon and buttery taste, they’re a wonderful treat for cool days.
Eating vegetables just got better. These cupcakes use sweet potatoes to make them ultra-moist and beautiful. With a cinnamon-spiced flavor, they’re then topped with whipped cream to keep it a simple and fun dessert.
If you want rich indulgence these fall cupcakes are for you. Easy spiced apple cupcakes are topped with a decadent caramel buttercream frosting before being drizzled with salted caramel for a lovely presentation that is sure to win rave reviews!
Pumpkin isn't the only winter squash to use in your cupcakes! Use up the butternut squash on your counter with these tasty cupcakes! Easy to make the cupcakes are lightly spiced and topped with a salted caramel frosting that everyone loves.
Chocolate is a hit in any season but the pumpkin chocolate chip combination in fall is a classic. Light, soft cupcakes topped with creamy chocolate frosting; these cupcakes are sure to become favorite pumpkin desserts.
All your favorite real pumpkin pie flavors in an easy-to-share dessert. These cupcakes are really just mini, crustless pumpkin pies topped with whipped cream to create the perfect blend of decadent flavor. Make a double batch and serve these at holiday parties for individual desserts that are easy to serve.
A lightly spiced and moist vanilla cupcake is topped with a cinnamon buttercreamin these sweet treats! These cupcakes take the apple flavor to a whole new level by being topped with buttery apple pie filling perfect for highlighting your apple picking adventures.
The favorite fall flavors of pumpkin spice cupcakes and maple syrup converge in a perfect balance here. These are a great option for serving at parties alongside a coffee or hot cocoa bar for something truly special and easy.
Don't leave anyone out when serving cupcakes. These offer traditional flavor with a gluten-free twist. The cupcakes use freshly grated carrots to keep the base moist and natural sweeteners like maple syrup for added taste. They’re so delicious that no one will suspect the changes.
Indulge in your favorite cinnamon sugar snickerdoodle cookie flavor in cupcake form. Take it to the next level with buttercream frosting. These tasty cupcakes are incredibly easy to make and the perfect way to say happy fall!
Stuffed with cranberry sauce this cupcake recipe brings with it all the festive comfort! A soft, gingerbread base is topped with a classic cream cheese frosting. With these cupcakes, you get a burst of fresh tart flavor in every bite.