15 Impressive Cupcakes & Muffins

Cupcakes and muffins will never go out of style because they just have too much going for them — they're the perfect size, everyone gets their own, you don't need any plates or utensils to eat them, and they're just so darn cute! If you want to whip up an impressive treat that will have everyone eating out of the palm of your hand, these 15 sweet recipes are sure to do the trick!

1. Cruffins — Croissant Muffins 

Those of us with a sweet tooth are often spoiled for choice when we visit the bakery. There are so many cakes and pastries to choose from. Perennial favorites include muffins and croissants, and now you now longer have to pick one over the other. The solution lies in so-called cruffins! This invention is not just a combination of muffin and croissant in a word, but also in the preparation. The result will make the hearts of every baked goods lover beat just that little bit faster. Get the full recipe & instructions here.

2.—6. |  Cute Cupcake Decorations

Who doesn't love cupcakes? A basic recipe and a thousand variants are a colorful source of creativity for every baking enthusiast. Here are some fun ideas for your next get-together or kid's birthday party. All you have to do to get started is bake the cupcakes – simple enough! With so many adorable choices, you'll just have to try them all. Get the full recipe & instructions here.

7. Blackberry Coconut Cupcakes

There's nothing better than enjoying a sweet and fluffy piece of cake with your family and friends. Whether for a birthday, anniversary, or just because, all eyes light up when a beautifully decorated masterpiece is placed on the table. And when everyone has their own little cake, nobody has anything to complain about. True cupcake aficionados can go one step further and bake more of these tasty treats using different berries! Get the full recipe & instructions here.

8. Chocolate Orange Muffins

What do muffins and oranges have in common? Nothing actually, but combine the two and you're in for a real treat! But we're not talking about just combining the flavors, because after all, who hasn't had a chocolate and orange flavored sweet treat before? No, we're taking it one step further and we're putting the muffin IN the orange! You'll be able to blissfully enjoy these fruity chocolatey delicacies even more knowing you're saving money on cupcake liners and reducing packaging waste! Yummy! Get the full recipe & instructions here.

9.—14. | Buttercream Dog-Themed Cupcakes

Cupcakes have been done to death, so it's always refreshing to find a brand spanking new recipe or creative look, and here you have it with these sweet doggie-decorated treats topped off with buttercream. Dog lovers will get a kick out of these little bites of heaven, even though they're almost too pretty to eat... ALMOST. Get the full recipe & instructions here.

15. Chocolate Banana Muffins

If you're a fan of our delicious Chocolate Mole Cake — a heavenly combo of moist chocolate sponge cake, bananas, and cream — then you'll love it even more in a miniature and individually-sized portion! The great thing about these muffins is that they're quick and easy to make. But beware: they'll get gobbled up just as quickly, too! Get the full recipe & instructions here.

These little works of art are almost too pretty to eat, but don't let that stop you! After all, who can resist a treat that fits right in your hand? Not us!


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