20 Unique Cupcake Recipes

Unusual Cupcake

What makes a cupcake unique? Flavor? Aroma? Surprising ingredient combinations?  All of course, plus a dash of creativity, make a deliciously unusual cupcake. Today, I'm sharing 20 of my favorite unique cupcake recipes. What is your favorite?

Cupcake Recipes

    Avocado Cupcakes, Will Cook For Smiles
    Photo/Will Cooks For Smiles
      Bacon-Hazelnut Buttermilk Cupcakes, Bakingdom
      Blackberry Cobbler Cupcakes  |  TheCakeBlog.com
      Photo/The Cake Blog
      Blueberry Pancake Cupcakes, Your Cup of Cake
      Photo/Your Cup Of Cake
      Butterbeer Cupcakes, Amy Bites
      Photo/Amy Bites
      Champagne Cupcakes
      Photo/Life, Love, & Sugar
      Cherry Rhubarb Cupcakes, A Cookie Named Desire
      Photo/A Cookie Named Desire
      Chocolate Mint Cupcakes
      Photo/Simply Recipes
      Cream of Broccoli Soup Cupcakes, Red Shallot Kitchen
      Photo/Red Shallot Kitchen
      Gluten-Free Eggnog Cupcakes, A Girl Defloured
      Photo/A Girl Defloured
      Fruity Pebbles Cupcakes, Raining Hot Coupons
      Photo/Raining Hot Coupons
      Horchata Cupcakes, Just Jenn Recipes
      Photo/Just Jenn Recipes
      Lavender Honey Cupcakes, Kimmy's Bake Shop
      Photo/Kimmy's Bake Shop
      Maple Bacon Cupcakes, Table For Two
      Photo/Table For Two
      Matcha Azuki Cupcakes, The Little Epicurean
      Photo/The Little Epicurean
      Purple Potato Cupcakes, Simply Cake
      Photo/Simply Cake
      Rosemary Honey Cupcakes, Nutmegs, Seven
      Photo/Nutmegs, Seven
      Strawberry Basil Lemonade Cupcakes, Runs with Spatulas
      Photo/Runs With Spatulas
      Sweet Pea and Ricotta Cupcakes, Cupcake Project
      Photo/Cupcake Project
      Vanilla Chai Tea Cupcakes, Lady Behind The Curtain
      Photo/Lady Behind The Curtain

      For more creative inspiration, these books are now available on Amazon. I've read The Pink Whisk Brilliant Baking Step-by-Step Cake Making, and it's excellent.

      For more recipe inspiration, follow my dessert boards on Pinterest: