Want to make something sweet for a party? Cupcakes are the perfect DIY choice! We’ve found you 40 terrific cupcakes to admire, with scrumptious recipes & directions to follow. Most are great for beginning DIY-ers to do & get terrific results. A few are ideal for more intermediate or advanced DIY-ers. So we know you’ll find that cupcake that is not only sweet, but that your family & friends say “Wow!” when they see them.
One of the great things about cupcakes, is that it is so easy to make a dessert for everyone to enjoy at the party. Most recipes make about 24 cupcakes, if you need more, you can always double or triple the recipe. Or consider making 2 different types of cupcakes, which always looks pretty.
Cupcakes are easy to customize, as you can change the flavors and colors as you wish. So if you’d prefer to make strawberry cupcakes instead of vanilla, this is quite simple to do. What a great way to put a smile on the birthday girl or boy’s face, DIY-ing cupcakes in their favorite flavor, or adding other customizations like fun candy toppings!
So, let’s get started! Happy DIY-ing!
How to Make Ruffle Flower Cupcakes
Love dahlias and chrysanthemums? DIY these pretty flower cupcakes!
Cookie Monster Cupcakes
Cookie monster fan? DIY these fun cupcakes.
Zoo Animal Cupcakes
Aren’t they adorable? Zoo animal cupcakes!
How to Make Easy DIY Unicorn Cupcakes
Love unicorns? These are super easy to DIY too!
how to Mermaid Cupcakes
Mermaid fan? DIY these great cupcakes for your next party.
Sesame Street Cupcakes
Is your little boy or girl having a birthday party? These are the cupcakes you’ll want to DIY!
Aren’t these sweet? DIY these fun cupcakes.
Easy Farm Animal Cupcakes
Look at these super cute farm cupcakes! DIY these for your next kids party!
Strawberries and Cream Cupcakes
Aren’t these sweet? Strawberry cupcakes.
Easy Make at Home Corgi Cupcakes
Love corgis? DIY these yummy cupcakes.
How to Make Mermaid Cupcakes
So much fun! Bright & colorful mermaid cupcakes.
Flamingo fan? DIY these sweet cupcakes.
Pink Champagne Cupcakes
What fun for a bridal shower or another “over 21” party! Champagne cupcakes.
Shark Week Inspired Cupcakes
Such fun cupcakes! Great for a summer party.
Perfect Dozen Cupcake Bouquet
Why, these look like you need to put them in a vase! Such lovely flower cupcakes.
So delightful! Cupcakes in bloom.
Perfect for a beginner baker. These are super cute, an easy DIY.
Dino-themed party? DIY these super cute cupcakes.
Jungle Animal Cupcakes
Super cute! DIY these for a kid’s birthday party.
Leprechaun Cookie Cupcakes
Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day? DIY these fun cupcakes.
DIY Succulent Cupcakes
Do you love succulents? DIY these cupcakes for your next party!
Does your family love dinosaurs? DIY these fun cupcakes.
Easy DIY Peppa Pig Party Food Ideas
Does your kids love Peppa Pig? DIY these adorable cupcakes.
Jungle Animal Cupcakes
Such cute animals! Perfect for your child’s birthday party.
Aren’t these adorable? Sweet lil’ pig cupcakes!
Marshmallow Flowers Cupcakes
Marshmallow fan? DIY these pretty flower cupcakes.
Minion fans in your house? DIY these fun cupcakes!
Is your kid having a farm themed party? Here are the perfect cupcakes to DIY.
Perfect for a kid’s birthday party! A big cake surrounded by cupcakes, creating a cute lion’s face.
How to Make DIY Cactus Cupcakes
Love cacti? DIY these pretty cupcakes!
Perfect for a birthday party or bridal shower. Such lovely cupcakes!
Easy Lion Cupcakes
Roar! These cupcakes are yummy!
Succulent Cupcakes Recipe
Aren’t these adorable? DIY them if you love succulents.
Buttercream Flower Cupcakes Tutorial
Aren’t these pretty? DIY these sweet cupcake flowers.
Bouquet of a dozen red roses cupcakes
Perfect for Valentine’s Day! These roses will last until you’re ready for a treat.
DIY Flower Cupcake Bouquet
Want to give someone a sweet bouquet? DIY this with tempting cupcakes!
Flower Gallery Cupcakes
So bright & colorful! Here’s a variety of flower cupcakes.
Aren’t these beautiful? Cupcakes that create a garden scene.
Floral Frosting Cupcakes
Why, they look so real you might have to plant them! Lovely variety of flower cupcakes.
DIY Cupcake Bouquet
So cute!!! Perfect for a baby shower or bridal shower.