Indulgence, creativity, and a burst of flavor – that's what filled cupcakes bring to the table. These delightful treats have taken the baking world by storm, captivating taste buds with their surprise centers.
From luscious fruit fillings to creamy chocolate ganache, the possibilities are endless. In this blog post, we'll explore some of the best filled cupcake recipes that will leave you craving for more. So, grab your apron and get ready to embark on a journey of sweet satisfaction!
1. Easy Filled Cupcakes
Easy Filled Cupcakes are a delightful treat for any occasion. These cupcakes are made with a box cake mix and can be filled with a variety of delicious options such as whipped cream, pudding, jam, berries, or frosting.
The cupcakes are baked, then a hole is cut in the center to add the filling. The cupcakes are topped with frosting and sprinkles for a fun and festive touch. With endless flavor combinations, these cupcakes are sure to be a hit at any gathering.
The Cupcakes recipe offers a variety of delicious filled cupcake options, including Nutella, Biscoff, Strawberry, Christmas Tree, Apple Pie, Chocolate Caramel, Lemon Poppy Seed, and more.
The recipe also provides helpful tips on tools to use for filling cupcakes, such as an apple corer, paring knife, piping bags, and measuring spoons. With a range of fillings like chocolate ganache, jam, lemon curd, and cream cheese frosting, these cupcakes are sure to satisfy any sweet tooth.
3. Super Moist Strawberry Filled Cupcakes
These Super Moist Strawberry Filled Cupcakes are a delightful treat for any occasion. The vanilla cupcakes are incredibly moist and have a light and fluffy texture. The real star of these cupcakes is the fresh strawberry filling, which adds a fruity and sweet burst of flavor.
Topped with a vanilla frosting, these cupcakes are perfect for spring or summer parties, or as a romantic treat for Valentine's Day. Overall, these cupcakes are a must-try for strawberry lovers looking for a delicious and moist filled cupcake recipe.
4. Chocolate Peanut Butter Stuffed Cupcakes
The Chocolate Peanut Butter Stuffed Cupcakes are a delightful treat for chocolate and peanut butter lovers. These cupcakes are made with a chocolate cake mix and filled with a delicious peanut butter filling that resembles the taste of a Reese's peanut butter cup.
The cupcakes are topped with a homemade peanut butter frosting that adds the perfect finishing touch. If you're a fan of the classic chocolate and peanut butter combination, these cupcakes are a must-try.
5. Caramel Filled Cupcakes
These caramel filled cupcakes are a delectable treat that will satisfy any sweet tooth. The soft and moist chocolate cupcake is filled with a homemade salted caramel, adding a burst of rich flavor with every bite.
Topped with a creamy salted caramel buttercream and finished with more caramel and cake crumbs, these cupcakes are a true indulgence. Perfect for parties or special occasions, these caramel filled cupcakes are a must-try for any dessert lover.
6. Strawberry Filled Cupcakes
Strawberry Filled Cupcakes are a delightful treat that combines soft and delicate white cupcakes with a luscious fresh strawberry filling and a fluffy whipped buttercream frosting. These crowd-favorite cupcakes are perfect for any occasion, from Valentine's Day to birthday parties.
The homemade strawberry filling is easy to make with just a few ingredients, and the whipped buttercream frosting adds a sweet and creamy finish. These cupcakes are a must-try for anyone who loves the combination of strawberries and cake.
7. Chocolate Cream Cheese Cupcakes
The Chocolate Cream Cheese Cupcakes recipe combines the best of both chocolate cake and cheesecake. The cupcakes have a delicious cheesecake filling surrounded by moist chocolate cake. They are easy to make and do not require frosting.
The cupcakes are addictive and travel well, making them perfect for picnics or potluck dinners. They can also be frozen for later enjoyment. Overall, these cupcakes are a delightful treat for any chocolate and cheesecake lover.
8. Chocolate Cupcakes
The Chocolate Cupcakes recipe is a moist and chocolatey delight. It is a scaled-down version of the popular Most Amazing Chocolate Cake recipe, perfect for making two dozen cupcakes. The recipe is simple and easy to follow, even for inexperienced bakers. It calls for buttermilk, which is essential for the recipe, and provides tips for making a buttermilk substitute.
The recipe also offers options for substituting eggs and using different frostings. The use of hot water does not cook the eggs, and coffee can be substituted for a richer flavor. The recipe recommends using high-quality cocoa powder but also suggests a widely available brand. It does not provide gluten-free options. Overall, the Chocolate Cupcakes recipe is a must-try for chocolate lovers.
9. Cream-Filled Chocolate Cupcakes
Cream-Filled Chocolate Cupcakes are a dreamy and indulgent treat. The moist and chocolatey cupcakes are filled with fluffy whipped vanilla buttercream and topped with a rich chocolate ganache. The cupcakes are incredibly soft and moist, with a deep chocolate flavor.
The vanilla cream filling adds a sweet and creamy element, while the chocolate ganache provides a fudge-like texture. These homemade cupcakes are reminiscent of the classic packaged treat but are even better.
10. Blueberry Filled Cupcakes
These Blueberry Filled Cupcakes are a delightful treat with a burst of blueberry flavor. The fluffy white cupcakes are filled with Bonne Maman Wild Blueberry Preserves, adding a sweet and tangy surprise in every bite.
Topped with a creamy Crème Fraîche Frosting and a drizzle of blueberry sauce, these cupcakes are visually appealing and delicious. Perfect for berry lovers and a great addition to any dessert table.
11. Berry Filled Cupcakes
Berry Filled Cupcakes are a delightful treat for the warmer months. These fluffy vanilla cupcakes are filled with a delicious medley of raspberries, blueberries, and strawberries, creating a burst of fruity flavor with every bite.
The cupcakes are then topped with a creamy vanilla mascarpone frosting, adding a tangy and rich finish. Perfect for picnics and barbecues, these cupcakes are a crowd-pleaser that will leave you wanting more.
12. Jam Filled Cupcakes
Jam Filled Cupcakes are a delightful treat that will satisfy any sweet tooth. These cupcakes feature a light and fluffy vanilla cake filled with a luscious strawberry jam center. The frosting is a classic buttercream that perfectly complements the flavors of the cupcake.
With the option to customize the fillings and frostings, these cupcakes offer endless possibilities for creative variations. Whether it's a birthday or a special occasion, Jam Filled Cupcakes are sure to impress with their delicious taste and charming presentation.
13. Banana Cream Cupcakes
The Banana Cream Cupcakes recipe features a moist and flavorful cupcake base made with ripe bananas. The cupcakes are filled with a creamy and tangy cream cheese filling and topped with a delicious cream cheese icing.
The combination of banana and cream cheese creates a delightful flavor profile that is sure to satisfy any sweet tooth. Perfect for banana lovers and those who enjoy a creamy filling in their cupcakes.
14. Black Bottom Cupcakes
Black Bottom Cupcakes are a delightful treat that will satisfy any chocolate lover. These marbled cupcakes are moist and rich, with a creamy chocolate chip cream cheese filling that adds a burst of flavor.
The recipe is easy to follow and yields a generous amount of cupcakes, making it perfect for gatherings or parties. Whether enjoyed by kids or adults, these cupcakes are sure to be a crowd-pleaser.
15. Peanut Butter Chocolate Cupcakes
The Peanut Butter Chocolate Cupcakes are a delectable combination of moist dark chocolate cupcakes filled with a luscious peanut butter marshmallow fluff. Topped with a creamy peanut butter frosting, these cupcakes are a must-try for any peanut butter lover.
The filling is the highlight, with its irresistible combination of peanut butter and marshmallow. Perfect for special occasions or any time you crave a rich and indulgent treat.
16. Chocolate Strawberry Filled Cupcakes
The Chocolate Strawberry Filled Cupcakes are a perfect treat for Valentine's Day or any day. These cupcakes have a delicious chocolate flavor paired with a sweet strawberry filling.
The strawberry buttercream frosting, made with freeze-dried strawberries, adds a great strawberry flavor and color. These cupcakes are easy to make and store well. They are a delightful choice for anyone looking for a filled cupcake recipe.
17. Oreo Cookies & Cream Filling
The Oreo Cookies & Cream Filling is a creamy and sweet filling with Oreo crumbs throughout. It's perfect for filling cakes and cupcakes, adding a delightful surprise to your desserts.
The filling is not meant to be used as a frosting, but it can be piped into cupcakes or used between layers of cake. It pairs well with cream cheese buttercream frosting and can be topped with a Double Stuf Oreo for an extra treat. Overall, this filling adds a delicious twist to any dessert.
18. Vanilla Cupcakes Stuffed with Lemon Curd
Vanilla Cupcakes Stuffed with Lemon Curd is a delightful recipe that combines the lightness of vanilla cupcakes with the tanginess of lemon curd. The cupcakes serve as the perfect vessel for the silky lemon curd filling and are topped with a light and slightly tart lemon buttercream frosting.
The combination of flavors is absolute perfection. This recipe is a must-try for anyone looking for a delicious and impressive filled cupcake option.
19. Ice Cream Filled Cupcakes
Ice Cream Filled Cupcakes are a delightful twist on traditional cupcakes. These easy-to-make treats feature a surprise scoop of ice cream in the center, topped with whipped topping, melted chocolate, and colorful sprinkles.
The combination of moist chocolate cake, creamy ice cream, and decadent toppings creates a delicious and refreshing dessert. Perfect for parties or warm weather gatherings, these cupcakes are sure to impress your guests.
20. Nutella Filled Cupcakes
These Nutella Filled Cupcakes are a chocolate lover's dream. The fluffy chocolate sponge is topped with a creamy Nutella buttercream swirl and filled with a gooey Nutella center.
The combination of flavors is heavenly, making these cupcakes a must-try for any Nutella addict. The recipe also offers a gluten-free option, making it accessible to a wider audience. Overall, these cupcakes are a delicious treat that will satisfy any sweet tooth.
21. Orange Creamsicle Cupcakes
Orange Creamsicle Cupcakes are a delightful treat that captures the nostalgic flavors of a creamsicle. These cupcakes are soft and fluffy, with a rich orange flavor that comes from the addition of orange extract. The highlight of these cupcakes is the silky smooth vanilla buttercream center, which adds a creamy and indulgent element.
The two-tone frosting, made with cream cheese, adds a creamy texture that complements the sweetness of the cakes. Overall, these cupcakes are a perfect choice for summer parties or any occasion where you want to impress with a delicious and visually appealing dessert.
22. Boston Cream Cupcakes
The Boston Cream Cupcakes recipe is a delightful treat that combines the flavors of rich chocolate and smooth vanilla cream filling. The cupcakes are made using a cake mix and vanilla pudding, making them incredibly easy to put together. The moist cake and creamy filling create a heavenly explosion of flavor in every bite.
Topped with a decadent chocolate ganache frosting, these cupcakes are a must-try for any dessert lover. They can be enjoyed with a warm cup of coffee or paired with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for an indulgent treat. The recipe also offers substitutions and additions for those who prefer to customize their cupcakes. Overall, the Boston Cream Cupcakes are a delicious and satisfying option for anyone craving a filled cupcake.
23. Hostess Cupcakes
Hostess Cupcakes are a delicious and easy-to-make treat that captures the iconic flavors of the classic snack. This recipe uses a chocolate cake mix as the base, filled with a creamy marshmallow creme filling, and dipped in a rich chocolate ganache.
The cupcakes are then topped with a swirl of royal icing for the signature look. With their moist cake, sweet filling, and chocolatey glaze, these cupcakes are a crowd-pleaser that will satisfy any sweet tooth.
24. Homemade Hostess Cupcakes
Homemade Hostess Cupcakes take a classic childhood treat and elevate it to a whole new level of decadence. These moist chocolate cupcakes are filled with a light marshmallow filling and covered in rich chocolate ganache.
The finishing touch is a swirl of vanilla icing. These cupcakes are a gourmet version of the original, and they are quick and easy to make. A satisfying and indulgent treat that will impress everyone.
25. Strawberry Cheesecake Cupcakes
Strawberry Cheesecake Cupcakes bring together the best of two desserts – moist vanilla cake filled with creamy cheesecake and topped with fluffy strawberry buttercream frosting. The filling is made from actual cheesecake, giving it an authentic and rich flavor.
The strawberry buttercream frosting uses freeze-dried strawberries for a burst of flavor and a beautiful pink color. These cupcakes are a delightful combination of flavors and textures that will satisfy any sweet tooth.
26. Strawberries and Cream Cupcakes
The Strawberries and Cream Cupcakes are a delightful treat that combines the flavors of fresh strawberries and creamy filling. The vanilla cupcakes are moist and made using the creaming method, while the addition of sour cream adds both moisture and flavor.
The cream filling is a combination of whipped cream, cream cheese, and chopped strawberries, providing a burst of fruity goodness. The strawberry frosting, made with freeze-dried strawberries, adds a deliciously intense strawberry flavor without compromising the frosting's texture. Overall, these cupcakes are a must-try for anyone who loves the combination of strawberries and cream.
27. Lemon Cupcakes
These lemon filled cupcakes are a delightful treat for lemon lovers. The recipe features a lemon curd surprise inside the cupcakes, which adds an exciting element to each bite. The cupcakes are easy to make and can be made using a cake mix or from scratch.
The cream cheese lemon frosting adds a tangy and creamy touch to the cupcakes. Overall, these lemon cupcakes are a must-try for anyone who enjoys a refreshing and citrusy dessert.
28. Pumpkin Cheesecake Cupcakes
These Pumpkin Cheesecake Cupcakes are a delightful holiday treat with a surprise cheesecake filling and a graham cracker crumb topping. The cupcakes are moist and flavorful, with the perfect amount of pumpkin spice.
The creamy vanilla buttercream frosting adds a delicious sweetness, while the graham cracker crumbs provide a nice crunch. These cupcakes are sure to impress your guests and make a great addition to any holiday dessert spread.
29. Chocolate Caramel Cupcakes
The Chocolate Caramel Cupcakes are a delightful treat for those who love the combination of chocolate and caramel. These cupcakes are moist and fluffy, with a homemade caramel sauce filling that adds a sticky and buttery texture.
Topped with a light caramel whipped mascarpone cream frosting, these cupcakes have a perfect balance of sweetness without being overly sugary. The chocolate and caramel flavors shine through, making these cupcakes a delicious indulgence.
30. Chocolate Cupcakes with Caramel Filling
Chocolate Cupcakes with Caramel Filling are moist and decadent mini cakes that are made from scratch. The cupcakes have a rich chocolate flavor and a soft, moist texture.
The caramel filling adds a sweet and gooey surprise in the center, while the vanilla buttercream frosting adds a creamy and smooth finish. Overall, these cupcakes are a delicious treat for any chocolate and caramel lover.
31. Stuffed S'mores Cupcakes
The Stuffed S'mores Cupcakes are a must-try for any s'mores lover. These cupcakes are filled with rich chocolate ganache and topped with a toasted marshmallow frosting. The graham cracker cupcake is perfectly crumbly and not overly sweet, giving it an authentic s'mores flavor.
The combination of the melty chocolate ganache and the fluffy marshmallow frosting creates a heavenly bite. These cupcakes are easy to make and stand up well in warm settings. Overall, the Stuffed S'mores Cupcakes are a delicious and indulgent treat that will satisfy any sweet tooth.
32. Vanilla Cupcakes with Cherry Filling
These Vanilla Cupcakes with Cherry Filling are a delightful treat that combines the classic flavors of vanilla and cherry. The cupcakes have a moist and tender crumb, while the tangy red tart cherry filling adds a burst of flavor.
The sweet jam-like consistency of the filling made with canned red cherries creates a perfect balance. Topped with a creamy cream cheese frosting, these cupcakes are a delicious indulgence.