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Top 15 Cupcake Blogs

Cupcakes have taken over the world of desserts. They’re small, easy and satisfy that sweet tooth when you want a taste of sugar without getting a major high. These cupcake blogs show you how to become a master of the mini cakes in your own kitchen. If you think it’s all about basic cupcakes, think again. Baking bloggers are experimenting with candy and even bacon to add that extra something to their cupcake recipes.

  1. 52 Cupcakes This blogger’s goal is to whip up 52 types of cupcakes. That means each week she features a different type of cupcake, all which are easy to pull off when you want to impress a crowd. Our recent favorite are the chocolate cupcakes with a mini Reese’s peanut butter cup inside. Yummy
  2. Cupcake Blog This blog shows you how to make fabulous cupcakes from scratch. Expect the unexpected since this blogger knows her way around ingredients and comes up with inventive cupcake recipes like almond orange and gluten-free chili chocolate cupcakes.
  3. I Heart Cuppy Cakes For those who work with box ingredients, this is the cupcake blog you’ll find easy to follow in the kitchen. The blogger uses box mixes, but goes the distance when it comes to decorating the cupcakes or adding a little something extra (such as a bite of cream cheese in the center of the cake).
  4. All Things Cupcake This sweet blog is packed with cupcake recipes of all varieties. Need a vegan cupcake recipe? Check. How about help with the most ornate cupcake decorating? It’s here too. This cupcake blogger is devoted to delicious cakes that look as good as they taste. She has loads of decor ideas for everything from baby showers to Easter.
  5. Raspberry Cupcakes It isn’t all cupcakes at this blog (there’s macaroons and sorbet too), but it does make up the bulk of the site. There are icing recipes galore to make your cupcakes the belle of the ball when sitting on a table with other baked goods.
  6. Kumquat Cupcakery This Manhattan-based cupcake company churns out cupcakes for major events in the city. Somehow they still find the time to regularly update their blog which is an inspiration to aspiring bakers everywhere. They also occasionally post innovative cupcake recipe ideas.
  7. Cupcake Rehab This food blogger is handy around the kitchen with almost everything, but she excels like no other in the cupcake department. Her cupcakes look like those that beckon from behind glass counters and she shows you how to deck out your cupcakes to do the same.
  8. Cupcakes Take the Cake Get ready to be wowed by the adorable cupcake ideas at this site. You’ll quickly learn it’s all in the details when it comes to taking cupcakes from cute to fabulous. This blogger keeps up with all of the cupcakes news that’s fit to print.
  9. Sweet Sugar Belle This baking blog is devoted to sweets of every variety, but it has a hefty section on cupcakes. We’re big fans of the endless icing recipes the blogger comes up with in every color of the rainbow.
  10. Cupcake Project Get ready for a wild cupcake ride with this cupcake blog. Horseradish frosting and Rice Krispie cupcakes round out some of the fun recipes that appear on this blog. Check out the post over wedding cupcakes where the blogger and friends went to town baking 160 cupcakes.
  11. The Cupcake Blog Get ready to salivate when you check out this cupcake blog. We’re huge fans of the fruit-infused cupcakes that feature orange or pineapples. Just because cupcakes are packed with sugar doesn’t mean we can’t get some fruit in there too, right?
  12. Love-a-Cupcake This baker is based in Malaysia and creates some of the most detailed cupcakes and cakes we’ve seen. Those looking for baking and decorating inspiration will adore this site that’s packed with the fruits of the blogger’s labor. Check out the mermaid cake and the darling cupcakes with tiny flowers for a little girl’s party.
  13. The Cupcake Gallery This pro cupcake baker makes some of the cutest cupcakes in the biz. You’ll be amazed at the details and handiwork this blogger is able to put into her cupcakes. This blogger is all about creating a fabulous party with her custom cakes and cupcakes. For those looking to make a business from their baking skills, this blog is a great read to see how one mom manages it all.
  14. Crumbs and Doilies This London-based custom cupcake company doles out the most unique cupcakes. Cupcakes themed after Dirty Dancing, Pacman and even Mozart are among the designs these clever bakers come up with. They love colors and mixing up patterns, which is unexpected and a welcomed change to uniform batches of cupcakes.
  15. Kati’s Kupcakes Blog From fondants to cupcake tower projects, this cupcake blog is packed with information on keeping your creations looking as lively as they taste. Aspiring bakers should definitely bookmark this site for inspiration and ideas on how to decorate cupcakes and come up with unique themes for special occasions.

Cupcakes are the It dessert for backyard birthday parties or high dollar weddings. These cupcake blogs show you how to get in on the trend at home or how to choose some of the exciting designs that professional bakers are coming up with. Cupcakes remind of us being kids, which is probably why they’ve become so popular for adult festivities in recent years.