It is your child’s birthday and all you have been thinking about is what special you could do for him/her this year. After hours of challenging brainstorming sessions, all you end up saying is, let us get a delicious cake. Here is the twist now. This year do something different. Treat your kiddo with some delicious cupcakes and celebrate his/her birthday with different varieties. Here is a list of ten such cupcakes which can sweeten every second of this special day.
1) Banana cupcake with vanilla pastry cream
If your child loves pastry cream, here is an ideal cupcake. The pairing of bananas along with vanilla flavored pastry cream is one of the freshest and is natural too. It doesn’t fell heavy to the palette and eating this cupcake will remind one of having a banana cream pie without the crust. The creamy decoration with banana slices makes it an eye-watering treat!
2) Dark chocolate cupcakes with peanut butter frosting
Dark chocolates are generally not a hit among kids. They prefer the creamy milk chocolates over the strong cocoa flavor of dark chocolate. However, this cupcake will come as a surprise because when combined with peanut butter, the flavor pairing is simply blissful. The frosting is creamy enough to melt in the mouth and is a dream come true for cupcake lovers. These cupcakes are rich, moist and simply irresistible.
3) Irish car bomb cupcakes
For those mothers, who plan to celebrate their grown up kid’s birthday, here is a special cupcake which combines alcohol and chocolate to give a literal ‘kick’ for the party. The Irish Car Bomb cupcake has flavors of Baileys Irish Cream and Irish whiskey in it. The end product is smooth, delicious and very boozy. The cupcake base is made out of Guinness chocolate cake that has beer in it and is filled with chocolate ganache, which has the Irish whiskey flavor oozing in it. The topping is a combination of vanilla buttercream and Baileys Irish cream. Though there are different tastes involved in this cupcake, the combined flavor of alcohol and chocolate makes it a winner.
4) Lemon-limoncello cupcakes
If you want to leave your child completely speechless as he/she celebrates their birthday on a hot summer day, here is a cupcake that is worth trying. The incredible flavor experience that one will go through while eating this delicious moist cupcake cannot be explained. The cupcake involves three levels of lemon flavor which is paired together to give a perfect balance. The batter has lemon zest, punch of limoncello, lemon juice and a tart lemon curd, which fills the inside of the cake. The cream cheese frosting which is used for decorating the top of the cupcake has a subtle flavor of limoncello.
5) Margarita cupcakes
Celebrate your child’s birthday the Mexican way! Eat a cupcake made out of margaritas, a classic Mexican cocktail. The base of the cupcake has the classic tequila with a dash of lime and the frosting is made out of Swiss meringue buttercream. Yet another boozy treat, the margarita cupcakes are buttery and absolutely moist. For those who also celebrate Cinco de Mayo, this cupcake makes a perfect dessert. If you are a margarita lover, without a doubt you would fall in love with these cupcakes.
6) Mocha cupcakes with expresso buttercream frosting
Coffee lovers can jump out of joy! The Mocha Cupcake with Expresso buttercream frosting is a perfect way to treat your taste buds. The cupcake strikes a perfect balance between light flavors of chocolate and creamy coffee. Without each flavor overpowering the other, the pairing gives a smooth and crisp taste. The expresso spiked buttercream compliments the cupcake base to the tee giving an absolutely mouth-watering treat.
7) Pumpkin cupcakes with cream cheese frosting
Your child may not be a fan of pumpkin, but you can still add the best flavors of the same combined with cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg to created a delicious Pumpkin cupcake. What makes the cupcake more fun is a generous dollop of cream cheese frosting. These cupcakes has combined flavors of spice, sweet and scrumptious. To add some color and personality to this cupcake, little marzipan pumpkins are placed on the top.
8) Red velvet cupcakes with cheese cream frosting
If you get your hands on the elusive Red Velvet Cupcake, then your child’s birthday could not be celebrated in any better manner. The specific ingredients — white vinegar, baking soda and buttermilk coupled with cocoa powder, brings out the luscious velvety red color. These cupcakes are fluffy and the hint of chocolate makes it absolutely delicious. What adds more class to these yummy cupcakes is the heap of cream cheese frosting on top.
9) Tiramisu cupcakes
An all time favorite dessert for many is the delicious tiramisu. Imagine if you were to get all those incredible flavors of this dessert in a cupcake, wouldn’t it be incredible? These cupcakes are insanely yummy and offer the real taste of a tiramisu. With vanilla bean cake being the base of the treat, expresso and marsala wine mixture is brushed over and over again on the cake till enough amount is soaked inside. A classic mascarpone cheese frosting and sprinkled cocoa powder is used for decorating this cupcake. What a perfect birthday treat!
10) Vanilla cupcake with vanilla buttercream frosting
Don’t want anything flashy yet needs to be classy for a birthday treat? A vanilla cupcake is just the perfect way to be true to the origins of this delicious desert. This cupcake is a classic combination of a cupcake with a similar flavored frosting and it is absolutely easy to bake at home. The buttery texture of this cupcake melts into one’s mouth and is worth every bite. The basic flavors of vanilla overpowers the whole palette and gives one a satisfying feeling of mild sweetness.