Cherry coke in a cupcake? How about Orange Crush or Rootbeer? Bacon? Eggnog? If you love yourself a crazy cupcake, then these recipes are for you! I have 5 crazy cupcake recipes made with unusual ingredients that will have you swooning!
Some of these cupcakes are fun and playful, and some are downright sinful, but no-matter what your taste is, you’re bound to find a new cupcake or two here to love.
Before we get started, I want to thank my friend Kerrie Mendoza from Family Food and Travel because she is the brilliant baker behind all of these cupcakes. For a while now, I’ve been stalking Kerrie’s blog for her amazing cupcake recipes, and every time she comes up with a new one, I do a little happy dance.
I’ve been dying to share my favourites with you for ages, and today, with Kerrie’s permission, I’ve put together this little round-up for you. Yay!
Thanks, Kerrie, for allowing me to share your crazy cupcake creations!
5 Crazy Cupcake Recipes that will have you Swooning:
Cherry Coke Cupcakes!
Oh yum! Chocolate, cherries and Coke! Could there be a better combination? The flavour of Cherry Cola takes me right back to my teenage years, so I think these Cherry Coke Cupcakes would be perfect at a party for teens or tweens. Not only are there coke and cherry flavours in the cupcakes, both are in the frosting as well! Just look at that frosting! Mmm!
Orange Crush Cupcakes!
When I saw Kerrie’s Orange Crush Cupcakes, I wanted to squeal for joy. Orange Crush? Orange Crush was my favourite soft drink when I was a kid. Remember how good it tasted? …so tangy and fizzy and bubbly? Just imagine that flavour in a cupcake. Not only in the cupcake, but in the frosting too! Oh my!!
Root Beer Cupcakes!
Got a Root Beer fan in the house? They’ll LOVE these Root Beer cupcakes! There’s Root Beer in the batter, Root Beer in the frosting, and there’s even a Root Beer glaze to drizzle over-top. My husband and my boys are crazy for Root Beer, so I can see these cupcakes making a regular appearance at our family birthday parties.
Chocolate Bacon Cupcakes!
We’re taking it up a notch and entering adult cupcake territory here folks. These chocolate bacon cupcakes combine two of the best flavours on the planet: chocolate and bacon! Can you even imagine sinking your teeth into one of these babies? I’m putting these crazy cupcakes on the must-make list for my next ladies’ night!
Chocolate Cupcakes with Eggnog ButterCream Frosting:
I can only imagine how delicious this flavour combination is! A rich and moist, homemade chocolate cupcake topped with a buttercream-eggnog frosting! What a decadent treat to serve for holiday entertaining and Christmas birthday parties!
And there you have it! 5 crazy cupcake recipes that will take your cupcake making (and eating!) to a whole new level!
I wonder what Kerrie will think of next? I’m secretly hoping she’ll experiment with a Cream Soda Cupcake sometime soon!
For more crazy delicious recipes, check out:
Crazy Cupcakes by Sweet Little Bluebird – they’re crazy because they don’t contain milk, flour or eggs!
Crazy Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting – the way you bake and cool it sounds crazy, but that’s why it’s the best banana cake ever!
Crazy-Good Carrot Cake – Hands down, the moistest, most delicious carrot cake you’ll ever taste.
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