Our Favorite Filled Cupcakes

These rich, decadent cupcakes are made even more lavish with baked-in creamy centers and luscious fillings.


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Boston Cream Pies
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Boston Cream Pies

    It's easy to re-create this bakery favorite. Fill a split vanilla cupcake with luscious vanilla cream and drench it with rich chocolate ganache.

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Mocha-Filled Banana Cupcakes

    These scrumptious cupcakes have a sweet cream cheese filling and a banana butter frosting.

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Pineapple-Carrot Cupcakes

    This moist cupcake is filled with crushed pineapple, shredded carrots, and a luscious cream cheese. Roll the edge of the frosted cupcake in chopped walnuts for crunch.

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Jelly-Filled Doughnut Cupcakes

    With these doughnut-inspired cupcakes, you can pick your favorite filling. Try any jelly, jam, marmalade, or curd for delicious results.

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Lemon Meringue Pie Cupcakes

    Meringue topping makes these lemon curd-filled cupcakes taste just like classic lemon meringue pie. For an extra-special touch, use a pastry bag and large star tip to pipe the meringue in pretty designs.

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Black Forest Cupcakes

    These miniature versions of the popular cake have luscious cherry fillings and creamy cocoa butter frosting.

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Peanut Butter Cupcakes

    A miniature peanut butter cup is tucked instead each of these yummy treats. The candy makes the cupcakes sink slightly during baking -- the perfect spot for a pretty dollop of jam.

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Cannoli Cupcakes

    Fill these chocolate-studded cupcakes with sweet ricotta frosting to mimic the favorite Sicilian pastry. Garnish with additional frosting, pistachio nuts, and grated chocolate.

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Fudge Brownie Surprise Cupcakes

    Tuck a miniature candy bar inside each dense brownie cupcake for the ultimate sweet surprise.

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Pina Colada Cakes

    Macadamia nuts add crunch to cupcakes that are filled with sweet pineapple preserves. Pile on creamy coconut frosting for extra tropical flair.

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Lemon Dreams

    Sweet-tart lemon curd fills the center of these dreamy citrus-flavor baby cakes. Garnish the lemon cream frosting with lemon zest or a slice of lemon.

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Red Velvet Cupcakes with White Chocolate Filling

    Red velvet cupcakes are even more decadent with white chocolate whipped cream centers and rich mascarpone frosting. Sprinkle with grated white chocolate as a final touch.

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Salted Caramel-Chocolate Bourbon Cupcakes

    Looking for the ultimate indulgence? This chocolate-bourbon-flavor cupcake features a salty caramel center.

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Dark Chocolate-Raspberry Cakes

    Turn these amazing raspberry-filled chocolate cupcakes upside down before drenching them in rich chocolate truffle icing.

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Chocolate Cupcake Ice Cream Sandwiches

    Make these yummy desserts in a flash with store-bought products. Add 2 to 3 miniature scoops of ice cream -- topped with a cherry-pecan mixture -- inside a sliced cupcake. Garnish with whipped cream just before serving.

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Cherry-Almond Vanilla Cupcakes

    Fluffy cherry-almond butter frosting tops luscious cupcakes filled with cherries.

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Banana Split Cupcakes

    In this fun remake of a soda shop favorite, banana cupcakes are filled with whipped cream and topped with a scoop of ice cream.

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