Fall Inspired Cupcakes

fall inspired cupcakes

Fall has to be one of the most exciting times of year for a baker. After suffering in a hot kitchen all summer, because we never really stop baking, the cooler temperatures are very welcome in October and November. Traditional fall flavors, and the beautiful colors of nature give us the perfect decorating platform to be creative. Whether it’s cinnamon, apple, pecan, pumpkin, or maple that you love, this round- up of Fall Inspired Cupcakes has something to fit your tastes. Whip up a batch the next time you need a classroom treat, church pot luck, or bake sale!

Apple Cobbler Cupcakes

These Apple Cobbler Cupcakes with Pumpkin Pie Frosting need to be seen, or made, to be believed! The frosting is made from real pumpkin pies (because we always have leftover pie, right?!) (via Cupcake Project)


Bring back sweet childhood memories with these Caramel Apple Cupcakes! The delicious apple cupcake uses a spice cake mix, so they are not only cute and yummy, but easier than they look to make! (via The Girl Who Ate Everything)

apple beer cupcakes

Next time you are headed to a grown-up party, bring these Apple Beer Cupcakes along. Your friends will enjoy getting big-kid cupcakes of their own to snack on! (via Brown Sugar)

Butternut Squash Cupcakes

You may be wondering what to do with all the beautiful Butternut Squash that popped up in your garden this fall. Treating your family to Butternut Squash Cupcakes with White Chocolate Frosting will make for a delicious snack on a fall afternoon. (via Squash Blossom Babies )

candy corn frosting cupcake

This time of year, we see Candy Corn colored and flavored everything. But this Candy Corn Frosting is amazing! Add it to vanilla cupcakes, because the frosting is the real star here! (via Dixie Chik Cooks)


On a crisp autumn day, these Apple Cider Maple Spice cupcakes will be a welcome treat to whip up. Everyone will love sinking their teeth into the sweet maple cream cheese frosting! (via Lady Behind the Curtain)

brown sugar cupcakes

An absolutely creative use of fall flavors and textures, these Brown Sugar Cupcakes with Cinnamon Ginger Buttercream and Ginger Cookie Pecan Brittle topping are a show stopper! If you’re looking for a cupcake that will impress, here it is! (via Keep it Sweet Desserts)

vanilla bean pear filled cupcakes

For a decadent mix of fall flavors, try this Vanilla Bean Cupcake with Caramel Pear Butter Filling. Added bonus, your house will smell amazing after baking them! (via The Kitchen Prep)


Chai Latte Cupcakes bring all the spices of fall into one delicious bite. We like to think of chai as “fall in a cup”, but now we can make “fall in a cup-cake”. (via White Lights on Wednesday)

everything fall cupcake

You simply cannot pack any more fall flavor into a cupcake than these Everything Fall Cupcakes. They have apples, pumpkin, maple, cinnamon, cranberry… if you’re craving fall flavor, this cupcake has it! (via Cupcake Project)


Few things remind us more of fall holidays at grandma’s house than pecan pie. Treat your family to a batch of these Pecan Pie Cupcakes and help create new memories in your house! (via MyRecipes)

Cranberry Chai Cupcakes

These Cranberry Chai Cupcakes use an unusual combo of familiar fall flavors. They are just the cupcake you need to spice up a bake sale or dessert table. (via Apple A Day)

pomegranate cranberry cupcake

Vegan Mini-Pom Berry Cupcakes give both pomegranates and cranberries the recognition they so rightly deserve this time of year! This recipe yields a small batch perfect for a quick snack when time is short and tummies are empty! (via Bitter Sweet)

pumpkin chocolate cupcakes

Nothing says “fall” more than piping a pumpkin onto a Chocolate Pumpkin Cupcake with Pumpkin Cream Cheese Frosting! These cupcakes are cute enough to share, and yummy enough to keep for yourself! (via Created by Diane)

pumpkin spice latte cupcakes

Ok folks, it’s 2013. There’s nothing on the planet more “fall” than the Pumpkin Spice Latte! Turn your favorite drink into a cupcake to share with your friends, and let them buy you the latte! (via Inside BruCrew Life)

Wrap yourself up in your favorite sweater, pull on your wool socks, and warm up that oven for some fall baking. While the air gets cooler and the leaves fall to the ground, we can finally stay inside and do the thing we love most: bake! And make our houses smell amazing while we’re at it!

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  1. Oh my! Looks like a whole bunch of goodness! I might have to try the pom berry one soon.

    1. I just collected them. They are delicious recipes from other amazing sources. 🙂

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