Cupcakes are forever delicious. They’re versatile, individual, and oh-so fluffy. The best cupcakes start with a simple cake batter accompanied by your preferred flavors. Try the recipe suggestions below to bake cakes that will outshine the ones at your favorite bakery.
1. Red Velvet Cupcakes
Red velvet cupcakes are miniature versions of the classic red velvet cake. While they’re popular around the holidays, there’s no reason not to make a batch over the summer. Start with your basic cake recipe and mix in red gel paste food coloring to get the color. Decorate the cooled cupcakes with a simple, versatile, and tangy cream cheese frosting.