Can you recall any party that did not have cupcakes as a dessert selection? Probably not, since cupcakes are a perfect dessert option for cake lovers, be it any occasion. So if you are planning to throw a party at your home, do not forget to include cupcakes in your menu. You might be looking for some unique combinations and mouth-watering flavors to appease the sweeter palate of your guests. Here are some fantastic cupcake and frosting combinations.
Lemon cupcake with raspberry cream frosting
Raspberry and lemon makes a fantastic combination when it comes to cakes and cupcakes. These two flavors are often put together in cheesecakes and pastries by professional and home bakers. This sweet and tart combo of lemon cupcakes and raspberry cream garnished with fresh raspberries will certainly get you a number of compliments from your guests. You can also serve this mouthwatering combo with raspberry lemonade to your guests on any occasion.
Apple cupcake with caramel butter cream frosting
A classic apple cupcake with a smooth layer of caramel cream frosting is another popular combination of cupcakes that people love to eat. Caramel bags are commonly sold during the autumn months, but this does not mean you cannot enjoy this much desired combination year-round. You can even take some real apple chunks and bake them right into the cupcakes. You can garnish your creamy cupcakes with the leftover caramel cream in order to make it more tempting.
Mocha cupcake with espresso butter cream
Since coffee and chocolate are a delectable duo, serving your guests with mocha cupcakes (made from dark chocolate and strong coffee) topped with butter cream frosting will be a cool idea. If you want to savor the real flavor of mocha cupcakes, make sure you add high-quality coffee in it. Once you are done with baking and frosting, decorate your cupcakes with cinnamon or Chocó chips to make them look scrumptious and yummy.
Banana cupcake with chocolate frosting
If you like chocolate-dipped frozen banana, you will certainly love this fantastic combination of banana cupcake and chocolate frosting. You can make it even chocolatier by sprinkling some chocolate chips on the top of it. However, if you are not a very huge fan of chocolate, you can garnish your cupcakes with crushed walnuts in order to relish that nutty banana bread flavor.
Dark chocolate cupcake with mint frosting
If you and your family cannot resist the unique combo of mint and chocolate, this cupcake is for you. This mouth-watering combination of dark chocolate cupcake and creamy mint frosting shows that chocolate and mint should always be served together. To make this cupcake even more tempting, you can sprinkle some chocolate shavings on top of it.
Pineapple cupcake with brown sugar butter cream
If you are a pineapple lover, you will certainly savor the taste of this classic pineapple cupcake with brown sugar butter cream frosting. No cake lover can resist the combo of brown sugar and syrupy goodness of pineapple. To make it even more tantalizing, garnish it with a cherry on top or sprinkle it with coconut.
Note for the baker: apart from the toppings that are mentioned above, you can garnish your cupcakes with pretty much anything you want. Some much loved toppings include fresh fruits, chocolate shavings, crushed candy bars, crumbled cookies, granola, caramel, gummy candies, coconut, and lemon zest.
Author : Chadwick Mckinney