There’s no denying that cupcakes are delicious. But what if you are craving something a little more unique than your average vanilla or chocolate cupcake?
Do not look further, as I have got you covered. You can fill your cupcakes with surprising ingredients that will take your cupcakes to the next level. You can easily surprise your kids or friends with creamy filling inside the cupcake.
And best of all, they’re easy to make! So whether you’re looking for a fun new twist on an old favorite or want to try something completely new, these recipes have you covered.
Make them as mentioned in the recipe card, or add your creativity to them.
1. Pecan Pie Filled Cupcakes
These cupcakes are a delicious surprise! You can make them on holidays or for special dinners to surprise your guests. The fluffy cupcake is filled with a delicious pecan pie filling and topped with brown sugar frosting.
The result is a delicious, nutty treat that is perfect for any occasion. One bite into the fluffy cupcake, and your guests will enjoy another flavorful dessert. The pecan pie filling recipe is a family heirloom for the baker, so do follow it to the core.
These cupcakes are sure to please everyone with the surprise under brown sugar frosting. Moreover, these stuffed cupcakes will become a favorite in your household.
2. Lemon Raspberry Filled Cupcakes With White Chocolate Buttercream Frosting
These cupcakes are truly amazing! The lemon raspberry filling is tart and sweet, and the white chocolate buttercream frosting is the perfect finishing touch. The cupcake cake itself is light and fluffy.
The overall combination of tart, fluffy, and sweet is so delicious that your family or guests will love it. My kids love the white chocolate buttercream frosting because it comes so light and sweet.
Top the cupcakes with fresh or frozen raspberries or fresh fruits and lemon zest. I will definitely be making them again. You can also make them on holidays or birthdays as a surprise dessert.
3. Cranberry Vanilla Cupcakes with White Chocolate Frosting
Here comes a unique and tasty approach to filled cupcakes. The vanilla base is light and fluffy with a homemade cranberry sauce inside. For the cranberry sauce, use fresh or frozen cranberries, sugar, cornstarch, vanilla, and water.
The recipe is simple and easy to follow. Moreover, it only needs one hour and ten minutes of your time. These cupcakes are AMAZING. The cranberry flavor is so unique and perfect for the winter season.
The white chocolate frosting is to die for. It’s so rich and creamy. Moreover, do not forget to add chocolate chips to the frosting. Top the cupcakes with fresh cranberries powdered with sugar.
4. Strawberry-Filled Vanilla Cupcakes With Cream Cheese Frosting
There’s nothing quite like a homemade cupcake, and these strawberry-stuffed vanilla cupcakes are to die for. Moreover, a cream cheese frosting further adds flavor to the naturally sweet flavor of vanilla.
The light and airy cupcakes are filled with fresh strawberries and topped with a rich and creamy cream cheese frosting. It’s the perfect combination of sweet and tart. Plus, these cupcakes can be a hit on your next birthday party or get-together.
Best of all, the recipe is surprisingly easy to make. So you can enjoy them whenever you like. So go ahead and try them – they will not disappoint you.
5. Almond Wedding Cake Cupcakes with Raspberry Filling
It is one of my favorite filled cupcake recipes on the list. When you add a surprise creamy filling of raspberry inside the almond cake, you can make a perfect treat for special occasions.
Made with a light and fluffy almond cake, these cupcakes are filled with a tart raspberry filling and topped with a sweet almond buttercream frosting. They are sure to impress your guests and leave them wanting more.
The best part s that you can make these cupcakes in thirty minutes of time. So, just say ‘I do’ to these sweet mini desserts and enjoy till the last bite.
6. Boston Cream Pie Cupcakes
There’s nothing quite like a freshly baked cupcake, and the Boston Cream Pie approach to cupcakes is the perfect treat. You can make them on special occasions or on birthday parties and enjoy them till the last bite.
You can make them with moist yellow cake, filled with rich pastry cream filling, and topped with chocolate ganache. All these flavors make your cupcakes simply irresistible. The best part is that they’re surprisingly easy to make.
So if you are looking for a perfect way to satisfy your sweet tooth or decide on the best party dessert, look no further. Serve them with a warm cup of milk for further effect.
7. Cream-Filled Cupcakes
It is one of the easiest recipes on the list. All you need is a chocolate cake mix to make chocolate cupcakes. Fill the inside with a light and sweet vanilla cream filling.
You can top the cupcakes with delicious chocolate glaze and sprinkles of your choice. It is a semi-homemade dessert that you can make in only a few minutes and enjoy for up to two days.
You can also top the cupcakes with confectioners and sugar. Plus, do not forget to take pictures for your social media before eating.
8. Chocolate Pudding Filled Cupcakes
This recipe is heaven for people who love chocolate flavor. You can make them on days when you just want to dive into your chocolate craving and enjoy a chocolatey dessert.
The recipe requires only one hour and ten minutes of your time. But, you can make them ahead of time and enjoy them as a dessert. The recipe includes filling chocolate cupcakes with soft and silky chocolate pudding.
Moreover, you can top the cupcakes with chocolate frosting or ganache for the added effect. Serve these cupcakes with fresh fruits and enjoy till the last bite.
9. Chocolate Cream Filled Chocolate Cupcakes
Here comes yet another recipe for chocolate lovers. You can make these cupcakes with two kinds of fillings: vanilla and chocolate cream.
Add cocoa powder to half of the filling and enjoy two kinds of stuffed cupcakes. The rest of the recipe is simple, and you can easily follow each step to make these perfectly filled cupcakes.
Make them at special dinners or mini celebrations to enjoy the flavors of life. Top the cupcakes with vanilla buttercream frosting (or chocolate flavored) and add sprinkles.
10. Coconut Cream Pie Cupcakes
Hollow out the almond and vanilla flavored cupcakes from the top. Add rich coconut cream custard filling. Afterward, top the cupcakes with a dollop of whipped cream and sprinkle the cupcakes with coconut flakes.
You will love the resulting cupcakes. I will not lie; you require some extra minutes to make this recipe, but the end result will be worth it.
Make them on Halloween or Christmas dinners, and surprise your guests with a sweet dessert. Do not forget to take pictures before serving. Plus, you can make these cupcakes ahead of time as well.
11. Strawberry Cheesecake Cupcakes
A strawberry cheesecake filling in a soft and fluffy vanilla cupcake was a match made in heaven. These delectable treats combine two of my favorite things: strawberries and cheesecake.
The cupcakes are light and fluffy, with a hint of sweetness from the berries. Moreover, the cheesecake filling is rich and creamy, with just the right amount of tang.
The whipped cream top and strawberry garnish add the perfect finishing touch. Serve the cupcakes with fresh strawberries or fruits for extra flavors. Make these cupcakes on the next holiday for a perfect after-meal dessert.
12. Stuffed Mango Cupcakes
This specific recipe is a perfect choice for mango lovers. You can make these sweet and fluffy cupcakes with a sweet mango filling in only a few minutes.
This is why these cupcakes are called “Sunny side up” cupcakes. You fill them with mango custard and top them with mango buttercream. For mango buttercream, take egg whites, unsalted butter, mango nectar, and sugar in the given quantities.
Plus, take a cupcake corer for equally filling the center. You can also add another layer of mango custard on top of whipped cream for a cool look and better taste.
13. Marshmallow-Filled S’mores Cupcakes
These cupcakes are the perfect summer treat! They’re filled with a delicious marshmallow filling inside a spongy chocolate cupcake. Moreover, the topping of these cupcakes is to die for.
Top the cupcakes with chocolate frosting, graham cracker crusts, and toasted marshmallows. There are a lot of flavors inside a single cupcake, and all are perfectly balanced so that you will love the overall dessert.
The best part is, they’re easy to make! Just simply follow the recipe as it is, and you can have S’mores cupcakes in less than an hour. I highly recommend these cupcakes to anyone looking for a simple yet delicious summer dessert.
14. Ferrero Rocher Cupcakes
If you or your kids love Ferrero rocher, this recipe is for you. You can make these delicious cupcakes within an hour. Your family and friends will love this unique dessert till the last bite.
The base is of the fluffy chocolate cupcake, and you cut a hole inside to fill a Ferrero rocher candy. Furthermore, add Nutella chocolate frosting on top to complement the chocolate flavor.
In the end, you can decorate your cupcakes with an additional Ferrero rocher chocolate or even chocolate shavings on top. Enjoy your weekend with these stuffed cupcakes.
15. Ultimate Death by Chocolate Cupcakes With Ganache Filling
If you are worried that this much chocolate will be too much, then do not worry. Because there is nothing like too much chocolate. We call it death by chocolate cupcakes.
These cupcakes are the perfect way to satisfy your sweet tooth. The chocolate cake is moist and fluffy, and the ganache filling is rich and perfect.
The frosting is made with real chocolate and sprinkles. Plus, it is so smooth and creamy that it melts in your mouth. These cupcakes are sure to please even the pickiest chocolate lovers.
16. Lemon Meringue Cupcake
Making filled cupcakes was never too easy. Now you can use pre-made cake mix for all your favorite flavors and make the dessert within an hour. For this recipe, make lemon cupcakes, and add a lemon curd filling inside.
The topping is of meringue frosting that is easy to make and super yummy. It is a perfect spring recipe that combines meringue’s light, airy flavor with the tart sweetness of lemon.
So if you are looking for a delicious spring treat to impress everyone, you can try these cupcakes. They will not disappoint you.
17. Banana Caramel Cupcakes With Caramel Sauce Filling
There is nothing quite like a homemade cupcake. Thus, these banana caramel cupcakes are definitely something special. Moreover, when you fill cupcakes with homemade caramel sauce, you take them to another level.
The banana cake is moist and fluffy, with just the right amount of sweetness. And the caramel cream cheese frosting is rich and creamy. Your taste buds will go crazy with so many flavors in a single bite.
You can make them for special dinners or Halloween parties as well. These cupcakes are sure to please anyone with a sweet tooth!
18. Caramel Stuffed Chocolate Cupcakes
These Caramel Stuffed cupcakes are absolutely amazing for both caramel and chocolate lovers! The tender cupcakes are rich in chocolate flavor, and the caramel filling adds just the right amount of sweetness.
These cupcakes are definitely a special treat! You can enjoy them with vanilla frosting or even with peanut butter frosting. You can use Ghirardelli caramel sauce for caramel filling.
The best part is, they’re not difficult to make. I highly recommend these Caramel Stuffed Cupcakes to anyone looking for an impressive but easy-to-make dessert.
19. Chocolate Cupcakes with Coffee Cream Filling
Delicious, tender chocolate cupcakes filled with rich coffee cream and topped with a dollop of whipped cream. These coffee cream-filled cupcakes are the perfect dessert for any coffee lover!
You can enjoy them in the morning as an energy snack or even in the evenings after a hefty meal. The chocolate cake is moist and fluffy, with just the right amount of sweetness.
The coffee cream filling is rich and flavorful, cutting through the sweetness of the cake. You can also add cocoa powder to these cupcakes for a beautiful finish.
20. Jelly Donut Cupcakes
Look no further than a jelly donut and strawberry-filled cupcakes for a quick, easy, and impressive dessert. These individual treats combine a cupcake’s light, airy texture with the sweet filling of a jelly donut.
It is a combination made in heaven. And best of all, you can make them in minutes using a simple boxed cake mix. Above all, the vanilla frosting gives these cupcakes an exceptional taste.
You can make them on Saturday evenings or for special dinners. So, give them a try next time you’re ready for something sweet. This recipe will not disappoint you.
20 Surprisingly Filled Cupcake Recipes
Pecan Pie Filled Cupcakes
Lemon Raspberry Filled Cupcakes With White Chocolate Buttercream Frosting
Cranberry Vanilla Cupcakes with White Chocolate Frosting
Strawberry-Filled Vanilla Cupcakes With Cream Cheese Frosting
Almond Wedding Cake Cupcakes with Raspberry Filling
Boston Cream Pie Cupcakes
Cream Filled Cupcakes
Chocolate Pudding Filled Cupcakes
Chocolate Cream Filled Chocolate Cupcakes
Coconut Cream Pie Cupcakes
Strawberry Cheesecake Cupcakes
Stuffed Mango Cupcakes
Marshmallow-Filled S’mores Cupcakes
Ferrero Rocher Cupcakes
Ultimate Death by Chocolate Cupcakes With Ganache Filling
Lemon Meringue Cupcake
Banana Caramel Cupcakes With Caramel Sauce Filling
Caramel Stuffed Chocolate Cupcakes
Chocolate Cupcakes with Coffee Cream Filling
Jelly Donut Cupcakes
- Select your favorite recipe.
- Organize all the required ingredients.
- Prepare a tasty filled cupcake in an hour or less!