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Inside: Easy St Patrick’s day cupcakes that you must have for your celebrations. With a mix of recipes for the adults and the kids, there is something that the whole family will love. You will love these ideas and the indulgent treats will help put you in the party mood!
Everyone loves a good cupcake. Or is it just me?
I actually love cupcakes more than I do big cakes. They are perfect for every occasion, and can be made to look super cute to match holidays and party themes.
Whether you are a kid (or a big kid), there is a cupcake out there that that you will enjoy.
This selection of St Patrick’s day cupcakes will surely hit the sweet spot with both kids and adults. There are some fun and cute cakes for the little kids, and some extra fun cupcakes for the ‘big kids’.
My only problem is that I want to make them all. What about you?
St Patrick’s Day Cupcakes The Kids Will Enjoy
Whilst the kids might like to try all the recipes here, this first selection are probably more suited to their taste buds. Simple but tasty, that’s what kids love.
However along with being simple and tasty, these St Patrick’s day cupcakes are also super cute too.
1. Rainbow Cupcakes
One of the easiest type of St Patrick’s day cupcakes to make has to be rainbow cupcakes. Remember that pot of gold under the rainbow? Well that pot of gold happens to be a delicious cupcake. Sounds good to me!
Rainbow cupcakes are not only super pretty, but incredibly easy to make, and the kids (and adults) absolutely love them.
These are also great cupcakes to keep up your sleeve as they can be used at so many party themes, so don’t just save them for St Patrick’s day.
2. Pot of Gold Cupcake
If you like the idea of going one step further than then rainbow cupcake, how about adding a pot of gold underneath it?
These pot of gold cupcakes by “Simple Every Day Mom” are easier to make than you might think.
3. Golden Oreo Cupcakes
If you prefer money at the end of the rainbow, then how about simply adding a golden Oreo to act as a coin. These golden Oreo cupcakes by “My Heavenly Recipes” are adorable and simple to make.
4. Rainbow Colored Cupcakes
Well, we have had the rainbow on the top of the cupcake, but how about having a rainbow through the actual cupcake itself.
These rainbow colored cupcakes by “Flippin Delicious” are also gluten free, so all the little kids will be able to tuck in and enjoy them.
5. Luck of The Irish Cake Balls
Whilst not technically a ‘cupcake’, these Irish cake balls by “Just Short of Crazy” are still good enough to share here. I mean, they might not come with a little cupcake wrapper, but they do come with feet, so that is just as good right?
6. Rainbow Frosting Cupcakes
How adorable are these rainbow frosting cupcakes by “Live Love Texas”. The swirled colored frosting and the chocolate coin on the top will make little eyes jump right out of their heads.
7. Leprechaun Treasure Cupcakes
For added excitement, try these Leprechaun treasure cupcakes with the kids. They will love biting into them and finding a little surprise inside.
8. Mint Chocolate Chip Cupcakes
Mint and chocolate in my opinion is always a match made in heaven. These mint chocolate chip cupcakes by “Mom Foodie” are a lot of fun, with the frosting looking like a big scoop of ice cream.
Who would pass up this cupcake?
St Patrick’s Day Cupcakes For The Adults!
Whilst adults will absolutely love that selection of cupcakes above, this next selection will go just that one step further on the taste buds.
They are indulgent, they are delicious and they are absolutely perfect for any St Patrick’s day celebration.
9. Guinness Chocolate Cupcakes
It wouldn’t be St Patrick’s day without a little Guinness putting a dash in a cupcake is going to make for a party explosion in the mouth.
Think dark, creamy rich cupcake. This is exactly what you will find with these Guinness cupcakes by “Foodal”.
10. Chocolate Stout Cupcakes
These chocolate stout cupcakes by “Nourish and Fete” are topped with an Irish cream frosting and simply look divine. These will literally melt in the mouth.
11. Bailey’s Kiss Cupcakes
What’s another drink when you think of the Irish? Bailey’s of course!
These delicious morsals by “Cooking With Curls” are Bailey’s cupcakes with Bailey’s buttercream and finally topped with chocolate ganache. Can I hear you say a big YES?
You won’t regret giving these a whirl.
12. Irish Cream Cupcakes
If you love the taste of Irish cream, then these Irish cream cupcakes by “Flippin Delicious” will be on your hit list. They contain Irish cream in the cupcake, the ganache and the frosting.
They sound pretty amazing don’t you think?
13. Irish Coffee Cupcakes
Chocolate and coffee cupcakes with whiskey and Bailey’s Irish cream. Sound good? That’s exactly what these Irish coffee cupcakes by “The Crumby Kitchen” are.
These cupcakes will definitely get you in the mood for celebrating.
14. Boozy Shamrock Shake Cupcakes
These Shamrock Shake Cupcakes by “Cooking With Curls” just look a whole lot of fun. Some peppermint schnapps gives these little cupcakes a lift and extra cheeky for some celebrations.
Well there you have it. A selection of St Patrick’s day cupcakes that will truly make your mouth water. Did one of these hit the sweet spot with you?
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