Desserts The Best Flavors of Cupcakes  

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You're in the mood for dessert, but you don't want to fill up on a big slice of cake or a double scoop of ice cream. The sweet solution? The cupcake, a miniature treat that packs a giant dose of decadent flavor. There are types of cupcakes for every type of appetite, from the light and fruity to the rich and chocolate-filled. When you factor in all the different kinds of frostings, buttercreams, and ganaches pastry chefs can whip up to top the little cakes, it becomes quite a task to decide on the best type of cupcake.

What cupcake varieties will you find on this mouthwatering list? Perhaps you're a fan of the classics. Vanilla, chocolate, and strawberry cupcakes have been dessert case staples for generations. Maybe you like hints of savory flavors with your sweet. Salted caramel cupcakes could be just the snack you're craving. Or maybe you're a true fan of all types of sweet treats. Many good cupcake flavors are inspired by other desserts, like blueberry cheesecake and Oreo cookies.

Which cupcake types are the very best? It's up to you to decide. Vote your favorite cupcake varieties up to the top of this list by giving them a thumbs up, and add any sweet desserts that are missing.

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1
79 16
Funfetti Cupcake is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Flavors of Cupcakes

2
74 14
Vanilla Cupcake is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Flavors of Cupcakes

3
78 18
Oreo Cupcake is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Flavors of Cupcakes

4
72 19
Red Velvet Cupcake is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Flavors of Cupcakes

5
55 10
S'mores Cupcake is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Flavors of Cupcakes

6
62 17
Chocolate Cupcake is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Flavors of Cupcakes

7
51 18
Strawberry Cupcake is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Flavors of Cupcakes

8
38 13
Caramel Apple Cupcake is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Flavors of Cupcakes

9
37 14
Raspberry Cupcake is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Flavors of Cupcakes

10
47 22
Nutella Cupcake is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Flavors of Cupcakes

11
41 18
Peanut Butter Cupcake is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Flavors of Cupcakes

12
39 18
Snickers Cupcake is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Flavors of Cupcakes

13
36 16
Salted Caramel Cupcake is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Flavors of Cupcakes

14
42 22
Lemon Cupcake is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Flavors of Cupcakes

15
38 19
Snickerdoodle Cupcake is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Flavors of Cupcakes

16
32 14
Banana Cupcake is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Flavors of Cupcakes

17
33 15
Blueberry Cheesecake Cupcake is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Flavors of Cupcakes

18
35 17
Mocha Cupcake is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Flavors of Cupcakes

19
31 15
Churro Cupcake is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Flavors of Cupcakes

20
31 15
Carrot Cake Cupcake is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Flavors of Cupcakes

21
31 16
Tiramisu Cupcake is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Flavors of Cupcakes

22
30 16
Pumpkin Cupcake is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Flavors of Cupcakes

23
28 16
Key Lime Cupcake is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Flavors of Cupcakes

24
25 17
Pink Champagne Cupcake is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Flavors of Cupcakes

25
27 20
Lavender Cupcake is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Flavors of Cupcakes