Didn’t you know this week is National Cupcake Week? Yes, a whole week dedicated to sweet paper cups of goodness.

If your sweet tooth is anything like ours; you would of had this week marked out in your calendar a year ago. If not, don’t panic. There’s still time to showcase your dazzling baking skills or at least have some messy (scrummy) fun using every utensil in your possession.

Now that you know, what will you bake? With the world firmly enamoured by the cupcake craze, there’s no shortage of weird and wonderful recipes.

Luckily for you we’ve put together a list of the very best to suit any kid (or adult for that matter). So get your pinny on and get baking - or you know, order in, the choice is yours!

1. Princess crown cupcake

Cupcakes literally fit for a Princess - recipe available here.

Princess crown cupcake

2. Ladybug cupcakes

For little explorers and their creepy crawly friends. Get the recipe here.

 Ladybug cupcakes
3. Monster Mouthfuls Cupcakes

Ideal treat for mini monsters who are more than a handful.  Get the recipe here.

 

Monster Mouthfuls Cupcakes

4. Teddy-at-the-Beach Cupcakes

It’s always summer somewhere. Try this perfect treat for tiny beach boys and girls. Recipe available here.

Teddy-at-the-Beach Cupcakes

5. Red Velvet Cupcakes

Let’s be honest, every day is a cheat day with these little beauties. Get the recipe.

 Red Velvet Cupcakes