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17 Delectable Cupcake Recipes To Help You Celebrate National Cupcake Day

If ever there was a day to indulge yourself in all of your cupcake fantasies, it's today, National Cupcake Day. Maybe you want to celebrate by hitting up the local bakery and buying a dozen decadent treats, but if you're more of a DIY kind of girl and are searching for some amazing cupcake recipes, look no further.

To be fair, I don't really think there is such a thing as a bad cupcake recipe. I've never met a cupcake I didn't like. Even the most basics store-bought party pack selection is still pretty damn delicious. So whichever way you chose to celebrate National Cupcake Day, you can't go wrong.

You can, however, go extra right. One scroll through these cupcake recipes, and you're sure to start salivating at the sight of them. You'll be gasping "Oh my God," as you feast your eyes on these delectable desserts. You'll close your eyes and fantasize about taking a good, hearty bite of each and every one. You'll, essentially, have a food orgasm. And the best way to satisfy that urge to is to get thee to a cupcake stat. Seriously, we dare you not to run home and bake one of these 17 delicious cupcake recipes.

1. Double Chocolate Reese’s Pieces Cupcakes

Can you even handle looking at the chocolatey goodness of Your Cup of Cake's Reese's Pieces cupcakes?

2. Pumpkin Spice Latte Cupcakes

These pumpkin spice cupcakes from Brown Eyed Baker are anything but "basic."

3. White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cupcakes

Sweet and simple, these white chocolate macadamia nut cupcakes from Confessions Of A Cookbook Queen are a perfectly pretty dessert.

4. Bananas Foster Cupcakes

Cookies and Cups' bananas foster cupcakes have fruit in them, so that makes them totally healthy. Right?

5. Coca-Cola Cupcakes

Anything that comes with a cherry on top, like these Coca-Cola cupcakes from My Baking Addiction, is sure to be a crowd favorite.

6. Confetti Cupcakes

Cookies & Cups' confetti cupcakes are like a party in a pastry, so they're a perfect choice to celebrate the holiday.

7. Peanut Butter Chocolate Vegan Cupcakes

Just because you're vegan doesn't mean you can't partake in the festivities. Feast on Healthy Happy Life's peanut butter chocolate cupcakes for a treat even non-vegans will devour.

8. Blackout Cupcakes

Just looking at Cookies and Cup's blackout cupcakes is giving me heart palpitations.

9. Coconut Nutella Cupcakes

Your Cup Of Cake's coconut Nutella cupcake recipe combines two amazing flavors, so how could it not be delectable?  

10. Butterscotch Dipped Cupcakes

Butterscotch is an underused flavor, in my opinion, so I love that Confessions Of A Cookbook Queen makes use of it in her dipped cupcakes.

11. S'mores Ice Cream Cupcakes

Can you even dream up anything more incredible-sounding than these s'mores ice cream cupcakes from Bake Love Give?

12. Almond Cupcakes With Coconut Buttercream Frosting

These dainty little tea party cupcakes from Cookies and Cups are almost too pretty to eat. Emphasis on the almost.

13. Banana Chocolate Hazelnut Cupcakes

Bananas and chocolate and hazelnut, oh my! This banana chocolate hazelnut cupcake from Pastry Affair takes three ingredients you love to makes one cupcake you'll really love.

14. Devil's Food Snickers Cheesecake Cupcake

Cookies and Cups really nails it here with this cheesecake cupcake recipe. And then takes it to the next level by adding Snickers on top.

15. Chocolate Chip Cupcakes With Brown Sugar Cream Cheese Frosting

Cookie Monster Cooking's chocolate chip cupcakes are not only adorable — they're also sure to be a crowd pleaser. Who doesn't love chocolate chip?

16. Coke Float Cupcakes

These Coke float cupcakes from Cookies and Cups feel like a throwback to a '50s soda shop — and we totally love that.

17. Gingerbread Hot Chocolate Cupcakes

Even though National Cupcake Day has probably usurped Christmas as your favorite holiday now, you can still celebrate the season with Your Cup Of Cake's gingerbread cupcakes. Enjoy your sweet treats!

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