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7 Yummy St. Patrick’s Day Inspired Cupcake Ideas

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Shamrocks, Clovers, and Rainbows. Oh, my! Bring sweetness to your St. Patrick’s Day celebration with these seven yummy St. Patrick’s day inspired cupcake ideas.

1. Baileys Irish Creme Cupcakes.


I don’t think there’s anything not to love about these adorably, delicious cupcakes.

Here's a yummy treat to help celebrate your St. Patrick's Day celebration. These from-scratch cupcakes are moist and festive!
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2. Taste a Rainbow Cupcake

rainbow cupcakes

The interesting thing about eating rainbow cupcakes is that if you close your eyes, you really can taste the rainbow. Trust me on this. This simple recipe involves a white cake mix and food coloring. That’s it. Easy- peasy. See the recipe and directions at Dinner Then Dessert.

Rainbow Cupcakes
Rainbow Cupcakes with fluffy cloud-like vanilla frosting that is guaranteed to make anyone who sees them smile. No cake mix, still EASY.
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rainbow cupcakes

3. Lucky Charm Cupcakes

Lucky Charm Cupcakes

These cupcakes are deceptively simple to make. Kids and adults will love them and they are so festive and yummy!

Lucky Charms Cupcakes with Cereal Milk
These Lucky Charms Cupcakes are made with cereal milk cupcakes, Lucky Charms marshmallow filling, Lucky Charms crumbled on top and a light swirl of cereal milk frosting! They take me back to being a kid and they are SO tasty!
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Lucky Charm Cupcakes

4. Pot o’ Gold Chocolate Guinness Cupcakes

Pot o' Gold Chocolate Guinness Cupcakes
Photo Credit: Better Homes and Gardens

This is a slightly more sophisticated cupcake for the culinary lovers among us. This little number combines, an always winning combo, chocolate and mint. The cupcake is made from scratch, but from start to finish, you’ll be done in less than half an hour! See the recipe and directions at Better Homes and Gardens.

Pot o’ Gold Chocolate Guinness Cupcakes
When it comes to St. Patrick's Day cupcakes we instantly think of Guinness cupcakes. The Irish beer is a perfect addition to dessert. This cupcake idea comes with a festive surprise inside to wow anyone who takes a bite.
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pot of gold cupcakes

5. End of the Rainbow Cupcakes.

Rainbow Cupcakes Cake
Photo Credit: Better Homes and Gardens

At first glance, these cupcakes look nothing like cupcakes at all. It’s a rainbow, yes, but there are wonders of cupcakes beneath.  See the recipe and directions at Better Homes and Gardens.

End-of-the-Rainbow Cupcakes
Dazzle your guests with a colorful St. Patrick's Day snack—made with ingredients you probably already have on your shelf. Use a frosting bag kit to create the colorful rainbow design on top.
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Rainbow Cupcake Cakes

7. Shamrock Cut Out Cupcakes.

shamrock Cupcakes
Photo Credit: Glorious Treats

These cupcakes are sure to win over all the adults and children at your St. Patrick’s Day celebration. The green deliciousness at the center of these cupcakes is actually green frosting. Yummy. See the recipe and directions at Glorious Treats.

Shamrock Cupcakes
This simple but fun technique for St. Patrick’s Day would be perfect!  This concept could be used with any cupcake and frosting combo.
Check out this recipe
shamrock cupcakes

So, now that you have the ideas, start baking!

Looking for some St. Patrick’s Day Dinner Ideas? We got you. St. Patrick’s Irish Dinner Ideas.

St. Patricks Day Cupcakes

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