Pumpkin Cupcake Recipes

Spicy pumpkin cupcakes, chocolate pumpkin cupcakes, and pumpkin cheesecake cupcakes make a terrific party treat. We have the recipes you need.

Community Picks

Pumpkin Ginger Cupcakes

Rating: 5 stars 967
Delicious, light and fluffy! These taste of Fall, and the crystallized ginger gives then a lovely little zing. Even people who don't like pumpkin love these cupcakes. These disappear as fast as I can set them out!

Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes

Rating: 4.5 stars 584
This hearty pumpkin cupcake with a cinnamon-cream cheese frosting is good in the fall or any other time of the year.

Mini Pumpkin Cheesecake

Rating: 4.5 stars 50
So tasty, cute, and totally YUMMY! All the greatness of the original versions, but MINI! No need for a traditional water bath or for the lengthy cooling time.

Harvest Pumpkin Cupcakes

Rating: 5 stars 313
Rich and spicy pumpkin cupcakes with orange cream cheese frosting!
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Chocolate Cupcakes with Pumpkin Cheesecake Filling

Rating: 4.5 stars 7
Chocolate cupcakes with pumpkin cheesecake filling are a delicious combination of rich, moist chocolate cake and a creamy pumpkin smoothness inside.

Fluffy Pumpkin Spiced Cupcakes

Rating: 4.5 stars 5
Perfect for autumn, these moist and fluffy cupcakes are a must for any holiday gathering.

Best-Ever Pumpkin Cupcakes

Rating: 3 stars 10
These cupcakes are rumored to be the best ever! Top cupcakes with whipped cream and dust with cinnamon or pumpkin spice.

Quick and Easy Pumpkin Cupcakes

My grandmother used to make these around the holidays. They are a big hit at office parties and with kids! They are very quick and easy. If you want icing, I recommend whipped cream cheese icing, but they are very good without it.

Crustless Pumpkin Pie Cupcakes

Rating: 4 stars 2
Grab-and-go pumpkin pie cupcakes!

Pumpkin Cupcakes

A delicious home recipe for pumpkin cupcakes made with brown sugar, canned pumpkin, pumpkin pie spice, and maple syrup. Topped with cinnamon buttercream.

Vegan Pumpkin Spice Breakfast Cupcakes

Perfect when you're rushing out the door, these vegan pumpkin spice breakfast cupcakes are so tasty they don't need any frosting!

Inspiration and Ideas

Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes with Frosting
Rating: Unrated 25
"Awesome! They just melted in my mouth and the icing is to die for. The husband and kids tore them up!" – kitkatkf
Best-Ever Pumpkin Pie Cupcakes
Rating: Unrated 10
"A pumpkin pie-like cupcake that's seen all over Pinterest during fall. It is good but it is not cake like; the flavors of pumpkin pie are all there." – *CountryGirlGourmet*
Chocolate-Pumpkin Cupcakes
Rating: 5 stars 1

As I was craving a seasonal treat to use some leftover canned pumpkin, I created this modification of a widely available chocolate cake recipe. These delights are moist and delicious! You may frost with your favorite buttercream or cream cheese frosting and decorate, or leave plain. These babies are so moist, they don't demand frosting.