Cupcake Wars Season 7 Winning Recipes

Take a sugary bite of some Season 7 victorious recipes from "Cupcake Wars."

Salted Caramel Cupcakes with Pecan Coconut Brittle Crumble and Caramel Swiss Buttercream

This vanilla cupcake gets taken to new heights with a gooey salted caramel filling, caramel Swiss buttercream and coconut-caramel brittle on top.

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Double Shot Mocha Latte Cupcakes

Get your java fix with this cupcake, which has a double shot of espresso — in the cake and the cream filling. Each treat is decorated with piped chocolate ganache.

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Cuatro Leches Cupcakes

Classic tres leches cake is made with condensed milk, evaporated milk and whole milk, but this cupcake recipe adds coconut milk, too. Whipped cream makes a simple topping.

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Hot Lava Cupcake

This cupcake takes inspiration from the Hawaiian luau. The inside is filled with pineapple; it's frosted with teriyaki buttercream and then topped with chopped roasted pig.

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Banana Cake with White Chocolate Macadamia Frosting

This moist banana cupcake is topped with buttercream frosting and chopped macadamia nuts for added crunch.

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cupcake

Cookies and cupcakes collide in these treats that feature cookie dough centers. The tops are spread with warm chocolate fudge and frosted with vanilla buttercream frosting. The final decoration is a sandwich of chocolate chip cookies.

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Maple Cupcakes with Cherry Compote and Goat Cheese Frosting

For a special soap opera-themed episode, the winning baker made this maple-infused cupcake, which is filled with cherry compote and topped with goat cheese-cream cheese frosting.

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Dark Magic Cupcakes

You wouldn't know it from looking at this cupcake, but it's hiding a secret. The batter is flavored with pureed chipotle peppers, chili powder and cayenne for a surprising kick. It's topped with lime buttercream and capped off with chocolate ganache.

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Kahlua and Horchata Cupcake

This cinnamon-spiced cupcake has a hint of coffee from Kahlua coffee liqueur and a nutty flavor from horchata. It's topped with cream cheese frosting for extra richness.

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Peppermint Hot Chocolate Cupcake

A ganache center makes these chocolate cupcakes special. They're topped with peppermint marshmallow buttercream frosting for a play on hot chocolate topped with cream.

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Salted Caramel Cupcake

This vanilla bean cupcake is topped with caramel buttercream frosting, making it a standout among other cupcakes.

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Chocolate Caramel Toffee Cupcake

This rock 'n' roll confection is a chocolate cupcake filled with caramel and topped with whipped frosting and toffee pieces.

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