Cupcake Wars Season 7 Winning Recipes
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.
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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