Nothing says St Patrick’s Day like a themed cupcake! This collection has the best easy St Patrick’s Day cupcake recipes, perfect for your St Paddy’s parties and dessert tables.
This collection features more green cupcakes than you can shake a stick at! There's also boozy cupcakes - with Bailey’s, Guinness and Irish whiskey - as well as leprechauns, pots of gold waiting at the end of rainbows and shamrocks galore!
Get all of your fun cliches ready for the luck of the Irish in cupcake form!
- 1. Bailey's Irish Cream Cupcakes
- 2. Salted Caramel Whiskey Cupcakes
- 3. Matcha Green Tea Cupcakes
- 4. Rainbow Pot of Gold Cupcakes
- 5. Lucky Charms Pinata Cupcakes
- 6. Guinness Chocolate Cupcakes
- 7. Green Velvet Shamrock Cupcakes
- 8. Mint Chocolate Cupcakes
- 9. Shamrock Shake Cupcakes
- 10. Irish Car Bomb Cupcakes
- 11. Rainbow Topped Cupcakes
- 12. Irish Coffee Cupcakes
- 13. Leprechaun Cupcakes
- 14. Coffee Stout Cupcakes
- 15. Pot of Gold Green Cupcakes
- 16. Four Leaf Clover Cupcake Cake
- 17. Guinness Bailey's Cupcakes
- 🍀 More Sweet Ideas!
1. Bailey's Irish Cream Cupcakes
These Bailey's Irish cream cupcakes are the perfect boozy treat for St Paddy's Day. Pure Bailey's delight, they have a soft and fluffy Bailey's cupcake sponge topped with a creamy Bailey's buttercream frosting. They're also super easy to make!
2. Salted Caramel Whiskey Cupcakes
Use an Irish whiskey like Jameson's in these delicious whiskey cupcakes! Topped with salted caramel buttercream frosting and a caramel whiskey sauce - a great drunken cupcake for St Patty's Day celebrations!
3. Matcha Green Tea Cupcakes
No St Paddy's Day celebration would be complete with a healthy dose of green. These easy green cupcakes with a green buttercream frosting are naturally a bright colour, and they taste delicious!
4. Rainbow Pot of Gold Cupcakes
These easy pot o' gold cupcakes have a candy rainbow on top and cute shamrock sprinkles!
5. Lucky Charms Pinata Cupcakes
Kids and leprechauns alike will appreciate these sneaky St. Patrick’s Day cupcakes with a trove of Lucky Charms marshmallows hidden inside! It's also super easy to make using boxed cake mix.
6. Guinness Chocolate Cupcakes
These moist Guinness chocolate cupcakes are full of a deep chocolate flavour with a hint of Guinness beer flavour. They are topped with a creamy chocolate Guinness buttercream.
7. Green Velvet Shamrock Cupcakes
These Green Velvet Cupcakes with cute edible shamrocks toppers are easy St Patrick’s day cupcakes to make at home from scratch.
8. Mint Chocolate Cupcakes
Mint Chocolate Chip Cupcakes that don’t skimp on the chocolate! Impossibly rich chocolate cupcakes are topped with a cool mint chip buttercream. Fold a handful of chocolate chips into the frosting and more on top. They're a pretty green colour, great for St Paddy's Day celebrations.
9. Shamrock Shake Cupcakes
Shamrock Shake Cupcakes are moist mint cupcakes topped with white chocolate whipped cream. Your favorite limited edition McDonald’s shake in cupcake form!
10. Irish Car Bomb Cupcakes
Cocktail-turned-dessert ➝ guaranteed to be a good idea, am I right? I’d say it’s especially true when that cocktail is an Irish Car Bomb - aka a shot. One of the best boozy cupcake ideas for St Patrick's Day.
11. Rainbow Topped Cupcakes
These little rainbow cupcakes are so fun! What a great idea to make fondant rainbows on cupcakes. Grab the easy recipe for these cupcakes with a rainbow for a Saint Paddy's Day party today! You can even make the cupcake bases green for extra St Paddy's fun!
12. Irish Coffee Cupcakes
Irish coffee cupcakes are a delicious and grown-up cupcake flavor. This Irish coffee cupcake recipe is fast and easy to make, and is a cute cupcake idea for a St Patty's Day themed party!
13. Leprechaun Cupcakes
Are you hosting a Saint Patricks Day party with kids this year? They are going to love these fun and cute leprechaun cupcakes!
14. Coffee Stout Cupcakes
These Chocolate Coffee Irish Stout Cupcakes are moist, chocolatey and topped with luscious Coffee Swiss Meringue Buttercream! They're the ultimate indulgent St Patrick's Day cupcakes.
15. Pot of Gold Green Cupcakes
Whip up these green St. Pats Day cupcakes in no time at all. Includes a rainbow as well as a pot of gold to make them extra special!
16. Four Leaf Clover Cupcake Cake
This St. Patrick’s Day 4 Leaf Clover Cupcake Cake is made from a doctored cake mix and topped with a gorgeous green minty frosting! An easy St Paddy's decorating idea!
17. Guinness Bailey's Cupcakes
Guinness and Bailey's in one? That's a recipe for the perfect St. Patrick’s Day dessert! These Guinness chocolate cupcakes are topped with delicious fluffy Bailey’s cream cheese frosting and green sprinkles for a festive touch. This easy cupcake recipe will give you the luck of the Irish!
🍀 More Sweet Ideas!
If you’re looking for more sweet ideas for St Patrick's Day desserts, why not check out some of these other festive recipes!
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