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7 mouthwatering cupcake ideas inspired by other desserts

Just when you thought that this sweet treat couldn't get any better...

By Alexia Dellner, 14 September 2016
7 mouthwatering cupcake ideas inspired by other desserts

The only thing better than a delicious cupcake? One that's inspired by another dessert! It's just like getting two tasty goodies for the price of one. Of course, we all love a plain vanilla cupcake or a rich chocolate version but add in a few extra ingredients and some creative twists and a yummy treat turns into something even more delicious. 

It's basically like getting two tasty goodies for the price of one

We've rounded up seven incredible cupcake creations that combine the lovely sponge of everyone's favourite miniature cake with a classic dessert. Translation? Seven mouth-watering cupcake ideas that will wow friends and family (or you know, just something delicious to make for yourself this weekend). The best part about these cupcake ideas is that you don't have to pick and choose between two different sweet treats – you can have both! Guess you really can have your cake and eat it to...

Discover seven delicious cupcake and dessert combinations below. 

Strawberry cheesecake cupcakes

These creamy treats almost look too good to eat!  

Ice Cream Sundae Cupcakes

Kids of all ages will love these cupcakes loaded with sweets, chocolate and thick buttercream. 

Apple Cake Cupcakes

Apple season is here and we can't think of a better way to use up this yummy fruit than in these spiced apple cupcakes topped with toffee cream cheese frosting. Yum!

Tiramisu Cupcakes

Coffee + chocolate + cupcakes = a seriously impressive, adults-only treat!

Banoffee Cupcakes

What do you get when you combine sweet bananas with rich caramel and ultra moist sponge cake? These banoffee cupcakes!

Brownie Cupcakes

Who doesn't love the taste of a gooey chocolate brownie? Add that chocolate-y flavour to a cupcake and you've got a winning combo!

Strawberry Shortcake Cupcakes

Another one for strawberry lovers, these pretty cupcakes look perfect for a sunny afternoon treat! 

Want to give one of these incredible cupcake ideas a go? Stock up on everything you need to join in the baking fun at Asda.com.