Cupcake recipes - seasonal vegetables for January

Spoil your mum with a teatime treat this Mother’s Day and whip up some delicious cupcakes. They can be super-simple to make and are the perfect opportunity to get little helpers involved in the kitchen.

Whether you fancy a classic combo or want to try something different on the flavour front, get your mum to put her feet up, sit back and relax while you give one of our easy cupcake recipes a go!

The ultimate in quick and reliable cupcake recipes – once you’ve got the hang of the basics, you can mix up the flavours in the icing or get creative with toppings to make these little beauties really special.


These apple and almond cupcakes are simple to knock up and packed with the spicy-sweet flavour of cardamom. They’re guaranteed to be a hit, whether you eat gluten or not – give them a go.


Who doesn’t love carrot cake? Delicately spiced with cinnamon and ginger before getting covered with a delicious cream cheese icing and walnuts, these cupcakes are the perfect little package.


Not technically a cupcake, but these muffins are too good to ignore. Sweet blueberries and little hits of white chocolate really take this recipe up a level, plus they’re gluten-free.


Subtly spiced and super-easy to make, these vegan cupcakes are a great teatime treat! Sticky stem ginger adds a little something special to this recipe and a dairy-free cream-cheese icing tops them off nicely.


An amazing alternative to a traditional sticky toffee pudding, these cupcakes are packed with dried fruit and covered in a gorgeous chocolate sauce. Great for getting little hands messy and serving up for a special occasion.

Want some more inspiration? Check out our edible gift ideas for Mother’s Day here.