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Unusual Cupcake Flavors



Photo: Dozen Bake Shop


Have you ever wondered what the most unusual cupcake flavors are? You won’t find these at your local bakery -- they’re just not vanilla (or red velvet). But that’s okay, they’re even better! Check out our list of must-eats:

Cupcake Royale - Seattle, Washington 

Huckle Buckle - vanilla buttercake baked with wild huckleberries and topped with huckleberry buttercream frosting and crispy brown sugar streusel. 

Vanilla Lavender - vanilla buttercake topped with vanilla buttercream frosting with real lavender buds. 

Cake Fetish - Alburquerque, Mexico

Mojito Madness - mint and lime-infused cake dipped in rum, mojito buttercream frosting, rimmed in crystal sugar, and topped with a fondant mint leaf.

Candy Bar Crunch - chocolate cake with bits of Butterfinger baked in, topped with Butterfinger buttercream and crushed Butterfinger.

Dozen Bake Shop - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 

Stuffed Blueberry French Toast - vanilla cake, maple buttercream frosting, and topped with fresh blueberries.

Mac N’ Cheese - topped with baked macaroni and shredded cheese.

Hello Cupcake - Washington, DC

Gianduja - creamy hazelnut paste, hazelnut chocolate ganache, and topped with a caramelized hazelnut crunch.

Tiramisu - expresso cake with mascarpone frosting, topped with cocoa, and a chocolate covered expresso bean.

CrushCakes - Santa Barbara, California 

Fresh Lime Margarita - lime cake, lime margarita frosting, and topped with a fresh lime slice.

Cupcake Jones - Portland, Oregon 

PB & J - white velvet cake filled with homemade berry jam, topped with peanut butter icing, berry drizzle, and chopped peanuts.

Molly’s Cupcakes - Chicago, Illinois 

The Ron Bennington - chocolate cake with a peanut butter-butterscotch filling, topped chocolate ganache frosting, and crushed butterscotch topping.

Carrie’s Campfire- chocolate cake, marshmallow fluff, graham cracker crumbs, and hot fudge.

Love at First Bite - Berkeley, California 

Matcha Green Tea - green tea cake made with ceremonial matcha tea and topped with matcha-infused whipped cream.

Monkey Love - banana cupcakes with pecans and pineapple and topped with classic cream cheese frosting.

4 Rivers Smokehouse - Orlando, Florida 

Mountain Dew and Doritos - topped with mountain dew buttercream and crushed doritos.

Coke and Ruffles - Coca Cola flavored icing and topped with Ruffles crunchy chips. 

Flour & Sun Bakery - Plesantville, New York 

Beer & Peanuts - beer batter cake topped with peanuts.

The Cupcakery - Las Vegas, Nevada 

Good Morning, Cupcake! - vanilla cake with a cinnamon swirl topped with a sweet glaze.

Trip to Graceland - chunky peanut butter cake layered with a light banana cream frosting, rolled in applewood smoked bacon, and drizzled with honey.

Atlanta Cupcake Factory - Atlanta, Georgia

Sweet Potato and Bourbon - sweet potato cake with a Kentucky bourbon cream cheese frosting.

Sugar Cookie and Browned Butter Rosemary - sugar cookie cake with a browned butter rosemary and pine nut frosting, and topped with a fresh rosemary garnish.

The Yellow Leaf Cupcake Co. - Seatle, Washington 

Pancakes N’ Bacon - vanilla cake topped with real bacon and maple buttercream frosting.

Baked by Melissa - New York, New York 

Berry Silly Cereal - Trix-flavored cake with marshmallow fluff icing and topped with a Trix piece of bark.

Firecracker - blue vanilla cake with fuchsia vanilla icing, and topped with a magical popping chocolate layer.

Caramel Apple - green apple cake with caramel icing and topped with green sugar crystals.

Rice Krispie Treat - yellow cake with vanilla icing and stuffed with marshmallow fluff and rice krispy treat pieces. 

Last Updated: October 1, 2014 at 5:21 am
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