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These easy to make Fall Cupcakes are loaded with all the flavors and tastes of Fall. Each cupcake is made using a combination of classic flavors that will remind you of cool days and falling leaves. Pumpkin, pecan, maple, warm spices, cinnamon, apple and more!

Pumpkin Cupcakes by Cooking Classy

Pumpkin Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting by Cooking Classy

Pumpkin Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting are easily one of the best fall treats! They are loaded with pumpkin, ultra soft and moist, and they have a perfect warm spice blend.
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Apple Spice Cupcakes

Apple Spice Cupcakes with Salted Caramel Frosting by Sally’s Baking Addiction

These apple spice cupcakes are incredibly moist and made with fresh, tart pieces of Granny Smith apples and comforting flavors like nutmeg and cinnamon dot each bite with the perfect amount of fall spice. All topped with a decadent salted caramel frosting.
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Moist and dense carrot cake cupcakes outside of the cupcake wrapper with a bite missing.

Carrot Cake Cupcakes

4.96 from 21 votes
Carrot Cake Cupcakes. These tender cupcakes are loaded with spice and freshly grated carrots. Topped with the fluffiest cream cheese frosting ever!
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Pumpkin Cupcakes with Marshmallow Frosting by a Beautiful Plate

Pumpkin Cupcakes with Marshmallow Frosting by A Beautiful Plate

Lightly spiced pumpkin cupcakes topped with a homemade marshmallow frosting and drizzled with homemade caramel. A decadent and portable fall dessert sure to impress!
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Pumpkin Cupcakes with Maple Pecan Frosting

Pumpkin Cupcakes with Maple Pecan Frosting by The Food Charlatan

These easy Pumpkin Cupcakes are made extra moist and flavorful thanks to the addition of browned butter! Top them off with a sophisticated Maple Pecan Buttercream Frosting and you have autumn’s new favorite cupcake.
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Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Pie Cupcakes with Butter Pecan Frosting by Half Baked Harvest.

Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Pie Cupcakes by Half Baked Harvest

Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Pie Cupcakes with Butter Pecan Frosting. It’s like pecan pie, but in cupcake form. Chocolate cupcakes made with warm bourbon and stuffed with gooey pecan pie “filling”. All topped with creamy brown sugar frosting and finished with a sprinkling of cinnamon-spiced brown sugar pecans.
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Pumpkin Cupcakes by The Gunny Sack.

Pumpkin Cupcakes by The Gunny Sack

These easy cupcakes are decorated with an incredibly fluffy and irresistible buttercream frosting made with marshmallow cream! Decorate these cupcakes to look like pumpkins for a fun and easy treat everyone will love!
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Sweet Potato Pie Cupcake

Sweet Potato Pie Cupcake by How Sweet Eats

Graham Cracker Crust topped with a sweet and tender cupcake made with mashed sweet potatoes and warm spices. Top it all off with a fluffy marshmallow cream frosting.
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Snickerdoodle Cupcakes by Spoonful of Flavor

Brown Butter Snickerdoodle Cupcakes by Spoonful of Flavor

Snickerdoodle Cupcakes topped with crunchy cinnamon sugar before baking, then topped with a luscious brown butter frosting. The perfect blend of sugar and spice!
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Pumpkin Maple Cupcakes with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting by the Novice Chef.

Pumpkin Maple Cupcakes with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting by The Novice Chef

Super soft and moist Maple Pumpkin Cupcakes with warm spices and hints of maple are topped with a sweet cinnamon cream cheese frosting! All the best parts of Fall served up in cupcake form!
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Caramel Pecan Carrot Cupcakes by Garnish and Glaze.

Caramel Pecan Carrot Cupcakes by Garnish & Glaze

Caramel Pecan Carrot Cupcakes start with a super moist homemade carrot cake base. Top it off with a mountain of silky smooth cream cheese frosting, a drizzle of caramel and some crushed pecans.
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Vanilla Chai Pumpkin Latte Cupcakes

Vanilla Chai Pumpkin Latte Cupcakes with Cinnamon Brown Sugar Frosting by Half Baked Harvest

Vanilla Chai Pumpkin Latte Cupcakes with Cinnamon Brown Sugar Frosting are the epitome of Fall. Chai-spiced pumpkin cake cupcakes made with warm spices and brown sugar. Generously frosted with creamy cinnamon brown sugar frosting, and finished off with a sprinkling of chai sugar.
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Maple Cupcakes with Marshmallow Frosting

Maple Cupcakes with Marshmallow Frosting by If You Give a Blonde a Kitchen

Maple cupcakes are tender and moist, made with pure maple syrup and topped with a fluffy marshmallow frosting and bits of s’mores candy.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
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German Chocolate Cupcakes

German Chocolate Cupcakes by Tastes Better from Scratch

German Chocolate Cupcakes are made with silky smooth chocolate icing and topped with a coconut and pecan frosting.
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Chai Latte Cupcakes by Sallys Baking Addiction

Chai Latte Cupcakes by Sally’s Baking Addiction

These easy, homemade chai latte cupcakes combine deliciously warm chai spices like cinnamon, cardamom, and ginger with soft and fluffy cupcakes. Topped with a fluffy chai spice buttercream.
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Pumpkin Spice Latte Cupcakes

Pumpkin Spice Latte Cupcakes by Table for Two

Meet your favorite drink in cupcake form! These Pumpkin Spice Latte cupcakes have the hint of coffee flavor, not too strong, and then the amazing pumpkin spice comes right through. The whipped cream topping is light and airy and the caramel drizzled on top is the perfect pairing.
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Spice Cake Cupcakes by Oh Sweet Basil

Spice Cake Cupcakes with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting by Oh Sweet Basil

Warm, cozy, and filled with cinnamon – these spice cake cupcakes with cinnamon cream cheese frosting are perfect for fall. You’ll love the soft cupcake crumb and extra creamy buttercream.
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Apple Pie Cupcakes with Salted Maple Buttercream by Sugar Salt Magic

Apple Pie Cupcakes with Salted Buttercream by Sugar Salt Magic

Apple Pie Cupcakes made with fresh apple and warm spices, are frosted with an addictive Salted Buttercream. Top with some warm baked cinnamon apples, and drizzle with the luscious cinnamon syrup for an ultimate Fall dessert!
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Butterbeer cupcakes

Butterbeer Cupcakes

These Harry Potter themed cupcakes are loaded with delicious flavors of toffee, butterscotch, caramel, and vanilla. The ultra moist cupcakes are made with cream soda and bits of crunchy toffee. All topped with a fluffy butterscotch frosting.
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Caramel Apple Cupcakes

Caramel Apple Cupcakes by The Recipe Critic

This dessert is made with an apple flavored cupcake topped off with a thick and creamy caramel layer. Get all the flavors you love in a Caramel Apple in these easy to make cupcakes!
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Chocolate Halloween Cupcakes

Chocolate Halloween Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting by Just a Taste

These Chocolate Halloween Cupcakes steal the spooky spotlight, they’re decked out to resemble pumpkins, complete with pretzel stems and candy vines.
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Pumpkin S'mores Cupcakes by Something Swanky.

Pumpkin S’mores Cupcakes by Something Swanky

A buttery graham cracker crust topped with fluffy spiced pumpkin cake which is filled with a pocketful of marshmallow cream. Each cupcake is smothered with milk chocolate ganache, topped with more graham cracker crumbs and a toasty, roasty marshmallow.
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20 + Must Make Fall Cupcakes

5 from 1 vote
Author: Serene
Twenty Plus Must Make Fall Cupcakes!!  All the Maple, Pecan, Apple, and of course all the Pumpkin you can handle!
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Round up first published October 12, 2015. Updated June 24, 2021 with some new recipes included.


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8 Comments

  1. Thank you for the wonderful cupcake ideas. I just moved to a new state and want to start selling my cupcakes again.

    1. Thanks so much Jan! There’s so many fantastic ideas here 🙂 I would love to know if you try any of them out. Best of luck in the new area!

  2. Love this awesome round-up! Thanks so much for sharing my cupcakes, Serene! All of these look incredible! I want one of each – pinned 🙂

  3. Thank you for featuring my cupcakes! You are so sweet! Great roundup – some new ones and some of my familiar favorites! Pinned!