20 Best Fall-inspired Cupcakes

Val Curtis

The fall season is known for its comforting flavors of cinnamon and spice, apples and pears, maple and pecans, ginger and caramel, and of course, pumpkin. What better way to indulge in this autumn feast of flavors than by infusing them in the form of a cupcake? Here, we have the best 20 fall-inspired cupcakes for you to whip up and present to your friends and family as you celebrate the season. You’ll find upgraded traditional cupcakes as well as awe-inspiring recipes that look impressive but that you can totally make right in your own kitchen! From pumpkin buttercream frostings to caramel drizzled toppings, from apple-stuffed cupcakes to candied pecan toppings, you’ll find the best harvest cupcake flavors and recipes right here.

Pumpkin Brownie Cupcakes by Sweet & Savory Meals

Caramel Apple Cupcakes by Tastes Of Lizzy T

Turkey Cupcakes by The Girl Who Ate Everything

Maple Pecan Cupcakes by Beyond Frosting

Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Cupcakes by Your Cup Of Cake

Speculoos Pecan Cupcakes by Your Cup Of Cake

Candy Corn Cupcakes by Chocolate Moosey

Gingerbread Cupcakes by Sally’s Baking Addiction

Thanksgiving Cupcakes with Chocolate Pilgrim Suit Cupcake Wrappers by Hungry Happenings

Apple Pie Cupcakes With Vanilla Buttercream Frosting by Spoonful Of Flavor

Pumpkin Spice Latte Cupcakes by Table For Two

S’mores Cupcakes by The Little Epicurean

Sweet Potato Pie Cupcakes With Marshmallow Frosting by How Sweet Eats

Gingerbread Latte Cupcakes by Annie’s Noms

Chocolate Eggnog Cupcakes by Kleinworth & Co.

Cinnamon Roll Coffee Cupcakes by Bakingdom

Brown Butter Pumpkin Cupcakes with Salted Caramel Frosting by Two Peas And Their Pod

Spiced Cupcakes with Vanilla Buttercream by Beyond Frosting

Ginger Pear Cupcakes by My Sweet Sanity

Caramel Apple Cupcakes by The Girl Who Ate Everything


or take a peek at our Browned Butter Apple Bread – the perfect quick bread for Fall! or  20 Easy Fall Recipes We Can’t Wait to Make!

Caramel drizzle, pumpkin spice, ginger and apples are just a few of the flavors behind our favorite fall-inspired cupcakes.