This year, enjoy making and eating these yummy Saint Patrick’s Day cupcakes to celebrate our favorite Irish holiday!
Whether you need a treat for your kids to take to school, a dessert to bring to a Saint Patrick’s Day party, or simply want to make something delicious just for fun, you'll find a cupcake recipe here that everyone will love!
So make sure you bake enough because everyone will be asking for seconds!
Table of Contents
- Saint Patrick's Day Pot of Gold Filled Cupcakes
- Mint Oreo Stuffed Bailey's Cupcakes
- Green Velvet Cupcakes with Sharmock Toppers
- Chocolate Guinness Cupcakes with Bailey's Frosting
- Lucky Charms Cupcakes
- Boozy Shamrock Shake Cupcakes
- Leprechaun Cupcakes for St Patrick's Day
- Rainbow Cupcakes
- Gluten Free Mint Chocolate Cupcakes
- Pot of Gold Cupcakes
- Irish Car Bomb Cupcakes
- Lucky Unicorn Cupcakes
- Bailey's Kiss Cupcakes
- Andes Mint Cupcakes
- Vegan Cupcakes with Matcha Buttercream Frosting
Saint Patrick's Day Pot of Gold Filled Cupcakes
You’ll love these tasty St. Patrick’s Day Pot of Gold Filled Cupcakes.
And best of all they're gluten free, with a sweet and delicious apple pie filling in the center. Have some fun with little ones making these green frosting topped cupcakes to celebrate the wearing of the green.
Mint Oreo Stuffed Bailey's Cupcakes
These Bailey’s cupcakes have a minty surprise baked right inside.
An easy one bowl chocolate cupcake made with Bailey’s Irish Cream stuffed with a Mint Oreo, and topped with a three ingredient Bailey’s Chocolate Frosting.
Irish Cream liqueur is mixed right into the batter, by swapping milk used in the recipe with a little splash of our favorite Irish cream.
This taste of Ireland yields a rich and wonderfully moist cupcake, with a lovely mixture of mint and Baileys.
Green Velvet Cupcakes with Sharmock Toppers
These Green Velvet Cupcakes with cream cheese frosting have cute shamrocks toppers that are just right for celebrating St Patrick's day.
Red velvet cupcakes for Valentine's Day and green velvet for Saint Paddy's Day.
What a delicious way to serve a green dessert to celebrate this Irish holiday. Green food coloring is added to the cup cake batter before baking, for an Irish patriotic twist.
The shamrock toppers are made from green fondant with golden sprinkles. A terrific edible decoration with an Irish twist.
Chocolate Guinness Cupcakes with Bailey's Frosting
Chocolate Guinness Cupcakes with Bailey's Frosting are a great St. Patrick's Day dessert to celebrate the holiday.
This recipe is ever so easy. These Guinness chocolate cupcakes, with light and fluffy Bailey's frosting, are sure to please everyone.
If you're not too keen on all the green dye food shenanigans for celebrating Paddy's Day, then these cupcakes are the perfect choice. Boasting real Irish flavors these cupcakes are true crowd pleasers.
If you prefer an alcohol free frosting then opt for vanilla extract instead of the Irish cream. The Guinness bakes off in the oven so there's very little alcohol left.
Lucky Charms Cupcakes
Many people don’t want to share their lucky charms, especially with St. Patrick’s Day just around the corner, when everyone longs for the luck of the Irish.
These Lucky Charms Cupcakes are really no different. They are so delicious you probably won’t want to share.
They're really easy to make, since they start with a box of vanilla cake mix. The multi colored frosting is the most difficult step in this recipe.
Topped with lucky charms these cup cakes are cute and fun for little ones.
Boozy Shamrock Shake Cupcakes
If you're looking for minty cupcakes these boozy shamrock shake treats may be exactly what you need.
Topped with Godiva white chocolate buttercream they're perfect St. Patrick's Day desserts.
Vanilla, peppermint schnapps and green food coloring give these little cakes their distinctive color and flavor.
White chocolate liqueur is whisked into the buttercream frosting for more boozy deliciousness.
Total time for preparking and baking these treats is just 35 mintues.
Leprechaun Cupcakes for St Patrick's Day
These easy leprechaun cupcakes are the perfect addition to your St. Patrick's Day celebrations.
The kids will love them and will have so much fun helping to make them too.
With a red frosting beard and marshmallow hat covered in green candy melt coating, these cupcakes are deliciously creative.
St. Patrick’s Day is coming and these are the most perfect Rainbow St. Patrick’s Day Cupcakes for you to make with the kids!
These cupcakes not only look beautiful, but they’re tasty too!
These creative rainbow decorations are made with fruit cereal, rather than candy rainbows. A mini marshmallow at the end of the rainbow on both sides, helps stabilize the floral wire used to thread the fruit loops. (Remind little ones that this wire is not edible.)
Gluten Free Mint Chocolate Cupcakes
Rich chocolate is combined with sweet, minty freshness in these Gluten-Free Mint Chocolate Cupcakes. And the good news is that they're vegan, allergy-free, and a perfect way to take your chocolate cupcake craving up a minty notch or two.
Vegan egg replacement is used instead of regular eggs in the batter. Gluten free flour makes them celiac friendly too.
These delicious cupcakes can be made in advance and stored before decorating with frosting. Simply cool the cupcakes on a wire rack, then pop them into an air tight container until you're ready to add the green minty frosting before serving.
Pot of Gold Cupcakes
Yes, they even include a rainbow made with a candy strip, and a pot of gold made with a miniature peaunut butter cup.
Let's face it, green treats don't get much better than that!
Irish Car Bomb Cupcakes
These Irish Car Bomb cupcakes are a taste of Ireland in a muffin cup. They're made with a chocolate Guinness cupcake batter, Irish whiskey ganache, and Baileys buttercream.
Now that's an Irish flavor combination that really makes these little cakes the perfect St. Patrick's Day treat.
Lucky Unicorn Cupcakes
These Lucky Unicorn Cupcakes are perfect for St Patrick’s Day or even a birthday party. You can easily make them in any color, but for our favorite Irish holiday, we're sticking to green and gold.
This time round they're also decorated with candy green shamrocks for a little Irish luck.
Bailey's Kiss Cupcakes
Baileys Kiss Cupcakes area little taste of Irish heaven. The name is delicious before you even discover how truly tasty they are. Chocolate cupcakes are topped with light and creamy Baileys Buttercream, then drizzled with chocolate Ganache.
Inside a Hershey's kiss is baked right into the batter, making for an amazingly delicious surprise.
They're perfect any time of year, but especially in the days around St. Patrick's Day!
Andes Mint Cupcakes
Don't forget to use green or Irish themed cupcake liners for these treats.
Vegan Cupcakes with Matcha Buttercream Frosting
St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner, and these are the most delicious green cupcakes you’ll ever try.
They’re made with a simple vegan chocolate cupcake base and topped with an insanely delicious frosting, colored green with something way better than food coloring.
And there you have it - my collection of favorite Irish cupcakes for Saint Paddy's Day from around the internet.
Many thanks to all the generous bloggers who shared their photos and recipes with us today.
It's lovely to know so many people love to celebrate Saint Patrick and Irish heritage.
Slán agus beannacht,
(Goodbye and blessings)
Mairéad -Irish American Mom
Pronunciation - slawn ah-gus ban-ock-th
Mairéad - rhymes with parade