Examples of popular birthday cupcake recipes for kids include applesauce cupcakes, rainbow-colored cupcakes and chocolate peanut butter cupcakes. Other examples are hot chocolate and cookies and cream cupcakes.
Applesauce cupcakes can be decorated with red icing and a gummy worm. Rainbow-colored cupcakes can be topped with vanilla frosting and rainbow sprinkles. Top the chocolate peanut butter cupcakes with a rich chocolate frosting. The hot chocolate cupcakes can be decorated with white frosting made to look like marshmallows and with a pretzel stuck in the side to mimic the handle on a mug. Top the cookies and cream cupcakes with vanilla frosting, and stick a small cookie in them.