Baseball Cupcake Recipes

Baseball Cap Cupcakes

These cupcakes will be an all-star winner!

45 min. prep time
8 cupcakes
242 Ratings



1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup sugar
6 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup mini semi-sweet chocolate chips


4 cups powdered sugar
2/3 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
3 to 5 tablespoons milk
Food color


Candy-coated milk chocolate pieces
Posterboard (14x11-inch) paper


Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour 8 (6-ounce) custard cups; set aside.

Combine flour, baking powder and salt in bowl; set aside.

Combine sugar and 6 tablespoons butter in another bowl; beat at medium speed until creamy. Add eggs and vanilla; continue beating until well mixed. Add flour mixture alternately with 1/2 cup milk, beating at low speed after each addition. Stir in chocolate chips.

Divide batter evenly among prepared custard cups. Bake 20-23 minutes or until toothpick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool on wire racks 5 minutes. Loosen edge of cupcake by running knife around inside edge. Carefully remove cupcakes from custard cups. Cool completely.

Combine powdered sugar, 2/3 cup butter and enough milk for desired frosting consistency in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until smooth and creamy. Reserve 1/2 cup frosting.

Divide remaining frosting into small bowls for as many colors as desired. Stir 1 to 2 drops food color into each bowl; mix well. If necessary, cut top of cupcakes off so surface is flat. Place cupcakes onto serving platter, flat-side down. Frost rounded side of each cupcake with desired color frosting; smooth frosting.

Fit pastry bag with small hole decorator tip; fill with reserved white frosting. Starting at center top of cupcake, pipe five radiating lines over top and down sides of cake (to look like seams in baseball cap). Place 1 candy-coated chocolate piece at center top.

Cut 8 (3 1/2-inch) circles from paper; write names on brims, if desired. Place circles halfway under cupcakes, forming hat brims.

Recipe Tip

- Use custard cup to draw circles on paper for hat brims.

- Batter can be baked in baking cup-lined muffin pan. Prepare and bake as directed. Remove baking cup liners; frost and decorate as desired. 12 cupcakes

- Read more about this recipe on Recipe Buzz® Blog.

Nutrition Facts (1 cupcake)

Calories: 690

Fat: 29g

Cholesterol: 120mg

Sodium: 380mg

Carbohydrates: 104g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Protein: 5g

Recipe #6937©1995Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

I used the recipe just to make plain cupcakes no baseball caps, and they turned out great, very moist!
Easy to make and it was a great treat at my nephews party. The kids LOVED IT!

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