5 yummy cupcake recipes for a birthday party There's no better way to say happy birthday than with one of these delicious cupcake recipes. By Jennifer Bartoli and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen 2014-06-05 00:00:00 5 yummy cupcake recipes for a birthday party Slideshow View Slideshow 5 yummy cupcake recipes for a birthday party Replay This Slideshow Next Slideshow Previous Next By: Photo: © Copyright View more galleries 7 awesome toppings for yo The best cupcakes for you 7 mini dishes for your ba Triple Chocolate Cupcakes The triple threat of milk, dark and white chocolates makes these cupcakes utterly addictive. Right before serving, add the white chocolate discs straight from the fridge so that they don't soften.Recipe: Triple Chocolate Cupcakes Cookie-Topped Raspberry Cupcakes Iced sugar cookies make a cheerful birthday message when placed on top of iced cupcakes. You'll need less than half of the cookie dough to make enough toppers - use the leftover dough to make tasty loot bag treats. Recipe: Cookie-Topped Raspberry Cupcakes Coconut-Lime Cupcakes A creamy, flavourful coconut icing conceals the surprise lime curd filling in these tropical cupcakes. When removing the cupcake centres, reserve the leftover cake to make cake pops. You'll find coconut extract in the baking section of most grocery stores.Recipe: Coconut-Lime Cupcakes Chocolate Mini Constellation Cupcakes These super-moist cupcakes make a tasty canvas for a constellation-themed dessert. Mixing black and royal blue paste food colouring makes a deep navy icing that resembles the night sky. Add a little bit of each colour at a time until you reach your desired shade—it will take more food colouring than you may think, but the longer the icing sits, the darker it gets!Recipe: Chocolate Mini Constellation Cupcakes Orange Cream Two-Tone Cupcakes A simple icing trick gives these bright cupcakes a pretty swirled effect. Look for orange extract in the baking section of your grocery store, or in cake decorating specialty stores.Recipe: Orange Cream Two-Tone CupcakesCheck out our video on how to pipe two colours of icing at the same time.