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21 Graduation Cupcakes and Dessert Ideas that will delight Guests

21 Graduation Cupcakes and Dessert Ideas that will delight Guests

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Graduation Cupcakes and Sweets Ideas

Graduation season is here, and what better way to celebrate this big milestone than with some delicious treats?

Whether you’re planning a party for your favorite grad or looking for some tasty ideas to share, you’ll be able to find inspiration for your graduation party cupcakes.

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In this post, I’ll share some fun and creative ideas for graduation cakes, cupcakes, and cookies that are sure to impress and delight everyone.

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Let’s make this celebration extra special with some sweet treats!

21 Graduation Cupcakes and Dessert Ideas to delight your Guests

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Black and Gold Graduation Cap Cupcakes with Certificates

These handmade gold, white and black cupcakes adorned with graduation caps and certificates are sure to wow partygoers.

Topped with the year of your graduation, these cupcakes are bound to leave a lasting impression.

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Red Grad Cap Cupcakes

Keep things on the simpler side and opt for chocolate cupcakes with white frosting and a black and red graduation cap at the top.

21 Graduation Cupcakes and Dessert Ideas that will delight Guests

Gold Confetti Cupcake

Instead of decorating with certificates and graduation caps, how about gold and black sprinkles?

These are less fancy but just as effective to bring in the celebrations.

21 Graduation Cupcakes and Dessert Ideas that will delight Guests

Pink Graduation Cap Cupcakes

An alternative to using black grad caps for decorating the cake is pink caps.

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Complete the cupcakes with the mini pink graduation caps or white certificates at the top.

21 Graduation Cupcakes and Dessert Ideas that will delight Guests

Shells and Flowers Cupcake

This cupcake style is ideal for mature graduates.

Top the cakes with grad caps, shells and flowers.

21 Graduation Cupcakes and Dessert Ideas that will delight Guests

Chocolate Graduation Cupcakes with Caps and Certificates

Simple chocolate cupcakes topped with chocolate cream, graduation caps and certificates.

21 Graduation Cupcakes and Dessert Ideas that will delight Guests
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Class of 2024 Graduation Cupcakes

These are 2023 adorned graduation cupcakes however, the year can easily be changed.

Vanilla cupcakes with grad caps and the year of your graduation class.

21 Graduation Cupcakes and Dessert Ideas that will delight Guests

Personalized Graduation Cookies

Get creative for your grad party with some personalized graduation cookies.

Add your name, the class year and do some pretty designs in the shape of gowns, certificates and caps.

21 Graduation Cupcakes and Dessert Ideas that will delight Guests

Funfetti Graduation Cupcakes

I love this fun idea for cupcakes.

Fill up some sweets in champagne glasses and top with the cupcakes.

For your cupcakes top with a grad cap and colorful sprinkles for the confetti effect.

21 Graduation Cupcakes and Dessert Ideas that will delight Guests
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Double Stuffed Grad Cap Cupcakes

Instead of topping your cupcake with a regular swirl design frosting, you can use a soft cookie or a thick layer of cream.

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Finish off the cupcakes with a cap and certificate.

21 Graduation Cupcakes and Dessert Ideas that will delight Guests

Graduation Cake Pops

An alternative to cupcakes and cookies is cake pops.

Similarly, you can decorate them with scrolls and graduation caps to keep things on theme.

21 Graduation Cupcakes and Dessert Ideas that will delight Guests

Simple Cupcakes with Funny Quote Cake Toppers

If you want basic cupcakes then opt for vanilla with cream and some funny cake toppers with your favorite graduation quotes.

21 Graduation Cupcakes and Dessert Ideas that will delight Guests
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Graduation Cupcake Tower

You can have a main large graduation cake at the top, followed by cupcakes on the lower part of the cupcake tower.

21 Graduation Cupcakes and Dessert Ideas that will delight Guests

Graduation Chocolate Bars with M&Ms Cupcakes

This can be achieved using square chocolate bars and m&ms with mini chocolate cupcakes.

21 Graduation Cupcakes and Dessert Ideas that will delight Guests
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Roses Cupcakes

Love roses and flowers?

How about some pretty roses made out of frosting or cream to top off your graduation cupcakes.

21 Graduation Cupcakes and Dessert Ideas that will delight Guests

Oreo and Jelly Cupcakes

If you’re an Oreo lover you may want to consider topping your cupcakes with Oreos.

Or perhaps you love strawberry and would much appreciate strawberry flavored frosting on top of your cupcakes.

21 Graduation Cupcakes and Dessert Ideas that will delight Guests

All White Cupcake with Grad Hat Topper

Love a black and white aesthetic?

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Opt for an all white cupcake with a black and white striped graduation hat cake topper.

21 Graduation Cupcakes and Dessert Ideas that will delight Guests
Photo: Kristi Murphy

Graduation Quotes Cupcakes

Use your favorite grad quotes as toppers to decorate your cupcakes.

For your cake decorating, use colors like yellow, gold, silver and black, for the occasion.

21 Graduation Cupcakes and Dessert Ideas that will delight Guests
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Graduation Cap Biscuits

If you prefer cookies instead of cupcakes then keep it simple with something like this.

Vanilla/butter copies topped with icing and grad caps.

21 Graduation Cupcakes and Dessert Ideas that will delight Guests

DIY Graduation Topper with Chocolate Cupcake

This is a simple and effective way to make your graduation chocolate cupcakes.

You can print out a design of choice/quote and stick it onto a toothpick so it can be easily stuck in the frosting.

Top with a diy graduation cap confetti/sprinkles to match the theme.

21 Graduation Cupcakes and Dessert Ideas that will delight Guests

Notepad Graduation Cupcakes

This is such a beautiful way to congratulate your friends/family members on their big day.

Have cupcakes made with a notepad design saying ‘congrats’ followed by their name.

Mix things up by having other toppers like certificates and graduation caps or quotes like ‘yay’, for the other guests.

21 Graduation Cupcakes and Dessert Ideas that will delight Guests

Wrapping Up the Best Graduation Cupcakes and Dessert Ideas for your Grad Party

I hope these graduation cake, cupcake, and cookie ideas have inspired you to create some delicious and memorable treats for your celebration.

The best part of any party is the love and effort you put into it, so have fun baking and decorating!

You can also hire a professional.

But if you happen to try any of these ideas, I’d love to hear how they turned out.

Congratulations to all the grads, and here’s to sweet successes ahead!

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