These gender reveal cupcakes are a fun and delicious way to announce the gender of your baby to friends and family! With a surprise pink or blue filling inside, these cupcakes are perfect for a gender reveal party. The best part is that they are easy to make and taste amazing!

Preparation time: 20 minutes | Cooking Time: 20 minutes | Total Time: 40 minutes | Serves: 12 cupcakes


  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • Pink or blue food coloring
  • 1/2 cup pink or blue candy melts
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • Sprinkles for decoration


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F and line a muffin pan with cupcake liners.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt.
  3. In a separate bowl, cream the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy.
  4. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, then stir in the vanilla extract.
  5. Gradually mix in the dry ingredients, alternating with the milk, until just combined.
  6. Divide the batter in half and add pink food coloring to one half and blue food coloring to the other half.
  7. Spoon a small amount of each colored batter into the cupcake liners, alternating colors to create a marbled effect.
  8. Bake for 18-20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Let cool completely.
  9. In a small saucepan, heat the candy melts and heavy cream over low heat until melted and smooth.
  10. Using a piping bag, fill the cupcakes with the pink or blue filling. Top with sprinkles for decoration.
  11. Enjoy your delicious gender reveal cupcakes!

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 250 || Carbohydrates: 35g || Protein: 3g || Fat: 11g

What I Love About This Recipe?

  1. The surprise pink or blue filling adds a fun element to the cupcakes.
  2. The marbled effect of the colored batter makes for a visually appealing treat.
  3. The cupcakes are moist and flavorful, perfect for any celebration.
  4. They are easy to make and can be customized with different colors and decorations.
  5. These gender reveal cupcakes are sure to impress your guests and create a memorable moment!

What To Avoid While Making this Recipe?

  1. Avoid overmixing the batter, as this can result in dense cupcakes.
  2. Make sure to properly cool the cupcakes before filling them with the candy melt mixture to prevent melting.
  3. Do not overfill the cupcakes with the filling, as it may spill out while baking.
  4. Be careful when adding food coloring to achieve the desired pink or blue shade without overdoing it.
  5. Avoid overcrowding the cupcakes in the muffin pan to ensure even baking.

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