These Apple Cupcakes are a delicious and easy gift for a teacher.  Teacher Appreciation Week is coming up the first full week of May. Get creative with these ideas from some of the most talented bloggers during my Teacher Appreciation Gift Ideas series! All April we will be sharing great ideas. I can’t wait to see what they share. You will be totally prepared with ideas to thank your teachers!? Give a teacher a banana with this banana printable. Give a Berry themed gift with this idea.

Your Homebased Mom is here to share this banana healthy cookie recipe and free printable.

Show your teachers how much you appreciate them with these cute apple cupcakes!

Apple cupcakes for teacher appreciation

I’m excited to be here today for Cindy’s Teacher Appreciation series!  I’m Leigh Anne and I blog over at Your Homebased Mom where I love sharing everything pretty and delicious. When my children were in school one of my favorite volunteer jobs was being in charge of teacher appreciation week.  Teachers are my heroes and I love showing them how much we appreciate them.

Apple Cupcakes

I am now the mother of a teacher and have even more appreciation for teachers!  Today I am here to share with you a fun idea to show the teacher’s in your life how much you appreciate them. Apple cupcakes are easy to make.  You can of course make everything from scratch or you can used a cake mix and canned frosting.    I used a red velvet cake mix and made my favorite buttercream frosting and tinted it red.

Apple Cupcakes, frosting

I baked them in some cute little red and white polka dot cupcake liners.  I like to pile on the frosting.  Make the frosting higher in the middle to make it look more like an apple. Make sure the frosting reaches all the way to the edges of the cupcake liner.


Dip the frosted top into a bowl full of your red sprinkles.


Use a pretzel stick as your apple stem.


For the apple leaf I bought some spearmint leaves that I cut in half.


Then because it’s all in the presentation, you can package the cupcake in a cute little box and tie it up with some ribbon and your teacher will love it.


You can find some other fun teacher appreciation ideas here:

Caramel Apples

Caramel Apple Popcorn

Back to School Apple Donuts

Enjoy!Leigh Anne

I hope you’ll take a few minutes to come over and visit me at Your Homebased Mom where you will find hundreds of delicious family friendly recipes and alot of fun party, entertaining and fashion ideas and tips too! You can follow me on Instagram, Pinterest and Facebook.


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