Tropical Wedding Cupcakes
Looking for delicious tropical-theme cupcakes?
Whether you are looking for some fun and unique tropical-themed cupcakes because you are having a destination wedding or throwing a bridal shower with a beach theme, these cupcakes represent the theme perfectly.
There are so many great reasons to have destination weddings.
Whether you are dreaming of a beach wedding or planning an elegant wedding escape to Europe, destination weddings are known for how fun and memorable they can be.
I love the beach.
I would if I could lay on the beach all day long during summer.
These tropical-themed cupcakes pay homage to destination weddings perfectly.
I am big on keeping things on a theme, so if you plan to have a destination or beach-inspired wedding, these cupcakes are perfect for you.
Why not create a dessert table to match your theme and display some of these cupcakes?
Pick your flavour, and then select the perfect beachy design.
I can tell you that people love dessert stations whether it is a laid-back destination wedding.
Honestly, who doesn’t love a sweet treat or two?
A dessert table display or a dessert buffet is perfect for showcasing your favourite sweets and treats as a couple and allowing your guests the freedom to treat themselves to what they want at your event.
There are so many gorgeous palettes for beach weddings, making it super easy to find one that suits your style perfectly.
We will blow your minds away with some of the most delicious tropical-theme cupcake recipes!
A beach-themed wedding is perfect for couples that love bright and vibrant colour palettes.
However, if you’re going for a tropical look, choose a playful colour scheme like these tropical-themed cupcakes below!
And remember, as much as we love cupcakes, dessert buffets and sweet treats, costs can creep up easily if you are not careful.
It is important to start with a solid budget that works for you.
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So what are the best beach-themed cupcakes?
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Beach Wedding Cupcakes Ideas & Inspiration
Shades of blue, ivory and coral mixed with starfish, edible shells and sea glass make for the perfect beach theme wedding cupcakes when you say your “I Do’s” by the sea.
From ruffles and ombre to cute little beach chair cake toppers and edible sand, check out these 18+ amazing beach-themed wedding cupcakes.
1. Easy Mermaid Cupcakes
You will love this one if you are looking for a cute and colourful tropical-themed cupcake.
This is one of our favourite mermaid cupcakes!
It’s great for destination weddings or a mermaid-themed bridal shower.
I love that they ate simple to make & anyone can easily recreate them.
Go ahead and check out these easy mermaid cupcake ideas so you can create super cute treats for your next event!
2. Tropical Strawberry Margarita Cupcakes
These Strawberry Margarita Cupcakes taste the same as a Strawberry Margarita cocktail.
Who does not love a good strawberry margarita cocktail while sitting on a nice beach, preferably on an island in the Caribbean?
It’s currently 30 degrees and worse with the humidity as I am busy working on this post.
I know for sure I wouldn’t mind a tasty margarita.
This cupcake recipe topped with Tequila frosting is easy to make and is the perfect summer cupcake for those hosting a themed beach wedding!
3. Beach-Themed Cupcakes
These Beach Themed Cupcakes are the perfect way to celebrate a tropical wedding.
They will add to your beach decor theme, giving it the added flair it needs.
These beach-themed cupcakes will fit perfectly with your wedding theme if you plan to have a dessert table or a candy display table.
These delicious treats are topped with frosting made to look like sand and come in various colours that evoke the beach’s natural beauty.
4. Tropical-Theme Cupcakes
Bring the beach to your beach-inspired event with these easy-to-make DIY cupcakes.
These sweet treats are as fun as the beach and will instantly transport your guests to a sunny and sandy beach.
These DIY Beach cupcakes will work perfectly with your seashell theme if you use seashells to decorate your wedding, bridal shower, or engagement party.
5. Tropical Fruit Punch Soda Cupcakes
Tropical Fruit Punch Soda Cupcakes are a fun and delicious way to celebrate any occasion!
When you think of the tropics, what comes to mind?
Sun-soaked islands on a blue ocean?
Palm trees swaying in the breeze?
Sipping fruity cocktails?
This is exactly what you want your wedding guests to feel when they take a bite of this delicious tropical-theme cupcake.
They need to be transported to the beach.
These moist and fluffy cupcakes are flavoured with tropical fruit punch and topped with a delicious fruit punch buttercream frosting.
6. Tropical-theme Pineapple Cupcakes
These pineapple-themed cupcakes are super cute and easy to make.
If you are attending a luau, looking for a fun summer cupcake treat, or simply want a pineapple cupcake topper, then you are in the right place!
Pineapple cupcakes not only look super cute, but they also taste delicious.
I would enjoy these at a beach party.
It even comes with your Free Pineapple Cupcake Topper Printable!
7. Vegan Tropical-themed Pina Colada Cupcakes
Soft and fluffy pineapple coconut cupcakes topped with a luscious coconut buttercream frosting.
It’s like experiencing the sweet taste of an island paradise with each bite!
Whether you are having a destination wedding in Mexico or hosting a beach-themed wedding at your local hotel banquet room, these Pina Colada cupcakes are simply delicious!
Your guests will feel like they took a mini vacation wrapped in a bite-sized pineapple coconut cake.
8. Pineapple Upside Down Cupcakes
This recipe for Pineapple Upside Down Cupcakes lets you indulge in everything you love about classic pineapple upside-down cake in an easy-to-make and easy-to-serve package!
Perfect for bringing to potlucks, parties, or serving as an Easter dessert.
Each cupcake looks like a mini version of the original southern favourite.
They are the perfect cupcakes for picnics, potlucks, luaus, BBQ weddings, bridal showers, Sunday dinner, or just because.
9. Easy Vegan Coconut Lime Cupcakes
There is nothing more delicious than a tropical-theme cupcake made with coconut.
These vegan coconut lime cupcakes have a zesty lime filling and are topped with creamy coconut buttercream.
Making these cupcakes will transport you to a tropical island perfect for a beach or tropical wedding.
These tropical-themed cupcakes are:
- Easy and simple
- Don’t use any weird ingredients
- And are fluffy, bursting with citrus and coconut
10. Tropical Mango Coconut Cupcakes
Who doesn’t love a good mango salad in summer?
I know I do!
These mango coconut cupcakes have a light coconut cupcake base, are filled with homemade mango curd, and then topped with coconut buttercream and toasted coconut!
They’re the perfect summery dessert!
11. Tropical-themed Coconut Cupcakes
You already know how we feel about coconut.
That is why we are excited about this next tropical theme cupcake.
These coconut cupcakes are soft, fluffy, topped off with a cream cheese-based coconut buttercream frosting and then sprinkled with lightly toasted coconut!
12. Lemon Cream Cheese Cupcakes
I just love the taste of lemon desserts or treats.
These delicious lemon cream cheese cupcakes are made with a white cake mix, but you can use lemon or yellow.
Cream cheese frosting tastes good on everything, and you can’t go wrong with that hint of lemon!
It gives it that tropical taste we all want.
13. Tropical Lemonade Cupcakes
Summer is lemonade season in my books.
I suggest you make these deliciously bright and colourful summer-themed cupcakes if you plan to host a beach-themed bridal shower, bachelorette or beach-themed wedding.
They are perfect for both kids and adults attending your event.
And if you do make these lemonade cupcakes with DIY popsicle toppers, you need to frost them with lemonade frosting to give them that tangy taste that makes it so good.
The frosting is so delicious and is made with actual lemonade.
14. Tropical-theme Key Lime Coconut Cupcakes
I love the taste of key lime flavours.
These Key Lime Coconut Cupcakes are a delectable treat for summer weddings!
The moist coconut cupcakes are topped with key lime buttercream frosting to give them their delicious taste.
It will give off that beach feeling you need to incorporate with your beach tropical-themed wedding.
15. Passion Fruit Cupcakes
Here are some passion fruit curd filed cupcakes with passion fruit frosting for all your tropical needs.
I love that they are light and moist.
If you love passion fruits, you will love these delicious tropical-theme cupcakes.
16. Tropical-themed Flamingo Cupcake
These flamingo cupcakes with swirl batter are perfect for your summer-themed party.
If you love flamingos, you will need to make these tropical-themed cupcakes!
These flamingo cupcakes are perfect for a tropical party, beach party, summer birthday celebration, and much more.
17. Rainbow Air Fryer Cupcakes
Let me introduce you to the best air fryer cupcakes and our ultimate cupcake guide.
Easy to mix and match for different seasonings and features amazing homemade buttercream, piping tips, and much more.
18. Lemon Mini Cupcakes
Tasty lemon mini cupcakes topped with a delicious, not too sweet, cream cheese frosting.
My favourite thing about these cupcakes is the cream cheese frosting!
It is cheesy and goes perfectly with the zip from the lemon zest.
19. Narwhal Cupcakes Recipe
Do you have kids attending as guests for your wedding or party?
You should make them these cute Narwhal cupcake recipes.
All kids love unicorns, and this sea unicorn is a perfect cupcake to match your beach-themed event.
It’s a super cute animal cupcake for kids!
These Narwhal Cupcakes pay homage to the unicorn of the sea!
And there you have an amazing list of tropical-theme cupcakes for your wedding.
Please let us know if you plan to make any of these cupcakes.
We would love to hear all about it.
Most of these are easy to make, or you can ask your cake artists to make them.
Tropical Vibes Wedding And Summer Party Ideas
I love a good beach party.
And if I had my way, I would have planned a destination wedding.
Tropical weddings are fun and romantic on so many levels.
The romantic setting is one of the most obvious reasons to have a beach wedding.
The ocean is set up as your background, the sunlight beaming off the ocean waves, and the delightful sea breeze will have you and your partner in a romantic setting that will start your life of happiness together.
These tropical-theme cupcakes are perfect for a tropical party, romantic seaside summer wedding, beach party, summer birthday celebration, and much more.
Here are a few other fun tropical-theme ideas if you’re setting up a wedding or party:
- Beach-themed party decorations– you can grab these amazing tropical-themed decors from Amazon
- Such a fun (and inexpensive) party favours your guests will RAVE about
- My favourite party banner EVER (it can also be used for an engagement party)!
- Some cute tropical-themed straws (we got these on Amazon)
- DIY Decoupage Balloons – perfect for wedding ceremony decorations at a beach
That’s it for tropical-theme cupcakes!
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