I've had some ideas for "ideal" fancy cupcakes. Ones I've never really run into in real life but would love to find because I'm not a skilled enough baker to make them!
Pumpkin Spice Cupcake
Pumpkin-bread cake with cinnamon-clove cream cheese frosting, topped with a chocolate leaf, and dusted with cinnamon sugar.
Strawberry Balsamic Cupcake with Ricotta Buttercream
Vanilla cake filled with strawberry compote. Ricotta buttercream topped with fresh strawberries, and balsamic glaze drizzle.