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Easter Cupcake Ideas

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We have the cutest Easter Cupcake Ideas for you today! Take your pick of a bunny, a lamb, a bird’s nest, chick or carrot. These are adorable and will wow all of your Easter guests.

Cupcake making is one of my favorite things to do in the kitchen. For me, it’s like a little art project. The ones here are my newest creation, but in the past I have adored the Cadbury Egg Cupcakes, Peeps Cupcakes and Bunny Butt Cupcakes.

Adorable Easter Cupcake Ideas

Easter Cupcake Ideas

To get started with these you’ll need some cupcakes. Use your favorite boxed or homemade recipe or one of ours. We’ve got a lot of great ones like German Chocolate and Carrot Cake.

Pick which character you’d like to make and grab your supplies. If you’d like to start with the simplest of the Easter cupcake ideas, scroll down to the birds nest. It’s easy and super cute!

Easter Cupcake Ideas

Easter Chick Cupcakes

Ingredients You’ll Need:

How to Make Easter Chick Cupcakes

Bunny Cupcakes

Ingredients You’ll Need:

How to Make Easter Bunny Cupcakes

Lamb Cupcakes

Ingredients You’ll Need:

How to Make Spring Lamb Cupcakes for Easter

Carrot Cupcakes

Ingredients You’ll Need:

  • Orange and White Frosting 
  • Green gummy candy 
  • #10 Round Tip
  • Knife 

How to Make Carrot Cupcakes for Easter

Bird Nest Easter Cupcake Ideas

Ingredients You’ll Need:

  • Green Frosting
  • Candy Eggs
  • Sprinkles

How to Make Easy Birds Nest Cupcakes

Follow along with the specific cupcake instruction for the one you’ve chosen to make. For Easter this year, I plan to make one big double batch of cupcakes and make an assortment of all of these! Our family will be able to pick which one they want from the dessert table.

My favorite is the sweet spring chick –  tell me in the comments, what’s yours?

Easter Cupcake Ideas

Published By Jill
We have the cutest Easter Cupcake Ideas for you today! Take your pick of a bunny, a lamb, a bird's nest, chick or carrot. These are adorable and will wow all of your Easter guests.
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Prep Time 20 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 24

Ingredients
  

Chicks Supplies:

  • Frosting
  • Yellow Orange and Green coloring
  • Orange Candy Melts
  • Daisy Sprinkles
  • Eyes - black sprinkles
  • Disposable Decorator Bag
  • Large Round Tip
  • Medium Round Tip
  • Small Round Tip

Bunnies Supplies:

  • White Frosting
  • Coconut cut into small pieces
  • White Candy Melts
  • Pink Nonpareil Sprinkles
  • Large Heart Sprinkles
  • Pink Jimmie Sprinkles
  • Mini M&M candies
  • Plastic Squeeze Bottle
  • Dry Spaghetti or Black Jimmie Sprinkles
  • Black food coloring or black edible food marker - the marker is less messy to use

Lambs Supplies:

  • White and Pink Frosting
  • Pink Nonpareil Sprinkles
  • Small Heart Sprinkles
  • Eyes - Black Sprinkles
  • Mini Marshmallows
  • Disposable Decorator Bag
  • #10 Round Tip
  • #2 Round Tip

Carrots Supplies:

  • Frosting - orange and white
  • Green gummi candy - I used Haribo Sour Streamers Gum Drops would also work
  • #10 Round Tip
  • Knife for cutting candy

Bird Nest Supplies:

  • Green Frosting
  • Candy Eggs
  • Sprinkles

Instructions
 

Chick Instructions:

  • Color frosting
  • Fit a #4 small round tip in a disposable decorator bag
  • Add a small amount of orange candy melts to a microwave safe bowl and heat for 30 seconds, stir and continue heating 20 seconds at a time until chocolate is almost melted. Stir until completely melted.
  • Carefully add to decorator bag
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper
  • Pipe out the legs with feet for the chicks
  • Let set at least 10 minutes to harden
  • Frost cupcake with green frosting, or any color you like
  • Fit a #1A large round tip in a disposable decorator bag and fill with yellow frosting
  • Fit a #12 medium round tip in a disposable decorator bag and fill with yellow frosting
  • Pipe on a large mound of frosting with the large tip, then a smaller mound on top of the large mound
  • Add beak and eyes
  • Fit a #3 small round tip in a disposable decorator bag and fill with dark yellow or orange frosting
  • Fit a #2 small round tip in a disposable decorator bag and fill with another shade of yellow frosting
  • Pipe on feathers
  • Remove legs from parchment paper and add under chick body

Bunny Instructions:

  • Cut coconut into smaller pieces and place in bowl
  • Add a white candy melts to a microwave safe bowl and heat for 30 seconds, stir and continue heating 20 seconds at a time until chocolate is almost melted. Stir until completely melted.
  • Carefully add to plastic squeeze bottle
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper
  • Squeeze out the chocolate to form an ears
  • Immediately add pink nonpareil sprinkles
  • Set aside to harden
  • Lightly covered spaghetti with black food coloring and set aside to dry
  • Frost cupcake with white frosting
  • Dip into coconut to completely cover
  • Add eyes, face and ears
  • Cut pieces of spaghetti for the whiskers and gently push into the cupcake

Lamb Instructions:

  • Thinly frost cupcake with white frosting
  • Color small amount of frosting pink
  • Fit a #2 small round tip in a disposable decorator bag and fill with pink frosting
  • Fit a #10 medium round tip in a disposable decorator bag and fill with white frosting
  • Add oval mound of frosting for the face
  • Add small round circles of frosting to cover the whole cupcake
  • If you have spikes on the frosting, dip your finger in water, shake off excess and gently push down the spike
  • Cut marshmallow in half and immediately dip cut side into pink nonpareil sprinkles
  • Add ears to head
  • Pipe on mouth with pink frosting
  • Add heart sprinkle for nose and eyes
  • Add 3 more circles of white frosting on top of head

Carrot Instructions:

  • Fit a #10 medium round tip in a disposable decorator bag and fill with orange frosting
  • Frost cupcake with white frosting
  • Pipe on carrot using circle motion
  • Cut carrot top from candy into triangle, add to top of carrot

Bird Nest Instructions:

  • Frost cupcake with green frosting or color of your choice
  • Fit a #10 medium round tip in a disposable decorator bag and fill with green frosting
  • Pipe around the edge of cupcake and smooth with an offset spatula
  • Immediately dip into sprinkles
  • Add eggs to top
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We have the cutest Easter Cupcake Ideas for you today! Take your pick of a bunny, a lamb, a bird's nest, chick or carrot. These are adorable and will wow all of your Easter guests.

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