Planning to make some Easter treats? Your kids (and you!) will love the fun, colourful and delicious bites that can be created – check out these 10 insanely cute ideas for Easter cupcakes which transform even the simplest of bakes into something spectacular!
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Whether you’re baking for the kids, for a coffee morning or for a bake sale at school, these ideas for Easter cupcakes are adorable! Let your imagination run wild and let the kids get creative – jelly beans, Smarties, marshmallows and any other colourful treats make great decorations.
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Bite Into These Easter Cupcakes
#1. Chick Easter Cupcakes
These cute chick cupcakes from Mommy Savers have been decorated with coconut coloured yellow with food colour, googly eyes and a jelly bean beak.
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#2. Bunny Cupcakes
Transform simple homemade cupcakes, or even store-bought ones, into the Easter bunny like these ones from Betty Crocker. All you need are some marshmallows, chocolate chips for eyes, Smarties for a nose, and chocolate sprinkles for whiskers.
#3. Sheep Cupcakes
Make these sweet sheep cupcakes by using one large marshmallow for the sheep’s face with writing icing eyes and nose, then mini marshmallows for the fleece. Use icing to stick them all together.
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#4. Easter Basket Cupcakes
Create the effect of grass on top of your cupcakes using an open-holed piping nozzle tip on your icing bag. Add some chocolate eggs on top and you’ll create the perfect Easter egg hunt cupcake.
Alternatively, transform your grass-covered cupcake into an Easter basket using candy strands or liquorice strips for basket handles, like these from Taste of Home.
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#5. Bunny Print Cupcake
Decoration couldn’t be simpler than these bunny print cupcakes from Craft Create Cook! Get the little ones involved – they will love placing the pink sweets and candy melts to create the paw prints.
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#6. Easter Carrot Cakes
Make our healthy carrot cake muffins but add a cream cheese frosting and decorate with a fondant carrot. Simply shape some orange fondant into a carrot shape, using a knife to make small indents along the edges. Top your carrot with a piece of green fondant for the stalk, and enjoy!
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#7. Carrot Cupcake Toppers
You’ll find instructions for making these cute homemade carrot shaped toppers on No Biggie. Note: It does call for a paper crimper, but we reckon you could make without.
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#8. Spring Flower Cupcakes
If you want to create some beautiful flower cupcakes, this is the video you need to watch. Cake Style shows you how to pipe three different styles, making these a gorgeous Easter dessert.
#9. Easter Nest Cupcakes
Pillsbury created these Easter nest cupcakes by using chocolate icing and chocolate sprinkles to give the effect of nest twigs, then pop some mini easter eggs on to create your Easter nest cupcakes.
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#10. Bunny Butt Cupcakes
What a fab idea – bunny butt cupcakes! Marshmallows, coconut, candy melts and piped buttercream create this fun cupcake. You’ll find full step-by-step instructions over at Kitchen Fun with My Three Sons.
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Which of these Easter cupcakes will you be trying first? Leave a comment below and let us know – we’d love to hear from you!