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By davidv

Rate this recipe 4.6/5 (13 Votes)
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Servings 12
Preparation time 10
Cooking time 30

  • 1 (15.25-ounce) box white cake mix, baked into 12 cupcakes according to package directions
  • 1/2 (16-ounce) jar chocolate frosting
  • 1/3 cup chocolate cookie crumbs
  • 1 (16-ounce) bag white candy melts
  • Red gel food coloring
  • 12 plain donut holes
  • 12 mini marshmallows
  • 1 1/3 cups sweetened fine shredded coconut

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These are adorable, edible Easter decorations! Make them the centerpiece on your table, stage on a drinks/dessert t...

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Chick Cupcakes are a fun and easy spring or Easter cupcake recipe! With a sweet buttercream frosting, these cupcake...

  • 20 vanilla cupcakes
  • Buttercream frosting
  • 4 cups sweetened shredded coconut, toasted
  • 1 piece (10 inches) black licorice lace, cut into 40 (1/3-inch) pieces
  • 20 whole almonds
  • 140 red candy-coated licorice pastels (about 1/3 cup), or pieces of snipped red licorice laces
4.4/5 (8 Votes)

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Honey and cream cheese team up in this recipe to accentuate the lavender flavor of the cupcakes

  • CUPCAKES:
  • 1 stick of butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon red food coloring
  • 1 teaspoon blue food coloring
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons dried lavender buds
  • 2/3 cup cold milk
  • FROSTING:
  • 1 stick unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons honey, plus a little extra for drizzling
4.2/5 (66 Votes)

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If you love lemon desserts, these lemon angel food cupcakes are the dessert you didn't know you needed

  • CUPCAKES:
  • 1/2 cup cake flour (about 2 ounces)
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 3/4 cup egg whites (about 5 large eggs)
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon rind
  • LEMON FROSTING:
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon 1% low-fat milk
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • Edible flowers such as pansies or rosebuds (optional)
4/5 (1 Votes)

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Nothing says Easter more like bunny cupcakes

  • 1 box Betty Crocker SuperMoist yellow or white cake mix
  • Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
  • Pink food color
  • 2 containers Betty Crocker whipped fluffy white frosting
  • 5 large marshmallows
  • Pink sugar
  • Candy decorations and sprinkles, as desired
4.7/5 (3 Votes)

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Moist champagne cake with peach schnapps and bits of diced peaches baked in and topped with a peachy champagne butt...

  • PEACHY CHAMPAGNE FROSTING:
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 6 egg whites
  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup champagne
  • 1/4 cup peach schnapps
  • 1 small peach, peeled and diced
  • 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup champagne
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1 teaspoon peach schnapps
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2-3 drops red food coloring, if desired
4.5/5 (118 Votes)

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Chocolate cupcakes with a mini Easter Cadbury Creme Egg baked right into the center! Topped with a marshmallow fros...

  • MARSHMALLOW FROSTING:
  • 12 chocolate cupcakes
  • 24 mini Easter Cadbury Creme Eggs
  • 1 cup butter, room temperature
  • 1 (7-ounce) jar marshmallow creme (fluff)
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • NANAIMO FROSTING:
  • 1/4 cup butter, room temperature
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla custard powder (Harry Horne's or Birds)
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
4.6/5 (41 Votes)

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Light and airy cupcakes with a deliciously fresh, raspberry cream filling

  • 1 (18.25-ounce) box white cake mix
  • 1 1/3 cups water
  • 3 large egg whites
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 teaspoons almond extract
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 (6-ounce) containers fresh raspberries, cut in half, or 16 ounce container strawberries, coarsely chopped
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/3 cup powdered sugar
5/5 (5 Votes)

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These Lemon Meringue Cupcakes are made with a lightly lemon flavored cupcake, lemon curd filling and lightly toaste

  • 6 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar, divided
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon extract
  • 1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 egg whites
5/5 (1 Votes)

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This is a treat everyone, young and old will love, and a fun project to do with kids as they get to make their own ...

  • FROSTING:
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 2 cups cake flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup buttermilk
  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 2 packages (3 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 teaspoon Spice Island® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 3 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoon water
  • 4 drops green food coloring
  • 1 1/2 cups flaked coconut
  • Red shoestring licorice
  • Jelly beans
5/5 (1 Votes)

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Carrot cupcakes topped with lemon cream cheese frosting are bomb! These are great for any occasion

  • CUPCAKES:
  • 3/4 cup whole-wheat pastry flour or regular whole-wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 3/4 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup natural unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups finely shredded carrots (about 2 carrots)
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped walnuts
  • FROSTING:
  • 4 ounces Neufchâtel cheese (reduced-fat cream cheese), softened
  • 3/4 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest
  • GARNISH:
  • 2 tablespoon finely chopped walnuts
4.3/5 (53 Votes)

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Vanilla cupcakes with a fresh strawberry frosting are a perfect way to welcome the spring season

  • CUPCAKES:
  • 3/4 cup, plus 2 tablespoons cake flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup + 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/3 cup buttermilk
  • FROSTING:
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream, cold
  • 3 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon seedless strawberry jam
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh strawberries
4.5/5 (37 Votes)

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Sweet and sunny, with all the things we love about lemon meringue pie — but in cupcake form

  • CUPCAKES:
  • 1 1/2 cups King Arthur Unbleached Cake Flour Blend
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup butter, room temperature
  • 1 large egg, room temperature
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon Buttery Sweet Dough Flavor (optional, but adds that signature bakery taste)
  • 2/3 cup buttermilk
  • LEMON CURD:
  • 1 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup (8-tablespoons) butter, melted
  • 2 large eggs
  • MERINGUE:
  • 3 large egg whites
  • 1/4 teaspoon Bakewell Cream or cream of tartar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 6 tablespoons sugar
4.5/5 (35 Votes)

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Impress your guests with this knock-out dessert; fresh strawberry buttercream cupcakes

  • 1 dozen vanilla cupcakes (your recipe or store bought)
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh strawberries, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla sugar
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 6 egg yolks
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 1/2 cups unsalted butter, diced (3-sticks)
4.5/5 (31 Votes)

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The colored coconut on these cupcakes not only look cute, but add a little bit of coconut flavor! Use green coconu...

  • 1 package white cake mix, size to make two layers
  • 1 (16-ounce) container vanilla frosting
  • Flaked coconut, (about 1 cup for each desired color)
  • McCormick® Assorted Food Colors & Egg Dye
  • Assorted Easter candies, including jelly beans
4.5/5 (25 Votes)

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