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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
3.9/5 (150 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
4.3/5 (161 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
4.5/5 (42 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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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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Peach filled peach cake topped with creamy peach frosting

  • PEACH CUPCAKES:
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh peach puree *see below
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • FRESH PEACH PUREE & FILLING:
  • 3 cups sliced fresh white peaches
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon all-spice
  • PEACHES N’ CREAM FROSTING:
  • 1/2 cup + 2 tablespoons fresh peach puree, strained
  • 6 ounces cup unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 4 ouncse cream cheese, softened
  • 1 pound powdered sugar, sifted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • Pinch of salt
  • FOR ASSEMBLY:
  • Wilton Harvest Peach Food Coloring Gel
  • Wilton 1M piping tip & disposable bag
4.4/5 (33 Votes)

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These are fun to make with children for special events and parties

  • CREAMY WHITE FROSTING:
  • 1/2 cup red candy coating disks
  • Semisweet chocolate pieces, in sizes you'll want for the decorations
  • Black food writing pen
  • 1 recipe creamy white frosting, see recipe below
  • Green gel food coloring
  • 18 (2-1/2-inch) cupcakes in paper bake cups, any flavor
  • Tiny yellow candies or sprinkles
  • 1 cup shortening
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 (16-ounce) package powdered sugar, about 4 cups
  • 3 tablespoons milk
4.6/5 (11 Votes)

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These Lemon Lavender Cupcakes are so light and fresh in flavor and will have your taste buds dying for spring!

  • CUPCAKES:
  • 1 cup + 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 10 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 tablespoons finely grated lemon zest (from 3 lemons)
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 large eggs, room temperature
  • LEMON CURD:
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 6 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into pieces, cold
  • 1 teaspoon freshly-grated lemon zest
  • FROSTING:
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream, chilled
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon dried lavender buds
4.4/5 (27 Votes)

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Vanilla cupcakes come alive when frosted and decorated with tinted coconut, orange and lemon gumdrops, and semi-swe

  • Prepared yellow or vanilla cupcakes, baked in paper liners (cake mix or scratch)
  • Vanilla frosting (store bought or homemade)
  • Yellow tinted flaked coconut (I used a few drops of liquid)
  • Semi-sweet chocolate chips (2 for each cupcake)
  • Sugar-coated orange gumdrops (for the beaks, 1 for each cupcake)
  • Sugar-coated lemon gumdrops (for the wings, 2 for each cupcake)
  • Toothpicks (for wing supports)
4.5/5 (14 Votes)

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Underneath the lamb is a moist carrot cupcake with a bed of green coconut grass

  • CREAM CHEESE FROSTING:
  • 1 2/3 cup all-purpose flour*
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ginger
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 cups Imperial Sugar Extra Fine Granulated Sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups finely shredded carrots
  • 1 (8-ounce) can crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
  • Using spoon fill measuring cup with flour until required amount is obtained. (Scooping measuring cup directly into flour bag will firmly pack flour resulting in too much flour required for recipe.)
  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese
  • 1 stick or 1/2 cup unsalted butter, very soft
  • 4 cups Imperial Sugar Confectioners Powdered Sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • DECORATION:
  • 1 bag miniature marshmallows
  • 1 bag regular size marshmallow
  • 1 cup sweetened coconut
  • Handful pink and black jelly beans
  • Werther’s® caramels
  • Green food color
  • Black food color
  • Royal Icing
4.3/5 (21 Votes)

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