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Easter Cupcakes


The colored coconut on these cupcakes not only look cute, but add a little bit of coconut flavor! Use green coconut to look like grass, with jelly beans for Easter cupcakes.

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  • 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


Servings 24
Preparation time 5mins
Cooking time 20mins


Step 1

Prepare and bake cake mix as directed on package for cupcakes. Cool on wire racks. Frost cupcakes.

Place coconut in large resealable plastic bag. Squeeze food color into coconut (use 5 to 6 drops desired food color to 1 cup coconut). Shake until color is evenly distributed.

Sprinkle frosted cupcakes with tinted coconut. Decorate as desired with candies.

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