Recipe Box: Easter Basket & Bird Nest Cupcakes

🐰 Yummy Treat for Easter or to Celebrate Spring

By Jamie Schlechter March 24, 2021

Welcome spring and use up your Easter holiday candies with these easy-to-decorate cupcakes.

What You Need:

  • Your favorite cupcake recipe
  • Frosting
  • Candy eggs — jelly beans or chocolate, whatever you like best!
  • Candy birds — the marshmallow variety works great here!
  • Candy handles — choose your favorite rope candy, licorice, or dried fruit strips
  • Green food coloring (optional)
  • Coconut (optional)

What You Do:

  1. Bake cupcakes as directed and let cool.
  2. Frost cupcakes with your choice of frosting.
  3. Tint coconut green by adding a few drops of food coloring.
  4. Add coconut for "grass" and add eggs on top.
  5. Put candy handle on basket or add bird to nest.
  6. Eat and enjoy, or share with friends and neighbors!