10 Delicious Easter Cupcake Ideas For Kids

Easter Cupcake Ideas For Kids

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Do you have a little dessert-lover at home? Are you looking for some special Easter cake recipes for kids in order to please? Well, then you have stumbled onto the right post. Read on and learn how to make some delightful little cupcakes for your little angel.

Easter is a happy time for kids all over the world. It is the day when kids go egg hunting, collecting Easter baskets and enjoying sumptuous dinners. So celebrate this Easter with these oh-so-adorable Easter cupcake recipes for kids. Let’s look at 10 of the most amazing Easter cupcake ideas for kids .

1. White Chocolate Easter Egg Cupcakes:

White Chocolate Easter Egg Cupcakes

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You Will Need:

  • 1 packet of vanilla cake mix
  • ⅔ cup of white chocolate chips, melted
  • 5 ounces cream cheese
  • 3 tablespoons of softened butter
  • ½ teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 1 ¾ cups of powdered sugar
  • 1-2 tablespoons milk

For the Topping:

  • 1 bar of chocolate
  • Cadbury Mini Eggs

How To:

  1. Preheat the oven to 35 degrees Fahrenheit and line 12 muffin cake tins.
  1. Mix the cake according to package instructions.
  1. Spoon the batter into the cupcake liners and bake for 15 to 18 minutes.
  1. For the frosting, melt the chocolate in the microwave and let it cool down for 15 minutes.
  1. In another mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese and butter for one minute.
  1. Then add the melted chocolate and vanilla and beat for another minute.
  1. Then beat the sugar until your mix is light and fluffy.
  1. Add milk to achieve the desired consistency.
  1. Transfer the cream to the piping bag and pipe it onto the cupcakes.
  1. For the toppings, shave the chocolate bar using a vegetable peeler and sprinkle on the piped frosting.
  1. Top it with mini chocolate eggs.

[ Read: Easter Recipes For Kids ]

2. Chocolate Nest Cupcake:

Chocolate Nest Cupcake

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You Will Need:

  • Chocolate cake mix
  • 100 grams of unsalted butter
  • 100 grams of icing sugar
  • 25 grams of cocoa powder
  • 50 grams of rice Krispies
  • Mini chocolate eggs

How To:

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius.
  1. Line 12 cupcake cases.
  1. Mix the chocolate cake according to the package instruction.
  1. Pour the batter into the cupcake cases and bake for 20 minutes. Leave it to cool on the wire rack.
  1. For the decoration, mix icing sugar along with butter and cocoa powder.
  1. Spread over the cupcake and sprinkle rice crispy cereal on top of it.
  1. Top it with mini chocolate eggs and serve.

3. Carrot Cupcake:

Carrot Cupcake

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You Will Need:

  • 350 grams muscovado sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 300ml of vegetable oil
  • 1teaspoon of bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon of ground ginger
  • ½ teaspoon of salt
  • ¼ teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 300 grams of carrot, grated
  • 100 grams of walnuts, chopped
  • For The Cream Cheese Icing
  • 450 grams of icing sugar
  • 75 grams of unsalted butter
  • 185 grams of cream cheese
  • Orange food color

How To:

  1. In a mixing bowl, mix sugar, eggs, and oil.
  1. In another bowl, combine flour, baking powder, soda bicarbonate, ginger, cinnamon, and salt.
  1. Add the egg mixture to the bowl along with the vanilla extract.
  1. Beat together until it is thoroughly mixed.
  1. Then stir in the grated carrots and walnut.
  1. Spoon the batter into the cupcake cases for bake for 20 to 25 minutes.
  1. To make the icing, beat butter and icing.
  1. Add the cream cheese and beat for 5 minutes.
  1. Fill the icing in a piping bag and decorate each cupcake..

4. Easter Basket Cupcake:

Easter Basket Cupcake

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You Will Need:

  • 1 Packet yellow cake mix
  • 1 cup of whipped white frosting
  • Sour candies separated into strips
  • Chocolate eggs, jelly beans and other candies of your choice.

How To:

  1. Heat the oven to 250 degrees Fahrenheit and line the cupcake cases.
  1. Mix the cake according to the directions.
  1. Pour the batter into the cupcake cases and bake for 30 minutes.
  1. Leave it to cool for 30 minutes.
  1. Spread the white frosting over the cupcake.
  1. Use the candy strips for making the basket handle and decorate with candies and mini eggs.

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5. Easter Chick Cupcake:

Easter Chick Cupcake

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You Will Need:

  • 1 packet of yellow or vanilla cake mix
  • For The Frosting And Decorations
  • ½ cups shredded coconut
  • Yellow food color
  • 1 container vanilla frosting
  • Chocolate chips
  • Small orange gumdrops

How To:

  1. Heat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and line the muffin cups.
  1. Make the cupcake according to the package instruction.
  1. Leave it to cool for 10 to 30 minutes.
  1. Meanwhile, place the coconut in a food storage plastic bag.
  1. Add a few drops of yellow food color and shake to mix.
  1. Spread the frosting over the cupcakes and top it with the shredded coconut.
  1. For the eyes, use chocolate chips.
  1. Cut the orange gumdrops and place on the cupcakes to give an appearance of the beak.

6. Bunny Cupcakes:

Bunny Cupcakes

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You Will Need:

  • 1 package of white cake mix
  • 2 containers of white frosting
  • Pink food color
  • Marshmallows
  • Pink sugar
  • Candies and chocolate sprinkles for decoration

How To:

  1. Bake the cupcakes following the package instructions.
  1. Leave it aside to cool completely.
  1. Stir a few drops of pink food coloring into 1 container of frosting and spread on the center of the cupcake.
  1. Spoon a teaspoon of white frosting in the center of the pink icing.
  1. To make the ears, cut large marshmallow into small pieces.
  1. Press one side of the cut marshmallow into pink sugar.
  1. Arrange the ear on each of the white frosting.
  1. Use chocolate sprinkles and candies to make eyes, nose and whiskers.

7. Chocolate Fudge Easter Cupcake:

Chocolate Fudge Easter Cupcake

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You Will Need:

For The Fudge:

  • 140 grams of soft butter
  • 140 grams of golden caster sugar
  • 3 medium eggs
  • 100 grams of self-raising flour
  • 25 grams of sifted cocoa

For The Frosting:

  • 85 grams of milk chocolate
  • 85 grams of soft butter
  • 140 grams of icing sugar, sifted
  • Foiled wrapped chocolate eggs
  • Maltesers

How To:

  1. Preheat to oven to 180 degrees centigrade and grease the cupcake pans.
  1. In a mixing bowl, combine all the fudge ingredients and beat for 2 minutes with a beater.
  1. Bake for 15 minutes until risen.
  1. For the frosting, melt the chocolate and then stir in the sugar and butter.
  1. Beat for 1 minute and spread on the cupcakes.
  1. Decorate with Maltesers and chocolate eggs.

[ Read: Chocolate Recipes For Kids ]

8. Peeps Cupcake:

Peeps Cupcake

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You Will Need:

  • 1 package of vanilla cake mix
  • 1 container of marshmallow frosting
  • Peeps for decorating

How To:

  1. Preheat the oven at 180 degrees Celsius and line the muffin tins.
  1. Bake the cake according to the package instructions and spoon it into the muffin cases.
  1. Pipe the marshmallow frosting over the cupcakes and top with Peeps.

9. Lemon Cupcake:

Lemon Cupcake

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You Will Need:

  • 2 cups of all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoons of baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon of baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon of salt
  • ¾ cup softened butter
  • 1 ½ cups of sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup of buttermilk
  • 2 teaspoons of finely shredded lemon peel
  • Lemon Cream Frosting
  • 6 ounces of cream cheese
  • 1/3 cup of butter
  • ¼ cup of lemon curd
  • 6 cups of powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon of milk

How To:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and line the muffin cases.
  1. In a bowl, stir together flour, baking powder, salt and baking soda.
  1. In another bowl, beat butter and gradually add sugar.
  1. Add the eggs one after another and beat until combined.
  1. Then add the flour mixture to the butter mixture and beat on low speed.
  1. Spoon the batter into the muffin tins. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes and leave it aside to cool.
  1. For the lemon cream frosting, combine cream, cheese, lemon curd and butter and beat until smooth.
  1. Gradually add 3 cups of powdered sugar. You can add a few drops of milk to make it a smooth paste.
  1. Then beat the remaining powdered sugar.
  1. Spoon the mixture into the piping bag and pipe on the cake.
  1. Decorate the lemon slices or grated lemon rind.

[ Read: Cookie Recipes For Kids ]

10. Spring Cupcakes:

Spring Cupcakes

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You Will Need:

  • 1/3 cup of unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 tablespoons of canola oil
  • 3 ½ cups of all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon of baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon of salt
  • 1 ½ cup of unsalted butter
  • 1 ½ cups of granulated sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 ½ cups of milk
  • 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract
  • 3 sticks of unsalted butter
  • 6 cups of confectioners’ sugar
  • ½ cup of milk
  • ½ teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • Assorted pastel food colorings

How To:

  1. In a bowl, mix canola oil and cocoa powder until smooth.
  1. In another bowl, whisk flour, salt and baking powder.
  1. Beat sugar and butter until smooth.
  1. Then add the eggs, one at a time.
  1. Stir in the flour mixture, alternating with milk.Then add the vanilla essence.
  1. Divide the batter into half. Stir cocoa mixture into one-half.
  1. Spoon the batter into muffins cases and bake for 25 minutes.
  1. For the frosting, beat butter, sugar, milk and vanilla for 2 minutes.
  1. Divide the frosting into bowl and tint to desired colors.
  1. Transfer the frosting to piping bags and pipe the swirled pattern onto the cooled cupcakes.

So why wait? Prepare a batch of Easter cupcakes and tell us how your kids liked it. You can also ask your tykes to assist you in decorating these kids Easter cakes.

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