Easy Easter Cupcakes Recipe


Easy Easter Cupcakes Recipe

Sometimes, the simplest desserts are the most satisfying. Dress up your cupcakes for a sweet little Easter treat, perfect for Easter brunch, dessert or to send one in for a school snack.

Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: 18 Minutes
Total Time: 50 Minutes

Cupcake Ingredients:

1 Confetti Cake Mix
1 cup Water
3 TBSP Vegetable Oil
3 Large Eggs
24 Easter Egg Marshmallow Peeps

Frosting Ingredients:

¼ cup Butter
1 ½ cup Confectioners Sugar
½ tsp Marshmallow Extract
3 drops Green Food Coloring
2 TBSP Heavy Whipping Cream

Directions:

• Preheat oven to 350°
• Prepare confetti cupcakes; combine cupcake mix, water, oil and eggs. Beat until well combined. (note: if your box mix has different instructions, follow them)
• Line a cupcake pan(s) for 24 cupcakes.
• Pour batter into the lined cupcake tins.
• Bake at 350° for 18-21 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean from the center of the cupcake.
• Remove from oven; allow cupcakes to cool slightly in pan. Remove to cooling rack.
• Cool cupcakes completely.
• Open your Marshmallow Peep eggs and place a toothpick halfway into the bottom of the egg. Set aside.
• Prepare your frosting by beating the butter. Add the confectioners sugar in half-cup increments.
• Add the marshmallow extract, blend.
• Add the green food coloring; blend well.
• Add the heavy whipping cream a half teaspoon at a time until desired consistency is reached (if you need to add more cream then the 2 tablespoons listed to form the consistency you would like, do so).
• Load your piping tip into your piping bag, and spoon the green frosting into the piping bag after that.
• Frost your cupcakes.
• Place your Marshmallow Peep Egg into the top of your cupcake, toothpick end first.
• Allow cupcakes to dry.

• Makes 24 Easy Easter Cupcakes

Easy Easter Cupcakes Recipe. Sometimes, the simplest desserts are the most satisfying. Dress up your cupcakes for a sweet little Easter treat, perfect for Easter brunch, dessert or to send one in for a school snack.




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Easy Easter Cupcakes Recipe. Sometimes, the simplest desserts are the most satisfying. Dress up your cupcakes for a sweet little Easter treat, perfect for Easter brunch, dessert or to send one in for a school snack.


Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: 18 Minutes
Total Time: 50 Minutes

Easy Easter Cupcakes Mise en Place:

Cupcake Pans (for 24 cupcakes)
Cupcake Liners
Stand Mixer
Spatula
Measuring Cup
Measuring Spoons
• Toothpicks
Cooling Rack
Piping Bag
Piping Tip

Cupcake Ingredients:

• 1 Confetti Cake Mix
• 1 cup Water
• 3 TBSP Vegetable Oil
• 3 Large Eggs
• 24 Easter Egg Marshmallow Peeps

Frosting Ingredients:

• ¼ cup Butter
• 1 ½ cup Confectioners Sugar
• ½ tsp Marshmallow Extract
• 3 drops Green Food Coloring
• 2 TBSP Heavy Whipping Cream

Easy Easter Cupcakes Directions:

• Preheat oven to 350°
• Prepare confetti cupcakes; combine cupcake mix, water, oil and eggs. Beat until well combined. (note: if your box mix has different instructions, follow them)
• Line your cupcake pans with festive holiday cupcake liners – for 24 cupcakes.
• Pour batter into the lined cupcake tins.
• Bake on middle rack at 350° for 18-21 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean from the center of the cupcake.
• Remove from oven; allow cupcakes to cool slightly in pan. Remove to cooling rack.
• Cool cupcakes completely.
• Open your Easter Egg Marshmallow Peeps and place a toothpick halfway into the bottom of each of the eggs. Set aside.
• Prepare your frosting by beating the butter with a stand mixer.
• Add the confectioners sugar in half-cup increments.
• Add the marshmallow extract; blend.
• Add the green food coloring; blend well.
• Add the heavy whipping cream a half teaspoon at a time until desired consistency is reached (if you need to add more cream then the 2 tablespoons listed to form the consistency you would like, do so).
• Load your piping tip into your piping bag, and spoon the green frosting into the piping bag after that.
• Frost your cupcakes.
• Place your Marshmallow Peep Egg into the top of your cupcake, toothpick end first.
• Allow cupcakes to dry.

• Makes 24 Easy Easter Cupcakes

Easy Easter Cupcakes Recipe. Sometimes, the simplest desserts are the most satisfying. Dress up your cupcakes for a sweet little Easter treat, perfect for Easter brunch, dessert or to send one in for a school snack.



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Comments

  1. I think you named the frosting ingredients “cupcake”. But whatever these are really pretty. I’ve never seen marshmallow flavoring. I am on a quest for a new flavor. Thanks for sharing.

    Wishes for tasty dishes, Linda

  2. These look awesome! Pinned! (Wine’d Down Wed)

  3. Ann, this would be a great contribution to Food on Friday: Easter Foods over at Carole’s Chatter. Please do bring it over. Cheers

  4. These are so cute! I love the added egg Peeps on top! Thanks for linking up with Merry Monday; I pinned and tweeted your cupcakes 🙂

  5. I love the pretty pastel colors!

  6. Cute idea for a cupcake topper! Thanks for sharing at Funtastic Friday!

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