4 Fun and Easy Ideas for Decorating Easter Cupcakes

These clever ideas for decorating Easter cupcakes will put smiles on every bunny’s face.

Fun and Easy Ideas for Decorating Easter Cupcakes

Easter Cupcake Ideas

Bunny Cupcakes

• Spread white icing on cupcake.
• Cut medium marshmallow in half lengthwise to make ears.
• Dab a bit on icing on the front of each ear and dip into pink sugar.
• Stand the ears upright in the icing on top of the cupcake.
• Place a candy for the nose.
• Draw the eyes and whiskers with black icing.

Nest Cupcakes

Fun and Easy Ideas for Decorating Easter Cupcakes | Easter Nests

Easter Nests | Photo by karinschis

• Pipe a circle of chocolate buttercream on cupcake.
• Decorate with chocolate sprinkles.
• Nestle jelly beans or candy eggs into the nest.

Easter Basket Cupcakes

• Decorate the cupcake like a nest (see above) and add a licorice wand to make a handle.

Lamb Cupcakes

• Top chocolate cupcakes with white buttercream frosting.
• Cut medium marshmallow in half lengthwise (makes two faces)
• Dab frosting on the backs of two edible candy eyes and place on one face.
• Cut black string licorice into short pieces. Using a bamboo skewer, poke two holes at the bottom of the face for nostrils, and two above the eyes for horns. Insert licorice.
• Place the face on the front edge of the cupcake. Place mini marshmallows all over the remaining surface of the cupcake to make wool.
• Stick a short piece of licorice on the back edge of the cupcake to make a tail.

Video: See how to make the bunny, lamb, and nest cupcakes.

More Easter Ideas

• Get ideas for decorating Easter cakes.
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• Hop over to our entire collection of delicious Easter recipes.


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