Easter treats are the best. You've got chocolate mini eggs, you've got jelly beans, and I'd even argue that deviled eggs count, especially if they're always on your Easter brunch or Easter dinner menu. But you know what some of the most fun Easter recipes are? Easter desserts. Specifically, Easter cupcakes are some of the cutest little treats you can bring to an Easter celebration. Here are just a few of the most adorable ones we found.
1. Bunny Butt Easter Cupcakes
Yes, these are real! They're made with white or yellow cake mix, mini marshmallows, fine coconut, chocolate cookie crumbs, frosting, and just a few other ingredients. As far as bunny cupcakes go, this might be one of the best cupcake recipes out there. See the recipe.
2. Light Lemon Easter Cupcakes
These cupcakes are made with delicious buttercream, lemon extract, green food coloring, and candy eggs, and more. Total time to bake these is just one hour. See the recipe.
3. Mini Carrot Cakes
Bunnies like carrots, right? So this recipe for carrot cupcakes is perfect to make while you're anticipating the arrival of the Easter bunny.
4. Speckled Egg Cupcakes
These look like they're straight out of the cutest Easter egg hunt! These easy Easter cupcakes require a little Easter candy for a finishing touch. See the Wilton recipe for these cute cupcakes.
5. Little Lamb Cupcakes
I can't get over their little faces! Baking powder, cake flour, and all-purpose flour all appear in this recipe.
6. Double Chocolate Easter Cupcakes
They had me at double chocolate. These chocolate cupcakes are completed by adding a creme-filled chocolate Easter egg on top as a garnish. As toppers go, does it get any better? Check out the recipe.
7. Easter Chicks Cupcakes
Good old Betty Crocker has a recipe for chick cupcakes if you need cupcake ideas for the Easter baskets. They call for orange gumdrops to act as the beaks -- too adorable!
8. Easter Carrot Cupcakes with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting
Cute pastel egg nests and candy carrots on top of maple syrup frosting? Sign me up, already! See the recipe here.
9. White Chocolate Easter Egg Cupcakes
This recipe from Garnish and Glaze features cupcakes topped with chocolate shavings and mini Cadbury eggs. Is it really Easter without those?
10. Peeps Cupcakes
Listen, I'm one of those people who doesn't like Peeps. But some people love them! Check out this recipe that has Peeps sitting pretty on top of the finished product.