Easter Cupcakes

Easter won't be till over a month and I'm not religious, but I'll use Easter as an excuse to make cute cupcakes the coming weeks! A couple of weeks ago I found 4 cupcake sprinkles for only $1,50, so today I used of them. I went with the theme of little chicks and used lots of yellow and white buttercream. You can use any flavor cupcakes and any type of buttercream frosting.

Buttercream Icing recipe:

- 1 cup of confectioners' sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 3 tablespoons soft unsalted butter
- 3 or more tablespoons milk
- Food coloring

1. In a large bowl sift the confectionars' sugar.
2. Add and mix the remaining ingredients with an electrix mixer on low speed until blended.
3. Add more milk if needed. (only add 1/2 tablespoon at a time, there's a very fine line between the right consistency and too runny)

Easter candy I bought a couple of days ago.

The frostings. The blue frosting is for the eyes, orange for feet and nose.








Update #1: My Easter cupcakes won the daily poll at AllRecipes.com! They came in third.

Update #2: Sweet Cuppin Cakes Bakery posted my Easter cupcakes on their blog. "Danielle is most inspiring as she has such a flavour for design! Bravo!" I'm totally blushing!! Thank you so much.


Awwww they're soooo adorable!
Mel said…
They're beautiful! Quick question: how do you get your yellow frosting to be so smooth, flat, and without any lines? Obviously, I'm a beginner and any tips would be appreciated.

Paris Pastry said…
@Mel: Adding a tablespoon milk more to the frosting, to make it a bit runnier, so it will spread easier and look flatter!

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