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Ready to get your Easter baking on? We’ve rounded up 29 of our favorite Easter and spring cupcake recipes, dessert ideas, and decorating inspiration, to make your Easter celebration tastier than ever.
These delicious Easter cupcake recipes include all kinds of classic Easter cupcake ideas, like Easter bunnies, Easter eggs, Easter chicks, flowers, butterflies, and much more. We’re also embracing seasonal flavors with lots of fresh berry desserts, coconut cake, carrot cake, and more. Whatever your tastes, you’re guaranteed to find a cupcake you love!
Easter Bunny Cupcakes
Make your Easter extra-special with these adorable Easter Bunny Cupcakes. Make an easy bunny face out of frosting, sprinkles, and marshmallows, and customize them by using your favorite cupcake and frosting flavors. If you have a house of chocolate lovers, try making chocolate bunnies on top of chocolate cupcakes instead.
These cute Easter Bird’s Nest Cupcakes will definitely brighten your spring or holiday celebrations. Top your favorite cupcakes with delicious buttercream nests, then fill them with festive Easter candy eggs and chicks.
Talk about easy Easter cupcakes! These sweet Easter Chick Cupcakes are made from dollops of yellow buttercream on top of the cupcakes of your choice. They are simple, fun and perfect for any spring celebration!
Bunny Butt Cupcakes are a classic Easter dessert recipe. These cute and easy cupcakes feature edible dirt and grass, a frosting bunny bum with a marshmallow tail, and festive spring candies. You could even start with store-bought cupcakes to save time – after all, these cupcakes are all about the decorations!
If you’ve got a chocolate craving, these Double Chocolate Easter Cupcakes are sure to satisfy you! Moist chocolate cupcakes and decadent chocolate frosting are topped with, what else? A creme filled chocolate Easter egg! These are one treat EVERYONE will want in their Easter baskets!
With these Easter Basket Cupcakes, you can transform plain cupcakes into adorable miniature Easter baskets! They start with a decadent chocolate cupcake, topped with vanilla buttercream, green coconut flakes, jelly beans, and cute Easter chocolates.
These sweet flower cupcakes are simple, fun, and perfect for any party! Learn how to make chocolate flowers from candy melts, and use them as cake or cupcake toppers. Add grass cupcake liners for the perfect finishing touch.
Looking for something different for Easter brunch this year? Take a peep at these Spring Chick Cupcakes! They start with a moist yellow cupcake, topped with a buttercream nest, and finished with a fuzzy yellow chick on top of the cupcake. They’re part recipe, part edible craft, and completely delicious!
Spring into Easter with these cute little Floral Chocolate Easter Cupcakes. They are decorated with vibrant buttercream flowers and simple chocolate Easter bunny ears. They will have you doing the "hoppy" dance! (via theniftybaker)
Coconut lovers, this one's for you! Ultimate Coconut Cupcakes are a delicious homemade dessert that dresses up any spring or Easter celebration! Coconut is baked right into the cupcake batter and sprinkled on top for the perfect finishing touch. (via inspiredbycharm)
Vanilla Bean Easter Egg Cupcakes are the perfect festive treat for your Easter celebration! Thick, rich vanilla bean buttercream sits atop the softest, fluffiest vanilla bean cupcakes you've ever tasted. Decorate with a simple chocolate buttercream nest and mini eggs Easter nest perfection.(via windycitydinnerfairy)
Robin’s Egg Easter Cupcakes are so adorable. The homemade vanilla cupcakes are fluffy and tender, with the perfect crumb. Luscious blue-speckled frosting is swirled in the shape of a nest with mini Cadbury eggs. Simply beautiful cupcakes for Easter! (via confettiandbliss)
These Mini Chocolate Easter Cupcakes are an easy Easter dessert! They're baked in a mini cupcake pan, then topped with a creamy, rich chocolate frosting and a single chocolate mini egg. Simplicity at its finest. (via amummytoo)
Strawberry Filled Cupcakes are flavorful and fresh! These delicious Easter cupcakes are filled with delicious ripe strawberries and topped with pink strawberry buttercream frosting. (via savorthespoonful)
These Cadbury Creme Egg Cupcakes have 100% of your daily value of chocolate! The rich chocolate sponge of each cupcake conceals a mini Creme Egg baked into the center, and each is topped with creamy chocolate frosting, drizzled with melted chocolate and topped with Creme Egg pieces.(via amummytoo)
Marshmallow Flower Cupcakes are fun, simple, and the cutest cupcakes you can make with kids this year. Funfetti cupcakes are slathered with the perfect buttercream and then topped with sprinkled marshmallow flowers! They are the perfect spring dessert.(via bitzngiggles)
These cute Cornflake Easter Nest Cupcakes make for the perfect Easter dessert, treat or party centerpiece. Try them with a vanilla cake box mix, or get creative and make coconut or lemon cupcakes. You'll love the contrast between the soft cupcake, crunchy and chewy cornflake topping, and Easter egg candies on top. (via amummytoo)
Looking for easy Easter desserts? These sweet Vanilla Coconut Easter Bunny Cupcakes are dressed up in a vanilla buttercream frosting, shredded coconut and melt-in-your-mouth chocolate bunny ears. (via thesimple-sweetlife)
These Easter Basket Cupcakes start with yellow cake batter that has delicious M&Ms folded right in! Frost the cooled cupcakes with green frosting and top them off with jellybean "eggs" and an edible handle to complete the look. (via hezzi-dsbooksandcooks)
These semi-homemade Sunflower Cupcakes are the perfect dessert for spring and Easter! Just pick your favorite cake mix and decorate the top with Easter Peeps to create a cheerful sunflower! (via dancingthroughtherain)
These pretty Spring Butterfly Cupcakes are a fun, semi-homemade treat. Start with cupcakes of your choice and top with buttercream (store-bought frosting is fine!), pretzel wings, an M&M body and edible antennae! They make a fun decorating project the whole family can enjoy making together. (via thriftyjinxy)
These adorable Butterfly Cupcakes are filled with Chantilly cream and can be topped with your choice of jam or curd. They are so easy to decorate (no need for piping tips or decoration expertise) and kids love them! (via baked-theblog)
These festive Bunny Cupcakes will bring a smile to everyone's face. They are made with buttercream, donut holes and mini marshmallows – an oh-so-easy to make Easter treat that will look lovely on your table. (via organizedisland)
These mildly spiced, moist Easter carrot cake cupcakes are loaded with fresh carrots in the cake batter. They are decorated with zesty orange buttercream carrots on top that even your pickiest little bunnies will love! (via veenaazmanov)
Who can resist cute little bunny tushies with yummy white chocolate and vanilla frosting? These White Chocolate Bunny Butt Cupcakes look as though the Easter bunny jumped right in to enjoy the cupcake, frosting and all! (via blogghetti)
Calling all Peeps lovers! Don't miss these scrumptious vanilla Peeps Cupcakes topped with frosting bird nests. Top them with tiny chocolate eggs and a marshmallow Peeps chick for ultimate cuteness! (via
Carrot Cupcakes Pull-Apart with Caramel Buttercream
Make this super cute Carrot Cupcake pull-apart for your Easter celebration. When it's time for dessert, everyone just pulls a cupcake off and enjoys. It's easy to make, fun to serve and covered in a creamy caramel buttercream.YUM!(via cookingwithcarlee)
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These are my Easter cupcake go-to recipes! All of these adorable cupcakes are a winner!!
Thank Holley! I hope you had a happy Easter!
These Easter cupcakes are all so adorable! I tried to pick a favorite, and I came up with at least five I need to make asap. I’m totally intrigued with the lemon curd meringues in a real teacup, too – I can’t wait to try that!
Hi Renee! Thanks for checking out the collection. I know what you mean about having a hard time choosing a favorite. LOL. I hope you get to try the teacup meringue recipe. It’s delicious.
These all look great! Can’t wait to make the robin egg cupcakes!
Hi Eva! I hope you had a lovely holiday and got to enjoy some robin egg cupcakes!
i love this list of aster cupcake recipes – everything looks super cute!
Thank you Nancy!!
Thank you Nancy! I hope you found a recipe to enjoy. Happy Easter.
Absolutely ADORABLE! I cannot decide which one I want to make this weekend because they are all so pretty!
Thank you so much and I hope you had a happy Easter!