Easy and Cute Easter Cupcakes

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Plain cupcakes are transformed into a trio of lovable Easter friends with this easy cupcake DIY.  Just buy or make standard-sized cupcakes, assemble a few decorative elements and let your creativity “spring” to life! Check out the step-by-step tutorials below to make three cute and easy Easter cupcakes: a bunny with pink ears, a fluffy lamb, and a hen in an adorable Easter grass nest.

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 Bunny Cupcakes

Follow these steps to make cute and easy Easter bunny cupcakes.

You will need:

Cupcakes; White frosting; Large marshmallows (one per cupcake); Pink sanding sugar; Black icing; Small pink jellybeans; Chocolate sprinkles; Small pastry bag with a small piping tip; Clean scissors; Offset spatula

Step One:

Use an offset spatula to frost cupcakes with white frosting.

Step Two:

For each cupcake, cut a marshmallow in half diagonally.

Step Three:

Press the cut side of each marshmallow half into sanding sugar.

Step Four:

Press the marshmallow halves into bunny ear shapes and place on top of cupcakes.

Step Five:

Using a very fine piping tip, pipe two eyes onto each cupcake, and follow with a jellybean nose.

Step Six:

Press chocolate sprinkles into the icing on each side of the nose to form whiskers.

 Lamb Cupcakes

Follow these steps to make cute and easy lamb cupcakes.

You will need:

Cupcakes; White frosting; Miniature marshmallows; Pink sanding sugar; Small pink jellybeans; Black icing; Piping bag and medium tip (optional); Small piping bag with small tip; Small spatula; Clean scissors

Step One:

Using a piping bag and a small spatula, smooth a thick layer of white icing onto each cupcake.

Step Two:

Press mini marshmallows around the outer perimeter of the cupcake, adding an extra layer along the top and leaving space for the lamb’s ears, as shown.

Step Three:

Cut one marshmallow in half diagonally and press the cut sides of each half into the sanding sugar to create ears.

Step Four:

Attach ears to cupcake as shown.

Step Five:

Create eyes and mouth with lines of black frosting.

Step Six:

Add a single pink jellybean for a nose.

 Hen Cupcakes

Follow these steps to make cute and easy hen cupcakes.

You will need:

Cupcakes; White frosting; Edible Easter grass; Large marshmallows (one per cupcake); Small red candy hearts; Yellow candy-coated sunflower seeds; Black icing; Piping bag and medium tip (optional); Small pastry bag with a small piping tip; Small spatula; Clean scissors

Step One:

Using a piping bag and a small spatula, smooth a thick layer of white icing onto each cupcake.

Step Two:

Cut edible Easter grass into 1- to 2-inch lengths using clean scissors.

Step Three:

Press a small amount of grass onto the tops of cupcakes.

Step Four:

Place a dollop of white icing on top of the grass, and then secure a marshmallow diagonally to each cupcake.

Step Five:

Use the scissors to cut a small notch into the top of the marshmallow.

Step Six:

Use a tiny bit of icing to secure a single candy heart inside the notch.

Step Seven:

Attach a second candy heart upside down below the first.

Step Eight:

In the center of the marshmallow, insert a single yellow sunflower seed for the hen’s beak.

Step Nine:

Finish by piping two dots of black icing for the eyes.

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