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How do you celebrate your Easter Sunday?
I love this holiday because it’s a perfect time to be with family, especially for kids. Your little ones must be looking forward to decorating Easter crafts and hunting eggs with the bunny!
Besides crafting with the kids and participating in Easter egg hunts, we can’t forget to prepare a feast to remember! After all, no Easter Sunday is complete without a delicious brunch.
20 Easter Cupcake Ideas
With so many Easter-themed food ideas, it’s time to get creative in the kitchen so you can leave everyone impressed. That includes ending your party with a delightful dessert to remember.
Skip the store-bought baked goods or ice cream because there are so many Easter dessert recipes you can create yourself, like cupcakes!
Don’t know where to start? I got you! Here’s a list of easy Easter cupcake recipes!
Before you go through these delicious cupcake ideas, I also recommend checking out these popular Easter recipes:
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1. Cute Easy Bunny Cupcakes
You can’t celebrate Easter without the Easter bunny visiting!
Bunny ear desserts are easy easter cupcake ideas that won’t require stellar decorating skills.
With the help of sweet marshmallows, those bunny ears will perk right up!
Add chocolate chips if you want to make ‘lil eyes and a nose to complete the look.
2. Easter Chicks Cupcakes
Have the kiddos ever asked what happens to the Easter eggs after all the decorating and hunting?
Serve ‘em chick cupcakes!
Creating chicks out of frosting is what I call cute cupcake ideas for Easter.
3. Easter Cupcakes
These are the perfect Easter-themed cupcakes, especially with colorful mini eggs nestled on top, ready to be enjoyed!
If you’re tired of the same old vanilla cupcakes, give them an upgrade.
The nests are made of coconuts and chocolate, thus having a sweeter, refreshing flavor everyone will rave about.
4. Carrot Patch Cupcakes
Everyone’s so excited to meet the Easter bunny! But did you remember welcoming them with their favorite food?
I used to leave carrots out for the Easter bunny, just as you’d leave cookies and milk for Santa!
Carrots are excellent decorating ideas for cupcakes to continue that adorable tradition. It isn’t just a treat for the bunny, but for us, too!
5. Chocolate Easter Cupcakes
You know what’s better than double chocolate? When you TRIPLE it!
Even with the chocolate overload, it doesn’t taste too sweet. It has the perfect balance of flavors to satisfy even the sweetest tooth!
6. Dark Chocolate Mini Cupcakes
Not a huge fan of dark chocolate?
This unique mini cupcake will change your mind!
The bittersweet cupcake pairs well with the salted caramel frosting, though watch out because it’s extremely rich. Expect different bursts of flavors in one bite!
7. Banana Lavender Cupcakes
Easter is about rebirth, just like spring! That’s why I love adding spring blooms to my Easter decor during parties.
Another way to commemorate the beautiful season is by serving bright floral cupcakes!
8. Fresh Strawberry Cupcakes
Spring is my favorite season because my favorite fruits pop up!
If you’re obsessed with strawberries too, load your cupcakes with this sweet, juicy fruit.
From the cupcake base to buttercream frosting, everyone’s tastebuds will rejoice with fresh strawberry flavors.
9. Lemon Coconut Cupcakes
That’s right, lemons belong in desserts!
Here’s a lemon cupcake recipe that won’t leave you puckering up from sourness.
You wouldn’t have thought lemons and coconuts mesh together but they balance each other out.
Prepare for a surprise in the middle, with a creamy lemon curd to make the dessert even richer.
10. Carrot Cupcakes
Just a whiff of carrot cupcakes will have the Easter bunny hopping into your home!
Even certified carrot haters will change their minds after tasting your cupcakes. Though, I feel like it’s the thick cream cheese frosting everyone will be after.
11. Easter Chick Citrus Cupcakes
All citrus fruits in your cupcake?
Don’t look so skeptical because lemons and oranges in your desserts will taste as refreshing as spring.
These cupcakes are bursting with sweet citrus flavors, though it’s the charming baby chick design on the frosting that takes the cake.
12. Cadbury Egg Cupcakes
In my house, you can’t celebrate Easter without Cadbury eggs!
But I decided to do more than just hand out popular candies. Serve your favorite chocolate eggs in cupcake form to make things even sweeter!
13. Confetti Cupcakes
It’s no party without a confetti explosion!
Don’t worry, these cupcakes are made with edible confetti, giving them more of a colorful party vibe.
All the bright colors are perfect for both Easter and spring celebrations!
14. Jelly Bean Cupcakes
Did you also grow up eating jelly beans on Easter Sunday? I used to find it in my Easter baskets!
I keep part of that childhood tradition alive by incorporating those colorful candies into desserts. It’s also a fun dessert for post-Easter celebrations if you have leftover candies!
15. Easter Basket Cupcakes
Giving away candy-filled Easter baskets is another fun tradition I continue doing. Both children and adults love it!
Kick things up a notch with your giveaways by adding another mini Easter basket in the form of a delicious cupcake.
16. Ultimate Salted Caramel Cupcakes
These cupcakes are what happens when sweet and salty have a baby made from the heavens above.
The salted buttercream frosting alone has me drooling, but wait until you reach the center with overloaded caramel filling!
17. Bunny Coconut Cupcakes
Where’s the Easter bunny? Oh, he’s busy digging into cupcakes, looking for carrots.
Your guests will be amused as they dig into a bunny butt made of coconut chocolates!
Plus, did you know that rabbit’s feet are considered good luck? Bring all that luck into Easter as you celebrate another year with loved ones!
18. Copycat Vegan Hostess Cupcakes
Go back in time and recreate your childhood through a decadent Hostess cupcake recipe.
The chocolatey treat will fit right into your Easter dessert table, delighting all the sweet tooths out there.
The most amazing part? It’s actually vegan-friendly, so no need to wonder what Hostess tastes like anymore!
19. Hot Cross Bun Cupcakes
Hot cross buns are one of the most popular baked goods on every Easter dinner table. Add more of it for dessert as well by making cupcake versions of this yummy treat.
It tastes divine for brunch or tea time, paired with your favorite hot beverage!
20. Pretty Little Butterfly
Don’t forget about the butterfly, another prominent symbol of spring and resurrection.
These butterflies may not fly into the meadows, but they will taste amazing thanks to all that powdered sugar!