Easter Basket Cupcakes

Kimi Gaines


I got this recipe on Incredible Recipes...so unusual and fun to make with the kids. Take them into you student's school party. Make them at home and make them when you do your Easter crafts.

★★★★★ 4 votes
20 Min
15 Min


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1 box
any flavor cake mix
1 box
12 ct sugar cones
1 can(s)
cake frosting, any flavor
1 bag(s)
green food coloring
1 bag(s)
jelly beans
licorice string candy
mini cup cake liners

How to Make Easter Basket Cupcakes


  • 1Prepare cake mix as instructed on the box
  • 2Cut of bottom off of sugar cones and place in a 12-ct cup cake pan. Drop a mini cupcake liner down into the cone to catch spills.
  • 3Pour batter into the cone half way up. Bake according to package for cup cakes.
  • 4Dye coconut and set aside
  • 5cool cupcakes..when cool remove mini liner and place cupcakes back in cupcake pan till ready to decorate
  • 6Frost cupcakes, top with coconut & jelly beans. Cut a licorice string and make a handle.
  • 7Hint...you can braid 3 stands of licorice for handle

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About Easter Basket Cupcakes

Course/Dish: Cakes, Cookies, Candies, Chocolate
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #holiday, #Party

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