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easter basket cupcakes

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Recipe by
Brandy Bender
Darrington, WA

My mom use to make these for my elementry class every year! So cute!

(1 rating)
yield 24 cupcakes
prep time 30 Min

Ingredients For easter basket cupcakes

  • 1 box
    box betty crocker supermoist natural vanilla or white cake mix
  • water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
  • 1
    container betty crocker whipped fluffy white frosting
  • 1 pkg
    shredded coconut
  • 1 pkg
    jelly beans, assorted colors
  • 1 pkg
    twizzler pull n peel
  • food coloring, your choice (for the color of the frosting and coconut)

How To Make easter basket cupcakes

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350 degrees. Make, bake and cool cake mix as directed on box for 24 cupcakes.
  • 2
    Mix the coconut with any food coloring in a bowl, drip a few drops of another food coloring into the frosting and mix well. Pull the twizzlers apart and cut into about 2 to 3 inches long.
  • 3
    Spread frosting onto the cupcakes, sprinkle the shredded coconut (grass) on top of the frosting, add 3 jelly beans (eggs) in the center of the cupcakes, and add the twizzler (basket handle) to the cupcake, pushing the licorice into the cupcake, about 1/2 a inch for support.