Easter Bunny Cupcakes

Easter Bunny Cupcakes

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Easy to make and delicious Easter bunny cupcakes with marshmallow ears and coconut fur!

Easter Bunny Cupcakes

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 35 minutes

Ingredients

For the Cupcakes:

  • 1 2/3 cups all-purpose flour 105g
  • 1 cup sugar 200g
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda 2g
  • 1 tsp baking powder 4g
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter 170g, melted
  • 3 eggs room temperature
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract 15mL
  • 1/2 cup sour cream 115g
  • 1/2 cup milk 118mL
  • 1/2 cup sprinkles optional

For the Buttercream:

  • 1 pound unsalted butter 453g, room temperature
  • 8 cups confectioners’ sugar 880g
  • 1/2 cup cream 118mL
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract optional
  • 1/2 tsp salt optional

For the Assembly:

  • 1 tbsp fondant
  • 1/2 cup pink sanding sugar 198g
  • 12 marshmallows
  • 24 chocolate chips small
  • 2 cups sweetened shredded coconut 200g, approximately

Instructions

For the Cake:

  1. Sift the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt into a large bowl then whisk together and set aside.
  2. Mix the wet ingredients together in a medium bowl.
  3. Add the wet to the dry and mix until just combined. Fold in the sprinkles at the very end and mix at little as possible.
  4. Divide the mixture into cupcake papers
  5. Bake at 340 for about 20 minutes or until the centers are springy to the touch. Baking time depends on the size of your cupcakes

For the buttercream:

  1. Cream the butter then add the sugar a cup at a time and beat well. Mix in cream until desired consistency is reached.

To Decorate:

  1. Ice the cupcakes. I use.d a large round tip but you can also snip the tip off a piping bag
  2. Roll in coconut
  3. Cut marshmallows in half diagonally. Dip cut sides in the sanding sugar.
  4. Roll fondant into small balls. Wet and roll in sanding sugar.
  5. Place ears, noses and eyes on the cupcakes and serve!

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