Posts Tagged ‘Easter Bunny’

Marshmallow face Easter bunny cupcakes

Friday, April 10th, 2009

Marshmallow bunny cupcake

Marshmallow bunny cupcake

Snip up a marshmallow to make this sweet Easter bunny cupcake.

What You Need: 1 cupcake; green frosting (or any color except white); 1 marshmallow; pink sugar; chocolate sprinkles; brown mini M&Ms; pink jellybean; 2 tear-shaped or heart-shaped candies for bow tie (ours are Cry Baby candies); kitchen shears or regular scissors.

How to Make It: Frost cupcake. using shears or scissors, cut marshmallow in half down the middle (long) side. Your scissors will get sticky, so if you’re doing a lot, you’ll need to clean them off or perhaps try spraying them with cooking spray before cutting. Cut one of the marshmallow halves into two half-circles. Dip sticky sides in pink sugar as shown. Position face and ears on cupcake. Use dabs of icing to attach M&M eyes, jellybean nose and chocolate sprinkle whiskers. Arrange tear-shaped candies below head to form bow tie.

Bunny with sprinkles cupcakes

Thursday, April 9th, 2009

Bunny with sprinkles cupcake

Bunny with sprinkles cupcake

With some mellowcreme Easter bunnies (and chicks and so on) and some Easter themed sprinkles, you can make classy, quick Easter cupcakes that make great favors or centerpieces.

What You Need: 1 cupcake; pink frosting; Easter sprinkles (I used bunny shapes); toothpick; mellowcreme candy bunny.

How to Make It: Frost cupcake pink and sprinkle with Easter sprinkles. Impale rabbit with toothpick (ouch!) and stick in center of cupcake. You could also add a guest’s name to a piece of paper around the pick.

Licorice ear Easter bunny cupcakes

Wednesday, March 12th, 2008

Easter bunny cupcake with licorice ears
Here’s another take on Easter bunny cupcakes. These have cute licorice ears.
What You Need: 1 cupcake; white icing; 2 mini marshmallows; red jellybean; 2 red mini M&Ms; pink gel writing icing; thin, stiff red licorice strands.
How to Make It: Frost cupcake white. Add mini M&M eyes, red jellybean nose and mini marshmallow muzzle as shown. Using pink writing gel to add mouth. For ears, place end of one licorice strand into cupcake, loop around, and place other end into cupcake. Repeat for second ear.

Goofy Easter bunny cupcakes

Sunday, March 2nd, 2008

silly Easter bunny cupcake
Silly rabbit. What’s with those teeth? They’re Tic-Tac mints! Have fun making these easy bunnies for Easter.
What You Need: 1 cupcake; white frosting; regular-size marshmallow; pink sugar; 2 chocolate chips; pink jelly bean; 2 white Tic-Tacs; scissors or kitchen shears; pastry bag and No. 4 or 5 round metal tip or tube icing and round tip (this step is optional.)
How to Make It: Frost cupcake. Cut marshmallow in half widthwise and sprinkle each half with pink sugar and place on cupcake for ears. If you’d like and have the gear, pipe (squeeze while holding tip in same place, stop squeezing and pull away) white icing in two mounds for bunny cheeks. Add chocolate chip eyes, jelly bean nose and Tic Tac teeth.

Easter bunny cupcakes

Monday, February 25th, 2008

Easter bunny cupcake with marshmallow ears
These bunnies are cute at Easter or anytime. The marshmallow rabbit ears make them hoppin’ easy to make, and the coconut gives them a furry appearance.
What You Need: 1 cupcake; white frosting; coconut flakes; pink gel writing icing; pink sugar or sprinkles; regular-sized marshmallows; pink jellybean; 2 blue mini M&Ms.
How to Make It: Frost cupcake white. Sprinkle with coconut flakes. Cut marshmallow in half widthwise using kitchen shears or scissors with a bit of powdered sugar on them to prevent sticking. Dip sticky side of marshmallows in pink sugar, or sprinkle it on. Pinch marshmallow a bit to make ears long and pointy. Add M&M eyes and jelly bean nose. Use pink writing icing (we used the gel kind) to draw whiskers.