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Easter Egg Cupcakes

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This is a fun Easter project to make with the kids or with your baking friends. All it takes are easy-to-find ingredients, fun food dye colors and delicious frosting. Easter Egg Cupcakes aren't hard to make -- but they’re sure to impress as gifts, or to decorate your holiday table. | Buy on Amazon

  • Hands-On Time: 40 Minutes
  • Total Time:
  • Servings: 12 Cupcakes
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Ingredients

  • 12 unfrosted Moist Deluxe Devil’s Food Cake Mix cupcakes baked in white paper liners
  • 12 honey graham crackers
  • 2 cans (16 ounces) Creamy Home-Style Classic Vanilla Frosting
  • Green, yellow, orange, blue, purple, and pink food coloring
  • 2 tablespoons each mini and regular white, pink, green, and blue decorations

Baking Instructions

  1. Tint 2 cups of the frosting light green. Spoon 1 1/2 cups of the light green frosting into a zippered plastic bag. Tint 1/2 cup each of vanilla frosting pink, light blue, light purple, orange, and yellow. Spoon 2 tablespoons each into zippered plastic bags. Press out the excess air in each of the bags, seal, and set aside.
  2. Using a serrated knife, trim the graham crackers into an egg shape 3 1/2 inches long and 2 1/2 inches wide. Snip a small corner (1/4 inch) from the bag with the 1 1/2 cups of green frosting and pipe a small dollop on top of each cupcake and place a graham cracker on top, pressing down to secure. The cracker will hang over the edge of the cupcake. Freeze the cupcakes for 10 to 15 minutes to set.
  3. Place the remaining 1/2 cup of each tinted frosting into a separate microwavable bowl. Working with one color at a time, microwave the frosting, stirring frequently, until it is the texture of lightly whipped cream, 20 to 30 seconds. Holding a chilled cupcake by the paper liner dip the graham cracker into the melted frosting to coat, turn right side up and let stand. Continue with all of the cupcakes and graham crackers making two eggs of each color.
  4. Snip very small corners (1/8 inch) from the bags with the 2 tablespoons of frosting. Pipe decorative dots, lines, and dashes on top of the frosting-coated crackers. Using the bag with the 1 1/2 cups of light green frosting, pipe dots of frosting around base of each egg always pulling the peak away from the egg (be sure to cover any exposed cupcake).
  5. While the frosting is still wet add candy decors to create decorative patterns.

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Tips

Ice Cream Helper

Ice Cream Helper

Perhaps frozen desserts are most refreshing during the heat of summer, but they are popular all year 'round. Here is tip to help you make the best frozen desserts. The faster they freeze, the smoother the texture of the ice cream. Also, never let ice cream melt and refreeze. The result can be an unpalatable mess.


Cheesecake - Prevent Large Cracks

Cheesecake - Prevent Large Cracks

Gently beat the filling after you add the eggs and stir in the remaining ingredients by hand. Vigorous beating will allow too much air which may cause the cheesecake to puff up, then fall and crack. As a test for doneness, if the cake jiggles, return it to the oven for more baking. Inserting a knife for this purpose may cause the knife hole to grow into a large crack. Also, set a minute timer for the exact cooling time recommended in the recipe.





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