These Easter Bunny & Chick Cupcakes are so cute! I’m sharing this easy recipe from Stork that would be fun to use and bake with the kids during the Easter holidays. I hope you like it.

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Ingredients:

For the Cupcakes

150g Stork with butter

150g caster sugar

3 medium eggs

150g self-raising flour (or 150g flour and 1 tsp baking powder)

Zest of 1 lemon

Juice of ½ lemon

For the Frosting

125g Stork with butter

350g icing sugar

Juice of ½ lemon

A little yellow food colouring

To decorate

Orange ready to roll icing

Small choc chip sprinkles

12 yellow cupcake liners

Oven Temp: 160c (fan)/180c/Gas Mark 4

Makes: 12 cupcakes

Freezing: Cupcakes are suitable for freezing, undecorated.

Preparation Time: 35 minutes

Bake Time: 20 minutes

Easter Bunny & Chick Cupcakes Method:

  1. Line a cupcake pan with yellow paper liners and preheat the oven to 160c (fan)/180c/Gas Mark 4.
  2. Cream together the Stork with butter and sugar until light and fluffy and then beat in the lemon zest.
  3. Add the eggs one at time beating the mixture well after each.
  4. Fold through the flour and lemon juice until smooth and well blended.
  5. Divide the mixture between the paper cases and bake in the oven for 20 minutes until golden and springy to the touch.
  6. Transfer the cupcakes to a wire rack and allow to cool fully.
  7. Beat together the Stork with Butter, icing sugar and lemon juice to make the frosting. Add a little yellow food colouring to colour the frosting a golden yellow.
  8. Cover the tops of the cupcakes with frosting, spreading with a palette knife.
  9. Roll out some of the orange sugarpaste on your work surface lightly dusted with icing sugar to prevent it from sticking. For each chick cut 2 triangular feet with a sharp knife. Cut out 2 triangular wings and mark on lines for the feathers using the knife.

For the beak cut a square and make an indent diagonally. Gently fold the indented square to make the beak.

  1. Add 2 small choc chip sprinkles to the top of the cupcake to form the eyes and add the beak, feet and wings.
  2. Serve.

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cute little bunny and chick cupcakes for easter baking with the kids