Easter Mini Egg Cupcakes!

Light chocolate sponge, topped with vanilla frosting in Spring colours, and a speckling of Mini Eggs for an easy & delicious Easter treat!

The Best Mini Egg Cupcakes Recipe for Easter! Celebrate with these delicious, colourful cupcakes this year and you're sure to impress friends and family! This quick and easy 4-step recipe is fun and fuss-free, so get the kids involved and get baking! Click for the recipe / Knead to Dough

And so we come to the third and final of this year’s Easter recipes – Mini Egg Cupcakes of course! These cupcakes are done in four simple steps, so they’re perfect for baking with the kids, friends, or family. I baked these with my house-mate Yasmin, so I can personally vouch for that! 🙂

After the runaway success of my No-Bake Mini Egg Crispy Cakes, I had to put more Mini Eggs on the menu! That and the fact that I love them. Pretty colours and chocolate is a winning combination for me – who else?

The Best Mini Egg Cupcakes Recipe for Easter! Celebrate with these delicious, colourful cupcakes this year and you're sure to impress friends and family! This quick and easy 4-step recipe is fun and fuss-free, so get the kids involved and get baking! Click for the recipe / Knead to Dough

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 Ingredients

130g caster sugar
110g butter
2 large eggs
20ml milk (I used skimmed)
100g self raising flour
30g cocoa powder (I used 100% cocoa)
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
Frosting of your choice (I used vanilla)

The Best Mini Egg Cupcakes Recipe for Easter! Celebrate with these delicious, colourful cupcakes this year and you're sure to impress friends and family! This quick and easy 4-step recipe is fun and fuss-free, so get the kids involved and get baking! Click for the recipe / Knead to Dough

Instructions

  1. Preheat your fan oven to 180’C and line a tray with 12 cupcake cases. Cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy, then add the eggs and milk. Mix until combined, adding a little flour if you need to stop the mixture from curdling.
  2. Fold in the flour, cocoa powder, and baking powder until the mixture is smooth again. I like to mix my cocoa powder and flour together first to ensure even distribution of chocolateyness in the cupcakes.
  3. Spoon into cupcake cases and bake in the oven for 12-15 minutes until well risen and a skewer inserted in the middle comes out clean. Let cool in the tin for a few minutes before transferring to a wire rack.
  4. Once completely cooled, pipe or dollop frosting on top of each cupcake and scatter on your mini eggs! I coloured my frosting pink for some Easter fun.The Best Mini Egg Cupcakes Recipe for Easter! Celebrate with these delicious, colourful cupcakes this year and you're sure to impress friends and family! This quick and easy 4-step recipe is fun and fuss-free, so get the kids involved and get baking! Click for the recipe / Knead to Dough

You’re ready to tuck in and enjoy!

I hope you have a delicious Easter – let me know what you’ll be baking in the comments below!

Happy baking,

Lauren x

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