Mini Egg Cupcakes!
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Decorating Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 

Vanilla Cupcakes, Hidden Mini Eggs, Vanilla Pastel Frosting, and even more Mini Eggs! Perfect Mini Egg Cupcakes!

Course: Cupcakes
Cuisine: Cupcakes
Keyword: Easter
Servings: 12 Cupcakes
Calories: 485 kcal
Author: Jane's Patisserie
Ingredients
Cupcakes
  • 150 g Unsalted Butter/Stork
  • 150 g Caster Sugar
  • 150 g Self Raising Flour
  • 3 Medium Eggs
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 200 g Mini Eggs
Buttercream
  • 250 g Unsalted Butter (not stork)
  • 500 g Icing Sugar
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • Pink and Purple Food Colouring
Extras
  • Mini Eggs!
Instructions
Cupcakes!
  1. Preheat your oven to 180C/160C Fan, and get your cupcake cases ready!

  2. Beat together your Butter and Sugar until light and fluffy!

  3. Add in your Flour, Vanilla and Eggs, and beat till smooth and delicious!

  4. Crush your 200g of Mini Eggs, and fold through the mixture!

  5. Split evenly between the cupcake cases, and bake in your oven for 18-22 minutes!

  6. Once baked, leave your cupcakes to cool fully before decorating. 

Buttercream!
  1. Make sure your Butter is at room temperature! Beat the Butter on its own, for a few minutes to really loosen it and make it supple!

  2. Add in the Vanilla Extract, and the Icing Sugar, and beat till smooth and delicious.

  3. Split the Buttercream evenly between three bowls, and colour to a pastel purple, pink and leave the third as it is for a yellow colour!

Decoration!
  1. Add your three colours of buttercream to a large piping bag, with a 2D Closed Star Piping tip on! 

  2. Pipe in swirls on top of the cupcakes, and sprinkle on some Crushed Mini Eggs, and some sprinkles if you fancy! 

Recipe Notes
Nutrition Facts
Mini Egg Cupcakes!
Amount Per Serving
Calories 485 Calories from Fat 234
% Daily Value*
Fat 26g40%
Saturated Fat 16g100%
Cholesterol 119mg40%
Sodium 24mg1%
Potassium 41mg1%
Carbohydrates 58g19%
Sugar 47g52%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 860IU17%
Calcium 18mg2%
Iron 0.4mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.