Simply bake cupcakes using your favorite cake mix to help speed up prep time. Cool completely, place into Picket Fence Cupcake Wraps or Basket Cupcake Wraps and pipe with green-tinted icing to create grass. If piping isn’t possible, simply spatula ice the cupcakes; either way, they will impress.”
Wilton has quick and easy just-put-it-on-and-done finishing for these little cakes. Perch miniature nest decorations filled with jelly beans on the icing grass for a playful take on a robin’s springtime roost. Or, top cupcakes with pre-made icing flowers to echo the cheery hues of spring’s first blossoms. These treats are quick, easy and look fantastic at your Easter Tea Party!
For more Easter recipes and ideas – or to order these or other decorating supplies – visit www.wilton.com.
It’s the icing grass effect that makes this cupcake! Fortunately its very easy to do and looks impressive – even without the cupcake wrapper.
How to Make Icing Grass
This icing grass tutorial shows you just how easy it is to create these cute spring flower and Easter egg basket cupcakes using the #233 icing tip.
Easter Cupcake Recipe
- White Standard Baking Cups
- 1 package (about 18 ounces) cake mix, any flavor
- Water, vegetable oil and eggs to prepare cake mix
- Garden Fence Cupcake Wraps
or Basket Cupcake Wrappers
- 1 can (16 ounces) White Decorator Icing
- Leaf Green Icing Color
- Royal Icing Nests with Jelly Beans, Purple Posies, Pink Posies
or Multi-Color Flower
1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Place baking cups in standard muffin pan.
2. Prepare cake mix following package instructions; place batter in prepared pan.
3. Bake 18-20 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean; cool completely. Insert cooled cupcakes into cupcake wraps.
4. Tint icing green; pipe tip 233 “grass” over tops of cooled cupcakes. Arrange icing decorations on icing.
Yield: Each cupcake serves 1
Just to be crystal clear: I am not associated with Wiltons and have not been compensated in any way for this article. I just love their products and know that when you want to impress – but do it quick and easy – Wilton’s premade icing decorations and cupcake wrappers make entertaining a breeze but still give you that happy hands-on feeling.