Easter Chocolate Chick Cupcakes

Easter Chick Cupcakes with Coconut

Looking for a fun Easter treat to take for your child’s class snack day? These super cute Chocolate Chick Cupcakes are just what the Easter Bunny ordered! These are very easy to make – don’t let the chocolate chicks on top intimidate you!

Vanilla Cupcakes

½ cup butter

1 cup sugar

1.5 tsp pure vanilla

2 eggs

2 cups all purpose flour

1/2 tsp baking powder

2/3 cup milk

 

Preheat oven to 350F.

In a medium sized bowl mix together flour and baking powder.  Set aside.

In a stand mixer cream butter and sugar together until smooth.  Add vanilla and eggs and beat until smooth.

Add flour mixture in small batches with a part of the milk.  Alternate between flour and milk until fully mixed.

 

Bake 15-20 mins until an inserted toothpick comes clean.

Easter Chick Cupcakes with Coconut

Chocolate Chicks

¼ cup Wilton yellow chocolate

4 pieces Wilton orange chocolate

Candy eyes

Parchment paper

 

Melt yellow chocolate as per directions on package.

Place in a squeeze bottle and squeeze an even circle onto parchment paper.

Carefully place eyes and let set for 30 mins.

Melt orange chocolate as per directions on package.

Place in a squeeze bottle and make beak by applying softly in layers on top of the chocolate.  Let set.

 

Instructions:

 

Ice cupcakes with your favorite buttercream frosting, sprinkle with coconut and place chocolate chicks on top!