for a few creative recipes for the Easter Bunny to drop off
at your house? Try these recipes for cupcakes that will definitely
be a treat at Easter or at any springtime celebration...
Easter Basket Cupcakes
1 dozen cupcakes
1 can prepared or homemade vanilla frosting
1/2 cup shredded coconut
1/2 teaspoon green food coloring
1 1/2 teaspoons water
12 - 81/2-inch long orange or red licorice twists
8 ounces Jelly Belly jelly beans in pastel colors.
cupcakes generously with white icing, being careful to spread
out to the edge of each cupcake. Bend one twist and insert
ends into cupcakes making a basket handle.
water and green food coloring. Combine coconut and toss until
the coconut is bright green. Add more of the water/food coloring
mixture to achieve desired color.
decorate cupcakes, place about 10 beans all of the same flavor
standing up as a border. Sprinkle green coconut on top of
cupcakes. Place five Jelly Belly beans in the center, using
colors different than the border color.
one dozen Spring Baskets.
Want to get extra-creative? Save time in the kitchen with this great idea for easy Easter theme cupcakes:
Ice cupcakes in white.
6 orange colored Jelly Belly beans, (cantaloupe, tangerine
or orange sherbet flavor), side by side in rows; 3 in a row,
2 in a row, and one to make a carrot shape:
the carrot with shredded coconut tinted green.