Easter Chick Cupcakes

These cupcakes are easy to make and are ideal for giving out as little treats at Easter time.

My eldest son and I made these little Easter chick cupcakes yesterday, he has been practising on his cake decorating skills, I think he done really well.

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Ingredients:

150g Self Raising Flour

150g Caster Sugar

150g Softened Butter

3 beaten eggs

1 tbsp Milk

1 tsp Vanilla Essence

Yellow ready to roll Icing

Red/Orange ready to roll Icing

Black ready to roll Icing

Butter cream

This recipe will make about 12 cupcakes

Method:

  • Pre-heat oven at 180
  • Combine the butter and caster sugar until nice and smooth
  • Add in the eggs and mix together adding a little of the flour to stop it form curdling
  • Stir in the milk and vanilla essence
  • Finally fold in the flour
  • Spoon out the mixture evenly between the cup cases (we always silicone cases)
  • Bake in the oven for 12-15 minutes

Wait until the cupcakes are cooled down, now you can decorate them

  • Roll out the yellow icing until nice and thin, cut out circular discs (we used the rim of a mug which was just the right size to cover the top of the cupcake
  • Using a small amount of butter cream, place the yellow circular discs on the to the cupcake
  • Cut out shapes for the wings and stick them in place using a little water
  • Make little balls for the eyes out of the black icing and stick them in place
  • Cut out little triangles for the chicks beaks and stick them in place

20140327-164423.jpgNow they are ready to eat, yummy!

I am linking up this Easter Cupcake post with @incredibusy @redtedart @domesticgoddesq @bluebearwood &@missielizzie for their fabulous #GetYourCraftOn challenge, which is now in it’s 3rd month

This month’s theme is Chicks and Eggs.

Hope you like this post, if you try out the recipe please share with me how you got on :-)

 

 

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