Easter Cupcakes: The Ultimate List of Cute Desserts

Easter Cupcakes: The Ultimate List of Cute Desserts

If you’re looking for the cutest (and tastiest) Easter cupcakes for your holiday brunch or dinner, this is the ultimate list of recipes. Get over 30 easy cupcake recipes you’ll have fun making with your kids.

Easter Cupcakes

I love dessert, like 99.9% of the population. Spring is a great time for fruit desserts, Easter desserts . . . and my absolute favorite, Easter cupcakes.

I have a very particular relationship with cupcakes. They are my favorite dessert (well, in addition to cookie dough cheesecake). I love cupcakes because the icing to cake ratio is high.

I also love them because you can sample several different flavors of cake and icing without having to make a whole cake. They’re easy to share with a friend!

Then there’s the matter of them being easy to decorate. The canvas is so small! And cute! A tasty, tasty canvas for sure.

I feel like the holidays are a perfect opportunity for cupcake making, especially when it comes to decorating them. The sky’s the limit! Colorful icing, interesting flavors, edible accents . . . you get to be creative with cupcake recipes and decorating.

With spring here and Easter around the corner, I wanted to share my favorite Easter cupcakes with you. If you’ve never made cupcakes for a holiday before, I encourage you to try.

I’ve compiled a list of 40 recipes for you for spring and Easter, and these are the perfect place to start on what will certainly be a new, fun hobby.

I’ve included the classics like carrot cake, coconut, and other fun flavors – as well as the bunnies, sheep, and chicks you’d expect to see.

All of them are delicious and all of them are easy. Because such is the nature of the cupcake, and like I said, that’s what I love about it.

Keep reading below and pick your favorite recipes to make. Let me know what you try. I’d also love to hear any favorite recipes I’ve missed in the comments. Enjoy!

Easter Cupcakes

Cupcakes are the perfect treat to make for an Easter brunch or dinner. Get over 30+ easy dessert recipes perfect for your gathering below.

1

Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes

Photo Credit: Toni Dash

Ice cream cone cupcakes are a fun surprise and make any day feel like a party! This Easter version is dipped in sprinkles and has a candy filled egg on top!

2

Carrot Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Photo Credit: justataste.com

Up your dessert game with extra-moist carrot cupcakes with cream cheese frosting! These are a staple for spring, and the addition of the cute carrot makes them fun.

3

Easter Chick Cupcakes

Photo Credit: thesimple-sweetlife.com

Your festivities are sure to be every bit as sweet as they are bright with these easy Easter chick cupcakes. With a moist vanilla cupcake topped with a rich vanilla buttercream, these cupcakes are sure to appeal to even the pickiest eaters.

4

Little Lamb Cupcakes

Photo Credit: pillsburybaking.com

Cute marshmallow sheep on top; delicious funfetti cupcakes within! You'll use cake mix to make these cupcakes, then fashion the faces out of simple baking supplies.

5

Baby Birds in a Nest Spring Cupcakes

Photo Credit: Lauren Happel

Tweet tweet, spring is here! These easy baby birds in a nest cupcakes put me into a spring mood! They are so stinking cute, and they are perfect for an Easter treat.

6

Churro Cupcakes

Photo Credit: lovefromtheoven.com

I love cinnamon cupcakes, and the best part is that they compliment any flavors. These cupcakes are light and airy and perfect for spring.

7

Cadbury Caramel Egg Banana Cupcakes

Photo Credit: sweetrecipeas.com

These banana cupcakes feature over the top, amazingly good Cadbury Caramel Egg frosting! The frosting has melted eggs in it - talk about decadent.

8

How to Make Flower Cupcakes

Photo Credit: bakedbree.com

I know what you're thinking - there's no way you can make cupcakes this pretty. But these floral cupcakes were iced with just a few tips. These flower cupcakes for Easter are almost too pretty to eat! I said "almost."

9

Lemon Cupcakes with Blackberry Buttercream

Photo Credit: bakerbynature.com

These fluffy lemon cupcakes are topped with blackberry buttercream! These cupcakes are so pretty and always a showstopper. Their refreshing flavor makes them perfect for spring celebrations.

10

Easy Easter Cupcakes with Cadbury Eggs

Make delicious, easy Easter cupcakes using a secret ingredient – cake mix! Then add cute mini candy eggs on top for a fun bird’s nest effect that is so festive!

11

Easter Basket Cupcakes (Free Printable)

Photo Credit: Cindy Hopper

What do you think of when you think of Easter? Baskets filled with candy! Make these cupcakes and then enjoy a free printable to create the baskets easily.

12

Honey Cupcakes

Learn how to make a tasty, sweet honey cupcake recipe that is perfect for spring and Easter parties! Finished off with a honey buttercream icing that you can make any color you like.

13

Easter Bunny Peeps Cupcakes

Photo Credit: Lauren Happel

These festive Easter bunny cupcakes are made with made with your favorite cupcakes, homemade buttercream icing, died coconut and a Peep bunny. They are sure to make your easter party a TON of hippity hoppity fun!

14

Coconut Lime Cupcakes

These coconut lime cupcakes are the perfect mix of tropical and citrus flavors, with a lime and coconut cupcake base, coconut cream cheese frosting, and toasted coconut on top!

15

Bird's Nest Cupcakes

Photo Credit: Jaclyn Bell

Bird’s nest cupcakes are the perfect Easter treat! I can't believe how cute and sweet these are - and easy to make.

16

Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Pineapple Icing

These awesome carrot cake cupcakes feature a delicious pineapple cream cheese frosting! Get the carrot cupcakes recipe below, with tips.

17

Strawberry Cheesecake Cupcakes

Photo Credit: spoonfulofflavor.com

Strawberry cheesecake cupcakes combine everything that I love about strawberry cheesecake and cupcakes. They are made with fresh strawberries, creamy cheesecake filling, light and fluffy vanilla cupcakes, strawberry buttercream and graham cracker crust. 

18

Speckled Easter Cupcakes

Photo Credit: urbanbakes.com

Learn how to make adorable mini cupcakes that resemble speckled Easter eggs. Speckling the frosting is the fun part.

19

Hydrangea Cupcakes

Photo Credit: glorioustreats.com

Hydrangeas are beautiful! They remind me of spring and are definitely perfect for Easter. The icing effect is easier to create than you might think.

20

Honey Bee Cupcakes with Honey Ganache

Photo Credit: wearenotmartha.com

These Honey bee cupcakes are bee-decorated honey cupcakes with a sweet white chocolate honey ganache filling and vanilla buttercream frosting. Don't forget the honey drizzle on top!

21

Blueberry Key Lime Cupcakes

These blueberry key lime cupcakes are pure heaven! Soft, delicious cupcakes made with key lime zest for a beautiful citrus flavor and topped with blueberry cream cheese frosting that’s made with fresh blueberry syrup.

22

Bunny Butt Cupcakes

Photo Credit: Jessica Formicola

Is there anything cuter than a bunny bum? I don't think so! These are so fun to make for Easter, and go perfectly with the grass cupcakes with jellybeans.

23

Chocolate Bird’s Nest Cupcakes

Photo Credit: Toni Dash

Making Easter cupcakes is always fun, but none are more well-loved than chocolate bird’s nest cupcakes. Part recipe, part craft project, these chocolate coated pretzel nests filled with candy are a holiday delight.

24

Bunny Ear Cupcakes

Photo Credit: pillsburybaking.com

Make some funfetti cupcakes and add icing on top . . . the bunny ears are made from marshmallows! The jellybean nose is too cute.

25

Sheep Easter Cupcakes

Photo Credit: cincyshopper.com

Kids will love helping to make this easy sheep Easter cupcake recipe! I'm not sure how many marshmallows will disappear during their construction, so you might want to buy an extra bag just in case.

26

How to Make Cute Daisy Cupcakes

Photo Credit: thebearfootbaker.com

if daisies are the friendliest flower, then daisy cupcakes must be the friendliest cupcakes on earth. I think these happy cupcakes would be great at an Easter celebration, don't you?

27

Coconut Macaroon Cupcakes

Photo Credit: swankyrecipes.com

Celebrate the arrival of spring with coconut macaroon cupcakes topped with dark chocolate, toasted coconut and whipped cream. Dark chocolate and coconut compliment each other, and this cupcake is a perfect example of it.

28

Cute Little Chick Cupcakes

Photo Credit: sweetsugarbelle.com

Grab a lemonade cupcake recipe and then make cute little chick cookies to go on top! I love that this Easter treat is two desserts in one.

29

Cadbury Egg Cupcakes

Photo Credit: Claire Tollefsen

Whether for Easter brunch or your next office potluck, these easy Cadbury egg cupcakes are sure to leave everyone asking for more! These cupcakes pair a rich chocolate cupcake base with a sweet Cadbury egg filling, topped with buttercream.

30

Small Batch Carrot Cupcake Recipe

Photo Credit: Amanda Wilens

These cupcakes are perfect for a small Easter celebration! The crumble is so fun to make and gets stuffed into each and every cupcake and topped with cream cheese frosting (plus cute mini carrots).

31

Bunny Cupcake in a Mason Jar

Celebrate Easter with this fun cupcake in a mason jar recipe. This mini dessert is the perfect spring sweet treat! It's quick & easy.

32

Easter Bunny Cupcakes Recipe

Photo Credit: www.shesaved.com

Looking for a special treat to make for your little ones this Easter season? This Easter Bunny Cupcakes recipe is one they are sure to love!

33

Marshmallow Flower Cupcakes

Photo Credit: bitzngiggles.com

I love these simplicity of these cupcakes for an Easter soiree. You'll love funfetti cupcakes with sprinkled marshmallow flowers, perfect for spring!

34

Carrot Cake Cupcakes + Edible Grass

Photo Credit: Sweets & Treats

Ever wanted to make carrot cake from scratch. . . AND turn it into an adorable cupcake form? This is your recipe, friends! Learn how to bake these cupcakes and then turn them into the most adorable Easter dessert ever.

35

Chocolate Coconut Cupcakes (Vegan)

These chocolate coconut cupcakes are soft and moist with a rich chocolate flavour. They are topped with a fluffy coconut vegan buttercream that is seriously out of this world. These cupcakes are what a vegan dessert lover's dreams are made of!


If you enjoyed these cute desserts, I’d love for you to check out these other ideas:

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