Easter Cupcakes

Kids and grown-ups alike will love these Easter cupcakes for dessert. Whether you go with classic carrot, meringue-topped raspberry, or a fanciful flower-topped creation, these cupcake recipes will have your Easter guests hopping back for a second helping of dessert.

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Cupcakes Abloom! -- 6 Springy Easter Cupcakes

In a secular sense, Easter is a celebration of everything sweet, so why not bake up a batch of Easter cupcakes for your celebration? We've gathered together some of our favorite cupcakes -- all of them appropriate for the season. From citrusy sunshine cupcakes to elegant little cakes covered with edible flowers, there are plenty of choices here.

Hummingbird Cupcakes

Better Homes and Gardens

Featuring pineapple and coconut, this tastes like a traditional hummingbird cake, but it's hiding bananas and sweet potatoes, too, for extra nutrition.

Bunny Cupcakes


Easy Easter Bunny Bites

Better Homes and Gardens
Total: 1 hr

The Best Ever Carrot Cake Cupcakes


This carrot cupcake has so many carrots you won't feel guilty for having two!

Total: 48 mins

Flower Cupcakes

Family Circle

Top cupcakes with sugar-dusted marshmallow "petals" and add a green candy string "stem." This sweet dessert bouquet is the ideal way to brighten up a friend's day!

Lemon Dreams

Better Homes and Gardens

Bird's Nest Cupcakes

Better Homes and Gardens

Lemon Cupcakes

Better Homes and Gardens

A lemon juice and sugar glaze ensures these mini-cakes stay moist for days.

Coconut-Pecan Frosting

Taste of the South
Total: 15 mins

Fruit-Topped Coconut Cupcakes

Better Homes and Gardens

A fresh take on holiday dessert, these tropical cakes will become a favorite. Their delightful flavor comes from unsweetened coconut milk, shredded coconut, and toasted coconut chips.

Teacup Cupcakes


You bake the cakes in oven-safe teacups for this dessert. Then frost with pastel frosting and top with coconut. Too cute!

Fresh Rosemary & Lemon Cupcakes

Better Homes and Gardens

This dessert receives a double dose of refreshing lemon in both the cake and the lemon glaze topping. This recipe also makes mini and jumbo cupcakes.

Sunshine Cupcakes

Family Circle

Adorned with frosting flowers, these exquisite lemon and orange cupcakes are perfect for any spring celebration--Easter, Mother's Day, showers, and graduations. The cupcakes are just as tasty with a simple orange or lemon buttercream frosting.

Red Velvet Cupcakes

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With its bright red color, Red Velvet Cake always invokes a reaction. For more fun, turn this chocolate cake recipe into cupcakes by baking the batter in muffin cups. Frost them with chocolate or vanilla icing, or some of each.

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