Baby Chicks Cupcakes-Easter (#1263)

Serves
Ready
24
32
Minutes
Prep
Cook
10
Minutes
22
Minutes
Categories
Cakes Desserts Easter
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Ingredients

  • 18 oz Cake Mix yellow or white, 1 box

Frosting And Decoration

  • 2 1/2 cups Shredded Desiccated Coconut sweetened
  • 1 Food Coloring yellow liquid, as needed
  • 8 oz Vanilla Frosting 1 container
  • 48 M&M's brown, prefer mini ones, or you can use regular size, they work well too
  • 24 Gumdrops orange

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°f.
  2. Place paper baking cup in each of 24 regular-size muffin cups.
  3. Make cake mix as directed on box, using water, oil and eggs.
  4. Divide batter among muffin cups.
  5. Bake about 20 minutes or until toothpick inserted in centers comes out clean.
  6. Cool in pans 8 to 10 minutes or until you can handle them, remove from pans to cooling racks.
  7. Cool completely, about 25 minutes.
  8. Place coconut in a big size zip lock bag.
  9. Add about 8 drops yellow liquid food color, seal bag and shake to mix until coconut flakes all turn into yellow evenly, transfer yellow coconut into a small bowl.
  10. Frost cupcakes with prepared frosting.
  11. Roll the frosted cupcakes into yellow coconut flakes, until coated evenly, look fluffy.
  12. For eyes, add brown baking bits.
  13. Cut orange gumdrops to resemble beaks, place on cupcakes.
  14. See pictures of the recipe above.
  15. Serve or storage in an air-tight container.
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