Burrowing Bunny Cupcakes

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Your search for the most adorable Easter dessert ends here! No one will be able to resist these bunny tail cupcakes.

Total Time:
60 mins
Servings:
24

Ingredients

  • 1 2-layer size package white cake mix

  • ½ teaspoon vanilla

  • ¼ teaspoon almond extract

  • ½ cup butter, softened

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

  • 4 cup powdered sugar

  • ¼ cup milk

  • Pinch of salt

  • Green gel food coloring

  • Pink gel food coloring

  • 24 marshmallows

  • 24 miniature marshmallows

Directions

  1. In a large bowl prepare cake mix according to package directions, adding vanilla and almond extract. Divide batter among 24 paper bake cup-lined 2 1/2-inch muffin cups. Bake according to package directions. Cool completely.

  2. In a medium bowl beat butter and vanilla with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add half of the powdered sugar and beat to combine. Gradually add milk and remaining powdered sugar until desired consistency. Remove 1/2 cup of the frosting. Add enough green food coloring to the remaining frosting to tint desired shade of green. Combine the reserved 1/2 cup frosting and enough pink gel food coloring to tint desired shade of pink.

  3. Using clean kitchen scissors, cut each marshmallow diagonally. Decorate each marshmallow half, cut side up, with the pink frosting like the bottom of bunny's foot, with a large oval in the center and 3 small dots at the bottom. Let stand until set.

  4. Transfer green frosting to a plastic piping bag fitted with a grass or a medium closed star tip. Pipe frosting onto cupcakes. Place a miniature marshmallow in the center of the cupcake and add two marshmallow halves below the mini to look like bunny feet.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

221 Calories
5g Fat
44g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 221
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 196mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 44g 16%
Total Sugars 34g
Protein 1g
Calcium 52mg 4%
Iron 0.5mg 3%
Potassium 19mg 0%
Folate, total 15.6mcg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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