Easter Egg Nest Cupcakes
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Easter Egg Nest Cupcakes

A fun Easter part dessert.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time18 mins
Total Time28 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Easter Egg Nest Cupcakes, Quick, Easy
Servings: 12 cupcakes
Calories: 317kcal


  • 1 Chocolate Boxed Cake Mix for 12 cupcakes
  • 2 to 3 cups Light Green Frosting
  • optional for filling 12 Cadbury Creme Mini Eggs, unwrapped
  • Cupcake Liners
  • Brown Sprinkles
  • Cadbury Mini Eggs or other egg shaped candy of choice


  • Preheat oven to 350 F
  • Line a 12 cup muffin pan with cupcake liners. Spray liners with non-stick cooking spray.
  • Follow cake mix instructions for mixing the batter.
  • Pour ¼ cup of batter into each cupcake liner.
  • Place an unwrapped Cadbury Creme Mini Egg into the center of each cupcake liner with the largest side of the candy down.
  • Top with another ¼ to 1/3 cup batter.
  • Bake according to the cake mix instructions, typically around 18 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and allow cupcakes to cool completely before decorating.
  • Using a piping tip, top each cupcake with light green frosting in a circular pattern.
  • Turn the cupcake upside down and dip frosting into brown sprinkles
  • Place three Cadbury Mini Eggs on top of each cupcake. Enjoy!


Calories: 317kcal | Carbohydrates: 52g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 367mg | Potassium: 132mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 38g | Calcium: 57mg | Iron: 2mg