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Easy Easter Basket Cupcakes

Easy Easter Basket Cupcakes
  • Prep 45 min
  • Total 1 hr 45 min
  • Servings 24

Celebrate Easter with these adorable cupcakes decorated with candy decors to look like tiny baskets. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1
package Betty Crocker™ No Fade™ Easter paper baking cups
1
box Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ yellow cake mix
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
2
cans (8.4 oz each) Betty Crocker™ cloud white decorating cupcake icing
2
tablespoons Betty Crocker™ decorating decors pastel green sugar
1
bottle Betty Crocker™ decorating decors pastel sequins or other pastel decors

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pans). Place paper baking cup in each of 24 regular-size muffin cups. Make and bake cake mix as directed on box for 24 cupcakes. Cool in pans 10 minutes; remove from pans to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 2
    Using star tip, pipe cupcake icing on top of each cupcake; spread evenly. Sprinkle with green sugar.
  • 3
    To make nest on top of each cupcake, pipe icing in circle, 2 layers high. Fill each nest with about 1/2 teaspoon pastel sequins; sprinkle additional sequins around nest.

Expert Tips

  • For a festive Easter centerpiece, place cupcakes on serving platter with Easter grass.
  • You can add a colorful handle to each cupcake by using striped paper straws cut into 7 inch lengths. Insert straw into each side of cupcake.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cupcake
Calories
220
Calories from Fat
90
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
16%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
13%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
25mg
8%
Sodium
160mg
7%
Potassium
20mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
31g
10%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
10g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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