Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Church Potluck Recipe: Easter Basket Cupcakes





These cute cupcakes are always a hit at any Easter function. They are so much fun to make and the kids just love them.



spoonful.com- Edible Easter Basket


Ingredients:

1 dozen cupcakes
1 bag jelly beans
2 cups white icing
Sweetened coconut, colored with green food coloring


Instructions:

1. First, frost the cupcakes with white icing. Bend a pipe cleaner or a piece of red licorice into an arch and push the ends into the sides of each cupcake.

2. Shake the shredded coconut in a stainless steel bowl. Sprinkle on food coloring bit by bit, mixing vigorously to distribute the color.

3. Place a pinch of shredded coconut on each iced cupcake. Now place three jelly beans on the "nest" of coconut.

4. Tie a small ribbon bow on the pipe cleaner or licorice handle at a jaunty angle.

5. Put one cupcake basket by each place setting at Easter brunch or give them as gifts.





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