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Friday, March 22, 2013

Cute Cupcakes for Easter

How about a count down of cute cupcakes?  So much fun to make, so much fun to decorate, and above all else....so much fun to eat!  You can NEVER go wrong having cupcakes available for the taking.
One more thing, I bought some awesome little White Picket Fence Wraps from Wilton!


Cupcakes:

Duncan Hines Yellow Butter Recipe Cake Mix -
    Mix according to directions on box - 3 eggs, 1/2 cup water, 1 stick butter
1 Envelope Dream Whip
1 tsp Almond Extract

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Mix all in ingredients mixer on and medium to high-(I use 6) for 8 minutes








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Bake at 325° until toothpick inserted is removed clean (around 20 minutes)









Icing:

4 cups Powder Sugar
1/4 cup Crisco
1 tsp Coconut Extract
1/2 cup water

Mix all ingredients until you reach soft but firm consistency (for piping)
               Add water and powder sugar as needed

Leaf Green Gel coloring

Tint your icing until you reach your desired grass color.

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Use star tip to make grass


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Top with Easter candies!




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Most of all~~~~CUTE!~~~






12 comments:

  1. Happy Easter. :)

    I'm visiting from Fun Friday.

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  2. Super, super cute! Great job! :)
    http://dixie-n-dottie.blogspot.com/

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    1. Thank You! Good to see you at the party, my Dixie blogging friend!

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  3. Hi, I hop over from Foodie Friends Friday. Your cupcake sure look super cute and pretty. Thanks for sharing this wonderful ideas.

    Have a nice weekend.

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    1. Thank you! Have a great weekend and hope to see you at the FFF next week!

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  4. Those cupcakes are soooo awsesome! Great job :)

    Happy Blogging!
    Happy Valley Chow

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  5. Hi! Returning the follow from PJs TREASURES!
    These cupcakes look great! : )

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  6. thanks for all your comments. I have really enjoyed for years decorating cupcakes at Easter!

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  7. Oh wow I've always wanted to try the grass tip but never have. Thanks for the cute idea! Stopping by from Sweet & Savory Sundays.

    Alexis from Running Away? I'll Help You Pack!

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  8. Oh my goodness, what beautiful cupcakes! Love your idea! Thanks for sharing with Foodie Friends Friday!

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  9. Thank you for entering this recipe at the Top Recipe Showcase for March 2013. I wish I was this creative.

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