Easy Easter Egg Cupcakes

Make delicious Easter cupcakes using a secret ingredient - cake mix! Then add cute Cadbury eggs on top for a fun bird's nest effect that is so festive!
Course Baked Goods, Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 12 people
Calories 422kcal


  • 1 box yellow cake mix
  • 16 oz vanilla frosting
  • 1 C shredded coconut
  • 6 T chocolate sprinkles
  • 36 pieces mini Cadbury eggs


  • Prepare the cake mix according to the package instructions.
  • Once the cupcakes are cooled, using a piping bag, or a ziplock baggie with the corner snipped, pipe the vanilla frosting onto the cupcake.
  • Dip the frosting side of the cupcake down into the shaved coconut.
  • Press a small handful of chocolate sprinkles into the center of the cupcake.
  • Finish them off by placing three Mini Cadbury Eggs on top!


Serving: 1cupcake | Calories: 422kcal | Carbohydrates: 76g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 410mg | Potassium: 58mg | Sugar: 57g | Vitamin C: 1.2mg | Calcium: 93mg | Iron: 1.1mg