Thursday, April 21, 2011
Easter Chicks Cupcakes
Aren't these just adorable!! Anyone out there "Martha Stewart" enough to make these! If we were going to be home, i might attempt these.
1 box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® yellow or devil's food cake mix
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
Frosting and Decorations
2 1/2 cups shredded coconut
Yellow liquid food color
1 container Betty Crocker® Rich & Creamy vanilla frosting
48 brown miniature candy-coated chocolate baking bits
24 small orange gumdrops
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 cake mix as directed on box, using water, oil and eggs. Divide batter among muffin cups. Bake 17 to 22 minutes or until toothpick inserted in centers comes out clean. Cool in pans 10 minutes; remove from pans to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
.2 Place coconut in resealable food-storage plastic bag. Add about 8 drops yellow liquid food color; seal bag and shake to mix. Frost cupcakes with white frosting. Top with yellow coconut. For eyes, add brown baking bits. Cut orange gumdrops to resemble beaks; place on cupcakes.