Caramel Easter egg stuffed cupcakes

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Easter is officially less than a month away, so now’s the perfect time to start planning your Easter baking – because if there’s anything better than Easter eggs, it’s homemade Easter treats!

Cupcakes are a great treat to make at Easter (and any time of the year that is) and make the perfect Easter gift – after all, what’s not to love about a delicious cupcake topped with plenty of icing and Easter goodness?

That’s where these cute little Easter cupcakes come in. Not only do they look adorable with a little homemade white chocolate bunny and mini speckled eggs nestled amongst the creamy green buttercream icing, but the cupcakes themselves have a little surprise hiding inside… a mini caramel egg! Delish, huh?

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Nesting for Easter

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Do you know what’s exciting? This time next week we’ll be in the middle of Easter weekend, feasting on chocolate and hot cross buns, enjoying sleeping in and generally basking in having an extra-long weekend. It’s going to be the best!

As you might guess I’m still making the most of the eggs lining the shelves and indulging in a little seasonal baking. Like last Sunday I’ve got some cupcakes to share with you today, but these ones are much less decadent and a lot quicker to make!

Rather than baking Easter eggs into this week’s cupcakes I decided to use them in the decorating and make some sweet little buttercream Easter nest cupcakes. You can use any cupcake you want for this one – I made a batch of vanilla cupcakes, but chocolate ones would be equally delicious (and a little more aligned with the chocolatey-ness of Easter!).

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