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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