Coconut Chick Cupcakes

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Here is a fun one, easy for the little kids to do and stinkin’ cute too!  It’s these fun, hands-on, activities that create memories for them to look back on — and you too!

Coconut Chick Cupcakes for Easter

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Ingredients:

  • 2 cups yellow coconut
  • 48 brown M&M’s
  • 1 bag of Starburst Minis
  • 24 frosted cupcakes

To dye the coconut yellow put 2 cups flake coconut into a ziploc bag. 

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Use yellow food coloring or Wilton Icing Color Gel , drop a few drops into the bag.  Shake the color with the coconut, add more color till desired color is achieved.  Place the color coconut on top of freshly frosted cupcakes.  Shake of any excess coconut. {It sticks best if you add it RIGHT after you frost the cupcakes} Add two brown M&M’s on top for the eyes and use a mini starburst for the beak.

See?
I told you it was E-A-S-Y!

The kids LOVE shaking the coconut bag and watching the magic happen!

Happy Memory Making!

Caramel Apple Cupcakes

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These Caramel Apple Cupcakes are simple, yummy, and beautiful – my favorite kind of treat!

This is a SIMPLE recipe for a moist, treat that will have people asking for more. Simply start with your own cupcakes – I used a box mix and made it according to the box instructions.

 

 

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Here is the secret weapon: Fruit Squish’ems apple sauce!

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Simply uncap it, turn upside down and “squish” into your cupcakes. One tube should nicely fill 6 cupcakes.

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Now, my clearance score on frosting — it was $0.75 and I had coupons for $1.00/2 – making it just $0.25 each.

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I popped it into my decorating bag with a star tip — and here is how you make it fancier: start at the center of the cupcake and swirl out in a circle. If you start on the outside and swirl in, it’s not as “fancy” a finish.

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Simply top with a few seasonal sprinkles and you are golden!

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They will think they are just “pretty” until they bite in and see how moist and scrumptious they are!