Edible Easter Basket Cupcakes

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Edible Easter Basket Cupcakes
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With this fun and adorable recipe, you can decorate your very own edible Easter basket cupcakes. Fill the little nests with jelly beans, chocolate eggs for some jolly Easter fun.

What you'll need

  • 1 dozen cupcakes
  • 1 bag jelly beans
  • 2 cups white icing
  • Sweetened coconut, colored with green food coloring

How to make it

  1. First, frost the cupcakes with white icing. Bend a pipe cleaner or a piece of red licorice into an arch and push the ends into the sides of each cupcake.

  2. Shake the shredded coconut in a stainless steel bowl. Sprinkle on food coloring bit by bit, mixing vigorously to distribute the color

  3. Place a pinch of shredded coconut on each iced cupcake. Now place three jelly beans on the "nest" of coconut.

  4. Tie a small ribbon bow on the pipe cleaner or licorice handle at a jaunty angle.

  5. Put one cupcake basket by each place setting at Easter brunch or give them as gifts.

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