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Easter Cupcakes

Easter Cupcakes are made with vanilla cake and an easy vanilla frosting.  Simply topped with holiday sprinkles and a miniature chocolate bunny.
Course Dessert
Keyword cupcake, cupcakes, Dessert, easter candy, easter dessert, Holiday, Recipe
Servings 24 cupcakes
Author Amy Williams mynameissnickerdoodle.com


  • 1 Box White Cake Mix
  • 1 Large Egg
  • 2 Egg Whites
  • 1/4 Cup Vegetable Oil
  • 2 tsp Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1 tsp Pure Almond Extract
  • 1 Cup Sour Cream
  • Vanilla Butter Cream Frosting Recipe See Link In Post
  • Pastel Sprinkles
  • 24 Ghirardelli Caramel Filled Bunnies


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line two standard tins with cupcake paper liners.
  •  In a large bowl beat together cake mix, egg, egg whites, oil, milk and extracts for two minutes.
  • Fold in sour cream and mix until just blended.
  • Fill paper liners 2/3 full of batter.
  • Bake for 18-22 minutes or until center is set.
  • Remove from oven and cool completely before frosting.
  • Fill a piping bag fitted with a large star tip with frosting.
  • Pipe frosting around the entire cupcake, bringing in towards the center at the end.  
  • Top with sprinkles and place a chocolate caramel bunny in the center.  Gently press down to secure it in place.