Mini Easter Peeps Cupcakes

Celebrate Easter with these super easy to make Mini Easter Peeps Cupcakes.  Playful, and portable, these adorable cupcakes are the perfect Easter treat!

 Celebrate Easter with these super easy to make Mini Easter Peeps Cupcakes.  Playful, and portable, these adorable cupcakes are the perfect Easter treat!  

Mini Easter Peeps Cupcakes

Yields 60 Mini Cupcakes

Ingredients:

2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup sugar
3/4 cup cocoa powder
2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup vegetable oil
2 eggs
1 Cup Milk

Chocolate-Mint Buttercream Frosting:

1 cup  softened butter
3 cups powdered sugar
½ cup of unsweetened cocoa
1 tsp Vanilla Extract

Green Decorating Icing
Peeps Chicks

 

Celebrate Easter with these super easy to make Mini Easter Peeps Cupcakes.  Playful, and portable, these adorable cupcakes are the perfect Easter treat!

 

Directions for Cupcakes:

Preheat oven to 350º F.
Line mini cupcake pan with paper baking cups.
Use a mixer at low speed to mix together dry ingredients.
Add oil, eggs, and milkvthen increase speed and beat for 2 minutes.
Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups, filling three-fourths full.
Bake for 10 minutes or until tops are firm and toothpick comes out clean.
Remove to wire racks and cool completely.

Chocolate-Mint Buttercream Frosting:

Cream butter and salt until fluffy.
Mix in 1 cup of the powdered sugar then stir in vanilla extract.
Mix in remaining powdered sugar and mix until thoroughly combined.
Pipe onto cool cupcakes, using desired tip.

Pipe green frosting onto the top to make grass.
Cut the head off from the body of each peep and press a head onto the centre of the cupcake.

 

Celebrate Easter with these super easy to make Mini Easter Peeps Cupcakes.  Playful, and portable, these adorable cupcakes are the perfect Easter treat!

 

Mini Easter Peeps Cupcakes
Ingredients
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 Cup Milk
Chocolate-Mint Buttercream Frosting
  • 1 cup softened butter
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • ½ cup of unsweetened cocoa
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • Green Decorating Icing
  • Peeps Chicks
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350º F.
  2. Line mini cupcake pan with paper baking cups.
  3. Use a mixer at low speed to mix together dry ingredients.
  4. Add oil, eggs, and milkvthen increase speed and beat for 2 minutes.
  5. Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups, filling three-fourths full.
  6. Bake for 10 minutes or until tops are firm and toothpick comes out clean.
  7. Remove to wire racks and cool completely.
Chocolate-Mint Buttercream Frosting
  1. Cream butter and salt until fluffy.
  2. Mix in 1 cup of the powdered sugar then stir in vanilla extract.
  3. Mix in remaining powdered sugar and mix until thoroughly combined.
  4. Pipe onto cool cupcakes, using desired tip.
  5. Pipe green frosting onto the top to make grass.
  6. Cut the head off from the body of each peep and press a head onto the centre of the cupcake.

Celebrate Easter with these super easy to make Mini Easter Peeps Cupcakes.  Playful, and portable, these adorable cupcakes are the perfect Easter treat!

 

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