Easter Chick Cupcakes

My boys have never been big on crafts, but one thing they all absolutely love to do is bake with Mommy! To be honest, it’s really fun for me too and I feel a little lost in the kitchen without them. These days the boys are really into crafting with food, or edible crafts! They get to express their creativity and eat their rewards, win-win!

Last weekend, we sat down as a whole family and crafted up some tasty and adorable Chick Cupcakes just in time for Easter!

Easter Chick Cupcakes - Mom vs the Boys

Easter Chick Cupcakes

Perfect for Easter of course, but pretty darn fun any time of the year really! Here’s how we put our little cuties together

You’ll Need

Pre Made Cupcakes
Yellow Frosting
Yellow Sugar
Chocolate Chips
toothpicks

Orange fruit slice gummies
Yellow fruit slice gummies

To Assemble

Frost each cupcake with the yellow frosting so that it’s flat and smooth. Place yellow sugar in a small bowl so that it completely covers the bottom and invert each cupcake into the sugar, covering the full surface.

sugar Collage

Using a knife or kitchen scissors, trim your orange fruit slices to resemble feet and beaks. I found it easier to cut the fruit slices in half to make two thin slices. Same for the wings. Insert a toothpick into each foot and each yellow fruit slice wing.

pieces

Insert the toothpicks into the cupcake, orange feet at the bottom and yellow wings to the side. The beak shouldn’t require a toothpick, just push down into the icing.

chick cupcake

Next, place your chocolate chips into the icing for eyes. You can put them either way, flat side out or flat side down, it’s up to you.

easter chick cupcakes

and voila! You have yourself one cute little Easter Chick Cupcake!

easter chick cupcakes

Feel free to give each one it’s own personality. We added some spikey hair on some, different beaks and one even ended up with eyebrows! We had a blast!

chick cupcakes

HAPPY EASTER!!

You might also want to try these fun frog cupcakes too!

animal-cupcakes

Comments

  1. I couldn’t eat them but the grand kids certainly would.

  2. Victoria Ess says:

    These are so cute!

  3. loucheryl says:

    My boys would LOVE these cupcake chicks!

  4. kristen visser says:

    OMG are these adorable or what??? how creative and easy to do. I love it!

  5. Oh goodness those are just too darn adorable! I think they’d end up being a little sweet for my tastes, but looking that cute I’ll give them a pass.

  6. Those look so cute. I would love to make them with my daughter. I am sure she will have a blast making them and EATING them

  7. These are adorable little guys! There is no denying that my kids would gobble them down after admiring them.

  8. Okay – this has gotta be the cutest things I have ever seen! SO springy, and so fun, and I’m sure it is just as delectable as it looks. My daughter will absolutely love this.

  9. kathy downey says:

    Omg thanks these are the cutest

  10. These are so cute and easy!

  11. Too cute! My kids would have fun making these.

  12. Laurie P says:

    Now these are too cute!

  13. Elizabeth Matthiesen says:

    oh my, these are so sweet, cute and adorable, I love them 🙂

  14. These are adorable! I love the little feet!

  15. loucheryl says:

    My 5 year old saw the chick as I was scrolling down your page and asked me to make it for him! LOL!

  16. Mike Gismondi says:

    My daughter would love these!

  17. loucheryl says:

    We will be making these again this year for Easter!

  18. How cute are these little guys!? Well done!

  19. Elizabeth Matthiesen says:

    Oh how adorable, love them, bet they don’t last more than a few minutes before they’re all gone 🙂

  20. those are adorable

  21. Jamie hall says:

    Thsee are adorable .

  22. So cute!

  23. Okay that’s super cute!

  24. Laurie P says:

    We did some similar treat while visiting friends during the week….the kids had so much fun!

  25. kathy downey says:

    We had so much fun on the weekend making these chicks

  26. Treen Goodwin says:

    what a cute idea , thanks for sharing , i will def be trying these out 🙂

  27. Anne Taylor says:

    These are utterly adorable! (and not to difficult to make) Thanks so much!

  28. Just adorable! Makes me want spring to come!!

  29. kathy downey says:

    These chicks are so cute we are going to make them at Easter

  30. Darren Scrubb says:

    Easter is around the corner and these cupcakes will be great for that Holiday and anytime as well.

  31. Judy Cowan says:

    These are so cute, going to have to make up for Easter.

  32. These would be fun to make.

  33. salexis alexis says:

    These are the cutest, I am quite certain that my son would love them too much to eat!!!

  34. ivy pluchinsky says:

    These look so cute!

  35. nicolthepickle says:

    Oh wow, these are so fun and easy. Thank you for the idea.

  36. Elizabeth Matthiesen says:

    I think that these chicks are absolutely adorable and not too difficult to make either. The frogs are great fun too.

  37. So cute! Will have to make some this coming Easter! 🙂

  38. These are so cute – I love the bright cheerful colours!

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