Hidden Cadbury Egg Cupcakes

Hidden Cadbury Egg Cupcakes

Ingredients
  

  • 1 box Devil’s Food cake mix with ingredients for making the cake or your favorite chocolate cake recipe
  • About 4 cups frosting in three colors Used Pillsbury Funfetti frosting in pink, purple, and yellow
  • 10 Cadbury Creme Eggs frozen
  • 10 mini Cadbury Creme Eggs
  • Sprinkles if desired

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Prepare a cupcake pan with liners.
  • Spritz with nonstick cooking spray.
  • In a mixing bowl, beat together the cake mix and ingredients for making cake.
  • Using a large scoop, divide the batter between the cupcake liners.
  • Place one, unwrapped, frozen Cadbury Egg in the middle of each cupcake liner.
  • Bake cupcakes for 15 to 18 minutes or until a toothpick inserted to the sides of the egg comes out clean. (Do not pierce through the center where the egg is.)
  • Allow cupcakes to cool for 5 minutes in the pan before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.
  • Place the frosting in three different piping bags.
  • Snip the tip from the piping bags and place all three piping bags in a larger piping bag fitted with an open star piping tip.
  • Pipe frosting from the middle of each cupcake to the outer edge and back to the middle to create a peak.
  • Press one mini Cadbury Creme Egg into the peak of each cupcake.
  • Decorate with sprinkles if desired.
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Hidden Reeses Egg Cupcakes

Hidden Reeses Egg Cupcakes

Makes 10 hidden egg cupcakes with batter leftover for additional cupcakes (You could make 15 to 20 hidden egg cupcakes total with one cake mix.)

Ingredients
  

  • 1 box Devil’s Food cake mix with ingredients for making the cake or your favorite chocolate cake recipe
  • About 4 cups chocolate frosting
  • 10 Reeses Peanut Butter Eggs frozen
  • 1 cup miniature Reeses peanut butter cups coarsely chopped

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Prepare a cupcake pan with liners.
  • Spritz with nonstick cooking spray.
  • In a mixing bowl, beat together the cake mix and ingredients for making cake.
  • Using a large scoop, divide the batter between the cupcake liners.
  • Place one, unwrapped, frozen Reeses Egg in the middle of each cupcake liner.
  • Bake cupcakes for 15 to 18 minutes or until a toothpick inserted to the sides of the egg comes out clean. (Do not pierce through the center where the egg is.)
  • Allow cupcakes to cool for 5 minutes in the pan before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.
  • Place the frosting in a piping bag fitted with an open star piping tip.
  • Pipe frosting from the middle of each cupcake to the outer edge and back to the middle to create a peak.
  • Press chopped Reeses cups into the frosting.
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Easter Thumbprint Cookies

Easter Thumbprint Cookies

Ingredients
  

  • 2 1/4 C flour
  • 1 TSP baking powder
  • 1/2 TSP salt
  • 2 sticks 1 cup butter; softened
  • 3/4 C sugar
  • 2 large egg yolks
  • 1 TSP vanilla extract
  • Chocolate Cadbury’s

Chocolate Ganache:

  • 1 C chocolate chips
  • 1/2 C heavy whipping cream

Instructions
 

  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F.
  • In a medium bowl add the flour, baking powder, and salt, whisk to blend.
  • Using a hand mixer or stand mixer, in a large bowl cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Add the egg yolks and vanilla, continuing to mix until well blended.
  • Add 1/2 the flour mixture and beat until smooth, add the remainder of the flour mixture and beat just until the dough forms moist clumps.
  • Form the dough into a ball.
  • Pinch off the dough and form 1 inch balls, placing them on a lightly greased baking sheet 1-1 1/2 inches apart.
  • Create a depression in the center of each ball.
  • Using the back of a floured 1/2 tsp measuring spoon works great too.
  • Bake until golden brown, approximately 20 minutes.
  • Allow the cookies to cool for 5-10 minutes on the baking sheet before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.
  • Using a small pot, heat up the heavy whipping cream until steaming
  • While heavy whipping cream is heating up, place chocolate chips into a heat-proof bowl
  • Once the heavy whipping cream is heated, pour over the chocolate chips
  • Allow to sit for 1 minute before whisking until smooth
  • Pour ganache into the squeeze bottle
  • Fill the indentations with the ganache.
  • Top with the chocolate cadbury.
  • Serve and enjoy!
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