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Easter Egg Malt Cupcakes

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These Easter Egg Malt Cupcakes are a fun Easter cupcake recipe the whole family will enjoy. These cupcakes are easy to decorate and made with the classic malted easter eggs (or Whoppers).

These Easter Egg Malt Cupcakes are a fun Easter cupcake recipe the whole family will enjoy. These cupcakes are easy to decorate and made with the classic malted easter eggs (or Whoppers).
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I’ve come to the conclusion that I love cupcakes. I judge my finding solely on the fact that I share a lot of easy cupcake recipes here. I hope you don’t mind. Cupcakes are fun to decorate and individually portioned which makes them a hit for any occasion. These Easter Egg Malt Cupcakes are a fun Easter cupcake recipe the whole family will enjoy.

It’s also a known fact that I love making cupcakes for any holiday. It gives me a good reason to bake and let my creative juices flow. Be sure to check out these Bunny Butt Cupcakes to add to your Easter menu.

Do you love the classic malt flavor? You know, the Whoppers candy you used to get in your Halloween Trick or Treat bag that often would be forgotten or not eaten. Easter now has their own version conveniently called Malt Eggs. So when in Rome……I added malt eggs to the icing and used some for decoration on this cute malted milkball cupcake recipe.

The signs of Easter mean that springtime is here (or at least just around the corner) and life of the farm is once again hectic. Soon, the spring planting will start, our farm market will be open and the wonderful smell of spring will be in air.

These Easter Egg Malt Cupcakes are a fun Easter cupcake recipe the whole family will enjoy. These cupcakes are easy to decorate and made with the classic malted easter eggs (or Whoppers).

Ingredients Needed To Make Easter Egg Malt Cupcakes

Vanilla cupcakes (this is my favorite “from scratch recipe” or you can make a doctored up cake mix version (see recipe below)

Sweet cream butter, softened

Powdered sugar

Pure Vanilla Extract

Heavy whipping cream

Large piping bag with wide star tip 

1 – 8oz bag of Easter Whopper eggs, divided 

1 package of Wilton Easter bunny icing transfer 

How To Decorate Easter Egg Malt Cupcakes

Using a ziplock bag, crush up half of the Whopper Easter eggs. Set aside

Using a stand mixer, combine the butter, powdered sugar, vanilla, and heavy whipping cream and mix on medium speed until stiff peaks form. Whip about 3-4 minutes until light and fluffy.

Scoop half of the vanilla frosting into a piping bag. Beat in the crushed Whopper eggs into the remaining icing. Scoop into the second piping bag.

Easter Egg Malt Cupcakes

Using the plain vanilla piping bag, pipe a ring of frosting around the top of the cupcake. Using the whopper frosting piping bag, pipe a dollop of frosting on top of the vanilla frosting 

Finish off by placing a few Easter Whopper Eggs (also called Robin’s Eggs) on top and place the bunny icing transfer next to the eggs. 

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These Easter Egg Malt Cupcakes are a fun Easter cupcake recipe the whole family will enjoy. These cupcakes are easy to decorate and made with the classic malted easter eggs (or Whoppers).
Easter Egg Malt Cupcakes
Yield: 18 Cupcakes

Easter Egg Malt Cupcakes

Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 22 minutes
Total Time: 47 minutes
These Easter Egg Malt Cupcakes are a fun Easter cupcake recipe the whole family will enjoy. These cupcakes are easy to decorate and made with the classic malted easter eggs (or Whoppers).

Ingredients

Instructions

To Prepare Box Cake Mix:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and line cupcake pan with cupcake liners.
  2. Using a large bowl, beat until combined the cake mix, eggs, milk and butter until light and fluffy.
  3. Fill the cupcake liners ¾ full.
  4. Bake in the oven for 20-24 minutes or until the tops are lightly golden brown.
  5. Allow the cupcakes to cool completely on the counter before frosting.


How To Make The Icing:

Using a ziplock bag, crush up half of the Whopper Easter eggs. Set aside.

Using a stand mixer, combine the butter, powdered sugar, vanilla, and heavy whipping cream and mix on medium speed until stiff peaks form. Whip about 3-4 minutes until light and fluffy.

Scoop half of the vanilla frosting into a piping bag. Beat in the crushed Whopper eggs into the remaining icing. Scoop into the second piping bag.

How to Decorate Easter Egg Cupcakes


Using the plain vanilla piping bag, pipe a ring of frosting around the top of the cupcake. Using the whopper frosting piping bag, pipe a dollop of frosting on top of the vanilla frosting 

Finish off by placing a few Easter Whopper eggs (Robin Eggs) on top and place the bunny icing transfer next to the eggs. 

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