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Baby Chicks Cupcakes-Easter


Yellow colored coconut flakes make these Easter chicks cupcakes look fluffy and cute, this is a great recipe to make with your kids, they will love these cutest chick cupcakes!












Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free


18 ounces cake mix
yellow or white, 1 box
Frosting and decoration:
2 ½ cups coconut, shredded (desiccated)
1 x food coloring
yellow liquid, as needed
8 ounces vanilla frosting
1 container
48 each m&m's
brown, prefer mini ones, or you can use regular size, they work well too
24 each gumdrops


Preheat oven to 350°F.

Place paper baking cup in each of 24 regular-size muffin cups.

Make cake mix as directed on box, using water, oil and eggs.

Divide batter among muffin cups.

Bake about 20 minutes or until toothpick inserted in centers comes out clean.

Cool in pans 8 to 10 minutes or until you can handle them, remove from pans to cooling racks.

Cool completely, about 25 minutes.

Place coconut in a big size zip lock bag.

Add about 8 drops yellow liquid food color, seal bag and shake to mix until coconut flakes all turn into yellow evenly, transfer yellow coconut into a small bowl.

Frost cupcakes with prepared frosting.

Roll the frosted cupcakes into yellow coconut flakes, until coated evenly, look fluffy.

For eyes, add brown baking bits.

Cut orange gumdrops to resemble beaks, place on cupcakes.

See pictures of the recipe above.

Serve or storage in an air-tight container.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Midlothian, United States
 about 11 years ago

So cute... I made these this year.

Critter Mom
Southern California, USA
 over 9 years ago

Totally adorable!! :)

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 34g (1.2 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 14525% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 6%
Saturated Fat 1g 3%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 157mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 9%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Sugars g
Protein 2g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 3% Iron 2%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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