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Easter Chick Cupcakes Recipe

Instructions

  1. Beat butter and shortening together with an electric mixer in a large bowl until light and fluffy. The mixture should be noticeably lighter in color.
  2. Beat the vanilla extract into the butter mixture. Add sugar, one cup at a time, beating on medium speed until fully incorporated.
  3. Add milk, one tablespoon at a time, beating on high until fully incorporated and you have frosting.
  4. Cupcake Directions:
  5. Prepare Cupcakes according to box cake mix instructions
  6. Using Buttercream frosting recipe dye your frosting with yellow food coloring until you reach the desired color.
  7. Save a small amount and dye that a bright orange.
  8. Frost entire cupcake with yellow frosting, and dip into yellow sugar sprinkles.
  9. Add chocolate chips to make the eyes.
  10. You can also add a dab of white frosting to make the eyeball detail.
  11. Using a rosette-frosting tip make “chick wings” on the sides and then sprinkle a small amount of the yellow sugar sprinkles on top.
  12. Then use a small amount of your orange frosting to make a beak and feet for your chick.