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Come springtime, Easter is a holiday we look forward to for all kinds of colorful treats! Between the chocolate bunnies, eggs filled with Easter candy, and sugar-coated Peeps, it's a happy day for any sweet tooth. If you're looking to add a festive twist to your Easter desserts, then check out these cute Easter cupcakes.

Adorned with bunnies, chicks, eggs, and flowers galore, these Easter cupcake ideas will put a smile on everyone's faces! You'll find lots of flavors including red velvet recipes, lemon dessert recipes, carrot recipes, and coconut dessert recipes. But of course, it wouldn't be dessert without plenty of chocolate recipes, too! There are plenty of ways to repurpose all that candy, too.

If you want to surprise your kids, then there are several cupcakes that look like bird's nests, including one made out of cotton candy! Our personal favorite, Ree Drummond's lemon cupcakes with lavender frosting, are so pretty they might even rival your Easter decorations. For a bite that the adults will love, try your hand at the mocha cupcakes or the chai-spiced carrot cake cupcakes. Whether you're hosting an extravagant Easter brunch or looking for an addition to your Easter cake, these cupcakes will be a hit. Make extra—you'll want to enjoy these best Easter cupcakes even when Sunday morning turns into afternoon.

Double Lemon Cupcakes

When life hands you lemons, tell life to make it a double so you can whip up a batch of these citrusy-sweet cupcakes! It's the perfect time of year to pucker up.

Get Ree's Double Lemon Cupcakes recipe.


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Strawberry Cupcakes

Is there anything that says "springtime" more than fresh berries? Celebrate the season (and the holiday!) with adding berries inside the cupcake batter, in the frosting, and of course, as decoration on top!

Get the Strawberry Cupcakes recipe.

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Caitlin Bensel

Cookies ’n’ Creme Cupcakes

If you're looking for something that will surely please everyone at brunch, go with a classic: Oreos! If you want to get fancy, the brand usually has pastel fillings around the holiday that will look so cute on top.

Get Ree's Cookies ’n’ Creme Cupcakes recipe.

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Narayan Mahon

Bunny Cupcakes

How cute are these?! And they're so easy to make! Use marshmallows, sanding sugar, and food coloring to transform them into the sweetest little bunnies.

Get the Bunny Cupcakes recipe.

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Lemon Cupcakes with Lavender Frosting

Pretty pastel frosting and a sprinkle of fresh lavender make these vibrant cupcakes look almost too good to eat! They're sure to be the naturally prettiest treats at your Easter feast.

Get Ree's Lemon Cupcakes recipe.


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Mocha Cupcakes

Calling all coffee lovers! Make some room on your Easter brunch table for these rich cupcakes made with coffee extract and instant espresso powder. That little bean on top is a perfect finishing touch.

Get Ree's Mocha Cupcakes recipe.

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Narayan Mahon

Springtime Fondant-Covered Cupcakes

Create a springtime work of art using colorful fondant. Try it with your favorite cupcake mix to save time and prepare to be delighted.

Get Ree's Fondant-Covered Cupcakes recipe.

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The Pioneer Woman

Key Lime Pie Cupcakes

It's your favorite dessert in cupcake form! Everyone will come back for seconds of these pie-flavored treats.

Get Ree's Key Lime Pie Cupcakes recipe.

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Ralph Smith

Chocolate Creme Cupcakes

Talk about nostalgia. These will remind everyone of their favorite childhood treat—Hostess cupcakes!

Get Ree's Chocolate Creme Cupcakes recipe.

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Narayan Mahon

Egg Hunt Cookie Cups

If you prefer Easter cookies instead, make the best of both worlds with these cookie cups! They have Cadbury mini eggs in the batter and on top as decoration.

Get the Egg Hunt Cookie Cups recipe at The BakerMama.

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The BakerMama

Easter Basket Cupcakes

If you want to test your decorating skills, making baskets will be the most impressive idea on this list! Everything you see is edible, including the eggs, flowers, grass, and of course, the basket itself.

Get the Easter Basket Cupcakes recipe at Preppy Kitchen.

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Preppy Kitchen

Vanilla Bean Cadbury Creme Cupcakes

Cadbury chocolate lovers, there's finally a cupcake just for you! Enjoy the sweet bliss of biting into a Cadbury Creme Egg and cupcake at the same time!

Get the Vanilla Bean Cadbury Creme Cupcakes recipe at The Domestic Rebel.

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The Domestic Rebel

Easter Bunny Marshmallow Cupcakes

Cupcakes have never been cuter! To make these adorable bunnies, start with your favorite vanilla cupcake recipe and add marshmallow ears, icing eyes, and jelly bean noses.

Get the Easter Bunny Marshmallow Cupcakes recipe at Tara Teaspoon.

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Tara Teaspoon

Peach-Filled Floral Cupcakes

Save a little space at the adult table for these peach-filled cupcakes topped with brandy buttercream flowers. You can also omit the alcohol if there are kids attending.

Get the Peach-Filled Floral Cupcakes recipe at Lexis Rose.

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Lexis Rose

Rainbow Cupcakes in a Jar

These colorful cupcake jars will put a smile on every face! They'd be perfect to pass out during your annual egg hunt.

Get the Rainbow Cupcakes in a Jar recipe at Two Sisters Crafting.


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Two Sisters Crafting

Ladybug Cupcakes

Everyone will feel lucky when you put out these yummy ladybug-inspired cupcakes! They're the perfect example of simple fondant decorating.

Get the Ladybug Cupcakes recipe at Crazy Adventures in Parenting.

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Crazy Adventures in Parenting

Lemony Spring Cupcakes

Lemon lovers, rejoice! These moist lemon cupcakes are topped with even more lemony goodness in the form of lemon curd frosting.

Get the Lemony Spring Cupcakes recipe at Ren Behan.

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Ren Behan

Coconut Chick Cupcakes

These mama and baby chicks are so cute! The vanilla cupcakes are super simple to make, and dyed coconut flakes give the frosted chicks a feathery appearance.

Get the Coconut Chick Cupcakes recipe at Pastry Affair.

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Pastry Affair

Carrot Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Spring grass and buttercream flowers give these moist, delicious cupcakes a pretty spring look. It's a great excuse to practice your piping skills!

Get the Carrot Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting recipe at A Cozy Kitchen.

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A Cozy Kitchen

Frosted Sheep Cupcakes

Ewe (and everyone else) will devour these cute sheep-inspired cupcakes featuring homemade buttercream frosting and ready-made fondant.

Get the Frosted Sheep Cupcakes recipe at Crazy Adventures in Parenting.


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Crazy Adventures in Parenting

Honey Cupcakes with Chamomile Buttercream

This cupcake checks off the whole spring flavor wheel: Honey, chamomile, mint, and blackberries. Need we say more?

Get the Honey Cupcakes recipe at A Cozy Kitchen.

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A Cozy Kitchen

Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Tahini Cream Cheese Frosting

Carrot cake is an Easter must! Make these cupcakes instead, topped with a creamy, nutty frosting and fun sprinkles.

Get the Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Tahini Frosting recipe at Butter Be Ready.

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Butter Be Ready

Chick Cupcakes

Anyone looking to get artistic with their Easter treats needs to try these adorable chick cupcakes. You'll have to grab some fondant!

Get the Chick Cupcakes recipe at Preppy Kitchen.

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Preppy Kitchen

Bunny Butt Cupcakes

These cupcakes are a hoot! Top each one with a coconut flake "bunny butt" and use melted white chocolate to make the feet.

Get the Bunny Butt Cupcakes recipe at Amanda's Cookin'.

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Amanda's Cookin'

Chocolate Cupcakes with Matcha Green Tea Frosting

Chocolate on chocolate on chocolate! The matcha green tea frosting atop these super chocolatey cupcakes makes for a tasty cupcake garden. You can add your own creative touch by nestling some mini eggs amongst the greenery.

Get the Matcha Green Tea Frosting Cupcakes recipe at A Cozy Kitchen.


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A Cozy Kitchen

Meyer Lemon Coconut Cupcakes

Try these springy cupcakes for a festive Easter treat. You'll love the lemon and coconut flavors and top with candy eggs.

Get the Meyer Lemon Coconut Cupcakes recipe at A Classic Twist.

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A Classic Twist

Rhubarb and Custard Cupcakes

Infuse your Easter bakes with spring flavor by adding rhubarb to the mix. The swirled custard buttercream on top is a dream come true!

Get the Rhubarb and Custard Cupcakes recipe at The Tough Cookie.

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The Tough Cookie

Pastel Key Lime Cupcakes

The only thing that can make Key lime cupcakes better is turning them into these pastel beauties!

Get the Pastel Key Lime Cupcakes recipe at A Classic Twist.

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A Classic Twist

Bumblebee White Chocolate Ganache Cupcakes

Ready to celebrate spring? These honey-infused cupcakes have a white chocolate ganache filling that everyone will love.

Get the White Chocolate Ganache Cupcakes recipe at We Are Not Martha.

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We Are Not Martha

Vanilla Chocolate Bunny Cupcakes

Keep it simple with these vanilla cupcakes. Turn them into Easter treats by adding a chocolate bunny and cute sprinkles.

Get the Vanilla Chocolate Bunny Cupcakes recipe at My Name Is Snickerdoodle.


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My Name Is Snickerdoodle

Easter Eggshell Cupcakes

How festive are these eggshell cupcakes! Your kids will love this twist on their beloved dyed eggs.

Get the Easter Eggshell Cupcakes recipe at Brown Sugar.

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Brown Sugar

Easter Chick Cupcakes

This chick is actually made out of half a Twinkie covered in yellow frosting. Adorable and delicious!

Get the Easter Chick Cupcakes recipe at SugarHero!

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Bird's Nest Cupcakes

Turn vanilla cupcakes into a picture-perfect bite. Simply coat your frosting with toasted coconut and fill the "nest" with candy eggs!

Get the Bird's Nest Cupcakes recipe at Chelsea's Messy Apron.

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Chelsea's Messy Apron

Jelly Bean Cupcakes

Bake these easy vanilla buttercream cupcakes, then top them with fruity jelly beans for an easy Easter touch.

Get the Jelly Bean Cupcakes recipe at The First Year Blog.

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The First Year Blog

Flower Cupcakes

Learn how to create these beautiful purple flower cupcakes with this step-by-step guide. They're perfect for spring!

Get the Flower Cupcakes recipe at Oh My! Sugar High.


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Oh My! Sugar High

Peep Bunny Cupcakes

There's a secret marshmallow treat hiding in each of these cupcakes! It'll be such a fun festive treat for Easter.

Get the Peep Bunny Cupcakes recipe at Strawberry Blondie Kitchen.

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Megan Marlowe

Lemon Meringue Cupcakes

You'll love this idea for meringue frosting that's perfectly toasted. Serve it with a lemon slice for a burst of color.

Get the Lemon Meringue Cupcakes recipe at Life, Love and Sugar.

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Life, Love and Sugar

Cotton Candy Bird's Nest Cupcakes

Put a candy spin on your cupcakes by swapping the frosting for fluffy cotton candy. It'll be such a fun treat to serve.

Get the Cotton Candy Bird's Nest Cupcakes recipe at The Sweetest Occasion.

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The Sweetest Occasion

Marshmallow Sheep Cupcakes

These marshmallow sheep cupcakes are what have been missing in your life! Underneath is a rich chocolate cake and an easy frosting.

Get the Marshmallow Sheep Cupcakes recipe at Simple Joy.

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Simple Joy

Carrot Patch Cupcakes

Chocolate strawberries look like the most adorable little carrots when placed on top of these cupcakes. It's a bonus treat!

Get the Carrot Patch Cupcakes recipe at Life Made Simple.


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Life Made Simple

Easter Dirt Cupcakes

Try this cupcake spin on a "dirt" cup. There's a chocolate pudding middle that sounds like heaven.

Get the Easter Dirt Cupcakes recipe at Inside BruCrew Life.

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Inside BruCrew Life

Hydrangea Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Turn these carrot cake cupcakes into gorgeous "hydrangeas" worthy of a centerpiece.

Get the Hydrangea Carrot Cake Cupcakes recipe at Half Baked Harvest.

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Half Baked Harvest

Lemon-Blueberry Cupcakes

Keep it simple with these elegant cupcakes. They're filled with blueberries and flavored with lemon for a super refreshing bite.

Get the Lemon-Blueberry Cupcakes recipe at The Cake Blog

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The Cake Blog

Chocolate Caramel Coconut Cupcakes

Is all that Easter chocolate not enough for you? Make these coconut cupcakes that are topped with chocolate frosting and filled with gooey caramel.

Get the Chocolate Caramel Coconut Cupcakes recipe at Sally's Baking Addiction.

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Sally's Baking Addiction

White Chocolate Bird's Nest Cupcakes

For another variation on the bird's nest idea, make it out of white chocolate frosting. Then just top with chocolate shavings and a mini egg!

Get the White Chocolate Bird's Nest Cupcakes recipe at Garnish & Glaze.


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Garnish & Glaze

Chocolate Bunny Cupcakes

Make these fluffy vanilla cupcakes with buttercream frosting then top with cute mini chocolate bunnies! You can add the edible grass to go the extra step.

Get the Chocolate Bunny Cupcakes recipe at Broma Bakery.

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Broma Bakery

Double Chocolate Easter Cupcakes

Attention chocolate lovers! This double chocolate cupcake is topped with a creme egg for added sweetness.

Get the Double Chocolate Easter Cupcakes recipe at SugarHero.

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Angel Food Cupcakes

Light, airy cupcakes are a perfect springtime treat. There's a pineapple whipped frosting on top for a fruity bite.

Get the Angel Food Cupcakes recipe at Lil' Luna.

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Lil' Luna

Chai-Spiced Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Spice up your carrot cake by adding chai into the mix. It's perfectly paired with a rich cream cheese frosting.

Get the Chai-Spiced Carrot Cake Cupcakes recipe at Baker by Nature.

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Baker by Nature

Banana Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Coconut Cream Cheese Frosting

Do you love banana bread and carrot cake? Then these cupcakes will be an absolute delight! Make the nest on top with toasted coconut flakes and mini eggs.

Get the Banana Carrot Cake Cupcakes recipe at How Sweet Eats.


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How Sweet Eats

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