Sunday, March 10, 2013

Chick Cupcakes for an Easter Extravaganza!

 
Today I am joining up with a group of fabulous food bloggers
to bring you some creative Easter ideas.
Big thanks go to Hani at Haniela's for organizing this Easter Extravaganza!
(She makes the most amazing cookies EVER! Seriously.)

You should really check out all the awesomeness at the end of this post
...I am just so impressed!
 
I'm bringing these Chick Cupcakes to the party.
I've decided they are my absolute favorite cupcakes of all time,
because they are just SO stinkin' cute!!   


Want to make some super adorable chick cupcakes?

What You Need:
A batch of cupcakes
Frosting: yellow, orange and white
Yellow sanding sugar
Decorating bags
Decorating tips: Wilton #102 (petal) and #2 (small round)
Mini chocolate chips

Put some sanding sugar in a small bowl or plate.
Spread a layer of thick frosting on your cupcake and smooth the top.
Turn the cupcake upside down and press into the sugar until it is completely covered.


Press two chocolate chips into the cupcake for eyes.


Using tip #102, pipe some ruffly wings on each side.


Spoon some sugar over the wings, then shake off the excess.
Using orange frosting and tip #2, pipe a triangle beak and little feet at the bottom.


Using white frosting, pipe a tiny dot on each eye.


He's almost too cute to eat! :0)


Happy Easter!

Check out all these amazing Easter creations...
beautiful, yummy and fun too!
You can click on a photo, or on the links below. 

I, Robot Egg Cookie by Hani - Haniela's

I link up at these fun link parties. 

33 comments:

  1. So cute. Happy Easter!

    Beth @ Hungry Happenings

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  2. OMG that is the most adorable cupcake!! Marlyn from Montreal Confections

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  3. These are my favorite cupcakes of yours! They are SO adorable! :)

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  4. Those cupcakes are so so cute! Love them!
    Karen

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  5. So stinkin' cute!! The sanding sugar really adds that punch of awesome! :)
    -Mike @ Semi Sweet

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  6. Oh my, are these ever the cutest! Perfect little Easter treat!

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  7. These chicks are so sweet and adorable! Even my little grandson was admiring them:)

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  8. Oh, the perfect adorableness. Once again, as I always describe your work, perfect adorableness that's totally do-able for anyone even though it looks like it isn't. Sheesh.

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  9. So super adorable! Love their little wings!

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  10. Adorable! And I can almost taste that crunchy sanding sugar. :-)

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  11. Hi, Robin, thanks for the ideas. I just started subscribing and have read every one of your posts.
    I just wanted to offer you a friendly tip, if you ever decorate anything with eyes again: If you put the chocolates just a few millimeters lower, so that they're directly in the middle of the circle, your already-favorite little chicks will make you cry they're so cute. And if you pipe extra chocolate icing around the chocolate pieces to make their eyes bigger, they'll come out even cuter, too. You can try this trick out by doodling the same chicks on a piece of paper with a pencil.
    I'm an illustrator and learned this in drawing class, and the Walt Disney World Academy teaches this, too. It's a technique they use to make their cartoon characters as cute as possible: (a) put your eyes directly in the middle of its head/body and (b) make their eyes the biggest feature on their heads/bodies.
    Hope I didn't offend you by offering this.
    Best,
    Natty B.

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  12. Thank you for this post. just who register on your blog and admire your creations
    Happy Easter

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  16. This is too cute. I hope you stop by the party and link it up. I would love to feature it tomorrow. I am pinning for now ;)

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  17. I saw these and pinned on Pinterest yesterday but I had to come tell you how fabulous I think they are! Ridiculously cute! Love them :)

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  18. These are absolutely adorable! I don't know if I could eat him. I think I would just hold the cupcake and smile!

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  19. look delicious!! so sweet! :)

    http://oohmarly.blogspot.com/

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  20. Lindo comeria tudo....eu amei seu blog
    to te seguindo
    bjsss
    BRASIL...

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  21. what recipe did you use for the frosting? I cant find a frosting that I like and i keep searching :(

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  22. They really are stinkin' cute! They look delicious too. I'd love to have you link up to my Easter edition of Family Fun Friday! http://www.momsandmunchkins.ca/2013/03/21/family-fun-easter/

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Your comments put a great BIG smile on my face!! Thanks for stopping by! :0)

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