Easter Cupcake Ideas 2023

Looking for some Easter cupcake inspiration, but finding the menu planning a little overwhelming? If so, let me share with you 18 cute Easter cupcake ideas for 2023.

I love Easter baking. Easter is the ideal excuse to bring a little cuteness into the kitchen.

If you’re after some cupcake inpso this Easter, I’m sure you’ll find it in this list. There’s bunny cupcakes, chick cupcakes, Easter egg cupcakes, carrot cupcakes, there’s even spring lamb cupcakes.

You don’t need to be a wiz in the kitchen to make these cupcakes. Most of these Easter cupcake designs are simple enough that your kids will be able to pull them together without too much help. That makes these cupcakes a great kids baking idea for Easter. Tasty to eat and also keeping the kids out of your hair for a few hours this long weekend – even better, right!

Make some Easter themed cupcakes this year, and celebrate new beginnings.

Easter Cupcake Pin

1. Floral Easter Bunny Cupcakes

Floral Easter Bunny Ear Cupcakes

Chocolate Easter Cupcakes – The Nifty Baker
How cute are these Easter chocolate cupcakes adorned with buttercream flowers and Easter bunny ears. These cupcakes are actually surprisingly easy to make, you'll just need a few tools such as Russian Piping Nozzles and a free printable template (which can be downloaded from this link). The little people in your life are going to fall in love with these floral Easter Bunny cupcakes, and they’re just stylish enough to impress the larger people in your life too.
Chocolate Easter Cupcakes
Floral Easter Bunny Cupcakes

2. Carrot Cupcakes

Carrot Cake Cupcakes Recipe – Chisel & Fork
These carrot cake cupcakes are perfectly spiced while also soft, moist and fluffy and topped with a delicious mascarpone frosting. I can practically taste spring by just looking at these Hydrangea buttercream decorations. Such a cute and easy Easter cupcake idea.
Carrot cupcakes with Hydrangea buttercream

3. Bunny Butt Cupcakes

How to Make Bunny Butt Cupcakes – Jen Around the World
There’s been a bit of a trend the last few years of Easter desserts featuring burrowing bunnies, I love this cute take on this trend. These Easter rabbit cupcakes look very impressive, but actually easy enough that most kids could assemble these cupcakes with a little help from mum & dad.
Bunny butt cupcakes

4. Allergy Friendly Vegan Easter Egg Cupcakes

Vegan Easter Egg Cupcakes (Gluten-Free, Allergy-Free) – Strength and Sunshine
How adorable are these Easter Egg Cupcakes? They’re egg-free, vegan, gluten-free, allergy-free cupcakes and can be made with natural food coloring. Baking around Easter and the holidays often means catering for loved ones with dietary requirements. These cupcakes are a great option for times just like that.
Vegan Easter Egg Cupcakes

5. Vegan Carrot Cupcakes

Vegan Carrot Cake Cupcakes & Cream Cheese Frosting – By The Forkful
Another great option for those planning an inclusive Easter Menu. Vegan Carrot cupcakes are an absolute winner. These cupcakes are topped with the most amazing three-ingredient vegan cream cheese frosting. Plus they have carrots in them, so they count as a salad, right?
Vegan Carrot Cupcakes

6. Easy Easter Bunny Cupcakes

Cute and Easy Bunny Cupcakes – Cooking with Carlee
I'm just loving this clever Easter cupcake design. These cute cupcakes use store bought marshmallow to make bunny ears. What a quick and clever way to add a little Easter to your cupcakes.
Easy Bunny Cupcakes

7. Carrot Patch Cupcakes

Carrot Patch Cupcakes – Cookie Dough and Oven Mitt
These carrot patch cupcakes are so tasty and make a great dessert to whip up for the Easter dessert table. The chocolate cake is so moist and tender. It’s topped with chocolate frosting, cookie crumbs, an orange frosting carrot top, and green candy melt leaves. Totally cute and incredibly easy too.
Carrot Patch Cupcakes

8. Easter Lamb Cupcakes

Easter Lamb Cupcakes – Saving Dollars and Sense
Kids will love assembling these Easter lamb cupcakes. These Easter cupcakes are decorated with marshmallows and homemade candy clay. Get the full recipe and instructions on Kristie’s blog.
Easter Lamb Cupcakes

9. Easter Nest Cupcakes

Easter nest cupcakes – A Mummy Too
These cupcakes are made with cornflakes, making them a well balanced Easter breakfast dish. Kidding! But seriously, these vanilla sponge cupcakes topped with chocolate coated cornflakes and mini Easter eggs are to die for. They’ll taste great anytime of the day. Another great recipe to get the kids involved with this Easter.
Easter Nest Cupcakes

10. Easter Chick Cupcakes

Cute Easter Chick Cupcakes – Sweet Mouth Joy
Cupcakes with spring chickens! These are vanilla cupcakes topped with lemon buttercream. Lemons are in abundance at spring time, making these cupcakes a great option for Easter if you’re in the northern hemisphere. Get the full recipe on Kachina’s blog – Sweet Mouth Joy, and make these gorgeous chick cupcakes yourself.
Easter Chick Cupcakes

11. Spring Flower Cupcakes

Flower Cupcakes For Spring – Dancing Through the Rain
Easter means the start of spring, for my northern hemisphere peeps, and what better way to celebrate a new season of then with these cute sunflower cupcakes.  Made with a little buttercream and peeps, these sunflower cupcakes will impress.
Spring Flower Cupcakes

12. Marshmallow Bunny Ear Cupcakes

Easter Bunny Cupcakes (Fun for Kids to Make)
Easter Bunny Cupcakes are the cutest treats to make for Easter. Check out this step by step instructional recipe and learn to make cute little bunny ear cupcakes, made with coconut and marshmallow.
Kids Bunny Ear Cupcakes

13. Cadbury Cream Egg Cupcakes

Cadbury Creme Egg Cupcakes
This Cadbury Creme Egg cupcakes recipe has a layer of ganache and buttercream frosting making it the perfect Easter chocolate treat. Just imagine opening your mouth and taking a bite out of one of these cupcakes.  My goodness, how decadent. 
Cadbury Creme Egg Cupcakes

14. Rice Crispy Chick Cupcakes

Super Easy to Make Easter Chick Cupcake Toppers
Learn to make these sweet cupcake toppers, with step by step instructions.  Made from homemade rice crispy, these chicks will taste as good as they look.
Rice Crispy Chick Cupcakes

15. Bird’s Nest Cupcakes

Bird’s Nest Coconut Cupcakes Recipe
Here’s another great recipe idea for Easter or any Springtime gathering. Coconut Bird’s Nest Cupcakes are a classic. How gorgeous are these bird’s nest cupcakes?  Each cupcake is topped with toasted coconut and chocolate and a couple of chocolate robin eggs.  Kids will love making and eating these cuties.  Get full recipe and instructions from Kristie’s blog.  Learn to make these at home
Bird’s Nest Cupcakes

16. Coconut Chick Cupcakes

Baby Chick Cupcakes
These bright yellow Easter Chick Cupcakes are super cute and super easy! Made from buttercream and shredded coconut, this recipe is perfect for beginner bakers and kids.  Find full details including step by step photos at inthekidskitche.com.
Baby Chick Cupcakes

17. Malteser Bunny Cupcakes

Malteser Bunny Chocolate Malt Cupcakes
Chocolate cupcakes topped with green buttercream ad a cute Malteser bunny, what is not to love about these Easter cupcakes? You can use green food coloring or Matcha powder to your icing to get that green grass look. Find full detail at sweetmouthjoy.com
Malteser Bunny Cupcakes

18. Lemon Chick Cupcakes

Lemon Easter Chick Cupcakes
Your Easter festivities are sure to be every bit as sweet as they are bright with these easy chick cupcakes. I love these vanilla cupcakes topped with little chicks made of lemon buttercream.   The soft vanilla sponge, paired with a pop of citrus would make a great sweet for when you’ve hit your limit of Easter chocolate.
Lemon Easter Chick Cupcakes

I hope you loved these Easter themed cupcakes as much as I did.

Wishing you a very happy Easter, and as always, happy Baking x

Still looking for more Easter inspiration? Check out these other ideas for Easter on my blog.

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