Iced cupcakes topped with mini eggs and icing

Easter cupcake recipes

Bake a batch of cute and colourful cupcakes over the holidays. Let kids get creative with a bunny design, and enjoy Easter flavours like simnel, hot cross bun... and chocolate, of course!

16 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

These little Simnel cakes are really almondy, with pieces of marzipan in the mix - and they look gorgeous

45 mins
Easy
11 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

These cakes have all the fruit and spice of the traditional bun but are quicker to make. Finish with spiced cream cheese frosting crosses

40 mins
Easy
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4 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

These cute bunny cupcakes are a great Easter activity for kids, and they're ideal for party platters. These super sponges will be snapped up

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
5 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Try saying no to these little sponges with frosting and clever bird decoration made with chocolate eggs

1 hr
Easy
90 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

These bright and fun cupcakes are perfect for kids' parties

1 hr
Easy
6 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Bake these gorgeous carrot cupcakes made with a delicious orange and honey icing for an afternoon treat. Edible flowers make a lovely finishing touch

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
5 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

These individual sponges have a secret centre and a cream cheese frosting – serve topped with homemade caramel buttons

50 mins
Easy
4 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Children will love to make these yummy double chocolate chip cakes topped with rice paper flowers - perfect for a kids Easter baking project

25 mins
Easy
42 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A new twist on a traditional recipe and perfect for getting the kids involved in the festivities

55 mins
Easy
8 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Kids will love making these little chocolate cupcakes, with a crunchy biscuit base and Easter egg topping

50 mins
Easy
17 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Employ some clever tricks to achieve a dairy-free bake. Egg-free mayonnaise, almond milk and margarine are the secrets to these vegan cupcakes

45 mins
Easy
Vegan
51 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

These light cakes are perfect for freezing – they just need a quick blast in the microwave to bring them back to life

40 mins
Easy
75 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

These wonderful tangy treats taste perfect with a spoonful of crème fraîche

35 mins
Easy
7 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Very cherry chocolate sponges dotted with fruit and topped with creamy frosting - perfect for a cake sale

40 mins
Easy
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