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Easter Bunny Cupcakes

Chocolate and orange is such a winning flavour combination and the Easter Bunny would most certainly approve of these colourful chocolate creations.

Prep Time: 30 Minutes
Cook Time: 20-25 Minutes
Makes: 12 Cupcakes
Ingredients
3 large eggs
180g soft unsalted butter
180g caster sugar
150g self raising flour
1 tsp baking powder
30g cocoa powder
1 tsp orange extract
Pinch of salt

Icing

200g soft unsalted butter
400g icing sugar
2 tbsp cream cheese
A few drops of orange extract
Green food colouring

To decorate

Mini chocolate bunnies
Mini candy coated eggs chocolate eggs
1 x Cadburys flake
Edible flowers
Method
  1. Preheat the oven to 160C Fan. Line a 12 hole muffin tin with muffin cases.
  2. Measure all of the cake ingredients into a bowl. Whisk until combined. Divide between the cases.
  3. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes until risen and firm in the middle. Cool on a wire rack.
  4. Make the icing. Whisk the butter, orange extract, cream cheese and green colouring together.
  5. Put the icing into a piping bag. Pipe on top of the cakes.
  6. Decorate with mini candy eggs, broken flakes, chocolate bunnies and edible flowers.

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