Spring Cupcakes Recipe

Marcia
Marcia Published November 20, 2020

How To Make Spring Cupcakes

Get ready for a fun-filled celebration with these spring cupcakes coated in chocolate and designed with mini chocolate-covered Easter eggs.

Preparation: 30 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Cooling Time: 30 minutes
Total: 1 hour 20 minutes
Serves:

Ingredients

  • 18.25ozchocolate cake mix
  • cupswater
  • cupvegetable oil
  • 3eggs
  • 7.8ozinstant chocolate pudding mix
  • 2cupsmilk
  • 2cupswhipped toppingfrozen, thawed
  • 1tbspchocolate sprinkles
  • 72mini chocolate candy-coated Easter eggs

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. Grease 24 muffin cups or line with paper liners.

  3. Place chocolate cake mix, water, vegetable oil, and eggs in a mixing bowl.

  4. Beat with an electric mixer on medium speed until thoroughly combined, about 2 minutes.

  5. Fill prepared muffin cups ⅔ full with batter.

  6. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center of a cupcake comes out clean, 19 to 23 minutes.

  7. Allow cupcakes to cool thoroughly.

  8. Beat the 2 packages of pudding mix with milk in a bowl using an electric mixer until thickened, about 2 minutes.

  9. Beat thawed whipped topping into pudding mixture to make a creamy filling.

  10. Spoon about 1½ cup chocolate pudding filling into a pastry bag fitted with a large piping tip.

  11. Press the piping tip into the center of each cupcake and fill cupcake with about 1½ tablespoon of pudding mixture.

  12. Spoon a heaping tablespoon of remaining pudding mixture about 1½ inches across into the center of each cupcake to make a nest.

  13. Press chocolate sprinkles into the edges of the nests; place 3 mini chocolate eggs into each nest.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 370.97kcal
  • Fat: 20.85g
  • Saturated Fat: 6.23g
  • Trans Fat: 0.07g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 8.80g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.24g
  • Carbohydrates: 26.92g
  • Fiber: 0.85g
  • Sugar: 16.95g
  • Protein: 19.16g
  • Cholesterol: 505.71mg
  • Sodium: 541.48mg
  • Calcium: 137.09mg
  • Potassium: 312.52mg
  • Iron: 3.45mg
  • Vitamin A: 233.97µg
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