Easter Cupcakes!

These Easter Cupcakes are an absolute delight and tons of fun to make with your kiddos! They’re the perfect addition to any Easter tablesacape.

This is one of those baking projects I loved doing with the boys, took beautiful pictures, and then didn’t post. So finally, after a long time in my computer file, here is an easy and beautiful cupcake you can do for spring or Easter. My inspiration was most definitely from Pinterest (I can’t say I thought of this all on my own, and there were many versions so I cannot credit one source). This dessert is easy to do, doesn’t require too much time and it’s a perfect activity for the whole family.

How to Make the Cutest Easter Cupcakes


  • Fresh strawberries
  • Cake mix (homemade or store-bought)
  • Nutella
  • Oreo cookies
  • White chocolate
  • Orange food colouring


First, bake your cupcakes. You probably have a favourite recipe already, so go ahead and use that. The cake can be chocolate or vanilla, or anything you want, really! You will be covering the top, so feel free to choose whatever you would like as a cake. If you have neutral cupcake liners, it’s better, since the decorating will be on the top of the cupcake. We used a pastel Easter themed liner.

While your cupcakes are baking, you can work on the next step. This is the most fun for the kids to see the strawberries transform into carrots!Fresh strawberries lying on a parchment-lined baking pan

You will need to dry your strawberries ahead of time. We placed our strawberries on a cookie sheet lined with paper towel and it didn’t take long before they were ready. Because the strawberries will be sitting on top of the cupcake, slice the strawberries in half so they will lay flat on the cupcake after.A package of "La Maison Cannelle" branded white chocolate

Prepare a bain marie on your stove top and melt your white chocolate. You can use your microwave to do this, but you will have to be careful not to overheat your chocolate (the consistency changes very quickly!). Once the chocolate has melted, add your food colouring to make a carrot-orange.Melted chocolate in a melted bowl with yellow food coloring ready to be mixed inMelted chocolate in a melted bowl with yellow food coloring ready to be mixed in

Here’s the fun part, it’s time to dip your strawberries! It’s easier for the kids because they can hold on to the stem/leaves of the strawberries while they dip them. If your children are little, help them out by showing them first, and then they will get the hang of it. One or two dips, and the strawberries are ready to lay on a cookie sheet lined with wax paper to harden.Dipping a strawberry into a bowl of melted white chocolate that has been tinted yellow

As an extra touch, to give some texture to our strawberry carrots, I iced the strawberries with thin lines. This is pretty delicate, so little kids might get frustrated to do it themselves.Chocolate covered strawberries with white chocolate that has been tinted yellow/orange

Once the cupcakes have cooled down, ice them with a chocolate icing. We used Nutella since it’s our favourite. Then take the cookie of the Oreos, crumble them up and sprinkle some on top of the icing.Two Nutella chocolate cupcakes, side by side, in front of a large jar of Nutella

The final touch is placing one strawberry on top and voila! You now have carrot on a bed of earth!Easter cupcakes: a chocolate cupcake topped with a chocolate covered strawberry

I love how these turned out and so did the boys. I’m pretty sure we will be doing them again this year for Easter. It’s a perfect individual dessert for spring parties too.

Did you love this recipe post? Take a look at some of my other food creations by checking out the links below:

The Easiest Cookies You Will Ever Make

What To Do With All That Easter Chocolate

Green Popsicles Kids Will Love

These Easter Cupcakes are absolutely darling! Plus, they're full of flavor all thanks to their fresh strawberries dipped in white chocolate. Absolute perfection!

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Betty S April 4, 2017 at 11:21 pm

Looks like lots of fun

Elisa March 31, 2018 at 4:20 pm

Love it!


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