Easy Multi-Colour Buttercream Frosted Easter Cupcakes

SPLASH YOUR EASTER TABLE WITH A CUPCAKE BOUQUET OF COLOURS.   Knock, Knock Cupcake delivery. Don’t make this be you because your wallet will feel the crunch. Gourmet cupcakes cost a fortune to buy from local bakeries but there’s no need to spend $2-$5 for one cupcake when you can easily make them at home for far less. For you last-minute Easter bakers out there put your apron on and get ready to bake some Easter cupcakes that everyone will think you bought from the local bakery. Easter Baking for toddlers doesn’t get any more colourful then these adorable multi-coloured Easter cupcakes. Mrs. CBB and I wanted to involve our son in baking these Easter cupcakes as a tradition for our family. Fun Easter desserts are also a perfect way to celebrate the beginning of Spring at home, work or for the kiddos. They will add more sweetness to the already chocolate-filled diet that most of us will have for the month of April. I can handle that though and so can our little guy although we have to limit his chocolate intake otherwise he would eat it day and night. Like father like son.   Baking takes creativity, a […]

Easter chick tarts

EASTER TREATS FOR EVERYONE   I know you think these Easter chick tarts are adorable and they are, even better to eat after a lovely Easter dinner or for a treat. Well it’s Easter weekend and I wanted something different from the Easter cupcakes to take with me for the kids when we go to our pot-luck Easter dinner on Friday. So thinking ahead (as one of the kids has an egg allergy) I thought if I made some Easter nests or as I call them Easter chick tarts. These are a great dessert for them to have that’s not too sweet, easy to make and something that they can all eat. There’s about 12 kids in the group from 11-3 so I had to do something that was tasty and eye-popping. I am also going to use my favourite cake decorating book for this recipe called “Cupcakes, Cookies & Pie, Oh My” by Karen Tack & Alan Richardson. It really is a great cookbook to have on hand to show you how to use simple everyday sweets and biscuits and turn them into masterpieces. I have used it a few times for cupcakes for my son’s kindergarten class. When […]