Strawberry Easter Basket Cakes
-1 strawberry cake mix
- 12-14 oz butter cream frosting
- 1 cup jellybeans or mini chocolate eggs or your favorite Easter candy
- 1 cup colored coconut*
*Place 1 cup of shredded coconut into a plastic sandwich bag. Add 8-10 drops of green food coloring. Shake well.
Directions: Follow the directions on the cake mix for the cupcake recipe. Let the cupcakes cool. Frost the cupcakes, making sure to leave enough room for the "grass". Place the colored coconut on top of the frosting to create the grass. Add your favorite jellybeans, chocolate colored eggs, or other favorite Easter candy.
- 2 cups chocolate chips
- 2 Tbsp butter
- 2 cups shredded coconut
- 1 tsp almond flavoring
- 1 cup jellybeans or mini chocolate eggs
- 1 package of peeps
Directions: In a large microwave bowl, melt the butter and chocolate chips. Add the almond flavoring and shredded coconut. On a wax paper lined cookie sheet drop several spoonful's of the chocolate coconut mixture. With the spoom form a little indentation for the eggs or jelly beans. Refrigerate for at least an hour. Place your desired candy into the nest. Top with a peep.
Recipes from Up In Cumming Magazine~April 2011, By Jon Webber- In The Kitchen With Jon
Insert treats into your face, and enjoy! Yummmm! :D