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Cadbury Egg Easter Cupcakes - a full-size Cadbury Egg BAKED INSIDE!
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Cadbury Egg Cupcakes

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups cake flour or 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 2/3 cups sugar
  • 3/4 cup butter softened
  • 2/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 package Jell-O instant pudding in Chocolate Fudge 3.4 oz
  • 1 1/4 cup water
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 large eggs
  • 24 Cadbury Eggs frozen

For the Frosting:

  • 1 1/2 cups unsalted butter room temperature
  • 5-6 cups powdered sugar more to thicken
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2-3 tablespoons milk

Instructions

  • 1.Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • 2. Combine together cake ingredients and beat for 60 seconds on medium-high with electric mixer until fully mixed.
  • 3. Fill cupcake liners 1/4-1/3 full and place in a Cadbury Egg (thick side first) down inside batter.
  • 4. Top eggs with another 1-2 teaspoons batter.
  • 5. Bake for 18-20 minutes (test for doneness by inserting a toothpick on the side of the cupcake, since the Cadbury Eggs are in the center).

For The Frosting:

  • 1. Beat room temperature butter until creamy. Add in powdered sugar 1 cup at a time.
  • 2. Beat in extracts, salt, and milk.
  • 3. Add more powdered sugar or milk until desired consistency (thick enough to pipe on cupcakes).
  • Top cupcakes with frosting and enjoy!