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Cadbury Egg Chocolate Easter Cupcakes | Pizzazzerie.com

Chocolate Cadbury Egg Easter Cupcakes

Servings 24 cupcakes


For the Cupcakes:

  • 1 box chocolate fudge cake mix
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 1/2 cup hot water
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 package 3.4 ounces chocolate pudding dry mix
  • 24 Cadbury Eggs frozen

For the Frosting:

  • 1/4 cup butter softened
  • 2/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 2 1/2 - 3 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • pinch of salt

For Garnish:

  • Caramel Sauce


  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Line muffin tin with cupcake liners.
  • Combine the cake mix, pudding mix, sour cream, water, oil, and eggs in a large mixing bowl.
  • Beat with electric mixer for two minutes.
  • Fill each baking liner 1/4 full. Set a frozen Cadbury Egg in wide side down into the center of the liner.
  • Top each Cadbury Egg with a tablespoon of batter (it will fall around sides).
  • Bake for 12-15 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the sides comes out clean. (Cadbury Egg will be in center).
  • Allow to cool.
  • For frosting, cream butter and cocoa powder. Add vanilla extract. Alternate heavy cream with powdered sugar until frosting consistency reached. For thicker frosting, add more powdered sugar. For a looser frosting, add more cream (or milk).
  • Pipe each cupcake with frosting and drizzle with caramel sauce for a garnish.