Nest & Eggs Cupcake

I don’t consider myself to be all that great in the kitchen. I mean, I don’t think I’m BAD at cooking and baking. I just don’t get a ton of joy from it and honestly don’t know a whole lot about it. I basically follow recipes and keep it pretty basic. Which is why it’s odd that I have done a few food posts lately. What can I say? I do love me some cute desserts and these Nest & Egg Cupcakes are cute!
I wanted to make a dessert for our Easter party, but not just any dessert. I have seen some nest cupcakes floating around blogland and Pinterest. They were all really cute, so I decided to create my own version.
I made some vanilla cupcakes per the directions on the box (remember when I said I can only follow a recipe, ya). I piped on some vanilla frosting in the shape of a nest. I didn’t worry about getting the nest to look just perfect or for them all to look the same. After all, don’t all bird nests look different? I used some blue candy eggs for the….well, the eggs!
I love that they look like little robin eggs! Not only did they turn out adorable, but they were so very yummy too. I guess there is something to say for keeping things simple.
I know they are nothing ground breaking…..but I am always a little proud of myself when I get creative in the kitchen. Thanks for check out my sweet little Nest & Egg Cupcakes!!!
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Comments

  1. I’m with you…sometimes simple is better! Those are very cute and I love the blue eggs. I’m saving it in my recipe file for next Easter. Thanks for sharing it.

  2. These are adorable, and you make them sound so easy! Thanks for sharing!

  3. Aren’t these the cutest things! And simple to do, too. I guess I should stock up on some mini EAster eggs before the stores are out of them!

  4. These cupcakes are adorable!!! I will have to save this for next year, thanks for the great idea!

  5. So, so cute! I’ll keep them in mind for next year. I have seen some with roasted coconut too, which makes it looks like little twigs.

  6. These are cute, easy, and fun! Thank you for sharing Courtney!

  7. oh, I’m definitely pinning this one. I was trying to think of something I could do with my cadbury minis, and this is it!

  8. YUM!!!!!!!!!! WOW!! I love it! It looks so tasty and CUTE! ! I’d LOVE if you’d link this up to my link party going on now!

    http://www.classyclutter.blogspot.com/2012/04/spotlight-saturday-8_13.html

    xoxo, Mallory @ Classy Clutter

  9. They look so delicious! I didn’t do any baking this Easter as we went on a beach holiday but I will definitely be trying this next Easter! Thanks for the idea!

    My weekly Say G’day Saturday Linky Party is on now and I would be so thrilled if you could join in and link up this great post!

    Best wishes for a fabulous weekend!
    Natasha in Oz

  10. Those are so cute. I love the color of the eggs.

  11. adorable!

  12. Oh yum, these looks so sweet 🙂

  13. Love an easy decorating idea! These are super cute, and I love how you don’t need to have any fancy decorating supplies.

  14. Simple ideas are always better, especially when they turn out so adorable… after all that’s what we’re all looking for, simple & creative recipes! Thanks again for sharing this as well at my Facebook Milestone Link Party :)!

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