Floppy Eared Bunny Cupcakes

Bunny Cupcakes Recipe
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Celebrate spring with rich white cupcakes topped with marshmallow-cream cheese frosting.
20 min
Prep Time
1:10
Total Time
24 cupcakes

Ingredients

Cupcakes

1 3/4 cups
all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons
baking powder
1/2 teaspoon
salt
1 cup
sugar
1/2 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1 teaspoon
almond extract
3/4 cup
milk
3
large Land O Lakes® Eggs (whites only)
1/4 cup
pastel-colored decorator sprinkles

Frosting

1/2 cup
powdered sugar
1/2 cup
marshmallow crème
1 (8-ounce) package
cream cheese, softened

Decorations

48
miniature pastel-colored flavored marshmallows
48
licorice pastel candies

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Place paper baking cups into 24 muffin pan cups; set aside.
  2. Combine flour, baking powder and salt in bowl; set aside.
  3. Combine sugar, butter and almond extract in another bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add flour mixture alternately with milk, beating at low speed after each addition until well mixed. Add egg whites. Beat at high speed 2 minutes. Stir in decorator sprinkles.
  4. Fill prepared muffin cups about 2/3 full. Bake 18-22 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely.
  5. Place powdered sugar, marshmallow crème and cream cheese in bowl. Beat at medium speed until smooth and creamy. Spread each cupcake with 1 tablespoon frosting.
  6. Place 1 marshmallow on its side in center of each cupcake. Cut another marshmallow in half; place 1 piece, cut-side down, for head and 1 piece, cut-side down, for tail. Place 2licorice candies on either side of head for ears. Store refrigerated.

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1 cupcake)

Calories
170
Cholesterol
20mg
Carbohydrates
23g
Protein
2g
Fat
7g
Sodium
170mg
Dietary Fiber
0g

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