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Speckled Egg Cupcakes


Even if kids come back from the egg hunt with just a few eggs, you can have a fun egg-topped cupcake waiting for them! The decorating is easy, with pull-out icing grass topped by Candy Clay eggs that are speckled with dazzling icing colors.
Makes: Each treat serves 1.

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Step 1

Make Candy Clay 2 days in advance. Prepare Candy Clay recipe with bright white Candy Melts candy following recipe directions. Let set overnight.

Step 2

Make eggs 1 day in advance. Make balls, 1/2 in. dia. from Candy Clay. Shape into eggs. Let set, about 2 to 3 hours.

To make each color of paint for speckles, mix 1 teaspoon lemon extract with a few drops of white-white icing color. Tint mixtures rose, blue and yellow. Place eggs on parchment paper. Use brush to dip into mixtures, then tap brush handle against your hand to splatter color onto eggs. Let eggs dry, about 2 to 3 hours.

Step 3

Make cupcakes. Prepare batter following recipe directions. Bake and cool cupcakes. Prepare buttercream icing following recipe directions. Tint icing green. Use tip 233, a cut disposable decorating bag and green icing to pipe pull-out grass on cupcake tops. Position eggs.

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Ingredients

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Bright White Candy Melts® Candy ((12 ounces makes about 80 eggs))

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$3.79

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corn syrup

corn syrup

Rose Icing  Color

Rose Icing Color

Sky Blue Icing Color

Sky Blue Icing Color

Lemon Yellow Icing Color

Lemon Yellow Icing Color

Favorite cupcake recipe or mix

Favorite cupcake recipe or mix

Moss Green Icing Color

Moss Green Icing Color

Tools

Products

2-Pc. Dusting Brush Set ((small brush used))

$7.99

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Unbleached Standard Baking Cups

Unbleached Standard Baking Cups

Standard muffin pan

Standard muffin pan

Cooling Grid

Cooling Grid

12 in. Disposable Decorating Bags

12 in. Disposable Decorating Bags

food-safe scissors

food-safe scissors

The grass tip creates the most celebrated, easily accomplished decorations! The serrated edges of the grass tip makes ridges in the icing as you squeeze it out. Our step-by-step video shows you how!

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