Spring Chick Cupcakes

Spring Chick Cupcakes


As much as I love decorating cakes, it just takes too much time out of my day(s) to do so. I have grown to love decorating cupcakes because they are usually quicker, just as cute and a great way to keep portion control in check!


These Spring Chicks are fairly simple to achieve. You will need:

* Yellow frosting

* Yellow sugar crystals

* Chocolate Chips

* White frosting

* Orange frosting

* Toothpick

* Icing bag

* Round Tip & Closed Star Tip

I started out by icing the tops of the cupcakes smoothly with yellow frosting. Then gently sprinkle yellow sugar crystals over it, or turn it over and dip it in a plate of sugar crystals.

Take your chocolate chips and place them in, upside down, where the eyes go. Dip the end of a toothpick into the white frosting and carefully touch the spot on the chocolate chip where you want the white spot to be. Do this on both eyes.

I made the beaks with a round tip. You can probably make it with a leaf tip, also. I squeezed a decent amount of orange in a line across where I wanted the beak to be, then without stopping the flow I returned to the center of the beak and began to let off the pressure and pulled up. This made the beak point.

Then take the closed star tip with the yellow frosting and create little tufts of fluffy feathers at the top of the chicks head.

I have also seen the beaks made with an orange candy pressed into the cupcake.

There really is no wrong or right way to do these… they are just so adorable!




  1. These are so darn cute! I always enjoy making festive treats during seasonal holidays.

  2. Shelley says

    Adorable! These look tasty AND fun to make!!

  3. These are adorable. Thanks for the idea.

  4. Jo-Ann Brightman says

    These are very cute and great for the kids. You could also use a carrot cupcake/ muffin as the base and then carrot for the beak in the frosting

  5. Julie Wood says

    These are such adorable Spring Chick Cupcakes and I love having Cupcakes as a dessert for Easter. These look easy to make and I would love to make these.

  6. shelly peterson says

    These are super cute. My daughter loves making cupcakes. These would be perfect for Easter dessert.

  7. Cheryl W. says

    These are so cute. I am going to give them a try. I sure hope they come out to look just like them.

  8. Nisha Desai says

    These are super cute!

  9. Lisa Konieczke says

    Those are so cute. The kids would love to help make and eat these. I had ti pin it!

  10. nicole dz says

    Aww these are so adorable! Like the sprinkle yellow sugar effect. Great recipe with simple ingredients. Very easy to follow and make. Love the fluffy feathered tops!

  11. Dandi D says

    These are really adorable and I bet they’re super yummy too!

  12. Tamra Phelps says

    Those are too dang cute. They would be great at Easter, and I could see letting kids help decorate them.

  13. Rosie says

    I love these, and time to make spring cupcakes is now!!! So cute, I’m sure they will be a big hit!

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