Heavenly Easter Cadbury Eggs Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe

You read it right, Heavenly Easter Cadbury Eggs Chocolate Cupcakes! There is actually a Cadbury egg in each cupcake, so just add your favourite flavour. You also dip the cupcake in a chocolate ganache followed by a chocolate buttercream frosting. A batch will definitely not last long and they will make a perfect treat for an Easter family gathering.

Heavenly Easter Cadbury Eggs Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe
Heavenly Easter Cadbury Eggs Chocolate Cupcakes

Heavenly Easter Cadbury Eggs Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe

Chocolate Cupcakes

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs, room temp
  • 1 Tbs vanilla extract
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 Tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 Tbs salt
  • 3/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup milk, whole
  • 12 Cadbury Eggs

Chocolate Ganache

  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1 1/4 cup chocolate chips

Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup or cocoa powder
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 3/4 cups heavy cream

Directions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Prepare a cupcake tin with paper liners
  • In a microwave safe bowl, melt semi-sweet chocolate chips and 2 tablespoons of milk for about 1 minute, stirring half way. Stir until chocolate chips are melted. Set to the side
  • Cream the softened butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Now add the eggs and vanilla, and beat until combined.
  • Take the cooled melted chocolate and add to the creamed butter
  • Begin to whisk the dry ingredients in a separate bowl, flour, baking powder, salt, and chocolate cocoa.
  • Add the dry mix into the wet ingredients slowly alternating with adding the milk while mixing with a hand or standing mixer.
  • Scoop batter into prepared cupcake tin, filling a little up to 3/4 of the way
Heavenly Easter Cadbury Eggs Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe
Heavenly Easter Cadbury Eggs Chocolate Cupcakes
  • Take your Cadbury eggs and place them in the centre pushing it downs the cake mix covers it
  • Bake for 23-26 minutes, checking by testing with a toothpick should be cake free
  • Allow to cool for 1 minute in the pan, then transfer to a cooling rack.
Heavenly Easter Cadbury Eggs Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe
Heavenly Easter Cadbury Eggs Chocolate Cupcakes

Chocolate Ganache

  • In a microwave safe bowl, melt the chocolate chips with the heavy cream for about 1 minute, stirring half way.
  • Stir until smooth and all chocolate chips have melted.
Heavenly Easter Cadbury Eggs Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe
Heavenly Easter Cadbury Eggs Chocolate Cupcakes
  • Dip the cupcake in the bowl of ganache lightly twisting in motion to cover the whole area.
  • Allow the cupcakes to cool before frosting.

Chocolate Buttercream

  • Beat the softened butter on its own until smooth.
  • Add coca chocolate and powdered sugar alternately with heavy cream until a smooth, thick texture.
  • If frosting is too thick, add more heavy cream, if too thin, add more powdered sugar.
Heavenly Easter Cadbury Eggs Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe
Heavenly Easter Cadbury Eggs Chocolate Cupcakes
  • Use a piping bag fitted with a medium sized tip of your choice to frost, or cut the corner off a gallon size zip-top bag filled with the frosting.

To frost like a pro…

Heavenly Easter Cadbury Eggs Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe
Heavenly Easter Cadbury Eggs Chocolate Cupcakes
  • Place the cupcake on a flat surface in front of you.
  • Grasp the pastry bag from the top pushing the frosting down as you slide your hand down the pastry bag.
  • Once you start to see frosting come out of the dip twist the top of the pastry bag tight.
  • Use a clip or a rubber band to secure the bag.
Heavenly Easter Cadbury Eggs Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe
Heavenly Easter Cadbury Eggs Chocolate Cupcakes
  • Now begin to frost the cupcake going around in one smooth motion do not stop! 
  • Once you have completed the first circle begin the second one onto the first one as shown below.
Heavenly Easter Cadbury Eggs Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe
Heavenly Easter Cadbury Eggs Chocolate Cupcakes
  • Continue this process until you have covered the whole area.
  • Now make a small peak at the top similar to how you would serve frozen yogurt a wee little twist and bam there it is a perfect frosted cupcake like a pro! 
  • Drizzle with fudge or caramel, you can also sprinkle with chocolate sprinkles or even more chocolate chips. The more the better!

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Heavenly Easter Cadbury Eggs Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe
Heavenly Easter Cadbury Eggs Chocolate Cupcakes
Heavenly Easter Cadbury Chocolate Cupcakes
Ingredients
Chocolate Cupcakes
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 1 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs room temp
  • 1 Tbs vanilla extract
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 Tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 Tbs salt
  • 3/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup milk whole
  • 12 Cadbury Eggs
Chocolate Ganache
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1 1/4 cup chocolate chips
Chocolate Buttercream Frosting
  • 1 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 1 cup or cocoa powder
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 3/4 cups heavy cream
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Prepare a cupcake tin with paper liners
  3. In a microwave safe bowl, melt semi-sweet chocolate chips and 2 tablespoons of milk for about 1 minute, stirring half way. Stir until chocolate chips are melted. Set to the side
  4. Cream the softened butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  5. Now add the eggs and vanilla, and beat until combined.
  6. Take the cooled melted chocolate and add to the creamed butter
  7. Begin to whisk the dry ingredients in a separate bowl, flour, baking powder, salt, and chocolate cocoa.
  8. Add the dry mix into the wet ingredients slowly alternating with adding the milk while mixing with a hand or standing mixer.
  9. Scoop batter into prepared cupcake tin, filling a little up to 3/4 of the way
  10. Take your Cadbury eggs and place them in the center pushing it downs the cake mix covers it
  11. Bake for 23-26 minutes, checking doneness by testing with a toothpick should be cake free
  12. Allow to cool for 1 minute in the pan, then transfer to a cooling rack.
Chocolate Ganache
  1. In a microwave safe bowl, melt the chocolate chips with the heavy cream for about 1 minute, stirring half way.
  2. Stir until smooth and all chocolate chips have melted.
  3. Dip the cupcake in the bowl of ganache lightly twisting in motion to cover the whole area .
  4. Allow the cupcakes to cool before frosting.
Chocolate Buttercream
  1. Beat the softened butter on its own until smooth.
  2. Add coca chocolate and powdered sugar alternately with heavy cream until a smooth, thick texture.
  3. If frosting is too thick, add more heavy cream, if too thin, add more powdered sugar.
  4. Use a piping bag fitted with a medium sized tip of your choice to frost, or cut the corner off a gallon size zip-top bag filled with the frosting.
  5. To frost like a pro:.
  6. Place the cupcake on a flat surface in front of you. Grasp the pastry bag from the top pushing the frosting down as you slide your hand down the pastry bag. Once you start to see frosting come out of the dip twist the top of the pastry bag tight. Use a clip or a rubber band to secure the bag.
  7. Now begin to frost the cupcake going around in one smooth motion do not stop!
  8. Once you have completed the first circle begin the second one onto the first one as shown below.
  9. Continue this process until you have covered the whole area. Now make a small peak at the top similar to how you would serve frozen yogurt a wee little twist and bam there it is a perfect frosted cupcake like a pro!
  10. Drizzle with fudge or caramel, you can also sprinkle with chocolate sprinkles or even more chocolate chips. The more the better!
Lynehttps://ottawamommyclub.ca/
Lyne is a Certified Infant Massage Instructor (CIMI), Certified Professional Wedding Consultant, and an Event Planner. It has always been her dream to create a website dedicated just for Moms since her children were young. Thus, after 10 years, she finally accomplished it, and the Ottawa Mommy Club was born in May 2011. She loves all things Disney and is an avid chocoholic. She was also the Queen B of the BConnected Conference, Canada's Digital Influencer and social media Conference in Ottawa and Toronto.She coordinated the Annual Infant Information Day/Early Years Expo for the City of Ottawa for 8 years. She was also the co-chair of the Navan for Kraft Hockeyville 2009-2011 committee that organized five community events within 6 months, and helped Navan reach the top 10 finalists in Canada. In April 2011, she received the City of Ottawa Mayor's City Builder Award.

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Comments

  1. OMG not fare at all I read this and now I really want to try one. These look so very yummy ..I have copied this recipe as I will be making them .Thank you

  2. Just because of the high calorie we just made 4 with the egg and you are right they are a melt in you mouth delightfully yummy treat

  3. Oh my, a dessert or treat like this could definitely send a chocolate and sweet connoiseur like me off the deep end. It looks delicious !!!!

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