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Simple and Cute Easter Chick Fairy Cakes for Kids

Why not get your kids in the kitchen this spring or for Easter and make some of these cute little Chick cupcakes. They are so simple to make, look great and more importantly they taste great too. So here you go a simple chick cupcake for your kids to make.

Spring and Easter Cupcakes to Cook with Kids

Baking is one of my favourite activities to do with the kids at home on a rainy day and ever since they were toddlers I have been cooking and baking with my two. From cakes to bread and even meals many hours have been spent in the kitchen.

Cute chick cupcakes for spring or Easter made by kids with orange M&Ms for a beak and raisins for eyes.

But asked what they want to bake they will also say little fairy cakes or cupcakes. The recipe is one that they know off my heart and it is so easy to make then they can decorate them as they wish.

These little spring chick cupcakes are perfect for this time of year and even your little ones can decorate them to look like little Easter chicks. So let’s get baking. You will find a printable recipe card below to make it easier to cook together.

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Ingredients for your Easter Chick Fairy Cakes

Fairy Cake Ingredients

  • 125g of unsalted butter or soft baking margarine
  • 125g of caster sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 2 large eggs
  • 125g of self raising flour sifted
  • 2 tablespoon of milk
  • 1/2 cup of rainbow Sprinkles

Decorating Ingredients

  • Icing Sugar (Powdered Sugar)
  • Water
  • Yellow food colouring
  • Raisins
  • Orange M&Ms

How to Make your Easter Cupcakes

1 Preheat the oven to 180C and fill a muffin tin with cupcake cases.

2 In a large mixing bowl mix together your butter and sugar till it is creamy.

Butter and sugar in a mixing bowl ready to be creamed together.

3 Add in the vanilla extract and eggs and combine.

Mixing eggs and vanilla extract with creamed butter and sugar to make fairy cakes.

4 Add your self raising flour and mix together well.

Flour added to creamed butter and sugar to make Easter Cupcakes with Kids.

5 To this batter mix add in your 2 tablespoons of milk and the rainbow sprinkles.

Adding rainbow sprinkles to cake batter for Easter Cupcakes.

6 Pour the batter into the cases.

Set of 6 fairy cakes in a cake pan ready to go in the oven.

7 Then place in the oven and cook for 15 to 20 minutes until the cakes are lightly golden.

8 Allow them to cool completely before decorating.

How to Decorate your Spring Chick Fairy Cakes

1 Mix the icing sugar and water together till you have a thick consistency, you are going to dip these cakes not pour the icing on.

Yellow icing in a bowl.

Add yellow food colouring to the icing and stir to mix.

Dip the top of each cupcake in the icing. Hold the cupcake upside down over the bowl to allow extra icing to drip off.

A fairy cake dipped in yellow icing to create a spring chick fairy cake.

Use the raisins to make the eyes of the chick.

Little chick fairy cake with M&M nose and raisin eyes on a baking tray.

Use the orange M&Ms to make the chick’s beak.

Cute little chick fairy cakes made by kids on a cake stand with some decorated easter eggs behind.

More Easter and Spring Bakes for Kids

Why not check out some of these other delicious Easter and Spring Recipes for Kids.

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Easter Chick Cupcakes to Cook with Kids

Cerys Parker
A simple recipe for some cute little Easter chick cupcakes that your little ones and you can bake together this spring and Easter.
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Course Cakes
Cuisine Easter
Servings 6 Cakes
Calories 467 kcal

Ingredients
  

To Decorate

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 180C and fill a muffin tin with cupcake cases.
  • In a large mixing bowl mix together your butter and sugar till it is creamy.
  • Add in the vanilla extract and eggs and combine.
  • Add your self raising flour and mix together well.
  • To this batter mix add in your 2 tablespoons of milk and the rainbow sprinkles.
  • Pour the batter into the cases.
  • Then place in the oven and cook for 15 to 20 minutes until the cakes are lightly golden.
  • Allow them to cool completely before decorating.

To Decorate the cupcakes

  • Mix the icing sugar and water together till you have a thick consistency, you are going to dip these cakes not pour the icing on.
  • Add yellow food colouring to the icing and stir to mix.
  • Dip the top of each cupcake in the icing. Hold the cupcake upside down over the bowl to allow extra icing to drip off.
  • Use the raisins to make the eyes of the chick.
  • Use the orange M&Ms to make the chick’s beak.

Nutrition

Serving: 6gCalories: 467kcalCarbohydrates: 70gProtein: 5gFat: 20gSaturated Fat: 12gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 100mgSodium: 26mgPotassium: 63mgFiber: 1gSugar: 53gVitamin A: 608IUVitamin C: 0.1mgCalcium: 23mgIron: 0.5mg
Keyword Chick cupcakes, Easter Cupcakes, Simple fairy cakes, Spring Cupcakes
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Author
Cerys Parker

Cerys is a marine biologist, environmental educator, teacher, mum, and home educator from the UK. She loves getting creative, whether it is with simple and easy crafts and ideas, activities to make learning fun, or delicious recipes that you and your kids can cook together you'll find them all shared here on Rainy Day Mum.

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