How to create a Coconut Chick Cupcake for Easter

Chick Cupcakes

Creating a Coconut Chick Cupcake

Things you will need:

  • 2 cups coconut
  • Yellow Food Dye
  • 48 brown M&M’s
  • 1 bag of Starburst Minis
  • 24 frosted cupcakes {any flavor with white color icing}

How to dye the coconut yellow:

  1. Put 2 cups flake coconut into a ziploc bag.
  2. Use yellow food coloring or Wilton Icing Color gel, place a few drops into the bag.
  3. Shake the color with the coconut, add more color by single drops till desired color is achieved.

Putting it all together:

  1. Place the yellow coconut on top of freshly frosted cupcakes.
  2. Shake of any excess coconut. TIP: The coconut sticks the best if you add it immediately after you frost the cupcakes.
  3. Add two brown M&M’s on top for the eyes.
  4. Add a mini starburst for the beak.


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