Easter Basket Cupcakes
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Easter Basket Cupcakes

Topped with a Wilton Bunny with Jellybean Royal Icing Decoration, these edible baskets are perfect for springtime celebrations.
Craft Time: varies
Uses Recycled Items: No
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Material List

  • Wilton® Ready-To-Use Gum Paste
  • Wilton® Icing Color – Lemon Yellow, Rose and Kelly Green
  • Wilton® Roll & Cut Mat
  • Plastic Ruler
  • Wilton® Macramé Designs Fondant & Gum Paste Mold
  • Cornstarch
  • Wilton® Cake Board, 10"x14"
  • Favorite Cake Recipe (or Mix)
  • Wilton® Pastel Round Silicone Baking Cups – Yellow and Pink or Color of Choice
  • Wilton® Cookie Sheet
  • Wilton® Cooling Grid, 10"x16"
  • Wilton® Buttercream Icing
  • Wilton® Disposable Decorating Bags, 12"
  • Wilton® Decorating Tip – 233
  • Wilton® Bunny with Jellybean Royal Icing Decorations

Project Instructions

Step 1 One day in advance make basket handles. Per treat, tint ¾ oz. gum paste, either yellow or rose. Roll into log, approximately 5" long and ¼" in diameter. Press into rope border of macramé design mold according to package directions. Form handle by arching with a 2½" space from end to end. Let dry overnight on cornstarch-dusted cake board.

Step 2 Make cupcakes: Prepare batter following recipe directions. Bake in silicone baking cups supported on cookie sheet. Cool completely.

Step 3 Decorate cupcakes: Prepare Buttercream icing following recipe directions; tint green. Use tip 233 and green icing to pipe pull-out grass on tops of cupcakes. Insert bunny icing decorations and handles into tops of cupcakes.


Add to this sweet Easter basket by including jellybeans or small hard candies.