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Any of These 17 Cupcake Recipes Will Look Adorable on Your Easter Table

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Holidays are the perfect excuse to indulge in the flavors of the season, and Easter is particularly fun because it ushers in a whole new springtime flavor palate. After you've polished off your plate of Easter appetizers, sides, and mains, enjoy a sampling of delicious cupcakes, flavored with the light, zesty, and fruity tastes of spring. And don't worry, chocolate is always in season.

Bird's Nest Cupcakes

Toasted coconut makes the perfect bed for these little candy birds.

Get the full recipe from Cooking Classy.

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Mimosa Cupcakes

If you're hosting an Easter brunch, don't forget to prep for bottomless mimosas. Even better, serve them in the form of dessert with these mimosa cupcakes.

Get the full recipe from Delish.

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Delish

Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Although they look real (look at that detail!), these carrot toppers are made with marzipan and parsley stems. That's one way to surprise your guests.

Get the full recipe from Cooking Classy

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White Chocolate Easter Egg Cupcakes

The frosting and cupcake flavors are completely up to you. Choose from vanilla, chocolate, strawberry, carrot, and more.

Get the full recipe from Garnish and Glaze.

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Garnish and Glaze

Strawberry Cheesecake Cupcakes

Keep it classic with these strawberry cheesecake–stuffed cupcakes this Easter.

Get the full recipe from Delish.

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Delish

Lemon Lavender Cupcakes

You can never have too much of a good thing, at least in this case. Garnish these light and fluffy cupcakes with lemon slices and a pinch of lavender.

Get the full recipe from The Cake Blog.

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Lady Grey Cupcakes with Orange Zest Frosting

Turn tea time into dessert hour with these sweet and tangy cupcakes.

Get the full recipe from Country Living.

What you'll need: Zester ($12, amazon.com)

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Brian Woodcock

Strawberry Shortcake Cupcakes

Strawberry shortcake is a springtime must-have. Avoid the mess of slicing cake by making individual cupcakes for your party guests.

Get the full recipe from Chocolate with Grace.

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Jelly Bean Cupcakes

Intimidated by elaborate cupcake decorations? Just sprinkle a colorful assortment of sugary-sweet jelly beans and call it a day.

Get the full recipe from The First Year Blog.

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Lemon Meringue Cupcakes

Here's proof that you can have your pie and eat it too—in cupcake form.

Get the full recipe from Baked By Rachel.

What you'll need: Kitchen torch ($35, amazon.com)

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Snowball Cupcakes

Your favorite 90s snack has officially been outmatched by these gooey, marshmallow-covered cupcakes.

Get the full recipe from Baking A Moment.

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Easter Chick Cupcakes

Add a few more friends to your table with these cute chicks. They're almost too precious to eat.

Get the full recipe from The Simple Sweet Life.

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Chocolate Nest Mini Egg Cupcakes

These cupcakes are layered with chocolate on top of chocolate... on top of chocolate. No complaints here.

Get the full recipe from Taming Twins.

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Bunny Butt Cupcakes

Uh oh, it looks like the Easter bunny took a tumble. At least this is after the epic egg hunt from earlier in the day.

Get the full recipe from The Gracious Wife.

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Flower Pot Cupcakes

Put down your gardening tools and pick up your hand mixer to create these adorable, kid-friendly treats.

Get the full recipe from This Silly Girls Kitchen.

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Blackberry Cupcakes

The floral notes of the rose-infused frosting really balance out the tart taste of the fresh blackberries.

Get the full recipe from Hummingbird High.

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Bubble Gum Frosting Cupcakes with Gelatin Bubbles

No Hubba Bubba here. Get crafty with balloons, gelatins, and the liquid food color of your choice to make your very own bubbles.

Get the full recipe from Sprinkle Bakes.

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