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Bunny Butt Cupcakes

Bunny Butt Cupcakes are perfect for Easter dessert. Since we use a boxed cake mix and top with homemade buttercream, they are so easy to make.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Bunny Butt Cupcakes, Easter
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 24 Cupcakes
Calories 255kcal
Author Jen


  • 1 box Devils Food Cake Mix plus box indredients
  • 2 sticks Butter softened
  • 4 cup Powdered Sugar
  • 3 tbsp Milk
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 5-15 drops Green Food Coloring
  • 1/4 cup White Chocolate Melting Chips
  • 12 White Regular Marshmallows
  • 48 White Mini Marshmallows
  • 30 Pink Mini Marshmallows
  • 24 Orange Mike and Ike candies optional
  • 1 bag Green Edible Easter Grass optional


  • Make cupcakes according to box directions.
  • Allow to cool.
  • In a large bowl, cream butter.
  • Add powdered sugar, one cup at a time, beating until incorporated.
  • Add milk and vanilla. Beat until combined.
  • Add green coloring starting with about 5 drops, beating to incorporate until desired color is reached.
  • Transfer to piping bag with 5 star tip.
  • Frost each cupcake.
  • Melt chocolate chips, by heating in microwave for 30 seconds, stirring and repeating until melted.
  • Cut regular marshmallow in half and place a dot of white chocolate on the cut side and place in center of icing on cupcake.
  • Take two white mini marshmallows, place a dot of white chocolate on each and position below the large cut marshmallow.
  • Place a small dot of white chocolate in center of marshmallow "butt" and attach a pink mini marshmallow to make tail.
  • Cut 6 of the pink mini marshmallows into eigths (yielding 48 pink pieces).
  • Place a small dot of white chocolate in center of each marshmallow "foot" and attach a pink mini marshmallow piece to make paw.
  • Repeat for each cupcake.
  • You can also create "carrots" and insert in icing by using a toothpick to create a hole in Mike and Ike candy and inserting edible Easter grass.


Calories: 255kcal | Carbohydrates: 47g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 28mg | Sodium: 194mg | Potassium: 8mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 39g | Vitamin A: 3IU | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 1mg