31 Mar

7 Inspiring Easter Desserts from Martha

7 Inspiring Easter Desserts from Martha

If you’re in the  mood to show off your baking skills this Easter – or just feel the urge to be extra creative – here are 7 seriously ingenious & inspiring Easter treat ideas from Martha that are sure to do the trick!

Starting from the top… how adorable are these Spring Chick Cupcakes?! Loving this idea for a barnyard-themed birthday party or “About to Hatch” baby shower too!

7 Inspiring Easter Desserts from Martha

Pictured above: These Flower Pot Cupcakesbaked in small terracotta pots & sprinkled with crushed cookie “dirt” – take “creative presentation” to a whole new level!

And another cute idea for the kiddos… adorable Butterfly Cupcakes. (also cute for baby showers & birthday parties!)

Next up – brilliant Easter Egg Cakes made from poundcake & custard (for yolks) look beautiful displayed on a colorful fruit plate:

7 Inspiring Easter Desserts from Martha

P.S. For the Easter Egg Cakes, you’ll need an Egg Mold/Cake Pan. Here are a couple examples from Amazon: Egg Cake Pan & Egg Mini Treats Cake Pan (both by Wilton®).

7 Inspiring Easter Desserts from Martha

Pictured above: Bird’s Nest Cookies are always appropriate for Easter – and this version looks especially chic!

7 Inspiring Easter Desserts from Martha

And last but not least, if you’re feeling especially gourmet and have a decent amount of extra time on your hands, these stunning cakes are guaranteed show-stoppers!

Above: Rich Chocolate Cake with Truffle-Egg Nests / Below: Chocolate Cake with Crepe Paper Flowers and a Phyllo Nest

7 Inspiring Easter Desserts from Martha

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13Comments

1
Diapers and Divas SAYS:

Adorable! Love the chicks! Might have to made those for our Easter gathering.

Reply March 31, 2010 at 12:10 pm

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cakegirl1 SAYS:

love the flower pots! the mint is perfect

Reply March 31, 2010 at 2:34 pm

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Kim SAYS:

Love them all! I saw a trick for the “chick” ones… ad a half of a donut hole to the top of your cupcake to give him a better “roundness”

Kim @ http://frostmeblog.blogspot.com
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Reply March 31, 2010 at 3:00 pm

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WeddingChannel_Marlisse SAYS:

These cupcakes are just perfection! I love the chick one most of all. These little masterpieces would be just the thing for any wedding! Thanks for posting this!

Reply March 31, 2010 at 4:04 pm

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kathy SAYS:

I totally made thes cupcakes yesterday and will be posting them on my blog tomorrow… for now there are some adorable cheese bread bunnies and cute easter egg surprise ideas,

http://polwig.com/kids/easter-egg-surprise/
http://polwig.com/cooking/bunny-bread/

Reply March 31, 2010 at 4:12 pm

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Jessica SAYS:

I made the flower pot cakes last year and everyone loved them.

http://www.decoradventures.com/2009/04/plants-or-dessert.html

Reply March 31, 2010 at 6:25 pm

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Jen T. SAYS:

Love the flower pots and the bird’s nest cookies! I might have to find a way to squeeze them into my Easter dessert menu! :)

Reply April 1, 2010 at 7:44 am

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Ashley J SAYS:

These cupcakes are simply fabulous!!! My hubbie loves cupcakes and would be so impressed by all of these. Great post!

Reply April 1, 2010 at 11:19 am

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featherbed SAYS:

Everything’s so cute & imaginative :)

Reply April 1, 2010 at 5:59 pm

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Courtney SAYS:

Love the birds nest cookies and the chick cupcakes! So darling, thanks for showcasing these!

Reply April 1, 2010 at 7:54 pm

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Janneke SAYS:

I love, love, love the flowerpot cupcakes!!

Reply April 4, 2010 at 12:29 pm

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zoya SAYS:

try my best to bake a perfect one for my kids and the second last is so alluring the way you color the cookies looks real.

Reply April 5, 2010 at 3:21 am

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eventtrender SAYS:

Love, love all of these ideas Martha!

Reply March 3, 2011 at 3:23 pm

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