Vanilla Easter Cup Cakes

Recipe and photo credits- Rachel's.
Vanilla Easter Cup Cakes

Vanilla Easter Cup Cakes. How sweet!? Hello friends. So are you planning on any Easter baking? How about making some super cute creamy cupcakes?

Vanilla Easter cupcakes are a delightful treat that captures the essence of springtime in a single bite.

These moist and fluffy cupcakes are infused with the sweet and comforting aroma of vanilla, making them a perfect canvas for vibrant Easter-themed decorations.

Vanilla Easter Cup Cakes: Easter Baking How To Make:

Vanilla Easter Cup Cakes. How sweet are these vanilla cupcakes? To sweet to eat?

Topped with pastel-hued frosting and adorned with colourful candy eggs, they are a festive addition to any Easter celebration. The gentle vanilla flavour complements the whimsical decorations, making them a crowd-pleaser for both children and adults.

Whether you’re hosting an Easter egg hunt, a family brunch, or simply want to indulge in some seasonal sweetness, vanilla Easter cupcakes are a charming and delicious way to welcome the holiday.

Serves: 12

Preparation time: 15 minutes | Cooking time: 20-25 minutes

Vanilla Easter Cup Cakes
Vanilla Easter Cup Cakes

How To Make Vanilla Easter Cup Cakes:

Vanilla Easter cupcakes with a whipped vanilla buttercream made with Rachel’s low fat vanilla yoghurt are light, fluffy, and incredibly delightful.


  • 220g butter or margarine, room temperature
  • 220g caster sugar
  • 2 large eggs, beaten 25g Rachel’s low-fat vanilla yogurt
  • 220g self-raising flour sifted
  • 2 tbsp Rachel’s low-fat vanilla yogurt


  • 250g icing sugar
  • 80g unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 25g Rachel’s low fat vanilla yogurt
  • Mini Eggs for decoration

You Might Also Need Some Of These Products If You Do Not Already Have Any In:

  • Paper Cupcake Cases: Paper Cupcake Or Muffin Cases.
  • Muffin Tray: Cupcake Or Muffin Tray For Cooking.
  • Food Mixer: Electric Food Mixer.
  • Cooling Rack: A Cooling Rack To Cool Your Cakes After Cooking.

Vanilla Easter Cup Cakes:


  1. Firstly, pre-heat the oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas Mark 5. Also , line a cup cake or muffin tray with paper cases.
  2. Beat together the butter and caster sugar until light and fluffy. Add the eggs a little at a time. Fold in the flour and yogurt. Spoon the mixture into the paper cases until half full.
  3. Bake in the oven until golden brown and springy to touch or test using a skewer, if it comes away clean the cakes are ready.
  4. Last but not least, leave them to cool on a wire rack.

Meanwhile Prepare The Icing:

  1. Begin by beating the butter and icing sugar until pale and well mixed, ideally using an electric mixer.
  2. Add the yogurt and continue to beat on medium to high speed until the icing is fluffy. The longer you beat the lighter the icing.
  3. Last but not least, spoon the icing into a piping bag fitted with a star piping nozzle. In a circular motion swirl the icing around each cake. Decorate with mini eggs. So sweet.

Vanilla Easter Cup Cakes. Per serving: 345kcal | Protein 2.6g | Carbs 43.4g | Fat 17.7g | Sat Fat 10.9g | Fibre 1.2g | Sugar 33.5g | Salt 0.4g | Cost per serving £0.15

Updated post. First published here 6th April 2012. Vanilla Easter Cup Cakes: Easter Baking. Recipe and photo credits- Rachel’s.

So what do you think of these Vanilla Easter Cup Cakes? Do you also fancy making some?

Vanilla Easter Cup Cakes

Vanilla Easter Cup Cakes.

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Easter Chocolate Cup Cake. Firstly, so how about making some of these yummy cupcakes? Easter Chocolate Cup Cake. So yummy! Eggs-tra Special Chocolate And Beetroot Cupcakes.

Billington’s Easter Carrot Cupcakes. Secondly, hello friends. Fancy making some sweet Easter Carrot Cupcakes? Billington’s Easter Carrot Cupcakes.

Jelly Bean Easter Nest Cupcakes, Thirdly, pretty vanilla cupcakes each topped with buttercream and a chocolate nest of Jelly Belly “eggs”. You can use any Jelly Belly beans for decoration but the Ice Cream Parlour mix is especially pretty with egg like speckles! Jelly Bean Easter Nest Cupcakes.

Daffodil Cupcakes: Spring Baking With The Children. Last but not least, Spring cupcakes. Are you planning any baking over the next few week? Fancy making some of these adorable Daffodil Cupcakes? Also, the perfect Spring cupcake, don’t you think? Daffodil Cupcakes. So yummy.

Vanilla Easter Cup Cakes: Easter Baking How To Make:

Vanilla Easter Cup Cakes.

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Firstly, Top 5 Dinner Party Dishes for Easter from Steve Smith at Bohemia. Easter is the perfect opportunity for chefs to display their most stunning little egg-hatching cakes and luscious chocolate treats. Why not spend the long weekend cooking up an Easter feast for your friends and family, since the yearly holiday falls on the first bank holiday of the year?

While the famed Lindt chocolate bunny reigns supreme during the Easter season, savoury Easter meals are frequently overlooked. Steve Smith of Jersey’s Bohemia believes that an Easter feast is about much more than chocolate eggs and hot cross buns!The Michelin-starred chef’s recommendations are listed here: Top 5 Dinner Party Dishes for Easter from Steve Smith at Bohemia.

Slow Cooked Shoulder Of Lamb With Rosemary Scented Shallots. Secondly, are you looking for a Sunday roast recipe to try out over Easter? Fancy trying this Slow Cooked Shoulder of Lamb with Rosemary Scented Shallots recipe? Slow Cooked Shoulder Of Lamb With Rosemary Scented Shallots.

Meringue Nests With Passion Fruit Coulis And Cadbury Creme Egg Ganache. Thirdly, today I am sharing a recipe for you to try out for Easter: Meringue Nests With Passion Fruit Coulis And Cadbury Creme Egg Ganache. So yummy? Meringue Nests With Passion Fruit Coulis And Cadbury Creme Egg Ganache. So tasty.

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    • 21 April 2023 / 20:08

      Thanks for stopping by. Vanilla, is my favourite flavour.

  1. Helen at the Lazy Gastronome
    23 April 2022 / 16:16

    Your food is always so beautiful. Thanks so much for sharing at the What’s for Dinner party!! Hope to see you again tomorrow.

  2. Karen, the next best thing to mummy
    18 April 2022 / 09:58

    I love the way you have decorated the cup cakes#anythinggoes

  3. 29 March 2021 / 18:33

    Yummy! I l do like cupcakes. These look really pretty! For our family, I’d make the carrot ones!

    Thanks for sharing your recipe at the Homestead Blog Hop

    Ridge Haven Homestead

  4. Helen at the Lazy Gastronome
    23 March 2021 / 22:38

    These just exude Spring! Thanks for stopping by! Hope your week is going fabulous!

  5. Marilyn
    22 March 2021 / 22:42

    Thank you for sharing at #OverTheMoon. We appreciate your shares. They have been Tweeted Pinned. Have a lovely week. I hope to see you at next week’s party too! Please stay safe and healthy. Come party with us at Over The Moon! Catapult your content Over The Moon!

  6. 13 March 2021 / 19:10

    These are so pretty and I bet they taste delicious! Thanks for sharing at Vintage Charm! Pinning!

  7. Linda Johnston
    13 March 2021 / 00:01

    These cupcakes look delicious! Came over from link party at Country Road 407. Also subscribed

  8. 12 March 2021 / 01:47

    oooohhh! They look so pretty and delicious!

  9. Joanne
    11 March 2021 / 23:30

    These look so delicious! Pinned.

  10. Dolly
    11 March 2021 / 11:52

    These look so soft and fluffy. I love mini eggs, so I know they would be SOOOO good on a cupcake!

  11. 19 March 2018 / 17:20

    Your Easter Cup Cakes are just delicious! Have a great first week of spring and thanks so much for sharing your awesome post with FULL PLATE THURSDAY!Miz Helen

  12. Nekky
    31 March 2012 / 19:40

    We love cup cakes and I can tell from the look that this is delishhh!!!

  13. Stacey @ RealWorldMom
    31 March 2012 / 19:00

    They look so pretty…and quite delicious!

  14. Rachel {}
    31 March 2012 / 04:32

    These look outstanding!!! Just lovely!!! Thanks for sharing! xoxo- Rachel

  15. Darlene Demell
    31 March 2012 / 04:52

    Hi there,Your cupcakes look delicious.New GFC follower from World bloggers Community Hop3. Hope you come visit me too. Have a great weekend.Darlene

  16. Phyllis@Around the House
    31 March 2012 / 01:03

    I would love the writing on my blog to be like yours love it so much…cute and easy to read…help me…

    • 31 March 2012 / 21:47

      I have just stopped by your blog it is beautiful.

  17. Phyllis@Around the House
    31 March 2012 / 01:01

    wow those look so beautiful and delish…yummy

  18. sazamom
    30 March 2012 / 17:18

    These look so cute! Hi I'm a new follower from WORLD BLOGGERS COMMUNITY.

    • 31 March 2012 / 21:32

      Thanks for following stopping by to follow back.

  19. PlainVanillaMom
    30 March 2012 / 10:36

    These are so cute and sound very yummy!

  20. Kit @ i-lostinausten
    30 March 2012 / 07:46

    Wow! These are absolutily marvelous! LOVELY!.

    • 31 March 2012 / 21:31

      Thanks for stopping by and leaving a comment.

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