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Easter Chick Cupcakes

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We’d like to thank Josepha Peggou, a sugar artist, for her wonderful creation!

Liven up your Easter table with these happy decorative and super tasty Easter chick cupcakes! They are very simple to make and perfect to make along with your children. 

For the cupcakes

  • Preheat oven to 180* C (350* F) Fan.
  • Beat the sugar, baking powder, salt and butter in a mixer, on medium speed, until all of the ingredients are completely combined.
  • Gradually add half of the milk.
  • In a separate bowl, combine the remaining milk, eggs and vanilla.
  • Add them to the mixer and beat until incorporated.
  • Add the batter to a cupcake pan lined with cupcake liners, filling each cup 2/3 of the way.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes.

For the frosting

  • Beat the butter, in a mixer, on medium speed using the paddle attachment, until light and fluffy.
  • Lower the mixer’s speed and add the icing sugar in batches, until incorporated.
  • When ready, add the milk and the vanilla powder and mix for 3-5 minutes.
  • Add The yellow sugar paste and mix.
  • Transfer frosting to a pastry bag and pipe the frosting on to the cupcakes.

To make baby chicks

  • Dust your working surface with some icicle sugar.
  • Roll out the orange sugar paste with a small rolling pin.
  • Cut out small star shapes to make the legs and small triangles for the beaks.
  • Use the black sugar paste to make the eyes. Break off 2 small pieces and shape in to two small round balls.
  • Decorate your cupcakes and enjoy!
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Nutritional
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Nutrition information per portion

383
Calories (kcal)
19 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

12.5
Total Fat (g)
18 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

7.5
Saturated Fat (g)
38 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

63.0
Total Carbs (g)
24 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

48.0
Sugars (g)
54 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

4.0
Protein (g)
8 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

0.8
Fibre (g)
3 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

0.41
Sodium (g)
7 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

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