Carrot patch cupcakes – life made simple

These cute little carrot patch cupcakes are perfect for spring! They’ve got a chocolate base & buttercream, cookie “dirt” and a strawberry “carrot” on top. The Easter Bunny is going to love nibbling on them! ??????

Remember how I posted that super springy blueberry lemon bundt cake a few weeks ago? Well now I’m back sharing another recipe using Pillsbury™ Moist Supreme® chocolate cake & frosting! Next time you’re strolling down the baking aisle at Walmart, make sure to stock up on Pillsbury™ cake mixes and frostings so you can make these adorable cupcakes for your Easter celebration. Light banana bread They’re so fun & easy to make, kids will love helping out too!

Start by mixing up the cupcake batter. Best banana bread ever You don’t need a fancy stand mixer, a hand mixer will work just fine. Easy moist banana bread recipe Bake the cupcakes for 18-20 minutes at 350 degrees or until the tops spring back when touched.

World’s best banana bread recipe While the cupcakes are cooling you’ll want to crush the chocolate sandwich cookies (scrape the cream out and discard) and dip your strawberries. Best banana bread recipe moist ??

Don’t be intimidated by the strawberry “carrots.” Melt a bag of orange candy melts with a bit of coconut oil and whisk until smooth. Vegan banana bread recipe Dip clean, dry strawberries into the mixture and swirl to remove any excess chocolate. Banana nut bread recipe easy After the coating is dry, you can clip the corner of a plastic bag and drizzle a little extra over them to create some texture. Homemade banana bread recipe Totally optional but really cute!

While they’re setting, use a paring knife to remove the center portion of each cupcake (you can use a cupcake corer too). Very moist banana bread Frost around the hole in the center, then sprinkle with “dirt” or crushed cookie crumbs. Banana nut bread recipe moist I kept mine a bit chunky because I really liked how they looked. Diabetic banana bread Burry the strawberries into the center of each cupcake and they’re good to go. Banana bread loaf P.S. Easy to make banana bread This, along with the dirt part was the highlight of the whole process for our toddler, his little eyes lit up when he got to help and saw the finished cupcake. Banana bread moist I have to admit, it was pretty fun for me too. Delicious banana bread O?

If you’re looking for a unique treat for your Easter gathering, I’d highly recommend these carrot patch cupcakes. Banana bread from scratch They only take an hour to make and are guaranteed to be a hit with whoever you share them with! Happy Easter!! ????

• Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Quick and easy banana bread recipe Line two standard size muffin pans with liners; set aside.

• In the bowl of a stand mixer or a large mixing bowl with a hand mixer, beat the cake mix and the butter until a thick dough forms. Great banana bread recipe Add the yogurt and milk, mix until combined. Amazing banana bread recipe Add the eggs and beat for 1 minute on medium speed.

• Scoop into the liners (3/4 of the way full) and bake for 18-20 minutes or until the tops spring back. Banana nut bread easy Allow the cupcakes to cool in the pans for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.

• Meanwhile, crush the sandwich cookies (discarding any cream in the centers) and set aside. Easy moist banana bread I do this in a plastic zip bag with my rolling pin, you can also use a food processor.

• In a microwave safe bowl (or over a double boiler), melt the coconut oil, then add the candy melts. 4 banana bread recipe Whisk until smooth. Easy quick banana bread Remove from the heat and dip the strawberries in, swirling to remove excess chocolate. How to make banana bread from scratch Set on a piece of parchment or wax paper. Banana bread best recipe Fill a piping bag or plastic zip bag with the remaining melted chocolate and drizzle over the hardened strawberries.

• While the strawberries are setting, remove a quarter size hole in the center of the cupcakes, about ?-inch deep (you can also use a cupcake corer if you have one). Banana bread recipe 2 bananas Using an offset spatula or butter knife, frost around the hole, then sprinkle the cookie crumb “dirt” on top. How to make banana bread moist Burry a strawberry “carrot” in the center of each cupcake. Best banana nut bread Garnish with little sprigs of mint for sprouts if desired.

3.4.3177 Save on Pillsbury products by snagging a coupon HERE. Classic banana bread recipe Discover more ways to #MixUpAMoment on Pinterest! We’d love to see how you #MixUpAMoment with your family. Healthy banana nut bread Snap a picture and share it on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter!

Disclaimer: comments submitted may be displayed on other websites owned by the sponsoring brand.

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of The J.M. Yummy banana bread recipe Smucker Company. Simple banana nut bread The opinions and text are all mine.

All content and photography is copyright Life Made Simple and Natalie Dicks, ©2010-2015, unless otherwise stated. Oatmeal banana bread Content may not be duplicated or republished without permission (please email me). Bread banana If you would like to share a recipe, please re-write the recipe in your own words and link back to the original post. Banana bread recipe simple This site contains affiliate links and sponsored posts.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *