Desserts

ORANGE VANILLA BEAN EASTER BUNNY CUPCAKES

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Orange vanilla bean Easter Bunny Cupcakes with a hint of citrus, piled high with a deliciously sweet frosting and topped with cute marshmallow rabbit ears (that sort of resemble kitten ears). These cupcakes are not only a fun kiddie activity, but a tasty one too!

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For the bunny ears:
18 marshmallows
1/2 cup pink sanding sugar
1/2 cup green sanding sugar
For the cupcakes:
1 tablespoon baking powder
2 cups all-purpose flour ( spooned then leveled )
1 teaspoon salt
1 1/4 cup buttermilk
1 tablespoon vanilla bean paste
Scant 1/8 teaspoon tangerine zest
1/4 teaspoon orange flower water
3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter
1 1/4 cup granulated sugar
2 large eggs
For the frosting:
1/2 cup vegetable shortening
1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter ( softened )
Large pinch of salt
4-5 cups confectioners’ sugar
1 tablespoon vanilla bean paste
1/4 teaspoon flavoring of choice ( I used orange flower water )
3 tablespoons milk
1 1/4 cup heavy cream
Prepare the marshmallow Bunny ears: Snip each marshmallow in half diagonally and dip the cut side on the sanding sugar. Set aside. Bake the cupcakes: Preheat the oven to 350° Fahrenheit. Line two muffin...
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Nutritions

Calories
668

Sodium
220mg
9% DV

Fat
39g
61% DV

Protein
4g
8% DV

Carbs
70g
23% DV

Fiber
2g
8% DV

Put those overripe bananas to good use with the best recipe for Easy Banana Muffins! These simple, one-bowl, moist banana muffins are a perfect make-ahead breakfast or snack -- and they're freezer-friendly, too! Best of all, they rise high and have tall, puffy, sugar-coated domes. Add chocolate chips, nuts, or blueberries for the ultimate bakery-style treat!

3/4 c granulated sugar
1/2 c vegetable oil
2 eggs
1 1/2 c mashed banana
1 t vanilla extract
1/4 t almond extract
1 t baking soda
1 t baking powder
3/4 t salt
2 c all-purpose flour
1/2 t cinnamon
1/4 t nutmeg
coarse sugar
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Nutritions

Calories
205

Sodium
262mg
10% DV

Fat
0.55g
0% DV

Protein
5g
10% DV

Carbs
44g
15% DV

Fiber
3g
12% DV