Robin’s Nest Cupcakes

  • prep: 30 min
  • cook: 16 min
  • total: 46 min
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  • Summary

    These Robins' Nest Cupcakes are made with moist, rich chocolate cupcakes, topped with a fluffy chocolate frosting, brown jimmies and chocolate robins' eggs. These Robins' Nest Cupcakes are an easy, festive spring and Easter treat!

    Ingredients

    • 2 cups all-purpose flour
    • 1 cup cocoa powder
    • 2 tsp baking soda
    • 1 tsp salt
    • 2 cups granulated sugar
    • 1 cup vegetable oil (I used coconut oil, melted and cooled)
    • 4 large eggs
    • 1/2 cup strong coffee, warm
    • 1/4 cup plus 2 tbs milk
    • 2 tsp vanilla extract (I used vanilla bean paste)
    • 2 cups unsalted butter at room temperature
    • 4 cups confectioners' sugar
    • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
    • 1/2 cup chopped dark chocolate
    • 2 tbs whole milk or cream
    • 1 tsp vanilla extract
    • Chocolate jimmies
    • Mini-Chocolate Eggs

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 2
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 5337 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 324 g 498.47%
    • Saturated Fat: 145 g 723.63%
    • Trans Fat: 8 g %
    • Cholesterol: 743 mg 247.6%
    • Sodium: 2606 mg 108.58%
    • Calcium: 312 mg 31.2%
    • Potassium: 730 mg 20.86%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 15 mg 84.67%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 662 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 17 g 66.44%
    • Sugar: 539 g
    • Protein: 36 g
    • Alcohol: 2 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 3 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 5 g
    • Vitamin A 122.53%
    • Vitamin C 1.5%
    • Vitamin D 20.85%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat64
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk1
    • Exchange - Other Carbs37
    • Exchange - Starch6
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total8 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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