I had some great plans to make some magnificent chocolate cupcakes for Easter. My plan was to make the cakes then use flakes and mini eggs to create a little birds nest on the top. It sounded a good plan so I set out to make the cakes using a simple recipe which follows:
When I took them out of the oven they looked like this:
Now for the second part of my plan, to ice them and to add the decoration. I decided to do a chocolate fudge frosting but with hindsight I think I should have done a buttercream icing as it would have made the mini eggs and flake easier to place on top.
This is how they turned out in the end:
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