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Make These Most Elegant Easter Bunny Cupcakes

All you need are fondant and a springerle mold to give your Easter cupcakes a festive flourish.


Give cupcakes an Easter upgrade by borrowing a tool from German baking: a springerle mold. With a quick press, you can imprint a bunny design in circles of fondant. Then, set the disks atop our Carrot Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting.


Tools and Materials

  • Cornstarch
  • Fondant, room temperature (available at baking-supply stores)
  • Springerle mold with bunny design (available at
  • Round cookie cutter


1. Dust a work surface lightly with cornstarch. Knead fondant until soft and pliable. Roll out to 1/8 inch thick.


2. Slide springerle mold, face up, under fondant. Press fondant into mold. Slide mold out from under the fondant; flip fondant over so raised image faces up.


3. Punch out a circle around image using the cookie cutter. Frost cupcakes. Lay fondant circles on top.



If you don't have a cookie cutter, you can use a juice glass. Fondant circles can be made up to 2 days ahead and stored in an airtight container at room temperature.


Get the Carrot Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe