Bird's Nest Cupcakes |

Bird's Nest Cupcakes

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes

Yield: 12 cupcakes

Serving Size: 1 cupcake

Bird's Nest Cupcakes


  • 1 (16.5 Oz.) Box Food Club Yellow Deluxe Cake Mix
  • 3 Large Eggs
  • 1/3 Cup Vegetable Oil
  • 1/2 Cup Water
  • 1/2 Cup Orange Juice
  • 1 Tbsp. Orange Zest
  • 1 (16 Oz.) Container Food Club Cream Cheese Creamy Frosting
  • 2-3 Drops Green Food Coloring
  • 2 Cups Food Club Cocoa Crisp Rice Cereal
  • 36 Mini Chocolate Egg Candies


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F and line a muffin tin with cupcake liners.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together cake mix, eggs, oil, water, orange juice and zest until just combined. Scoop mixture into prepared muffin tin and bake for 18-20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Let cool completely.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk frosting with food coloring until the desired color is achieved. Frost cooled cupcakes and decorate with cocoa rice cereal and mini chocolate eggs.