Baked Goods & Sweet Treats Recipes

Recipe || Cadbury Creme Egg Cupcakes

This is clearly an Easter themed dessert.  And that’s when I made them.  I’m just a bit late on posting them, but I figured better late than never! And besides, everyone has extra Easter candy sitting around at home. Especially since it’s gone on sale, right?

Sam told me that these were the best things I’ve ever baked.  Verbatim.  He described them as “moreish”.  The Cadbury Creme eggs aside, this is going to become my new “go-to” chocolate cake batter.

These Cadbury Creme Egg Cupcakes were inspired by a recipe I found on Pinterest but I’ve tweaked the proportions a bit.

Cadbury Creme Egg Cupcakes
24 Cadbury Creme Eggs
2 1/2 cups flour
1 2/3 cups sugar
3/4 cup butter, softened
2/3 cup cocoa powder
1 package jello instant pudding (Chocolate flavour)
1 1/4 cup water
1 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 large eggs
1 1/2 cups butter, softened
5 cups powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 teaspoon almond extract
1/4 teaspoon salt
2-3 tablespoons of milk


Freeze the Cadbury Eggs the night before.  Preheat oven to 350 F. Line your cupcake pan.  Combine all the cake ingredients together and mix thoroughly.   Fill the liners 1/3 full and then place the Egg thick side down into the batter.  Top eggs with another 2 teaspoons of batter.


Bake for 18-20 minutes.  Set them aside to cool.
Beat the butter until it is creamy.  Add the sugar a cup at a time.  Beat in extracts, salt and milk.

Add more milk or powdered sugar until the frosting is the perfect consistency to pipe.




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  • Ashley Barnhill

    I saw these on Pinterest too and wanted to try them! They look SOO good!! Thanks for linking up with us!! 🙂

    • Girl, they are delicious- you have to make them! xx

  • Oh my goodness that looks so yummy. I am getting ready to start making my lunch…and now all I want is chocolate. 😉

    Bonnie Rose | A Compass Rose

    • Ha! Thank you! I’m craving them again already and we just polished the batch off! xx

  • Kerry @ Till Then Smile Often

    Ok I think I love you!! LOL. This sound amazing and Cadbury eggs are my weakness. Will be making these for sure!!

    • You wrote this as I was lusting over your Greek chicken! If you love Cadbury eggs then these are right up your street xx

  • yum! these sound so good! I just tried my first cadbury creme egg ever at Easter and I loved it!

    • Thank you! Weirdly I actually like them better inside this cupcake than out of it! xx

  • Jess Casey

    OH MY GOSH! These look delicious! stopping by from the link up 😉

    • Thank you and you’re welcome 🙂 xx

  • Oh wow- I am drooling! I might just make these for an upcoming birthday party!

    • If you make them let me know how they turn out! Mine weren’t very well piped but the frosting is a great texture to do so! xx

  • This is genius! I never even thought about doing something like this. It wasn’t too sweet? It looks really good!

    • I don’t know how it’d be with other chocolates, but I’m not over the moon about Cadbury Eggs and I enjoyed them so much more in the cupcake- I think the cupcake cake actually absorbed so of the sickly sweetness of the candy… But I’m also a glutton so who knows. xx

  • KrissyGirl

    Darn you!! Now all I want is chocolate, my mouth is watering. Cadbury Creme eggs are sooo good…and having them in cupcakes are so muc better!

    • Thanks! I have a massive sweet tooth and I’m ALWAYS craving something sweet! xx

  • Tom Mills

    Creme Egg cupcakes! A work of genius. 🙂