Birds Nest Cupcakes Recipe

Birds Nest Cupcakes Recipe

These cupcakes are a perfect accompaniment to any springtime feast. They are moist and creamy, delectable creations that will make your mouth water! They are our most favorite spring recipe!



60 minutes




10 servings


  • 1 cup unsalted butter
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour, sifted
  • 3 tablespoons baking powder (1 ½ for high-altitude baking)
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 Rodelle Vanilla Bean, split and scraped
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1 teaspoon coconut extract
  • Icing – use our Rodelle Vanilla Buttercream Recipe
  • ½ cup shredded coconut, toasted
  • Divide the icing and add a drop of food coloring (red, blue, and yellow) to create Easter/spring treats


  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Line muffin tins with cupcake liners.
  • Cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy, about 2-3 minutes.
  • Add eggs, one at a time, until batter is well combined.
  • Sift together the sifted flour, baking powder, and salt. Add the vanilla bean to the dry ingredients.
  • Add the flour mixture to the creamed butter, alternately with the coconut milk until all the ingredients are thoroughly incorporated.
  • Pour the batter into the cupcake liners, no more than two-thirds full.
  • Bake for about 25 minutes, unit light golden brown and a toothpick comes out clean.
  • Prepare the icing, and toast the coconut. Frost and garnish with toasted coconut when the cupcakes have cooled.

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