Echidna Cupcakes

Echidna Cupcakes


Servings 12
Time Needed Prep
Ingredients 14
Difficulty Medium

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  • 2 cups Self Raising Flour
  • 2 Eggs
  • 3/4 cup Milk
  • 1 cup Caster Sugar
  • 2 tbsp Butter (room temperature)
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • Chocolate Icing
  • 2 tbsp Cocoa
  • 1.5 cups Icing Sugar
  • 2 tsp Butter softened
  • Decoration
  • 1 cup Green Coconut For Grass ( 1 cup coconut 3 teaspoons green food colouring, place both into a plastic zip bag, close and shake until mixed)
  • 1 packet Chocolate Bullets
  • Brown M&Ms (Handful)

Nutrition Information

Qty per
64g serve
Qty per
Energy 774cal 1203cal
Protein 4.09g 6.36g
Fat (total) 6.5g 10.1g
 - saturated 4.48g 6.97g
Carbohydrate 37g 58g
 - sugars 21g 33g
Dietary Fibre 1.31g 2.04g
Sodium 322mg 501mg

Nutritional information does not include the following ingredients: Chocolate Bullets, Brown M&Ms (Handful)

Please Note - Nutritional information is provided as a guide only and may not be accurate.

These Echidna Cupcakes will brighten up the table with their cuteness!

Serve these on Australia day and the kids will go NUTS for these cute little echidna cupcake treats.


  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees.

  2. Line a 12 hole muffin tin with muffin cases and set aside.

  3. Cream the butter and caster sugar together until light and fluffy. Add the vanilla essence and then the eggs one at a time and beat.

  4. Sift in the flour and add the milk and fold until just combined (don't overbeat).

  5. Spoon the mixture evenly into the 12 patty cases.

  6. Bake for 30 minutes or until golden.  Allow to cool on a wire rack.

  7. Sift icing sugar and cocoa, add butter and mix using electric beaters until light and fluffy.

  8. Chocolate bullets 

  9. Brown M&Ms

  10. Green Coconut for grass ( 1 cup coconut 3 teaspoons green food colouring, place both into a plastic zip bag, close and shake until mixed)

  11. Arrange bullets at the back of your iced cupcake in three rows.

  12. Place eyes on at the front. Put nose on below eyes, using a bullet at the front edge of the cupcake.

  13. Sprinkle coconut 'grass' on plate and place Echidna Cupcakes on top.

They can even help you make them and they’ll love decorating them.

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