Cake Eggs (Cake filled Eggshells) for Easter (and more food ideas)

My mother remembers my grandmother making these, and I remember making them with my mom for easter. They are a great fun project to with the kids… or an interesting addition to an easter brunch spread!

I originally published this last year, but I figured it would be fun to share again with our new readers!

Cake Filled Eggshells:

You’ll need: Eggshells, Cake Batter (from homemade or mix), mini muffin tins, an icepick or other sharp pointy object.

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And here are a few more Easter related ideas!

Here comes Peter Cottontail

Here comes Peter Cottontail

This cake holds so many memories for me. As a child, we made a version of this every year at Easter. What I love about it is the simplicity of the design – even a child can pull this off. You don’t have to be a professional to make this simple little bunny shaped cake…

Simple and Delish: Easter Oreos

Simple and Delish: Easter Oreos

We don’t always have time to prepare a from scratch perfect treat… Here’s a fun and simple Easter goodie that looks as good as it tastes. Because really, can you go wrong with Oreos? From The Picky Palate: These colorful Easter Oreos are a must for your Easter table if you ask me!!

Easter Brunch: How about a Quiche?

Easter Brunch: How about a Quiche?

Here are a few ideas! Mini Veggie Quiches at Christina EATS Quiche Lorraine Scones at Good Life Eats Pear and Camembert Quiche at The Creative Pot Ham, Asparagus, and Gruyère Quiche at My Kitchen Addiction Or this one, a Rosti Quiche… I love the idea of using potatoes…

Easy Easter Cupcakes - Cupcake Collars!

Easy Easter Cupcakes – Cupcake Collars!

Yesterday we showcased some really cute Easter Cupcake ideas. “But Dot,” you say. “I’m too busy with everything else I have going on to decorate fancy cupcakes!” Yeah, I certainly know the feeling, but you still want cute cupcakes for the young’uns after the easter egg hunt, right?

Birds Nest Macaroons for Easter!

Birds Nest Macaroons for Easter!

I love this simple idea for an Easter or Spring themed sweet treat from Sunday Hotpants! Something a little unusual, and tasty too… (Sigh, I don’t like coconut… I wonder if anything else could be substituted and still get the same effect?)

Easter Cupcake Inspirations

Easter Cupcake Inspirations

We’ve scoured flickr.com to find some cute ideas for Easter Cupcakes… From easy to complex, check out these cute bunnies, chicks, eggs, and more Easter Related themes. (Are you on flickr? Add your foodie photos to the Foodwhirl Flickr group!)

Marshmallow Chicks (Homemade

Marshmallow Chicks (Homemade “Peeps!”) CHALLENGE!

Easter’s just 2 weeks away! Do you have your Peeps yet? If not, here’s a great Foodwhirl challenge for you… Make your Own! Foodwhirl Friend Melissa did some fun experiments making homemade marshmallow chicks, and shares her techniques and results for you here!

Carrot Souffle

Carrot Souffle

[ed- Easter’s coming! Dawn brings us a great idea to get your kids to eat Carrots!] I am NOT a fan of cooked carrots. Never have been. A few years ago my Step-mother hipped me to the Carrot Souffle at our local chain Cafeteria and I’ve been hooked ever since.

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