Bunny Butt Cupcakes With Homemade Natural Food Coloring

Bunny Butt Cupcakes With Homemade Natural Food Coloring

Aren’t these bunny butt cupcakes cute? And what’s best they’re naturally colored with kale and beetroot!

The naturally colored bunny butt cupcakes would be a really cute addition to your Easter table or Easter basket!

>>> PIN IT <<<

The bunny butts are made with cake pop mixtures: You can make brown bunnies with chocolate peanut butter cake pops and white bunnies with marshmallow cake pops (recipes below).

Bunny Butt Cupcakes With Homemade Natural Food Coloring

Ingredients

Cupcakes
Naturally Green Icing – Colored With Kale
  • 3 tbsp powdered sugar
  • 1 – 1 1/2 tsp kale puree (1 curly kale leaf)
Edible Grass With Natural Food Coloring
  • 4 solid colored kale cupcakes
Bunny Butts

 

Edible Grass With Homemade Natural Green Food Coloring
Edible grass without artificial food coloring

Edible Grass With Natural Green Food Coloring

Crumble the solid colored kale cupcakes between your fingers.

Naturally Green Icing – Colored With Kale

Kale Puree: Remove the stalks, use just the leafy parts of the kale. Boil the kale with some water for 5 minutes, drain and refresh with cold water. Using a stick blender, puree the kale until smooth.

Naturally Green Icing: Stir together powdered sugar and kale puree.

Edible Grass Cupcakes With Natural Green Food Coloring

Naturally Green Grass Cupcakes

Ice the cupcakes with naturally green icing and dip them into the naturally green cake crumbs.

Bunny Butt Cupcakes With Natural Food Coloring

Bunny Butts

Roll the cake pop mixture into a large ball for the bunny body and a small ball for the bunny tail. Form two flat ovals for the bunny feet.

Stir together powdered sugar and enough hot water to make a thick paste. Ice the bunny butts.

Sprinkle the bunny tails with desiccated coconut.

Bunny Butt Cupcakes With Natural Food Coloring

For the toes pipe three dots onto each feet with the naturally pink beetroot icing.

‘Glue’ the the bunny feet and body together with icing.

Bunny Butt Cupcakes Recipe - All Natually Colored
Cute bunny butt cupcakes – all naturally colored
Meadow Cupcakes With Natural Food Coloring
Meadow cupcakes with natural food coloring

I used leftover kale and beetroot icing to make meadow cupcakes. I’m amazed at the bright colors and that the icing doesn’t taste of kale or beetroot!

Chocolate Bunny - Bunny Butt Cupcakes
Chocolate bunny

Bunny Butt Cupcakes With Natural Kale And Beetroot Food Coloring

42 thoughts on “Bunny Butt Cupcakes With Homemade Natural Food Coloring

  1. I just saw this at the Homestead Blog Hop and I cannot even tell you how adorable these are!! Thank you for sharing and explaining how to make them in such an easy way I can even do it!
    Tracy Lynn

  2. these are adorable with their little bunny buts. Thanks for sharing about natural food coloring when baking. I shared how to dye eggs with natural food colors

  3. Hope you had a wonderful weekend and thanks so much for sharing your special post with us at Full Plate Thursday! Have a great week and come back soon!
    Miz Helen

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *