Egg-citing Easter Crafts

Easter is just around the corner, which means it’s time to get crafty with family and friends. Market Basket would like to share a couple of fun and easy Easter activities with you and would like to wish you and your family an egg-cellent Easter!


How To Dye Easter Eggs With Kool-Aid

Supplies:dying easter eggs

  • Individual Flavored Kool-Aid Packets
  • 1 Cup For Each Kool-Aid Packet Used
  • Spoon
  • Paper Towels

Instructions:

  1. Mix 1 Kool-Aid packet in 1 cup of cold water for each color.
  2. Gently drop 1 egg in each cup.
  3. Let sit for about 5-7 minutes or until desired color is reached.
  4. Use spoon to remove egg and let dry on paper towels before decorating!

Made From Scratch Bird’s Nest Cupcakes

Ingredients:
Cupcakes:

  • 1 C Butter, softened
  • 2 1/4 C Sugarbirds-nest-cupcakes
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1 tsp. Vanilla Extract
  • 3 1/4 C Flour
  • 1 tsp. Salt
  • 3 tsp. Baking Powder
  • 1 1/2 C Milk

Icing:

  • 1 C Butter
  • 8 oz. Cream Cheese
  • 1 tsp. Vanilla Extract
  • 1 C powdered Cocoa
  • 4 1/2 C Powdered Sugar
  • 1 package Candy Coated Milk Chocolate Eggs

Instructions:

Cupcakes:

  1. Preheat oven to 350° F and line muffin tins with muffin cups.
  2. Use a sifter to sift flour with salt and baking powder into a bowl.
  3. With mixer, mix butter, sugar, and eggs until light and fluffy. Pour in vanilla extract and mix well.
  4. Alternate pouring the flour mixture and milk into bowl a little at a time and make sure to mix well between pouring.
  5. Scoop batter into muffin tins and let bake for about 20 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. Remove from oven and set aside to cool.

Icing:

  1. With mixer, mix butter, cream cheese, and vanilla extract until light and fluffy.
  2. Use a sifter to sift cocoa with powdered sugar in bowl.
  3. Pour the powdered sugar/cocoa mixture into bowl 1 cup at a time. Beat well between pouring.
  4. Use an icing piping bag to draw the bird’s nests and top with 3 candy coated eggs!