Easter cupcakes with cream cheese frosting
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Easter cupcakes with cream cheese frosting

Serve these delicious Easter cupcakes with banana, a delightful dessert for your holiday celebrations. Topped with velvety cream cheese frosting and colourful chocolate eggs, they are perfect for bringing a touch of springtime charm to any gathering. Soft, moist, and infused with the gentle sweetness of bananas, they are sure to be a crowd-pleaser and perfectly capture the essence of Easter.


  • Preheat the oven to 175°C (conventional oven).
  • Mix the dry ingredients (except sugar) in a bowl and set aside.
  • Combine bananas, sugar, egg, and melted butter in a bowl. Add the dry ingredients and mix well.
  • Fill the muffin forms and bake for 25-30 minutes.
  • Let the cakes cool completely before decorating.
  • Blend butter and cream cheese until soft, then add vanilla and icing sugar gradually.
  • Colour the frosting with yellow food colouring.
  • Spread or pipe the frosting over the cupcakes and garnish with small Easter eggs.

To achieve the perfect frosting, bring butter and cream cheese to room temperature before mixing. This allows the ingredients to meld, creating a smooth, spreadable consistency. If the ingredients are cold, you might end up with lumps.


Beautiful cupcakes start with the base, and if you want to ensure uniform, evenly baked cupcakes to hold the smooth frosting, consider using an ice cream scoop or a measuring cup to fill the muffin forms.


If you have leftovers, do not worry. Without frosting, store the cakes in an airtight container at room temperature for 1-2 days. If you already decorated them with frosting, store them in the fridge, also in an airtight container, for 3-5 days. You can also freeze them without frosting if you need them to last longer.


Wheat flour
350 ml
Baking soda
1 tsp
Baking powder
1 tsp
½ tsp
Bananas, large, mashed
Butter, melted
75 g
175 ml
Vanilla sugar
1 tsp
125 g
Cream cheese
200 g
Vanilla sugar
1½ tbsp
Icing sugar
500 g
Yellow food colourings
Small chocolate eggs

Enjoy Easter with delicious cupcakes

Celebrate Easter with our delightful Easter cupcakes, complete with smooth cream cheese frosting and delightfully whimsy chocolate Easter eggs. It is the perfect treat to brighten your festive table. They are not just visually appealing in their soft Easter colours but also wonderfully tasty, ensuring they are a hit with guests of all ages. Baked to perfection, they offer a soft, moist texture enriched with the natural sweetness of bananas. These cupcakes are an excellent choice for Easter celebrations, bringing a touch of springtime to your table.

Topped with a velvety cream cheese frosting

Each cupcake is crowned with a luxurious cream cheese frosting, creating a harmonious blend of flavours. The frosting is velvety and smooth in texture as well as rich in flavour, providing a perfect balance to the lightness of the banana Easter cupcakes. The creaminess of the frosting complements the subtle sweetness of the cakes, making each bite a delightful experience.

Decorate with coloured chocolate eggs

Embrace the Easter spirit by decorating with coloured chocolate eggs. The small, vibrant eggs not only add a pop of colour but also introduce an element of fun and playfulness to the cupcakes, making them perfect for any festive Easter table. They provide a lovely contrast in texture to the softness of the cake and the smoothness of the frosting. Arranging them on top of the cupcakes can turn them into small Easter baskets, making them even more appealing and festive, although still with an elegant and simple look. We have other Easter recipes for you if you need other cakes and sweet treats for the table. Try our tangy lemon loaf cake or a no-bake cheesecake with Easter eggs, which will look beautiful next to these banana Easter cupcakes with their egg decorations, too.

Let your creativity loose

Experiment with other Easter-themed decorations like sprinkles or edible flowers on the frosting. If you are in the mood for something artistic, try using piping bags with various nozzles to create different patterns and designs with the cream cheese frosting. The batter is moist and sweet, thanks to the banana, but you can always experiment here, too. A classic addition to banana cupcakes like these is chocolate chips to add a burst of rich, chocolatey flavour, enhancing the overall flavour experience. The small chocolate chips complement the sweetness of the banana, making the cupcakes even more indulgent.