Sometimes the simplest ideas are the best and that’s true for our series of Easy Cupcake Ideas, including Chocolate Coconut Bird Nest Cupcakes! 

These cupcakes can be made with a variety of pantry staples but this is my favorite method.

What you need to make chocolate coconut bird nests

  • Cupcakes (from a mix or try our favorite chocolate one-bowl cupcakes)
  • Chocolate frosting (from the store or try our 2-ingredient tangy chocolate buttercream)
  • Shredded sweetened coconut
  • Candy eggs, jelly beans or fondant
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How to make chocolate coconut bird nest cupcakes

  1. Mix a ratio of 2:1, coconut to chocolate frosting. It should be super thick. 
  2. Place a big scoop of coconut frosting on each cupcake. 
  3. Use a fork or fingers to shape the frosting into a nest shape.
  4. Add candy eggs. 

That’s it! I told you these were very easy cupcake ideas! And that’s just the beginning. We’ve got tons of fun cupcake, birthday and holiday ideas here (and from Foodlets on Instagram):

  • Mermaid Cupcakes
  • Little M&M Fish Cupcakes
  • Dinosaur Dirt Cups
  • Little Lamb Cupcakes
  • Easiest-Ever Marshmallow Flowers

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