Easy Easter nest fairy cakes to make with kids | Day Out With The Kids

Easter Eats: Delicious Easter Nest Fairy Cakes

Laura Side Street Style

12 April 2017

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5 minutes

Easy fairy cake Easter nests

Whether your little ones are budding bake-off champions, or more interested in making a mess in the kitchen, these quick and easy Easter nest fairy cakes are the perfect crowd-pleaser!

Follow the easy instructions below, or scroll down to see the full video!


You will need:

For the cakes:

85g sugar

110g butter (melted)

2 eggs

110g self-raising flour

25g cocoa powder

2 tbsp milk

To decorate:


4x Flake bars

Mini Eggs


Decorative Easter chicks


Easy Easter nest cakes to make with kids

Easter nest cakes to make with kids

Step 1:

  • Combine your sugar, melted butter, self-raising flour, eggs and cocoa powder in a mixing bowl.

Easter baking with kids

Step 2:

  • Mix it all up to combine all the ingredients, making sure it's all nice and smooth

 Step 3:

  • Carefully spoon the mixture evenly into your cupcake cases - be careful of any drips! 

Easter baking with kids

Step 4:

  • Put your cupcakes in the oven at 180° - make sure you're using oven gloves, and always ask an adult for help!
  • Leave in for 8-10 minutes (or until they're cooked through - they should have risen and be nice and springy)
  • Whilst the cakes are in the oven, it's time to prepare your toppings!

 Step 5:

  • Ask an adult to remove the cakes from the oven - be careful, they'll be hot!
  • Leave to cool for approximately 10-15 minutes before decorating

Easter fairy nest cakes for kids

Step 6:

  • Top each cake with a dollop of Nutella
  • Break Flake bars into smaller pieces, and create a nest shape on top of the Nutella - make sure you leave a little hole to fill your nest!
  • Fill your nests with Mini Eggs or (toddler-friendly) Marshmallows
  • Add you Easter chicks

 Step 7:

  • Enjoy!

Easy Easter nest cakes with kids



Laura Side Street Style

12 April 2017

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Laura runs a popular family lifestyle and travel blog Side Street Style where she showcases her passion for travel, style, ethical living and photography.

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