These super cute Chicken Nest Cupcakes are perfect for an Easter treat, and an easy one for kids to help decorate. Adding a little bit of fun to baking.


Makes 12


For Chicken Nests



  • 1 packet of Our Low Carb Vanilla or Chocolate Cupcake mix
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup (250ml) of milk of choice
  • 1/3 cup (70g) of melted butter or coconut oil


  • A batch of Our Low Carb Icing – Coloured with green and yellow food colouring to make ‘garden green’


Chicken nests

  • In a microwave safe bowl heat the chocolate in microwave for 60 seconds.
  • Remove & Stir with a fork to ensure smooth.
  • Add in coconut and combine.
  • On a lined tray, shape into 12 little nests and refrigerate. 


  • Bake cupcakes according to method on pack.
  • Remove from oven, transfer to cooling tray.
  • Cool/chill for at least 2hours before icing.


  • Using a fork, apply the green icing and texture do it looks like ‘grass’


  • Top each cupcake with a birds nest, and place the baby chicken on top

Storage and serving

  • Keep refrigerated but serve at room temperature. 

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