Box cake mix or recipe of choice
Cream cheese frosting (recipe below)
Chow mein noodles
Speckled jelly bean eggs
Prepare cupcakes according to box directions. I like to use the carrot cake or spice cake mix. Let cool and frost with cream cheese frosting.
Cream Cheese Frosting
2 8 ounce cream cheese
1 stick butter, softened
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 cup chopped pecans
16 ounce package powdered sugar
Combine cream cheese and butter until smooth. Add vanilla and gradually add powdered sugar until light and fluffy. Stir in pecans.
Frost cupcakes and garnish with chow mein noodles for nest and speckled eggs :)