Lulav & Etrog Cupcakes

Lulav & Etrog Cupcakes


  • ½ cup + 2 tbsp. oil
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 3/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup milk (dairy or non-dairy)

Frosting Ingredients:

  • 2 cups confectioners sugar
  • 2 tbsp. butter, margarine or coconut oil, softened
  • 2 tbsp. milk (dairy or non-dairy)
  • 1 tsp. vanilla

To Decorate:

  • Yellow jellybeans (or other yellow candy)
  • Green soursticks (or other long green candy)


  1. Mix the oil, sugar, eggs and vanilla.
  2. Slowly mix in the flour, cocoa powder, salt and milk until batter is smooth.
  3. Spoon the batter into cupcake wrappers. Bake on 350°F for 20-25 minutes.
  4. Place all frosting ingredients in a bowl. Beat on medium speed until soft and fluffy.
  5. When the cupcakes are fully cooled, frost each one and top them with a yellow jelly bean for the etrog, and the green sourstick pieces for a lulav. Eat and enjoy!
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1000 characters remaining Staff via January 22, 2017

To Mr. Spock There are kosher jelly beans and not kosher jelly beans. When buying prepared food products look for a reliable kosher symbol. Reply

HI HI October 2, 2017
in response to Staff:

I was going to say the same thing. You can, obviously, also, get kosher salt and stuff. Reply

Mr. Spock U.S.S Enterprise October 5, 2017
in response to HI:

My thanks. Reply

Mr. Spock U.S.S Enterprise January 21, 2017

Uh....... Are jellybeans kosher? Reply