Ready for the cutest cake your Easter dessert table has ever seen? This bunny cake comes together quickly with Betty's cake mix and ready-to-spread frosting. Once the cake is baked and covered with a creamy vanilla frosting, the fun can finally begin. Decorate your bunnies with mini marshmallows and jelly beans and you'll soon see these silly bunnies come to life. Not to mention, this cake is the perfect Easter project for any little baker who wants to have fun. What are you waiting for? It's time to get started!
- Prep30 Min
- Total2 Hr 10 Min
- 1 box Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ yellow cake mix Water, vegetable oil and called for on cake mix box
- 2 containers Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy vanilla frosting Betty Crocker™ purple and/or pink neon gel food color Construction paper (inedible)
- 2 small marshmallows, cut in half, flattened
- 2 small jelly beans, cut in half
- 2 (5-inch) strips rainbow-colored sour candy, separated into strips
- 2 large jelly beans or candy-coated chocolate-covered peanut candies
- 2 pieces rectangular-shaped white chewing gum, cut in half
- 2 large marshmallows
- Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or non-stick pans). Prepare, bake and cool cake as directed on the box for two 8- or 9-inch round cake pans.
- In a medium bowl, tint 1 container of icing with neon purple food coloring. Using a round cake pan, cut in half to form two half circles. Bring halves together with 1/4 cup frosting to form cake body. Place upright on a serving plate, cut side down.
- Frost cake with icing. Cut ears from construction paper; wrap ends that will be inserted into cake with food-safe plastic wrap. Insert into cake. Using toothpicks to secure, use 2 small marshmallow halves and 2 small jelly bean halves for eyes. Use a large jelly bean for the nose and strips of sour candy for the whiskers. Place the gumdrop halves just below the nose for the teeth. Use a large marshmallow for the tail.
- Repeat with the rest of the cake to make the second bunny, using neon pink food coloring. Frost and decorate as above. Remove ears, plastic wrap and toothpicks before serving. Store the cake uncovered.
Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens :
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420 Calories, 16g Total Fat, 2g Protein, 65g Total Carbohydrate, 48g Sugars
Serving Size : 1 Serving (Cake and Frosting Only) Calories 420
- Calories from Fat 150
- Total Fat16g25%
- Saturated Fat3 1/2g17%
- Trans Fat4g
- Total Carbohydrate65g22%
- Dietary Fiber0g0%
- % Daily Value*:Vitamin A0%
- Vitamin C0%
Exchanges:1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 3 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.