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Bunny Cake and Lambs from Marshmallow

If you woke up this morning looking for new ideas for Easter dinner tomorrow, here's  I came across.

FIRST A BUNNY CAKE I FOUND IN AN OLD RECIPE BOX:

Bunny cake recipeIngredients for cake as shown in picture:

1 pkg. White Cake Mix

1 can Ready to Spread Vanilla Frosting

14 oz coconut

Food coloring

Chocolate chips

Jelly beans & red string licorice

 

Ingredients for Chocolate cake variation  (You can change this to suite your family tastes, for example use german chocolate mix and frosting, etc.; here is plain chocolate):

1 pkg. White or Dutch chocolate cake mixHow to cut and assemble a bunny cake

1 can Ready to Spread Chocolate Frosting

14 oz coconut and food coloring(this can be left off)

Real White chocolate chips

Jelly Beans and red string licorice

 

1.  Prepare and bake cake in two 8 or 9 in. round cake pans as directed on package.  Cool Completely.  2.  Cut cake as shown in diagram  3.  Frost sides of each cake piece.  Assemble pieces as shown in diagrams on a cookie sheet, large tray, or 18x15 in cardboard covered with aluminimum foil.  Frost top of cake.  4.  (You can leave coconut off if desired) (If so you can leave out steps 5 and 8) Sprinkle about 2 2/3 cups coconut evenly over top and sdes of cake, gently pressing coconut onto sides.  5.  Tint coconut in small bowl toss 3/4 cup coconut with 2 to 3 drops red food coloring until evenly colored.  Repeat with 1/1/4 cups coconut and 2 to 3 drops green food coloring.  6.  Sprinkle pink coconut over ears and bow tie.  outline with chocolate chips.  7.  Decorate bunny face as shown in photo.  8.  Sprinle green coconut evenly around cake.

 SECOND, AN EDIBLE DECORATING IDEA FROM SO.LIVING MAGAZINE April 2010: LAMB MADE FROM MARSHMALLOWS AND COOKIES.

I am an avid reader of Southern Living Magazine.  I highly recommend a subscription.  It's packed with beautiful photos of travel, recipes, decorating, and history of the South.  Well worth the price!

Southern Living Magazine's Edible Lambs Decorations

 

Comment balloon 2 commentsAnn Dail • April 03 2010 12:28PM

Comments

Thank you for posting this. Not only do those desserts look delicious but they are really cute. Have a great Easter weekend!

 I hope you'll remember me if you learn of anyone moving to "The OC" and I will do the same!

Best regards,

Michael Caruso, Broker ABR ABRM CRB CRS GREEN GRI

2007 President, Orange County Association of Realtors           

Posted by Michael A. Caruso (Surterre Properties) over 9 years ago

Ha!  Those marshmallow lambs are adorable!  Gotta find me a bag of marshmallows and some toothpicks!

Posted by Sally Weatherley, Vancouver Home Staging, Home Stager Vancouver, B.C (EXIT STAGE RIGHT) over 9 years ago

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