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Old Fashioned Easter Bunny Cake

1 hour


What you are creating

Learn how to make an Old Fashion Easter Bunny Cake! This cake was popular in the 70's and is making a come back!

  • 1 cake mix

  • 2 eggs

  • Oil or butter (following box instruction)

  • Cooking spray or butter to coat pan

  • Buttercream Icing



  • (2) 8" round cakes flavor of your choice

  • 6 cups of the buttercream of your choice

  • 1 bag of flaked coconut

  • Candy melts for eyes, whiskers, mouth and brows

  • Pink gel coloring

  • Foam core board

To make an Old Fashioned Easter Bunny Cake, here are the steps:

  1. Preheat your oven according to the cake mix instructions.

  2. Grease and flour two 8" round cake pans.

  3. In a mixing bowl, combine the cake mix, water, oil, and eggs, then beat until smooth.

  4. Pour the batter into the prepared cake pans and bake according to the package instructions.

  5. Once the cakes are baked and cooled, frost the cake with the frosting.

  6. Mix coconut flakes with a few drops of pink food coloring to create a pink "fur" for the bunny.

  7. Sprinkle the colored coconut flakes over the frosted cake.

  8. Use melted coating chocolate to pipe a nose, mouth and the eyes and the whiskers on parchment.

  9. Once set you can peel off parchment and place on your cake!

  10. Watch the video towards the bottom of the page for full cake decorating instructions.

Your Old Fashioned Easter Bunny Cake is now ready to enjoy! Be sure to watch the full step-by-step video at the bottom of the page!

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