How To Make an Easter Bunny Cake

Even though I got a late start and the heat was shining down on me, I had a good run! I drove to my favorite old route and did 10 miles.

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The only minor setback was that I dropped my water bottle during a bathroom pit stop and the top broke. Luckily, I was running a loop and dropped it off at my car on the way around. Running without water meant I stopped immediately at 10 miles even though I was considering doing more.

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I was a hungry bear by this time and stopped at the store for a drink and bar on the way home. See, I like my snacks pink, just not my sinks wlEmoticon winkingsmile22 How To Make an Easter Bunny Cake

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Lunch was a “Sweet Salad”

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On a bed of lettuce I piled: tomatoes, mushrooms, pineapple cottage cheese, raisins and trail mix. So.good.

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Plus bread x2

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Now it’s time for Easter Bunny Cake!

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This Easter cake is super easy to make. I just used a box cake mix because, if you want “made from scratch” you came to the wrong place. But, if you want “some bowl of random salad that I threw together and a few jokes” <- you hit the jackpot.

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Bake the cake in 2 round pans. Let cool completely before building the bunny. Invert the cakes on a plate to work with the bottom side up.

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Cut one of the cakes in half and frost half of it.

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Fold the two halves together.

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Cut the other cake in half and then in half again. You only need 1 half of this one, so you can eat the rest. *Note the rest of my cake has been eaten. I plead the 5th. Can you do that in Heaven?

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Fold those two sides together and place them in front of the body on a platter. Tip: Put wax paper around the bunny so you keep the plate clean. Slide it out at the end.

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Frost the bunny liberally – making sure the head and body stay together and no guts are showing. I mean, cake – no cake is showing.

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Before the frosting gets hard pat shredded coconut everywhere. If the frosting gets hard you’re in trouble, so do it fast. TWSS.

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Decorate your bunny with a nose and eyes. I added paper ears because I think it looks like a guinea pig without the ears. And no one likes to eat guinea pig. Unless, there’s such a thing as guinea pig bacon. Nevermind.

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Then, pull out the wax paper. Optional: Color the leftover coconut with green food coloring and place around the bunny as grass.

Vegetarian or not, I think we can all go for some bunny right now…

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Comments

  1. says

    GREAT cake! So drooling right now…
    oh and GREAT run too! My bottle broke the other day five minutes into my run, but I couldn’t be bothered to turn back and change it. I had water splurting all over me for five miles!

  2. says

    I love the bunny cake – I’d have to figure out an alternative to coconut though. It’s one food that I just cannot eat, the texture gets to me!

  3. Kianni says

    Fact- my Grampa has only ever said he loves one thing; his guinea pig..his birthday’s in June. I guess he’s getting a guinea pig cake! lol
    Another random fact; my mom’s friend’s sister, went to South America traveling, and apparently they served whole guinea pig and it slightly traumatized her…

  4. Anne says

    Recently found you through another runner’s blog. I love love love the cake instructions! It is sooo cute!
    I like your blog a lot too =)

  5. says

    I have seen those cakes before but never knew how they got them to look so good. You should apply for an internship with Cake Boss :)

    I also recently tried that Vitamin Water Zero flavor and loved it!

  6. Pam says

    So Cute Monica!! Imma gonna try this with my kids. I think my daughter would love to tackle this by herself…I’ll taste test!! :) thanks!! Your kids (one day) will appreciate your creativity!!

    So happy you had a nice time in Vegas!! It’s always nice to get away but, there’s nothing like your own bed…You know?!

    Have a Happy Easter!!

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