Easter Bunny Cake

Real Estate Agent with Baton Rouge Area Homes, Louisiana, USA, 225-761-0551

It's time to bake that Easter Bunny Cake for this weekend.  My boys loved it when they were growing up!  This year I'm going yellow cake with chocolate icing.  You can use any compination of cake and icing that your family loves:

Bunny cake recipe

I'm going to continue the tradition for my 2 grandsons this year, ages 4 and 5.  After the egg hunt, a party with bunny cake

Ingredients 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 mix

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.

 How to cut and assemble a bunny cake


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Susan Emo
Sotheby's International Realty Canada - Brokerage - Kingston, ON
Kingston and the 1000 Islands Area

How cute!!   I traditionally make a carrot cake for Easter but I think I might make it a bunny cake instead of a layer cake.  It would still be able to have the cream cheese frosting too.   Thanks for sharing this!

Apr 23, 2011 09:05 AM #1
Joanna Szwyd
StoneHouse Properties - Great Barrington, MA

Ann, Happy Easter! I love traditions! It's so nice that now your grandsons can enjoy something that your boys grew up with:)

Apr 23, 2011 09:07 AM #2
Gloria Todor
Century 21 Absolute Realty - Media, PA
& Doug Durren (484) 431-3686 in SE PA

Ann, I enjoy seeing/hearing about family traditions around food.  Sounds like a good one.

Have a great weekend.


Apr 23, 2011 09:14 AM #3
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy


How beautiful and thanks for inculding the recipe.  It is a delight to learn each other's traditions here on the rain.  It is a great way to connect.  A


Apr 23, 2011 09:29 AM #4
Rose King
UTR, Texas Realtors - Friendswood, TX
Friendswood / Pearland / Houston Bay Area

Hi Ann! I remember this cake - I made it for my daughter when she was little. Thanks for sharing!

Apr 23, 2011 10:07 AM #5
Donna Foerster
HomeSmart Realty Group - Parker, CO
Metro Denver Real Estate Agent

Hello Ann~ I was trying to figure out how to assemble the cake, so glad you included the instructions!  I'm going to re-blog so that I can share this great idea with my local readers!

Apr 23, 2011 10:17 AM #6
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
"Franklin MA Homes"

Hi Ann....I saw your cake and recipe on Donna's reblog....thanks Donna....and thank you Ann for the recipe....

Apr 23, 2011 10:41 AM #7
Toni Weidman
Sailwinds Realty - Trinity, FL
26 Years Selling Homes in New Port Richey, FL

Hi Ann, saw this at Donna's reblog. What a cute cake!

Apr 25, 2011 01:57 AM #8

Thank you so much for posting this! My Mom and I used to make this every year. I know my kids will love helping me make it this year! :)

Mar 29, 2012 04:39 AM #9
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