Hippity Hop Easter Bunny Cake

From PILLSBURY BAKING

Makes 12 servings

 

Bake this adorable cake and hippity, hoppity…you’ll know Easter is on it’s way!

INGREDIENTS

Baking spray with flour

1 package PILLSBURY MOIST SUPREME White Premium Cake Mix

1 cup water

1/3 cup vegetable oil

3 large eggs

1/4 teaspoon neon blue food color

2 containers PILLSBURY FUNFETTI Hot Pink Vanilla Flavored Frosting

20 blue, pink and yellow marshmallow bunnies (6 to 7 of each color)

Small jelly beans

 

DIRECTIONS

1.Heat oven to 350 degrees. Coat 2 (8-inch) round baking pans with baking spray with flour. Prepare cake mix batter according to package directions using water, oil, and eggs.

2.Place 1 1/2 cups cake batter into small bowl. Stir in food color until evenly blended. Spoon alternating 1/4 cupfuls of purple and plain cake batters into prepared pans. Swirl batters using tip of knife.

3.Bake 34 to 38 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes. Remove to wire rack to cool completely.

4.Place 1 cake layer on serving platter, rounded side down. Spread top with 1/2 cup frosting. Top with remaining cake layer, rounded side up. Frost top and sides of cake. Sprinkle evenly with pink sugar crystals from frosting. Press marshmallow bunnies onto sides of cake, alternating colors. Place remaining frosting in decorating bag fitted with a medium star decorating tip. Pipe a decorative border around top edge of cake. Decorate with jelly beans, if desired.

 

COLORFUL EASTER CHICKS CAKE

Prepare, cool, and frost cake layers as directed. Sprinkle sides of cake with pink sugar crystals. Substitute 12 marshmallow chicks for bunnies. Arrange in a circle, facing out, on top of cake. Decorate cake as desired with remaining frosting and jelly beans.

 

Find this recipe and more holiday treats at pillsburybaking.com