How To Make A Bunny Cake
This page shows how to make a bunny cake without using any special cake pans.
It's really easy.
To make ours, we baked a store-bought yellow cake mix, divided evenly in two,
nine-inch cake pans, as shown below.
When the cakes come out of the oven you leave one as it is and you cut the
other one to form the bunny's bowtie and his two ears, as demonstrated below.
The next step is to lay the full nine-inch cake in the middle of the pan to
form his face and you put the bowtie piece under his face and place the ears on the top, as
We used store-bought vanilla icing to start with. We colored some of it
pink and later mixed that pink icing with some shredded coconut. That was used for the
bowtie and the ears. A small amount of icing was colored red for the bunny's
whiskers. The coconut shreds in the bowl on the right of the picture were colored with green icing coloring in a large Ziploc bag that was shaken.
The next picture shows the bunny cake being iced and decorated.
The picture below shows the final product. The green colored coconut
was laid around the cake and looked like grass. The bunny's eyes were blue
M&Ms. His nose was a red M&M. Three brown M&Ms were used
on the bowtie. The whiskers were put on using a small Wilton icing tip.
Notice how the coconut was mixed with the pink icing and used for the bowtie and
So now you know how to make a bunny cake!
It was very easy and it was also great fun.
It would make for a wonderful afternoon project with the kids. Just make sure they are careful around the colored icings!
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