Wednesday, March 31, 2010
EASTER BUNNY CAKE
•Pink construction paper
•2 black licorice laces
•2 pink Jelly Belly Mint Cremes
•1 black jelly bean
•2 blue M&M's
•4 spearmint leaves
•2 orange slices
•2 pieces hard-shelled Orbit gum
•2 cups shredded sweetened coconut
•Red food coloring
•1 can (16 oz) vanilla frosting
•1 cake baked in a (1-quart) Pyrex bowl
•1 (12 oz) cake baked in ovenproof glass bowl
•1 Ring Ding
Trimming the cake:
1.Trim the tops of the two bowl cakes to make level.
2.Cut one of the Yodels in half on a slight diagonal to make the arms.
3.Cut the pink paper into 2 bunny ears, about 3 by 7 inches.
4.Arrange the cakes and snack cakes on a serving platter as pictured in template.
Frosting the cake:
1.Tint the vanilla frosting light pink with the food coloring.
2.Spread the pink frosting all over the cake to cover.
3.Place the coconut into a resealable bag and add a few drops of red food coloring.
Massage the coconut and food coloring until evenly tinted.
4.Press the coconut into the frosting to cover cake completely.
To complete the decoration:
1.Insert the paper ears at the top of the cake.
2.Arrange the M&M's, black jelly bean, pink Mint Cremes and Orbit chewing gum as pictured to make the face and teeth.
3.Arrange the marshmallows as pictured for the bunny's tail.
4.Outline the bunny's leg with a long piece of black licorice lace.
5.Arrange the orange slices and spearmint leaves as pictured for the carrots.