Easter Basket Cake

Vanessa "Nikita" Milare


One of the two ways I have made this cake for Easter. This was one of my very first cakes for a holiday or get together I have made. It was a hit the first year I made it. Every year I try to make it a new way.

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10 to 12
15 Min
30 Min


1 pkg
peeps marshmallow chicks
1 pkg
assorted jelly bean candy
1 box
cake mix, any flavor
2 can(s)
vanilla or chocolate frosting
1 c
coconut, shredded
1 oz
food coloring any color
1/3 c

How to Make Easter Basket Cake


  • 1Prepare cake mix according to the packagefor making two 8 inch round cakes. bake cakes & let cool.
  • 2To layer,place one cake on a plate & top with the frosting. Place second cake on top. Lightly frost entire cake.
  • 3Chill cake in refrigerator for one hour. Add second coating of frosting. Using a large serving fork, create vertical & horizontal lines to make basket weave design in the frosting on side of cake.
  • 4Spead coconut shavings onto a tray.Mix in the green food coloring with 1/3cup of water in a spray bottle.Spray the colored water onto the coconut & mix well.
  • 5Place on top of the cake. Then place the Mallow PEEPS orelly beans on the coconut.

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About Easter Basket Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: For Kids