Super Simple Candy Bunny Cake

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Want to serve an adorable and easy homemade dessert this Easter? Try this super simple Candy Bunny Cake. It starts with boxed cake mix and store-bought frosting. Then it's decorated with festive candy that can also be found at the supermarket. Get creative with the decorations. Black licorice would make great whiskers or use mini-marshmallows to line the face. Maybe add coconut flakes to the bowtie? It's an adorable cake kiddos can help you make. "Every-bunny" is going to want a slice.


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10 Min
1 Hr


  • 1 box
    favorite boxed cake mix, plus ingredients to make the cake
  • 2 can(s)
    white frosting, 16 oz each
  • 1 tube(s)
    Wilton gel, pink
  • 1 tube(s)
    Wilton gel, black
  • 1 tube(s)
    Wilton squeezable frosting, purple

  • 1 bag(s)
    jelly beans
  • 1 bag(s)
    Sixlets, purple
  • ·
    spring colored sprinkles

How to Make Super Simple Candy Bunny Cake


  1. Mix cake according to directions.
  2. Pour into two round cake pans.
  3. Bake cakes according to directions.
  4. Completely cool cakes.
  5. Gather decorating supplies.
  6. Cut cakes according to diagram.
  7. Assemble cake according to the diagram to resemble a bunny.
  8. Start to frost the cake. Be sure to fill in any gaps and be careful to not spread too many crumbs.
  9. Clean up the edges with a paper towel.
  10. Completely cover the cake with white frosting.
  11. Outline the bow tie.
  12. Add sprinkles and Sixlets candies.
  13. Use black jelly beans for the eyes.
  14. Add a pink jelly bean for the nose and pink gel for the mouth.
  15. Black gel creates whiskers.
  16. Pipe pink gel for the ears.
  17. White jelly beans around the head.
  18. Add pink jelly beans around the ears.
  19. For easier cutting, place the decorated cake in the fridge for about an hour to firm up.

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About Super Simple Candy Bunny Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: For Kids

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