How to Cut and Assemble a Butterfly Cake

Linda Kauppinen


What a great Easter cake or fun cake for anytime! So easy to make, and I thought that I would pass along the directions on how to create such a beauty!


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  • 11. Cut cake in half. Then cut each half in 1/3 and 2/3 pieces.
  • 22. On a tray, arrange the cake pieces with the curved sides together to form the butterfly.
  • 33. Separate the cake pieces to form the wings.
  • 4Now you can decorate your butterfly. I found that using stick candy or tube licorice is great for the body mid section.

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