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Bunny Cake

Prep Time: 45 minutes

Transform an ordinary 13x9-inch cake into a bunny cake that both children and adults will find delightful. Perfect for birthday parties, Easter, or to celebrate spring.

Ingredients

  1 package cake mix

  2 tsp McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract

   McCormick® Assorted NEON Food Colors and Egg Dye

   white frosting

  1 package flaked coconut

   Assorted candies, such as jelly beans, gumdrops, marshmallows and licorice strings (for decorating)

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Directions

Prepare cake mix as directed on package, adding vanilla to batter. Bake as directed on package in 13x9-inch baking pan. Cool cake in pan on wire rack.

Cut cake as shown in diagram. Cut out small circle from scraps for the tail, or use a marshmallow.

Assemble cake to form a bunny shape. Stir about 7 drops of desired Neon color into frosting. Spread tinted frosting on cake. Tint coconut the same color as frosting (see Tip). Gently pat onto frosted cake. Sprinkle Neon Green-tinted coconut around bottom of bunny for grass effect. (If desired coconut may be omitted.)

Use jelly beans, gumdrops and licorice strings for the eye, nose and mouth.