We baked our favorite chocolate cake in two 8-inch round pans. Our go-to recipe is Martha Stewart’s Salted Caramel 6-Layer Cake recipe. We made this cake without the caramel and in 2 layers. After the cakes cooled, we used Toba Garret’s decorators’ buttercream icing to frost the middle of the cakes.

To create the bunny cake:

-Cut the cake into two-thirds and one-thirds sections

-Turn the larger portion upside down to create the Bunny’s body

-Cut the smaller section in half and use one half turned upside down for the bunny’s face and further divide the remaining section in half to create the legs

To decorate the bunny cake:

-Frost the rest of the cake with icing and shaved coconut

-Ears: Milano Cookies

-Eyes and Whiskers: Black Jelly Beans

-Nose: Pink Jelly Bean

-Teeth: White Jelly Beans

-Cheeks, Paws and Tail: Marshmallows

-Additional cake decorations: Lindt Easter eggs and Jelly Beans


“All I really need is love, but a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt!” ––Lucy Van Pelt from the Peanuts


Recipes From This Party
Cookies:
Sugar Cookies: Allrecipes
Royal Icing: Karen’s Cookies
Stamp and Style Easter Cookie Cutters: Williams Sonoma
Chocolate Cake:
Bunny Cake Step By Step Directions: Food Network
Chocolate Cake: Martha Stewart
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Decor:
Floral Plates: Villeroy & Bach
Napkin Rings: Williams Sonoma
Egg Placecard Holders: Williams Sonoma
“Peter Cottontail” Singing Boy Bear: PAPYRUS

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16 Comments

  1. hal bloss
    March 7, 2018 / 11:15 pm

    oh my gosh that cake is so cute I have to try it! the sugar cookies on the other hand… I've never really mastered the art of!

  2. The Mama Maven Blog
    March 8, 2018 / 4:28 am

    The bunny cake and the cookies are amazing looking. I don't think I could do either justice.

  3. Luci Coo
    March 8, 2018 / 5:19 am

    That is such a cute cake and cookies. I think my niece would like to make the cake with me.

  4. SIAN LIFTS WEIGHTS
    March 8, 2018 / 5:42 am

    that white chocolate cake looks amazing and the party seems like a smash hit

  5. xholleewoodx
    March 8, 2018 / 6:05 am

    So cute! My husband and I tried to make a cake like that once but it was a total Pinterest fail moment 🙂

  6. Noelle Lynne
    March 8, 2018 / 6:38 am

    OMG soooo cute, going to bookmark this for my upcoming visit to Austin for Easter!

  7. Czjai Reyes-Ocampo
    March 8, 2018 / 12:03 pm

    That bunny cake is too pretty to eat! Dylan surely enjoys using the egg cracker! 🙂

  8. Jocelyn @ Hip Mama's Place
    March 8, 2018 / 1:08 pm

    Talk about a great way to make sure that Easter is going to be fun for the kids! I love how you celebrated Easter. All the details are perfect.

  9. Shruti Itchapurapu
    March 8, 2018 / 3:04 pm

    My my my! That cake is soo cute and would be such a hit with kids, your kids look precious too. Looks like you had great fun

  10. Kelly Edgar
    March 8, 2018 / 11:27 pm

    I love the creativity of the cakes! Looks so good and children will love this so much.

  11. Rachel
    March 9, 2018 / 12:37 am

    I really like your cake! Super cute. I’m not at all ready for Easter but I am hoping to prepare a tiny bit ahead of time this year.

  12. Jenn
    March 9, 2018 / 5:25 am

    Sooo cute! The bunny cake, the cookies like Easter is so much enjoyable by celebrating it with the kids!

  13. Marielle Altenor
    March 9, 2018 / 6:47 am

    Easter festivities are so much fun! I really hope the snow melts in time for us to have a Easter egg hunt this year.

  14. SveetesKapes
    March 9, 2018 / 7:05 am

    That party looks like so much funny! The kids surely seem to have had a blast. Such a cute cake.

  15. Tola
    March 11, 2018 / 5:17 am

    Aww that cake looks so cute, and like an easy enough tone to do with the kids too

  16. Ma Belle Vie
    March 11, 2018 / 8:02 pm

    Peter cotton tail is the cutest ever, i love baking for Easter, its so colorful and festive especiailly when you are able to get the kids involved in the process

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