This Easter Bunny Cake Will Be the Darling of the Dessert Table

Learn how to make an Easter bunny cake.

Easter and bunnies basically go hand in hand and this might just be the cutest cottontail Easter Bunny Cake recipe ever! With a tie made of jelly beans and a coconut and vanilla frosted face, we're pretty sure both your adult and little Easter guests will be coming back for more than one slice.

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All you need is a box of yellow cake mix to construct the adorable Easter bunny cake, plus a few other ingredients you may even have in your cabinet at the moment. Click here to see the cut-out pattern for this bunny cake.

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Best Easter Bunny Cake Recipe


  • 1 (18.25-oz) box yellow cake mix

  • Vanilla frosting

  • 2 cups coconut, divided

  • Red food coloring

  • Jellybeans

  • Small candies

  1. Prepare cake mix according to package directions. Bake in two 9-inch round pans at 350°F for 25 to 30 minutes. Cool in pans for 10 minutes; remove to a rack and cool for 1 hour.

  2. Set 1 cake on a large serving tray. Cut other cake into 2 large bunny ears and a bow tie; arrange as shown. Cover cake with vanilla frosting.

  3. Tint 1 cup coconut pink by shaking in a plastic bag with a few drops of red food coloring; sprinkle on ears. Sprinkle head with 1 cup white coconut. Decorate with jellybeans and small candies.

Kitchen Counter

Per Serving: 480 calories, 73g carbs, 3g protein, 20g fat, 360mg sodium, 25mg cholesterol, 1g fiber