Magic Bunny-In-A-Hat Cake
Prep Time: 1 hour
(Ready in 2 hours, 55 minutes)
Makes 12 Servings
2 (18.25-oz.) pkg. Yellow Cake Mix
2 1/2 cups water
2/3 cup oil
1 (16-oz.) Chocolate Fudge Frosting
1/2 (16-oz.) Vanilla Frosting
EQUIPMENT AND DECORATIONS
2 oblong cream-filled oval-shaped cookies
2 (8 inch) bamboo skewers
1 large marshmallow, cut in half
1 miniature marshmallow, cut in half
2 blue candy-coated chocolate pieces
6 small pieces black string licorice
2 strips strawberry fruit roll by the foot
Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour two 10-oz. custard cups, two 8 inch round cake pans
and one 9 inch round cake pan. In very large bowl, combine cake mixes, water, oil and
eggs; beat at low speed until moistened. Beat 2 minutes at medium speed. Spoon 3/4 cup
batter into each greased and floured custard cup. Divide remaining batter evenly into
greased and floured cake pans. Place cake pans in oven first, then custard cups.
Bake at 350°F. Bake cakes in custard cups for 25 to 30 minutes; bake cakes in round cake
pans for 45 to 55 minutes or until toothpick inserted in centers comes out clean. Cool 15
minutes. Remove cakes from cups and pans; place on wire racks. Cool 45 minutes or until
With serrated knife, trim tops of all cakes to level. Place one 8 inch round cake on
serving plate, trimmed side up. Spread small amount of chocolate frosting on cut surface
of cake. Top with remaining 8-inch round cake, trimmed side down. Frost sides and top of
cake with chocolate frosting.
Place 9 inch round cake, trimmed side down, on top of 8 inch layer cake to form brim of
hat. Frost with chocolate frosting.
Spread small amount of vanilla frosting on cut surface of each trimmed custardcup cake.
Place frosted surfaces of cakes together to form ball. Place ball on top of 9-inch round
cake for head of bunny. Insert bamboo skewers through head and hat to secure; about 2
inches of skewers will stick out of top. Insert cookies onto skewers for ears. Frost bunny
head and ears with vanilla frosting.
Cut large marshmallow in half for paws; place on cake in front of body. Cut miniature
marshmallow in half for eyes; flatten slightly and place on head. With small amount of
frosting, attach blue candies to marshmallow eyes. Use licorice for whiskers. Cut fruit
roll into pieces for nose, inside of ears and bow.
Magic Wands (They are Edible)
Time: 1 hour
Makes 12 Servings
Pretzel Magic Wands
12 Pretzel Rods
1 cup Semi-sweet Dark Chocolate or Chocolate Chips
3 oz White chocolate
Line baking sheet with waxed paper. Melt Semi-sweet Dark Chocolate or Chocolate Chips in
top of double-boiler over hot, not boiling, water. (Double-boiler prevents burning)
Remove from heat. Dip pretzel rods into chocolate, spooning chocolate to coat about 3/4 of
each pretzel. Place on prepared baking sheet. Refrigerate until chocolate is firm.
Melt white chocolate in top of double boiler over hot, not boiling, water. Remove from
heat. Dip coated pretzels quickly into wite chocolate to coat about 1/4 of each end of
pretzel. Place on baking sheet and refrigerate until chocolate is firm.
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