By Allrecipes Editors
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These creative Easter cakes are decorated like bunnies, lamb, and Easter baskets. Read on for amazing Easter cake recipes and Easter cake decorating ideas.

Easter Bunny Cake Ideas

Everyone wonders what the connection is between Easter and bunnies. While you're coming up with your own explanation, enjoy these cute Easter cake decorating ideas.

Easter Bunny Cake

This easy-to-make Easter bunny cake starts with a store-bought round pound cake. Watch the video to see how to cut the cake to shape the bunny,and how to decorate it with frosting, coconut, licorice, jelly beans, and construction paper ears.

Easy Bunny Cake

"We make this every year for Easter, the kids love it! I outline the bowtie in chocolate chips to define it a little more and then fill it in with the pink tinted coconut. I also spread green tinted coconut around the edges of the cake on the cookie sheet to give it alittle more color." -- Epearce

Photo by AudiesMama

Easter Bunny 'Butt' Cake

This little bunny got stuck going down a rabbit hole. Watch the video to see how to make this bottoms-up bunny. It's easier than you might think.

Bunny Cake with Round Cake Pans

"You don't need a special template or baking pan for this easy Easter bunny cake, just a couple of round cake pans will do," says liz. "I like to bake the cake from scratch, but you can also use a mix if you're short on time. You can use store-bought or cream cheese frosting as well."

Photo by rach1780

Easter Lamb Cake Ideas

Lamb cakes are an Easter tradition that symbolizes spring and fertility. You can still find the molds in stores. The cakes are traditionally made with pound cake but your favorite cake mix will work just as well. Use shredded coconut to make the lamb's white and wooly coat. Check out these amazing DIY Easter cake ideas.

Easter Lamb Cake II

"This recipe is a godsend. It comes out as a nice dense pound cake that is perfect for frosting and decorating. It just got out of the oven and was unmolded PERFECTLY." -- Patrick Henry

Easter Lamb Cake II | Photo by Anita BS

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Easter Carrot Cake Ideas

Bunnies love carrots. Maybe that's why carrot cakes are so popular at Easter time. Certainly they make a lovely addition to the brunch buffet. Decorate with orange frosting "carrots" for a festive look.

Carrot Cake III

"This is the best carrot cake I have tasted in my life! It was absolutely delicious. And it was my first time making a cake from scratch. No more store bought cake for me." -- maryo

Carrot Cake III | Photo by Allrecipes Magazine

Carrot Cake with Pineapple Cream Cheese Frosting

"This rich, moist cake has all the flavor, without all the fat and calories," says Meghan Miller. "Because it is so full of carrots, pineapple, and nuts it is similar to a fruit bread. For the best flavor, bake the cake one day ahead."

Photo by Christina

More Carrot Cake Recipes.

Easter Cake Basket Ideas

A-tisket a-tasket. Check out this Easter basket. You can bake a cake from scratch, from a mix, or use a store-bought cake. It's the decorations that make it an Easter treat. And that handle? Click on the recipe to discover the easy secret.

Easter Basket Cake

"Huge hit at Easter. Everyone loved it! And they were so amazed I did it myself. It was great! Thanks for the great idea!" -- tannersmommy07

Photo by RosieBelle

Easter Cake in the Instant Pot

Instant Easter cake?! Well, more or less. This cheesecake "bakes" in the Instant Pot for about 35 minutes.

Malted Milk Instant Pot Cheesecake

"If you like malted milk balls, you will love this cheesecake!" says Kim's Cooking Now! "Perfect for Easter, when those colorful malted milk eggs are available, or anytime of the year using Whoppers. Cheesecake can be decorated with additional candies, a chocolate drizzle, or however you like."

Photo by Kim's Cooking Now

And we're not close to being done with adorable Easter decoration ideas. Here are more recipes for super-cute Easter cupcakes, including the 10 Most Adorable Easter Cupcakes.

Check out our collection of Easter Cake Recipes.