6 Easter Lamb Cake Recipes
Easter lamb cakes are tradition in many households, and it's about to be your new tradition if it isn't already! Don't be intimidated by them, a lamb cake mold ($15; Amazon) makes the process doable for the lifelong baker or the baking novice. Just be sure to grease and flour it well so the cake doesn't stick to the pan! Whether you're looking to make a lamb cake from scratch or from a box mix, the whole family will have fun decorating the cake (or cupcakes!) using frosting and an assortment of Easter candies. Here we have all the Easter lamb cake inspiration you need to get started.
Easter Lamb Cake II
Easter Lamb Cupcakes
Easter Lamb Cake I
Easter Lamb Cake
Reviewer Susan suggests adding pudding mix to the cake mix for an even denser cake that will hold its shape better: "Easter Lamb cakes are a Polish Easter tradition. I have been making them with my mother for many years. We now add an instant pudding mix to a box cake mix to get the heavier 'pound cake' like density."
Coconut Lamb Cake
The flaked coconut gives the illusion of wool — be sure to reserve some to tint with green food coloring and arrange around the mold as grass!
Easter Lamb Pound Cake
"When I was young, every Easter my grandmother would make this wonderful lamb cake in an old cast iron mold that she'd had since the 1950's," says recipe creator Joanie. "After the cake cooled, it was my duty to decorate the cake. What fun I had creating my masterpiece with frosting, coconut and jelly beans!"