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Easy Bunny Cake

Rated as 4.87 out of 5 Stars

"A simple version of a coconut white cake shaped like a bunny head! "
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1 h 25 m servings 457
Original recipe yields 12 servings


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  1. Heat oven and prepare two 9 inch round baking pans as directed on cake box. Prepare cake batter with as directed on package adding in 1/2 cup of coconut. Divide batter evenly between the prepared pans. Bake and cool cake as directed on package.
  2. When cooled, place one whole 9 inch cake layer on serving tray, forming the bunny's head. Cut 2 convex shaped ears from each side of the second layer, place on each side of head to form ears. Use concave shaped piece for the bowtie, place about 1/2 inch below head.
  3. Frost entire bunny covering top and sides of bunny. Pat remaining 3 1/4 cup coconut evenly over top and sides. Decorate the bunny face and bowtie with jellybeans and use the licorice to make whiskers.


  • Partner Tip
  • Reynolds® Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 457 calories; 19.6 68.8 2.8 < 1 362 Full nutrition

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this recipe was soooo easy. I used foil lined cookie sheet to display it bunny. Then I added green food coloring to some extra coconut and placed it around the bunny. A few robin's eggs in the g...

I've made this several times now and it's been a big hit every time. The best part is that it's sooo easy! For the inside of the ears I either use pink strawberry icing or use a little red foo...

i have been making this cake for easter for several years. i got the recipe when i was a child. i thought it was cute, and now my children enjoy it also. i let the kids from the neighborhood com...

I've been making this cake for years. I use white cake mix and cream cheese frosting. I also color some of the coconut pink for the ears and green for grass (I put around the cake).

We make this every year for Easter, the kids love it! I outline the bowtie in choc. chips to define it a little more and then fill it in with the pink tinted coconut. I also spread green tinted ...

I have made this cake 20+ years. Turns out sooooo cute. Let the kids help with this one. They will love it and you will to. Decorate with what ever you have. I use sliced Hershey chocolate ...

I made this cake because my husband's mom makes it every year, we live far away, so I made it for him. I used Carrot Cake mix and Cream Cheese Icing instead and no coconut. I tinted the icing wi...

One of the cutest cakes ever! I mixed it up a bit and used chocolate frosting and M&M's to decorate. Looked great and tasted great too!

I make this cake every year. This is a great hit with the kids. I like to use banana cake with banana frosting to give it a different flavor.