Well…I tried to make a bunny cake:-)

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I saw the bunny cake in the link below on Pinterest and thought I could try:
http://thestir.cafemom.com/food_party/171015/amazing_easter_bunny_cake_recipe

Well…my motto is ‘they will love your effort’ and when I showed my daughter the picture, she loved it! We decided to go ahead and try.

I first made two 8″ round strawberry cakes using strawberry cake mix. Well…actually I don’t actually own two 8″ round cake pans, I have a regular 8″ round cake pan and a 9″ spring form pan. After seeing that it wouldn’t really matter(each individual cake will make a bunny), I figured…meh, why not:-)

After the cakes were baked and cooled, the fun began.

I first took two small pieces of aluminum foil, laid it down and put some frosting on it the length of the cake.

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I then took my two cakes, cut them in half, spread frosting on one side of each 1/2 cake and stick it to it’s matching side and cut out a portion. One I made it simple and knew I would be adding ears, the other, I cut ears into it.

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The frosting was easy on the baked cake sides, but was tricky on the exposed cut side. You have to make sure you have enough frosting on so that as you spread, you don’t pull any cake crumbs into the rest of your frosting. Lesson learned, be prepared to use a lot of frosting. Each cake used almost a whole container of frosting.

My daughter loved the edible eyes from the baby cake pops so we decided that the bunnies needed eyes. The original bunny cake didn’t, but that didn’t stop us. We use pictures and things we find as inspiration and go from there:-). We also decided not to cover the bunny in coconut because we weren’t sure how many people really liked coconut.

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(My daughter playing with poses)

That second picture of the bunny that looked kind of funny would end up being our fancy dinner party cake.

We took pink lollipops and melted chocolate and poured it onto the lollipops to make ears:-). We loved how it turned out!!!

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We served this with fresh strawberries:-)

Our dinner party was a success and even though my bunny cake wasn’t magazine perfect it didn’t matter…it tastes good and was really fun!

Remember…They Will Love Your Effort:-)

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Hi! My name is Dominique and I’m lucky enough to be the wife to my True Love and mother to a little girl and a little boy. I grew up in the Midwest but have loved living in NC, our new home.

I’m actually an Industrial Engineer by schooling, but am now a domestic engineer(Stay-at-home-Mom) and feel very blessed to have this job.

I have always loved the challenge in making the most of things…whether it’s figuring out that a filing cabinet , a $10 piece of countertop and a few scraps of wood can be turned into a desk, that a curtain sheer, some ribbon, and a square piece of fabric can be transformed into an Elsa-like dress, or how to provide an interesting lunch for my little girl who is in a peanut free classroom. I love to figure things out and to create.

I hope you enjoy reading my posts. I hope that my posts will inspire you to create. I hope that with my posts you will see that They Will Love Your Effort, whether things turn our perfect or not;-)

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