the brunches and the mad dash to find the "golden" egg, this year
try something different during the Easter holiday. Surprise your
children or grandchildren with a delicious Easter Bunny Cake.
Your local craft or kitchen store should carry molds for various
"bunny" cakes at very reasonable costs. Purchase some colored
"grass" along with a bag of gf jelly beans and gf Hershey kisses.
Invite your children to help you create a bunny masterpiece.
tested a delicious gf chocolate cake with a light buttercream
frosting that we are sure you and your family will enjoy. Decorate
with shredded coconut, gf chocolate, gf jelly beans and any other
gf candy treats you may enjoy. Below are some tips for frosting
and decorating cakes which you may find helpful:
Have all equipment at hand
Make sure cake is completely cool; chilled is even better
Place the cake on a flat surface to frost. Tuck strips of wax
paper under edges of the cake and pull the strips away once the
cake is completely frosted.
If you don't have a platter large enough for a large cake, use
an inverted baking sheet and cover it with aluminum foil. Once
the cake is frosted and decorated, sift confectioners sugar over
the border of the cake and any exposed aluminum foil for decorative
Brush all crumbs away from cake and work surface before frosting.
To frost a single layer cake, turn the layer upside down so that
the flat side is up. For a two layer cake, spread 1/2 inch of
frosting on top and place the second cake layer upside down on
If using a buttercream frosting, seal the outside of the cake
to prevent the crust from pulling up: using an icing spatula,
apply a thin layer of frosting to the top and sides of the cake,
then refrigerate for 10 minutes until set. Frost the cake.