President & CEO Elaine Schroth's Famous Bunny Cake

Looking for a fun recipe to make with your kids this weekend? Test out this easy and tasty Bunny Cake!


  • 1 (18.25 ounce) package yellow cake mix
  • 3 ¾ cups flaked coconut
  • 1 (16 ounce) package vanilla frosting
  • 30 small jellybeans
  • 4 red licorice

Step 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.

Step 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 bow-tie, place about 1/2 inch below head.

Step 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 bow-tie with jellybeans and use the licorice to make whiskers.

**Make this your own creation by playing with the colors of the coconut & frosting, include fresh fruit or add some grass around it (more coconut) 

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