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PEEPS® Easter Garden Cake

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PEEPS® Easter Garden Cake
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 1 hr 20 min
  • Servings 12
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Is it a cake or the cutest garden you've ever seen? Your guests will just have to take a bite to find out. PEEPS® Easter Garden Cake is a showstopper Easter cake idea you can put together with just 20 minutes of prep time. Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ Devil's Food Cake Mix creates the base, and then it's all about the decoration. If your little bunnies are peeking on the prep, invite them to help make the PEEPS® cake with cookie crumbs, PEEPS® marshmallow bunnies and chicks, icing and Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy Chocolate Frosting.
Updated Feb 11, 2021

Ingredients

  • 1 box Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ Devil's Food Cake Mix
  • Water, oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
  • 1 container Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy Chocolate Frosting
  • 1 cup chocolate cookie crumbs
  • 1 pouch (8 oz) Betty Crocker™ Green Decorating Icing
  • 8 to 12 PEEPS® marshmallow bunnies
  • 1 tube (4.25 oz) Betty Crocker™ Orange Decorating Icing

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray. Make cake as directed on box for 13x9-inch pan. Cool in pan on cooling rack until completely cooled, about 30 minutes.
  • 2
    Spread chocolate frosting on top of cake; sprinkle with chocolate cookie crumbs. Use green icing to make garden rows, using photo as guide. Insert toothpick halfway into base of each PEEPS® marshmallow bunny. Insert bunnies, toothpick side down, into cake.
  • 3
    Use orange and green icings to make carrots on cake, using photo as a guide. Cut into 4 rows by 3 rows to serve.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Add color and variety to your PEEPS® cake by adding a few Easter-colored PEEPS® marshmallow chicks to your garden, too!
  • tip 2
    Have extra PEEPS® leftover from your Easter garden cake? Try using them in this recipe for PEEPS® Chick Surprise-Inside Cupcakes. All of your guests will love splitting open the center to see what goodies are inside!
  • tip 3
    Rethink the meaning behind a carrot cake with this fun recipe for Carrot Top PEEPS® Bunny Cake. Don't forget to decorate with a ring of PEEPS® all the way around.
  • tip 4
    To get a grass effect without the use of a decorating bag and tips, make rows with green icing on top of the cake. Using the tongs of a fork, pull up on frosting to get a grass-like look.

Nutrition

470 Calories, 20g Total Fat, 4g Protein, 68g Total Carbohydrate, 26g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
470
Calories from Fat
180
Total Fat
20g
31%
Saturated Fat
7g
34%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
45mg
16%
Sodium
500mg
21%
Potassium
200mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
68g
23%
Dietary Fiber
1g
6%
Sugars
26g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 3 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 4 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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