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Skinny Bunny Butt Cake

Skinny Bunny Butt Cake
  • Prep 40 min
  • Total 3 hr 45 min
  • Servings 15

Impress your Easter guests with this lighter version of bunny butt cake! ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1
box Betty Crocker™ white angel food cake mix
Water called for on cake mix box
Red food color
1
container (8 oz) Cool Whip™ lite frozen whipped topping, thawed
1
large marshmallow, cut in half
2
cups shredded coconut
2
strawberry or cherry stretchy and tangy taffy candies (from 6-oz bag)
Construction paper

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. Line 1 1/2-quart ovenproof bowl (8 inches across top) with cooking parchment paper. Place paper baking cup in each of 9 regular-size muffin cups.
  • 2
    Make cake batter as directed on box. Carefully spoon 4 1/2 cups batter into parchment-lined bowl. Spoon remaining batter into 9 muffin cups, filling two-thirds full.
  • 3
    Bake bowl 45 to 50 minutes, cupcakes 18 to 22 minutes or until golden brown and cracks on top feel dry. Place bowl on cooling rack. Cool completely, about 1 hour. Remove cupcakes from muffin pan. Cool completely, about 30 minutes. Remove paper baking cups from 3 of the cupcakes (save remaining cupcakes for another use).
  • 4
    Stir red food color into whipped topping to make desired pink color. Place bowl cake rounded side down on large serving plate; remove parchment paper. Spread 1/2 cup whipped topping over cake. Use whipped topping to adhere cupcakes to bowl cake for feet and bunny tail. Place marshmallow halves, cut sides down, on tops of 2 cupcakes to make heels of feet. Spread remaining whipped topping over cake. Sprinkle with coconut; press lightly to adhere.
  • 5
    Use rolling pin to press strawberry candies into 2 large rectangles. Cut 2 large ovals and 6 small circles out of candy. Press onto bottoms of bunny feet. Cut ears from construction paper; wrap ends that will be inserted into cake with plastic food wrap. Insert into cake. Remove ears and plastic wrap before serving. Store loosely covered in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

  • To decorate bunny butt as in photo: --Shake additional 1 cup coconut and 3 drops green food color in tightly covered jar until evenly tinted. Surround bunny with tinted coconut to look like grass. --Roll up punch berry chewy fruit snacks to make carrot shapes. Separate green-colored sour candies into strips; cut each strip in half crosswise. Press into large end of each carrot to make greens on carrot.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
230
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
11%
Saturated Fat
6g
30%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
300mg
13%
Potassium
90mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
39g
13%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
12g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 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; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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