Devil's Food Bunny Cake

Recipe by True Texas
READY IN: 1hr 5mins
YIELD: 1 cake
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1 34
    cups cake flour, sifted
  • 1
    teaspoon baking soda
  • 34
    teaspoon salt
  • 1 13
    cups sugar
  • 12
    cup butter
  • 1
    cup milk
  • 1
    teaspoon vanilla
  • 3
    unsweetened chocolate squares, melted
  • 4 12
    cups white seven minute frosting
  • 1 13
    cups coconut
  • 1
    drop red food coloring
  • green food coloring
  • assorted large gumdrop
  • red licorice, strips
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DIRECTIONS

  • Sift flour with soda, slat and sugar.
  • Soften butter.
  • Add flour; beat 2 minutes at medium speed.
  • Add vanilla, eggs, chocolate, and 1/4 cup milk.
  • Pour into 2 9-inch layer pans, lined with wax paper, (or greased and floured).
  • Bake 350 for 30 to 35 minutes. Remove and cool on racks.
  • Cut one of the layer cakes in half round spade to make a bow tie and two ears.
  • Frost entire cake. Tint 1/4 cup coconut with red food coloring. Sprinkle this coconut in the center of the ears.
  • Use gumdrops for nose, eyes and polka dots on tie, and red licorice strips to make a mouth and whiskers.
  • If desired, sprinkle additional coconut , tinted green, all around the bunny.
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