Easter Egg Cake Recipe: KinderArt ®
EASTER EGG CAKE RECIPE
Submitted by: Amanda Formaro [Amanda is the crafty, entrepreneurial mother of four children. www.amandascookin.com]
Wow the kids and your friends with this super easy Easter egg cake. All the fun is in the decorating. Be creative and use whatever colors and decorating fashion you wish.
- your favorite box cake, any flavor
- yellow and green food coloring
- white icing (recipe below)
- green, orange, yellow, and pink decorator gel
- white decorator frosting
- decorating tip
- silver non pareils
- round cake pans
Note: This cake uses one round cake pan. Therefore, you can make two Easter egg
cakes, or make cupcakes with the remaining batter.
Prepare cake mix as directed. Pour half the prepared batter into round cake pan
and bake as directed on box. Allow to cool thoroughly before frosting and
Prepare the white icing by following the recipe below. When finished, remove 3/4
cup of the frosting to a seperate bowl. Add a two drops of green food coloring
to the small bowl and stir until thoroughly mixed. Add three drops of yellow
food coloring to the large bowl of white frosting, stir thoroughly.
White Buttercream Icing
- 16-ounce package confectioners sugar
- 6 tbsp butter or margarine, softened
- 3 to 4 tbsp milk
- 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
- 1/8 tsp salt
In a medium bowl, with mixer at medium-low speed, beat all ingredients until the
icing is smooth and of easy spreading consistency. Add a few drops of red food
coloring, 3 for light pink, 6 or so for dark pink.
When cake is COMPLETELY cooled, cut a straight line, off center, down the cake
so that you are removing a rectangular piece from the center of the circle. (See
Place rectangle at the bottom of your cake platter, position remaining
half circles together to form oval. Place above the rectangle as if sitting on
Using the green frosting, carefully frost the rectangle. using the yellow
frosting, completely cover the "egg". Smoot frosting with a flat cake spreader
or a smooth butter knife.
To decorate the cake, simply pipe designs in zig zags, swirls and lines across
the cake with decorator gel and decorator frosting. Use non pareils to dot
across the cake's surface. Use decorator gels and dot in alternating colors
along the decorator frosting piping. Cut the ends off of gumdrops to decorate
the top of the cake (see photo). Line gumdrops along the bottom of the green
You can decorate the egg however you please. use a different color for the
frosting if you prefer. Creativity is the key!
by: Time-Life Books
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