PEEPS Easter Cake

Celebrate Easter with an PEEPS Easter Cake. This simple Easter cake with peeps around will be an egg-cellent addition to your dessert table.

PEEPS Easter Cake

I’m always looking for an excuse for baking so with Easter right around the corner and a couple of boxes of bunny PEEPS in the cabinet I decided to make an Easter cake made with PEEPS. I made the mistake of letting the boys see the PEEPS so the next hour seemed to take forever to pass by as the starred at the PEEPS while I made the cake. The PEEPS Easter Cake is pretty simple to make and is sure to be winner in the eyes of children, especially surrounded by the colorful sugary marshmallows. You can make it any size with any flavor of cake, box or from scratch, and can use any color Bunny PEEPS, we used the yellow and pink ones, you will need 22 for an 8 inch cake.

PEEPS Easter Cake

This PEEPS Easter Cake is made with a yellow cake base and is decorated with green frosting piped with a Wilton tip #233. If you don’t have a Wilton cake decorating tip, you can just spread the green frosting on the top of the cake using a knife or spatula. Coconut tinted with green food coloring could also be used as the “grass” on top of this PEEPS Easter Cake. Spread the frosting around the sides of the cake which will act like glue and then press the PEEPS onto the side in any pattern of your choice.

PEEPS Easter Cake

Celebrate Easter with an PEEPS Easter Cake. This easy Easter cake with peeps around it is an egg-cellent addition to your dessert table.

Ingredients
  • 8 inch cake approx 2 in high
  • 2 cups white frosting
  • PEEPS - 22 Bunnies
  • Green food coloring
  • Wilton decorating bag
  • Wilton tip No. 233
Instructions
  1. Cook cake according to directions, let cool
  2. Frost sides of cake with white frosting, stick PEEPS on the side. If they are not sticking add frosting to back of PEEPS first to create "glue."
  3. Color remaining white frosting green
  4. Using Wilton tip #233 pipe grass on the top of cake.
Recipe Notes

To "glue" the bunny on the side, I found it easiest to place a little white frosting in a small zip-lock bag, then cut a small hole in the corner so I could make a thin line on the back of the bunny

 

PEEPS Easter Cake

PEEPS Easter Cake

easter cakes made with peeps

Have you ever made an Easter cake with peeps around it?

I spotted some chocolate flavored PEEPS the other day and can’t wait to make cupcakes with them.

 

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Save this egg-cellent PEEPS Easter Cake idea for the spring.

PEEPS Easter Cake

Looking for other Easter desserts to make? Try the PEEPS Easter Dirt Cups, easy Easter Bunny CakeRice Krispie Easter Eggs or Jello Eggs.

PEEPS Easter Dirt Cups easy easter bunny cake Hidden Surprise Rice Krispies Eggs jello jigglers

 

Comments

  1. nicole dz says:

    Beautiful cake for easter, would even look great sitting in the middle of the table as a centerpiece in a cake stand, until it’s time to eat! I love my peeps too! I have such a sweet tooth for them!

  2. loriag says:

    I have seen so many cute recipes with Peeps and this one is so simple and really cute.

  3. Sandra VanHoey says:

    If this isn’t the cutest cake ever, what an awesome job you did on this one,

  4. This is beautiful!! i want to try to make one!! I have troubles making a regular cake look normal!

  5. Sarah L says:

    Now that cake is serious sugar overload. Pretty, though.

  6. Julie Wood says:

    I love this Peeps Easter Cake! It is so pretty and I will have to save the recipe and make it for Easter next year!

  7. Tammy says:

    This is so adorable! I admit to having an unnatural love of Peeps.

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