Colorful Bunny Watercolor Cake

Colorful Bunny Watercolor Cake

Try cake decorating with a unique watercolor painting effect that’s bound to impress. Decorated with pastel pink, teal, yellow and purple frosting, this Watercolor Bunny Cake is a beautiful way to finish your Easter meal. Use our printable bunny template to create your own stencil, then carefully paint various shades of frosting around the cake to make this beautiful dessert to share with family and friends.
  • Prep2 hr
  • Total Time4 hr 15 min
  • Skill LevelIntermediate
    Amount12-18 servings


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  1. Bake cake. Prepare the cake batter following recipe instructions. Bake and cool three cake layers. Level, fill and stack for a 6 in. high cake. Frost smooth using white buttercream.
  2. Make bunny pattern. Using a FoodWriter edible marker, trace the bunny pattern on parchment paper. Cut out the bunny and lightly press into the side of the cake.
  3. Tint icing.
    • Using Pink and Lemon Yellow icing colors, tint 1/4 cup frosting each pink and yellow
    • Using Teal icing color, tint 1 cup frosting teal
    • Tint 1/4 cup frosting purple by combining Violet and Pink icing colors to get purple color shown
  4. Ice cake. Using an offset spatula, swipe pink, teal, yellow and purple frosting around the sides and on top of the cake, taking care to overlap the stencil edges.
  5. Smooth frosting, letting colors blend slightly. Reserve the remaining teal frosting and remove the stencil from the cake.
  6. Decorate cake. Prepare a decorating bag with tip 4B and the remaining teal frosting. Pipe pull-out stars around the top edge of cake.


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