Easter Bunny Mound Cake
"Use gumdrops, hard candies, licorice, or other favorite treats to
make the facial features. You can also pat the cookie dough into
other shapes, such as flowers or eggs. Just be sure the shape is the
same thickness all over, so it will bake evenly"
1 package (about 18 oz.) white or yellow cake mix
3-3/4 cups (10-oz. pkg.) Sweetened Coconut Flakes, divided
1 can (about 13 oz.) ready-to-spread vanilla frosting
Jolly Rancher Jelly Beans
Twizzlers Pull 'n' Peel Candy for cake
Heat oven and prepare two 9-inch round baking pans as directed on
cake mix package. Prepare cake batter with whole eggs, water and oil
as directed on package; stir in 1/2 cup Mounds coconut. Divide
batter evenly among prepared pans; bake and cool as directed.
Place 1 whole layer on serving tray. forming head.
Cut 2 convex shaped ears from each side of second layer; place on
each side of head to form ears.
Use concave shaped piece for the bowtie, placing about 1/2 inch
below head. Frost entire bunny, covering top and sides. Pat
remaining 3-1/4 cups coconut evenly over top and sides. Decorate
bunny face and bowtie with Jolly Rancher Jelly Beans. Use Twizzlers
Pull 'n' Peel candy for whiskers. About 12 servings.
Tint coconut as directed on package, if desired