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Easter Basket Cake

TOTAL TIME
MIN.
SERVINGS
12
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INGREDIENTS

  • 1 pkg. (5 ct.) PEEPS® Marshmallow Chicks
  • 14 oz. MIKE AND IKE® Jelly Beans
  • 1 standard box cake mix (see package for additional ingredients)
  • 2 containers of vanilla frosting
  • 1 cup shredded coconut
  • 1 oz. green food coloring
  • 1/3 cup water

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Prepare cake mix according to package directions for making two 8” round cakes. Bake cakes and let cool.
  2. To layer, place one cake on a plate and top with vanilla frosting. Place second cake on top of first. Lightly frost entire cake.
  3. Chill cake in refrigerator for one hour. Add a second coating of frosting. Using a large serving fork, create vertical and horizontal lines to make a basket-weave design in frosting on side of cake.]
  4. Spread coconut shavings onto a tray. Mix 20 drops of green food coloring with 1/3 cup water in a spray bottle. Spray green color onto coconut shavings or add drops directly onto coconut and mix well with hand.
  5. Place coconut on top of cake. Place PEEPS® Marshmallow Chicks and MIKE AND IKE® Jelly Beans on top of coconut to create an Easter scene.

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ABOUT MARSHMALLOW PEEPS®

The wonderful combination of sweet colored sugar and fluffy marshmallow creates an unforgettable taste experience. PEEPS® Brand Marshmallow Candies are made by Just Born, Inc., a family-owned candy manufacturer. We make everyone's favorite candies: MIKE AND IKE®, HOT TAMALES®, TEENEE BEANEE® Gourmet Jelly Beans, GOLDENBERG'S® PEANUT CHEWS®, and of course, PEEPS® Brand Marshmallow Candies.

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