Take a fresh look at your lifestyle.

Bunny Cake Collaboration with Haniela’s

Bunny Cake Collaboration with Haniela’s, Lay The Table

                   Haniela’s Easter Bunny Cake                           Munchkin Munchkins’ Funny Bunny 

                                                                                      Ombre Cake

I am always tickled when my friend, Hani, of Haniela’s, invites me to do a collaboration with her. 🙂  This time it’s a bunny collaboration, and as you can see we were on the same wavelength when we each made a cake, as opposed to cookies. It was meant to be! Bunny Cake Collaboration with Haniela’s, Lay The Table This cake offered me the opportunity to do something a little different with my new bunny cookie cutters. The ear cutter was made (and given to me) by Bobbi of Bobbi’s Cookies & Cutters, designed from my “bunny cookies and milk” cookies. They are actually made to go on the rim of a glass, but I thought they’d be perfect for this Funny Bunny cake. The bunny muzzle cookie was made by Tracy of Whisked Away Cutters, designed from my funny bunny cookie design.  Bobbi also made a “funny bunny” cutter.  It was so fun working with these two talented gals!

READ  Double~Decker Flag Cookies & SprinkleBakes Book Winner!

Whisked Away Cutters offers different sizes for the cutter; I used the 4-inch size for the cake.

Bunny Cake Collaboration with Haniela’s, Lay The Table

I knew I wanted to make an ombre cake, since I never have. I even made it from scratch, which isn’t always the case, using this recipe from Wilton, though I did use pre-made buttercream. 

I was pretty happy with the pink ombre reveal.

The bottom border was decorated with SweetWorks Celebration Pearls. Bunny Cake Collaboration with Haniela’s, Lay The Table

Haniela’s cake is so cheery, bright, and perfect for spring/Easter!I love the contrast of the chocolate bunnies.  Hani has a wonderful video on making the cake, posted on her youtube channel.  If you haven’t subscribed to her channel, you should! I really enjoy her videos, and they are so instructive! 🙂

READ  Big Yellow School Bus Cookie

Click HERE for the link to the video.

Thanks, Hani!

Funny Bunny Cake


  1.  Make the cake according to recipe linked above.

(My cake pans were 6-inch pans, but you can modify the cake according to the size of your pans.)

2. Buttercream icing (2-3 cups)

3. Pink gel food coloring

4. Ear and Bunny Face cookies* (Make cookies a day ahead

5. Decorative candy (Sixlets)

6. Black food marker


1. Place the darkest cake layer on a cake board and spread with icing

READ  Sugar Cookies for the Daring Bakers...September Theme

2. Continue with cakes until you end up with the lightest color on top.

3. Frost the entire cake with the icing.

4. Attach the bunny face cookie by putting a dollop of icing on the back and pressing it firmly, but gently onto the cookie. Hold in place for a moment. (If it doesn’t hold, insert a couple of toothpicks underneath the teeth, or somewhere else to support the cookie, just don’t forget to remove the toothpicks when you eat the cake.)

READ  "I'm bananas for you!" Monkey and Banana Cookies

5.  On the top of the cake, use a small, sharp knife to make slits big enough to insert the ear cookies.

6. Gently press the candies into the bottom edge of the cake, making a pretty pattern.


1.  Bake sugar cookies using this recipe.

2. Cut out parts of the bunny with cutters.

3. Bake cookies and let cool.

4. Make royal icing and tint some of it pink, leaving the rest white.

5. With a #3 tip and the pink icing, outline and fill the inside of the ears.

READ  Whooo-ray for Fall!

6. Outline and fill the nose with the pink icing also. 

7. Let the pink icing dry for about 30 minutes, and then outline and fill the rest of the ears and the faces.

8. Allow the cookies to dry for 6-8 hours, or overnight.

9. Use edible marker to make details on the bunny face.

Have Fun and Happy Easter! 

Bunny Cake Collaboration with Haniela’s, Lay The Table

Linked to:

Kitchen Fun and Crafty Friday I’m Lovin’ it {Linky Party} Bunny Cake Collaboration with Haniela’s, Lay The Table

Leave A Reply

Your email address will not be published.