Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Hey Everybunny…

…hippity hoppity, Easter’s on its way. Last night I made two bunny cupcakes and when I woke up, I found all these itty-bitty baby bunnies hopping around my kitchen. You do the math.

Hey Everybunny!

Innocent-looking, aren’t they…
Bunny Cupcakes

Bunny Cupcakes

Cupcakes: I used a Rose Berenbaum recipe for Yellow Downy Butter Cake from her book, The Cake Bible, which, by the way is a fantastic resource. Lots of recipes, tips and explanations. I however, need a few more lessons in “cake chemistry” to get mine to come out exactly the way it’s supposed to.

Frosting: Basic Buttercream (from an earlier post)

Decorations: Fondant for the ears. I used some bunny cookie cutters to shape the fondant the night before. I cut off the bunny face (see pic below) to make it easier to stick the ears into the cupcakes. Then I left them out on the counter to dry out so they would stand up straight. For the curved ears, I placed in the bottom of a shallow bowl so they would form to that shape while they dried. You could even lay them over a glass, or something round like that. Also, I needed something for the whiskers, so I came across these Japanese somen noodles that worked out pretty good. And then, just m&ms and different sprinkles for the faces. Bunny Fun!

Bunny Cupcakes

Bunny Ears

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Kathy said...

Just want to offer my prayers and thoughts to Bakerella on your recent posts. I pray for your healing and recovery on this road and thank you for all the joy and gifts you have given us all from being who you are. God bless you and your family.

March 18, 2011 09:23 AM
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Sabrina said...

I had a question about your absolutely adorable bunny cupcakes! How do you get them to become so tall, because usually when I make cupcakes, they’re not necessarily flat, but they don’t become that tall? thanks so much!

April 21, 2011 11:08 PM
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Sharon Driscoll said...

do you sell your cake pop’s on line, I see all the books but the product themselves?? I have spent an hour trying to e-mail you, your e-mail adress does not work well at all. thanks

December 3, 2011 11:13 AM
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A2Q said...

OMGGGG Lovelyyy!! Im a student and i guess i wont study ill try every recipe you had posted ;P

February 24, 2012 09:00 AM
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Sofie (taartinspiratie) said...

These bunnies just look wonderful, simple, but really sweet. A great easter treat.

March 10, 2012 04:08 PM
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maria said...

those bunny cupcakes were so cute i want to know how to make them

March 11, 2012 11:44 PM
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grace said...

One word- ADORABLE

March 16, 2012 10:54 AM
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Mari said...

OMG! Sloop cute! I must make these for Easter this year. Thanks for sharing. Love your blog:)

March 23, 2012 09:48 AM
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Inky said...

Someone posted this on facebook… I’m trying to bake them rightaway!! They are awesome!

April 8, 2012 06:27 AM
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chocolate all the way said...

Please look above and once you are done click on the first link or my name.

June 7, 2012 12:44 PM
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Lantana said...

AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA cute overload! These could quite possibly be the cutest thing i have ever seen!

January 18, 2013 10:31 AM
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ss said...

amazing

May 10, 2013 07:13 AM
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Marti said...

Can you bake macarrons???

February 20, 2014 02:02 PM
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Catie said...

Awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww!

March 28, 2014 02:26 PM
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Bec said...

I am drowning in cute.

April 1, 2014 03:58 PM
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Jenna said...

These look amazing. Looks hard to do but actually they’re not.

May 31, 2014 10:38 AM
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