M&M's Easter Bunny Carrot Cake
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M&M's® Carrot Cake Easter Bunny Cake Recipe

Quick and Easy Pumpkin Carrot Cake Easter Bunny Recipe
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Dessert
Servings: 12
Author: Andrew Eaton


  • 1 can 15oz Pumpkin
  • 1 Box Spice Cake Mix
  • 1 10 oz bag M&M's® Carrot Cake
  • 1 10 oz bag M&M's® Milk Chocolate
  • 1 Small Bag M&M's® Peanut
  • 1 Can Cream Cheese Frosting
  • 1 Tub of whipped topping
  • 1 Bunny Cake Pan or two round pans - cut second cake to make ears


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Mix by hand, Pumpkin and Spice Cake Mix
  • Add 1/2 cup M&M's® Carrot Cake and mix
  • Pour mixture into greased (we use butter) cake pan
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 25 to 35 minutes (bunny pan is deeper than conventional pans which may take the full 35 minutes to bake)
  • Cake is done when toothpick is inserted 1 inch from side and comes out clean (don't be fooled by melted M&M's®!)
  • Allow cake to cool completely, remove from pan
  • Thaw whipped topping
  • Fold whipped topping and cream cheese frosting until incorporated
  • Spread on sides of cake with spatula, use piping bag with large head to pipe poofies onto the bunny to make the appearance of fur.
  • Add blue food coloring to a small amount of the frosting, pipe on whiskers with narrow pipe tools
  • Use M&M's® Milk Chocolate to create the inside area of the bunny ears
  • Use M&M's® Carrot Cake for the eyes
  • Use M&M's® Peanut for the nose and tongue