bundt cake, easter, jello, pink velveteen rabbit

Easter is just a few weeks away. Here is a fun treat to make for any get together.

This is a very easy, colorful and delicious cake to make for your grandchildren (or children) for Easter.

I created this for a JELL-O baking contest a few years ago.  It did not win the contest, but won my grandchildren’s praise.

Pink Velveteen Bunny Cake
Serves 12
A colorful and moist Bundt cake perfect for Easter.
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Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
45 min
Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
45 min
  1. no stick baking spray with flour
  2. 1 (18.25oz) box white cake mix
  3. 4 large eggs
  4. 1/2 cup water
  5. 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  6. 1/2 cup mascarpone cheese (or sour cream)
  7. 1 (3oz) box Raspberry Jell-O
  8. 3/4 cup confectioner sugar
  9. 1-3 tablespoons milk
  10. 1- 2 drops pink or red food coloring, or paste
  11. Easter candy to garnish
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Liberally spray a 10 cup bundt cake pan with no stick baking spray.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, place the cake mix, eggs, water, oil, mascarpone cheese and jello.
  3. Beat on medium speed of an electric mixer for 3 minutes. Pour and spread evenly in the bundt cake pan.
  4. Bake for 40-45 minutes or until cake tester (or toothpick) comes out clean. Remove from the oven and cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes.
  5. Invert the cake onto a serving platter and carefully remove the pan. Allow to cool about 15 minutes.
  6. In a medium size bowl, stir together the confectioner sugar, food coloring, and enough milk to make a smooth glaze. Start with 1 tablespoon at a time. Drizzle over the cake.
  7. Garnish with the Easter candy. Serves 12
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    1. Thank you. I made that so many years ago for a Jello contest but didn’t win. It was really moist and the kids liked it so I pulled it out of the archives. I would love to do a bunch of retro recipes sometime.

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