Looking for a fun Easter activity for the kids? Why not whip up your favourite cupcakes and turn them into Hippity-Hip little bunnies. It’s easy peasy and uses just a few items and sweets from your local grocery store. We will show you how in our step-by-step tutorial below – but you can also pre-order one of these Hippity-Hip Bunny Baking Kits from our online store with all the dry ingredients and decorations already  pre-measured and pre-packed. Ready … set … let’s bake!

 

Bake your favourite cupcakes and whip up buttercream frosting.

 

Cut marshmallows in half diagonally, then dip the cut sticky side in pink sugar. TIP: Spray a little cooking spray on your scissors so the marshmallows don’t make your scissors sticky.

 

Fill a piping bag with vanilla buttercream, snip the end off and pipe a swirl of buttercream onto each cupcake or use a palette knife or butter knife to spread a generous amount of buttercream onto your cupcake

 

Cover the buttercream with white vermicelli. You can pat it down and shape the cupcake once you have dipped the entire cupcake into the vermicelli.

 

Add your marshmallow Bunny ears, use pink jelly beans for the nose, chocolate drops for the eyes and for the whiskers cut and use liquorice ropes to complete your Bunny Cupcakes.

 

Want to have even more fun? We’ve also got a fun craft activity for you, simply download and print the Easter Photo Props attached and get the little ones to cut them out and using hot glue, glue them to skewer sticks to make fun photo props for Easter.

 

Lastly, don’t forget TO HAVE FUN!

Lots of Love

Annie

 

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We live in a time of sky scraper cakes where taller is better, where extreme baking has become commonplace and where social media continues to influence our daily choices, be it that smoothie bowl you saw this morning or the mud cake tower you saw this afternoon. For us nothing takes the cake like, well, cake but what do you do when you’ve created a multilayer beast and traditional cake cutting methods just leaves you in a heap of icing and crumbs leaving behind a Leaning Tower of Pisa?

A recent cake cutting video went viral for this very reason, offering us a solution to the messy business of cutting tall cakes. Shared by Katherine Sabbath, known for cakes as tall as they are breathtaking, it demonstrates using a long knife and a cutting board, supporting the entire side of the cake while cutting it and laying it down onto the cutting board. After that, simply cut vertical pieces of the tall cake before setting them down onto a plate or serving tray.

We decided to put this cake cutting method to the test with one of our own cakes. We chose a 15 cm (6 inch) Orange cake. We estimate the slices on this cake to be 8 to 10 slices using the traditional cutting method, but using Katherine Sabbath’s method, we were able to yield 16 delicious “responsible” servings of cake fingers using the cutting guidelines below.


For cleaner and smoother cuts, be sure to have a jug of hot water and a clean cloth, clean your knife by dipping it into the hot water, dry it with a cloth before cutting your next cake slice.

This cutting method works well at a party where other cakes and treats are also served, but the best thing about this is you can always get up for seconds and thirds! Here is a step by step video.