Wilton Cottontail Collection Cake

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by Wilton Design Team

Wilton Cottontail Collection Cake

A colorful collection of cookies and cake makes celebrating Easter hip-hoppin’ fun. Create the Wilton Cottontail Collection cake to add to the fun!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include neither the baking time for the cake, the cooling time for the cake nor the making the cookies ahead of time.
  • 2
    Prepare and roll out dough. Cut 25 eggs using cutter from set. Use patterns to cut 3 each for left arm and foot; reverse patterns and cut 3 each for right arm and foot. Bake and cool cookies.
  • 3
    Place cookies on cooling grid over drip pan; cover with thinned color flow; let dry 24 hours. Create a batch of Color Flow Icing (recipe available on Wilton's website). Decorate using full-strength color flow and tip 3; sprinkle on colored sugar while icing is still wet. Let dry.
  • 4
    Stack 3 like arm and foot cookies together using thin layer of color flow as glue. Let dry.
  • 5
    Enlarge template 200%. Download and print. Position bunny pan and pattern on foamcore board. Cut base board and wrap with foil.
  • 6
    Bake and cool cake. Ice smooth inside ears. Using tip 3, pipe outline eyes; outline and pipe in mouth (pat smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch). Using tip 3, outline and pipe in nose and tongue (pat smooth). Cover remainder of cake and stacked cookies with tip 18 stars. Position cake and arms on base board. Position egg cookies and feet. Tip: combine Violet with Rose for Violet shown. Combine Lemon Yellow with Golden Yellow for Yellow shown. Combine Brown with Red-Red for Brown shown.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Wilton Icing Colors 1 oz. Rose 104103413
  • Wilton Icing Colors 1 oz. Royal Blue 104103417
  • Wilton Icing Colors 1 oz. Leaf Green 104103422
  • Wilton Icing Colors 1 oz. Violet 104103416
  • Wilton Icing Colors 1 oz. Lemon Yellow 104103402
  • Wilton Icing Colors 1 oz. Golden Yellow 104103403
  • Wilton Icing Colors 1 oz. Red-Red 104103424
  • Wilton Icing Colors 1 oz. Brown 104103415
  • Wilton Step by Step Cake Pan Bunny 104103575
  • Wilton Recipe Right Cookie Sheet 3 pc. 104105996
  • Wilton 10 inch x 16 inch Cooling Grid 104106022
  • Wilton Decorating Tip No. 3 104103110
  • Wilton Decorating Tip No. 18 104103100
  • Wilton Cookie Cutter Set Bunny 4 pc. 104784024 (use the Egg Cookie Cutter)
  • Wilton Fanci-Foil Wrap Silver 104103289
  • Your Favorite Buttercream Icing Recipe
  • Your Favorite Rollout Cookie Dough
  • Wilton Sugar Sprinkles 3 oz. Blue 104103801
  • Fox Run Brands Sprinkles Shaker 4 Cell Easter 104101268
  • Wilton Color Flow Mix 4 oz. 104106222
  • Confectioners Sugar
  • Corn Starch
  • Knife
  • Foam Board 1/2 inch x 12 inch x 36 inch
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