Recipes | 4 March 2016Peeps-a-licious Bake-Off: Peeps Bunny Patch Cake Share article facebook twitter google pinterest We’ve made it to the end of our Peeps-a-licious! Bake-Off Week and have had a blast along the way. Hope you’ve followed along with us and enjoyed trying all of the delicious PEEPS recipes. If you’re a PEEPS fan, be sure to check out their new book. Pick up your copy here. We’re ending the week with the fanciest PEEPS recipe (IMHO), the PEEPS Bunny Patch Cake. Come on. You know you wanna try it. Pictures, videos, other shenanigans? Snap us at Quarto Knows or share via instagram (@QuartoCooks). Have a SWEET weekend! Makes 1 (9-inch) cake Ingredients 1 (15.25-ounce) box cake mix and ingredients called for on the package, flavor of choice 1 (16-ounce) container chocolate frosting, or your homemade recipe Approximately 30 PEEPS® Marshmallow Bunnies, assorted colors 3 chocolate sugar wafer cookies 1 green MIKE AND IKE® candy 3 orange MIKE AND IKE® candies Decorative picket fencing (available at craft stores; optional) 5–6 toothpicks Directions Preheat oven to 350°F. Prepare and bake cake according to package instructions in a 9-inch round cake pan. Let the cake cool to room temperature. Frost cake with chocolate frosting, reserving 1 tablespoon of frosting. Attach approximately 24 PEEPS® Bunnies, alternating colors and touching one another, to the side of the cake, wrapping around the entire cake. For the top, create a small planter box using the chocolate sugar wafer cookies. Cut 1 wafer cookie into thirds. Use the 2 whole wafer cookies as the front and back parts of the planter and 2 of the 3 pieces of the third cookie as the planter sides. Crush the remaining cookie piece to fill the planter, then top with reserved tablespoon of frosting. Cut the green MIKE AND IKE® candy into 3 pieces and top as carrot tops to the 3 orange candies that will be the carrots. Adhere to the orange candies using the cut, sticky sides. Plant the MIKE AND IKE® carrots in the planter. Insert toothpicks halfway into the bottoms of remaining Bunnies, then insert into the top of the cake. Add picket fencing to top of cake, if desired. Buy from an Online Retailer US: UK: Which PEEPS is Your Favorite?Whether you prefer Chicks or Bunnies, chocolate-dipped or traditional, Easter or Halloween-everyone has a favorite PEEPS Brand Marshmallow treat. Now you can incorporate PEEPS into all of your desserts with the delicious culinary creations in this fun and colorful cookbook. Peeps-a-licious!features 50 winning PEEPS-inspired recipes from some of your favorite food bloggers, along with some fantastic original recipes from the folks at Just Born, the makers of PEEPS. You’ll learn how to make adorable PEEPS-styled cupcakes, pops, cookies, cakes, brownies, and more. Indulge in PEEPS-Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies, PEEPS Party Cupcake Cones, No-Bake Lemon PEEPS Cake, PEEPS Macarons, and even Frozen PEEPS-icles. PEEPS are the perfect dessert treat, and each recipe is sure to please all ages. Plus with recipes for Easter, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Valentine’s Day, you can make PEEPS treats all-year round…it’s the perfect book for the PEEPS lover in your life! Features contributions by: Sally McKenney of Sally’s Baking Addiction Christi Johnstone of Love from the Oven Jennifer Lee of Kirbie’s Cravings Alicia Peiffer of Making Time for Mommy Chef Melanie Underwood at MelanieUnderwood.com Ashley Fox Whipple of Cute as a Fox Marge Perry of A Sweet and Savory Life Michelle Cordero of That’s So Michelle Michelle Clausen of Sugar Swings! Serve Some Jessica McCoy of All She Cooks Share article facebook twitter google pinterest If you have any comments on this article please contact us or get in touch via social media.