Thursday, April 1, 2021
PEEPS CHOCOLATE SUNFLOWER CAKE: Easter
Peeps are an important part of the Easter tradition for so many people. I love to use Peeps in desserts. I usually check out the Peeps website for fun Peeps Recipes. Here's an extremely easy Chocolate Sunflower Cake recipe. Perfect for Easter or Spring celebrations.
The recipe below uses shortcuts (boxed mixes and ready-made icing), but you can use any favorite from scratch recipes.
PEEPS CHOCOLATE SUNFLOWER CAKE
3 packages (5 ct. each) Peeps Yellow Marshmallow Chicks
1 standard box cake mix – see package for additional ingredients
2 containers of chocolate frosting
1 bag chocolate chips
1 tube green decorating icing with piping tips (optional)
Prepare cake mix according to package directions for making two 8″ round cakes.
Cut thin slice off the top of each cake to make them level.
Place one round cake on a plate or cake stand and top with chocolate frosting. Place second round cake on top of frosting. Frost entire cake with chocolate frosting.
Place Peeps Yellow Marshmallow Chicks on top of cake around the diameter with their tails facing out. Place chocolate chips on top of cake in a circular pattern.
If desired, use a leaf-shaped tip to pipe green decorating icing at base of cake.