Easter Basket Cake
Recipe from Betty Crocker

Offer to bring the dessert when you head to Grandma's house for Easter. Your family will be amazed at your creation!

Easter Basket Cake

by 8  people

add your rating
add a comment
Servings: 12
Prep Time: 30 mins
Total Time: 2 hrs 18 mins
Recent Activity:
  • 1   box 
    Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® yellow cake mix
    Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
  • 1   container 
    Betty Crocker® Rich & Creamy chocolate fudge frosting
  • 1   cup 
    shredded coconut
    Green food color
    Candy Easter eggs
Heat oven to 350 degrees F (325 degrees F for dark or nonstick pans). Make and cool cake as directed on box for two 8-inch or 9-inch round pans.
Place 1 cake layer, rounded side down, on serving plate. Spread with about 1/3 cup frosting. Top with second layer, rounded side up. Frost side of cake and spread a thin layer of frosting on top of cake. Make a basket weave pattern in frosting on side of cake by drawing inch-long horizontal and vertical lines with tines of fork.
Shake coconut and 3 or 4 drops food color in tightly covered jar until evenly tinted; sprinkle on top of cake. Place candy eggs on coconut. Store loosely covered.

High Altitude (3500-6500 ft): Follow High Altitude directions on cake mix box.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 440, Fat, total (g) 21, chol. (mg) 55, sat. fat (g) 7, carb. (g) 59, Trans fatty acid (g) 4, sugar (g) 41, pro. (g) 3, sodium (mg) 430, calcium (mg) 61, iron (mg) 2, Starch () 1, Other Carb () 3, Fat () 4, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Add Your Review
Best of Easter Desserts: Egg Cookies, Chocolate Eggs, Bunny Cakes and More
... of strawberry flavor, this cake is the perfect Easter dessert--or really, any other spring event. If you like... is festive enough! 8. Bunny Cake for Betty Nothing says Easter like a smiling bunny on your table...Hunting for them is fun, but if hard-boiled eggs were the ultimate culinary prize on Easter... read more...
9 Rocking Recipes for Your Picnic Basket
...'s socks off by filling your picnic basket with these shockingly easy and perfectly portable meals. They... and stack for an easy, compact meal to pack in your picnic basket. Chicken Panzanella Protein, bread, plenty... read more...
Gluten Free Cake with Honey and Almonds
... and make her a gluten free cake for Mother's Day. To make matters more complicated for my search, she...'s on a diet so I had to find something healthy. That's how I landed on this Flourless Honey Almond Cake..., which has just 234 calories per serving. Click here to get the flourless honey almond cake recipe Right... read more...
how tos
Food Blogs We Love
see more blogs

shop our favorite products