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Dessert Recipes

Baby Chick Cake


Hatch a new Easter tradition with this adorable treat. Our instructions make it easy.

What You Need

Baby Chick Cake


  1. PREPARE cake batter as directed on package; blend in dry pudding mix. Bake as directed on package for 2 (9-inch) round layers. Cool cakes in pans 10 min.; invert onto wire racks. Remove pans; cool cakes completely.
  2. CUT cake layers as shown in Diagram 1. Arrange on tray or large platter as shown in Diagram 2.
  3. BEAT cream cheese, butter and vanilla in large bowl with mixer until well blended. Gradually beat in sugar until well blended; frost cake.
  4. MIX food coloring and water; toss with half the coconut until evenly tinted. Sprinkle over chick. Sprinkle remaining untinted coconut over egg. Add decorations to resemble photo.

How to Make Chick's Beak: To add a beak for the chick, cut out triangle from 1 side of additional JET-PUFFED Marshmallow. Dip cut-edge in colored sugar, if desired. Add to cake.

Cooking time (duration)

Prep: 30 min Total: 1 hr 35 min

Number of servings (yield)




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Ratings & Reviews

1 review

Yummy!...This is perfect for our Easter brunch at Church. We always bring a sweet treat and this one will be a hit I just know it.
Bobbi P. โ€“ 03/20/2015 โ€“

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