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Instant Pot Bunny Cake Bites Recipe

Written by: Emily Smith

Just whipped up these adorable bunny cake bites in my instant pot. Super easy, fun to make, and deliciously sweet. Perfect for a spring treat or Easter celebration. Can't wait to share!

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Ever find yourself craving something sweet, cute, and easy to whip up? I've stumbled upon the answer - Bunny Cake Bites! This recipe is a game-changer. Imagine this - adorable bunny bites, their sweet cake interior coated in a pink candy shell, their faces made up of sprinkles and candy eyes. They're impossible to resist, and you can create them in no time with an Instant Pot. Let's dive into the magical world of dessert making!

Ingredients for Adorable Bunny Cake Bites

  • Cake mix: Convenient base for quick baking, providing flavor and structure to the bunny cake bites recipe.
  • Eggs: Essential for binding the ingredients together and adding moisture to the cake mix for a tender texture.
  • Vegetable oil: Adds moisture to the cake mix, ensuring a soft and moist texture for the bunny cake bites.
  • Water: Helps to hydrate the cake mix and create the right consistency for the bunny cake bites dough.
  • Frosting: Sweet topping that adds flavor and helps bind the crumbled cake into bunny shapes for decoration.
  • Candy eyes: Fun and whimsical decoration that brings the bunny cake bites to life with cute and playful features.
  • Pink candy melts: Meltable candy coating that adds a colorful and sweet outer layer to the bunny cake bites.
  • Sprinkles: Colorful and festive topping that adds texture and visual appeal to the bunny cake bites for a fun finish.

Essential Tools for Making Instant Pot Bunny Cake Bites

  • Instant Pot: Speeds up cooking time for the cake bites, making the recipe quick and convenient.
  • Cake pan: Essential for baking the cake in the Instant Pot and shaping the bunny cake bites.
  • Mixing bowl: Used to combine the cake mix, eggs, oil, and water to create the cake batter.
  • Spatula: Helps in mixing the cake batter and frosting, as well as shaping the bunny cake bites.
  • Microwave-safe bowl: Needed to melt the pink candy melts for dipping the bunny cake bites.
  • Baking rack: Allows the dipped bunny cake bites to set and dry after being coated with candy melts.

Serves: 12 people

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time: 10 minutes

Total time: 30 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 box of cake mix
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup frosting
  • Candy eyes
  • Pink candy melts
  • Sprinkles

Instructions:

  1. Mix the cake mix, eggs, vegetable oil, and water in a bowl until well combined.
  2. Pour the batter into a greased cake pan and bake in the Instant Pot on high pressure for 10 minutes.
  3. Allow the cake to cool, then crumble it into a large bowl.
  4. Add frosting to the crumbled cake and mix until a dough forms.
  5. Shape the dough into small bunny-shaped bites.
  6. Melt the pink candy melts and dip each bunny bite into the melted candy.
  7. Place candy eyes on the bunnies and decorate with sprinkles.
  8. Allow the candy coating to set before serving.

Nutritional value:

Per Serving in Calories: 250 kcal | Carbohydrates: 35 g | Protein: 2 g | Total Fat: 12 g | Saturated Fat: 3 g | Trans Fat: 0 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3 g | Cholesterol: 20 mg | Sodium: 180 mg | Dietary Fiber: 1 g | Sugar: 20 g | Calcium: 40 mg | Potassium: 60 mg | Iron: 1 mg | Vitamin A: 50 µg | Vitamin C: 2 mg

Preparing and Storing Bunny Cake Bites Ahead of Time

Make Ahead Instructions

  • After shaping the bunny cake bites, place them on a baking sheet and freeze until firm.
  • Once frozen, transfer the bunny cake bites to a freezer-safe container or bag.
  • Store in the freezer for up to 1 month.

Freezing Instructions

  • Thaw the bunny cake bites in the refrigerator before serving.
  • Enjoy your bunny cake bites!

Did you know that adding a pinch of salt to the cake batter can enhance the overall flavor of these bunny cake bites? It helps to balance the sweetness and bring out the other flavors in the recipe. Try it out next time you whip up a batch!

Common Questions About Creating Instant Pot Bunny Cake Bites

FAQ:
Can I use a different flavor of cake mix for this recipe?
Yes, feel free to experiment with different cake mix flavors to customize the bunny cake bites to your liking.
How long does it take to cook the cake in the instant pot?
The cake cooks in the instant pot on high pressure for 10 minutes.
Can I use homemade frosting instead of store-bought frosting?
Absolutely, homemade frosting can be used in place of store-bought frosting for a more personalized touch.
How should I store the bunny cake bites?
Store the bunny cake bites in an airtight container in the refrigerator to keep them fresh.
Can I freeze the bunny cake bites?
Yes, you can freeze the bunny cake bites in a freezer-safe container for up to a month.

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