Nothing too fancy to do here. Just bake a regular white cake, or whatever flavor you like best.
This year I decided to use some of my raspberry freezer jam by putting a thin layer of it over the top of a thin layer of frosting on the bottom layer of this cake. Did you get that? Lots of layering going on here.
I stuck 3 toothpicks in this cake to keep the top layer from sliding off while I frostedi t.
I love, love, love making color coconut for the grass. This is the one and only time of year I ever do it!
Just put however much coconut you wish to color into a ziploc bag. Add a drop or five of your favorite food coloring into the bag and squish it together until it's all colored to your liking.
I went a little crazy with the Starburst flavored jelly beans but I gotta tell you that my cake got picked before dozens of store-bought cakes during the cake walk. Why buy a cake when you can make one that's way better tasing and oh-so-much-fun to make?
If I had done this in a Bundt pan, I would have filled the middle space with a whole bag of jelly beans or perhaps some strawberries or baby peeps or fake daffodils or ..... The ideas are endless.
What would you put on your spring cake?