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Baby Chick Cake

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16 servings

Hatch a new Easter tradition with this adorable Baby Chick Cake recipe. Our easy-to-follow instructions make creating our tasty Baby Chick Cake simple.

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  • 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.
  • Cut cake layers as shown in Diagram 1. Arrange on tray or large platter as shown in Diagram 2.
  • Beat cream cheese, butter and vanilla in large bowl with mixer until well blended. Gradually beat in sugar until well blended; frost cake.
  • 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.

Special Equipment Needed


Use 1 pkg. (3.4 oz.) JELL-O SIMPLY GOOD Vanilla Bean Flavor Pudding.

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Have fun with your family decorating this special-occasion dessert.

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.


  • 16 servings

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 16 servings
Calories 470
Total fat 21g
Saturated fat 10g
Cholesterol 60mg
Sodium 430mg
Carbohydrate 68g
Dietary fiber 1g
Sugars 55g
Protein 4g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 10 %DV
Vitamin C 2 %DV
Calcium 4 %DV
Iron 4 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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