Make a charming (and edible!) chocolate candy melt Easter bonnet with all the frills upon it to add a little fashion sense to an Easter lamb cake. I’ve shown how to bake and cool your lamb cake using this lamb cake recipe and then how to decorate the lamb cake with icing and coconut grass. Now you’re ready to make the edible Easter bonnet.
As you know, my friend Meg Wolff hosts an annual Lamb Cake Throwdown contest. I came up with an idea to add an Easter bonnet and fiddled around with candy clay which is basically a Play-Doh-esque consistency made from chocolate candy melts.
All it takes is a little over / under weaving.
I’m a very beginner cake decorator and even I was able to pull this off so grab a bag of chocolate candy melts and let’s get started.
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Nothing says spring like decorating a traditional Easter lamb cake with fluffy white frosting and green coconut grass.
By now, you should have followed the Easter Lamb Cake recipe to bake and cool your lamb cake and she looks cute but plain like so:
Let’s doll her up with a little icing from her cute little head…
…to her sassy little bottom…
…and surround her with a bed of green coconut grass.
Decorating an Easter lamb cake is a lot easier than it seems, even for beginners like me who used store-bought canned icing and flowers to decorate her lamb cake.
I think she turned out adorable.
And if you’re feeling extra fancy, I’ll show you how to add an edible (and easy!) chocolate candy clay Easter bonnet with all the frills upon it.
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