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Easter Egg Cake Bites

Easter Egg Cakes Bites

Make Easter even more festive and delicious with egg-shaped cake bites. Give the crumbled cake filling a light lemony flavor with Pure Lemon Extract.

Ingredients

Cake Bites

  • 1 (15 ounce) box white cake mix
  • 2 teaspoons McCormick® Pure Lemon Extract Substitutions
  • McCormick® Assorted Food Colors & Egg Dye Substitutions
  • 1 cup marshmallow creme
  • 1 (14 ounce) bag white confectionary coating wafers

Decorating Glaze

  • 2 teaspoons water
  • 1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • McCormick® Assorted Food Colors & Egg Dye

Instructions

  1. Cake Bites: Prepare cake mix as directed on package, adding lemon extract and desired food color.
  2. Bake as directed on package for 13 x 9-inch baking pan.
  3. Cool completely on wire rack.
  4. Crumble cake into large bowl. Add marshmallow creme; mix until well blended. Shape into 1-inch balls then roll to form an egg shape. Refrigerate 2 hours.
  5. Melt coating wafers or chocolate as directed on package. Using a fork, dip 1 cake bite at a time into the confectionary coating or chocolate. Tap back of fork 2 or 3 times against edge of dish to allow excess to drip off. Place cake bites on wax paper-lined tray.
  6. Decorating Glaze: Mix confectioners’ sugar and water in small bowl until well blended. Tint with desired food color. Using a fork, drizzle glaze over cake bites.
  7. Let stand until glaze is set.

Prep Time: 45 min | Cook Time: 35 min
Makes 4 dozen or 24 (2 cake bite) servings

Test Kitchen Tips:

Use 2 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract or 1 teaspoon McCormick® Raspberry Extract in place of the lemon extract.

To prepare cake bites in multiple colors, divide prepared cake batter into 2 or 3 bowls. Tint each batch with desired food color. Pour into muffin pan. Bake as directed on package. Crumble cake into separate bowls. Divide marshmallow creme among bowls. Continue as directed.

Confectionary coating, also known as almond bark, is used for candy making and coating. It is packaged in wafer form and is available in a variety of colors and flavors, including milk and dark chocolate. It is found in the cake decorating aisle of craft and party stores.

Nutritional information (amount per servings) Total Calories: 217 Sodium: 152mg Fat: 9g Carbohydrates: 33g Cholesterol: 0mg Protein: 1g Fiber: 0g

Recipe and photo credit (used with permission): McCormick




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