Creme Egg Bunny

These delicious bunnies are made out of creme eggs, and are perfect to make with the kids for Easter!

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These delicious bunnies are made out of creme eggs, and are perfect to make with the kids for Easter!

You will need:

Edibles:

Equipment:

  • chocolate cream egg or similar sized fondant or chocolate egg
  • Renshaw Décor-ice sugarpaste in chocolate, teddybear brown, yellow, white, red and turquoise blue(Mix teddybear brown and chocolate together for the bunny).
  • quilting tool
  • sugar glue
  • liquorice black paste colour
  • No.9 PME tool
  • small blossom plunger cutter
  • garrett frill cutter
  • paintbrush
  • cocktail stick

1

Form three balls for the tail in white and two legs using guide to sizes. Shape them into a teardrop and position them as shown.

2

Brush a little sugar glue in the centre and firmly press on your chocolate egg.

3

For a girl bunny: Roll out some yellow sugarpaste and cut using a garrett frill cutter. Cut in half.

4

Stick one half around the top of the chocolate egg, and stick with brushed on sugar glue. Mark lines on the dress with the quilting tool.

5

The dress should cross over at the back. Scratch the bunny’s tail using a cocktail stick.

6

Make two arms (Size 2 x F) formed into long cone shapes and stick with sugar glue.

7

For the head, form a fat cone shape and cut a line down from the pointed end to create ears.

8

Mark three lines for whiskers and make a hole in the centre using a pointed PME No.9 tool. Push in a teardrop nose (size I) and mark the eyes using liquorice black paste colour on the end of a cocktail stick.

9

Stick the head firmly to the top of the chocolate egg body (a little sugar glue can help to secure).Cut a red blossom flower and attach to the front of the dress with a little sugar glue.

10

For a boy bunny: Repeat steps 1 and 2.

 
11

Roll out a strip of turquoise blue sugarpaste 4cm (1 ½in) wide and 12cm (5in) long. Cut a thin strip for the dungaree straps.

12

Wrap the large strip of blue around the chocolate egg, overlapping at the back and resting on the feet. Stick with some brushed on sugar glue. Mark a line to create two ‘trouser legs’ and impress a rectangle with a quilting tool.

13

Make 2 arms (size 2 x F) formed into long cone shapes and stick with sugar glue. Stick the dungaree straps over the shoulders.

14

Make a hole at the end of each with a pointed No.9 tool. Make two little teardrop shapes of red (size I) and stick them as buttons into the holes. Repeat stages 7, 8 and 9 as for Girl Bunny.

 

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