Easter Lamb Cake

Easter Lamb Cake


"Lamb cake, for Easter or someone special. My Grandmother used to bake this special cake just for me for my birthday each year, since my birthday usually falls close to Easter each year. This tradition started on my first birthday, now the tradition has continued onto my daughter's birthdays."


1 h 20 m servings 512 cals
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Original recipe yields 10 servings



  • Calories:
  • 512 kcal
  • 26%
  • Fat:
  • 19.1 g
  • 29%
  • Carbs:
  • 83.2g
  • 27%
  • Protein:
  • 3 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 487 mg
  • 19%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Prepare cake mix according to package directions and bake in two halves of a stand-up lamb cake pan. Cool completely.
  2. Stick the two halves of the lamb together using white frosting. Sit the lamb up and frost the entire lamb. Coat the entire lamb with coconut. Decorate with jelly beans for eyes, and licorice for whiskers. Tint any remaining coconut with green food color and use as grass.
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  1. 12 Ratings


The lamb cake pans are not supposed to be baked in two halves. I thought that too, till I found out differently; you'll notice that one half of the pans has tiny air holes in it. You put the who...

Easter Lamb cakes are a Polish Easter tradition. I have been making them with my mother for many years. We now add an instant pudding mix to a box cake mix to get the heavier "poundcake" like ...

I have NEVER heard about baking the two pieces separately???? We always used string to tightly wrap the two pieces together. We always just fill the bottom part with the cake mix, and it rises...

alittle helper tip: use cut sections of a drinking straw on the middle of cake will give extra support when holding the two halves together. :)

I think she has a good idea...I worked at a bakery, I make wedding cakes & special cakes in my home, so I am a very experienced baker....but I have yet to have a lamb cake come out that is perfe...

it is a great recipi.....

nice. It was tasty and good. My family liked it.

This is an Easter tradition in our family. We have always made a pound cake and using a couple of toothpicks in the head while baking allows for a more stable lamb. Frosting and a little imagina...

My family has been making this lamb cake for many years and has become an Easter tradition. Making the cake in two halves is the only way it works with the aluminum pans, at least for me. I use ...