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Butterfly Cake

Yield 1 cake, 10 servings


  • 2 bags M&M'S® Brand Milk Chocolate Candies for Easter
  • 1 16-oz. box pound cake mix
  • 1 16-oz. container white frosting
  • 1 9-inch round cake pan
  • 1 bag STARBURST® Brand FUN SIZE® Fruit Chews for Easter, optional
  • Printable template

How to Make It

  1. Prep time: 15 min.
    Baking time: 28-31 min.
    Decoration time: 40 min.

  2. Make the cake batter according to the directions on the package. Bake in a greased 9-inch cake pan. Once baked, remove from pan and cool.

  3. Cut the cake in half. Arrange the cake on a serving platter, turning the halves so that the rounded sides touch. To shape the wings use the printable template and cut out a 1-inch triangle from each straight side, 2-inches from the bottom.

  4. Completely frost the cake with the icing. Design a mosaic pattern with M&M'S® Brand Milk Chocolate Candies for Easter, and then press them into the top of the cake.

  5. To make the butterfly’s antennas, unwrap and soften the STARBURST® Brand FUN SIZE® Fruit Chews for Easter in the microwave for approximately 5 seconds. Then roll the candy into thin ropes and place them at the top of the butterfly.