Suzanne is a contributing writer for TodaysMama. She is a wife, and mom to three children. As a self-proclaimed "Jane-of-all-trades," she started her own marketing and creative design studio catering to non-profit organizations and small businesses. Her personal blog As For Me And My House, showcases her DIY decorating ideas, recipes and latest Pinterest finds. When she's not busy being creative, she can be found vacuuming dog hair that her family's English Mastiff, Juno, leaves behind.

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The Easiest Easter Cake Ever

With Easter literally around the corner, I wanted to make something fun for the kids. I decided to try the Pinterest-inspired cake that used Kit Kat bars and M&Ms!

And-My-House_Cake_platterHere are the ingredients; Boxed cake mix, store-blought frosting, Kit Kat bars and M&M Easter/pastel-colored candies.

And-My-House_ingredientsBake the cake according to box directions. I have to admit, I used applesauce instead of oil, because I thought all the sugar might kill me! Go here for a list of oil substitutions. You’d be surprised what you can use in a cake and have it still taste good!

And-My-House_frost_cakeI used two 8 inch round cake pans. When cakes were cool, added the frosting…

And-My-House_Kit-katPut the Kit Kat bars around the cake (I think it was a total of 24 sticks.)

And-My-House_m-and-mTopped with one bag of the candies. I tied some ribbons I had around the cake to make it look a little more festive.

And-My-House_Cake_ribbonAnd that was it! Not a lot of fuss, barely any cleanup and if you are serving this at an event where there are kids, you won’t have any leftovers! 🙂

 

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