Jefferson County Recipe of the Day: Peeps Sunflower Cake

Easter is just around the corner, so it’s time to start planning your meal. Here’s an easy, yet impressive, Easter dessert to put on your list: Peeps Sunflower Cake

Peeps Sunflower Cake


1 yellow cake mix
2 – 16 ounce cans chocolate frosting
19 yellow chick Peeps candies
1-1/2 cups semisweet chocolate chips


~Preheat oven according to package directions.

~Grease two 9-in. round baking pans and wax paper-line pans.

~Prepare and bake cake according to package directions. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely. Carefully remove waxed paper.

~Level tops of cakes. Spread frosting between layers and over the top and sides of cake.

~Without separating Peeps and curving slightly to fit, arrange chicks around edge of cake for sunflower petals.

~For sunflower seeds, arrange chocolate chips in center of cake.

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