Color heralds the arrival of spring—flowers, green grass and blue skies at last! This Easter, bring spring colors into play with a pastel twist on a classic checkerboard cake.
Checkerboard Pastel Easter Basket Cake showcases three colors in one cake for bright, beautiful slices that will delight family and friends. Placed on a simple pedestal cake stand, this cake will surely become the centerpiece of your Easter brunch or dessert table.
An elegant Easter basket design adds an extra special touch to the cake and is easily achieved with just a few simple decorating techniques. Just spatula ice the top and sides of the cake, then pipe green icing "grass" around the bottom and accent with purchased egg-shaped icing decorations. If time allows, surround the cake top with a rope border and ice the sides with a basketweave design. Or, if time is at a premium, simplify! Ice the cake smooth with canned icing and decorate with colorful icing decorations.