Easter Table Centerpieces: How to Turn an Angel Food Cake Into a Beautiful Basket! by Annette Jett

Holidays
2 years ago
Easter Table Centerpieces: How to Turn an Angel Food Cake Into a Beautiful Basket!

Looking for a fun, easy decoration for your Easter table? Here's how to turn an angel food cake into a edible centerpiece. Your kids will love to help, too!

  • Use an upside-down angel food cake as the basket base.
  • Cover with pastel-colored frosting using a star tip, basket weave or flat-ice technique.
  • Cut two slits on opposite ends of top of base with a sharp knife.
  • Fold an 18-inch piece of foil lengthwise several times, making a 1/4-inch wide, flat and sturdy handle.
  • Braid ribbon onto the foil and place each end of the ribbon "handle" in the slits of the base as you arch it.
  • Add real or icing flower accents to sides and rim of basket.
  • Finally, decorate top of the basket with candy eggs, jelly beans and colored grass, made by mixing coconut and green dye.

Happy Easter!

Donna John
I plan to make this for my Easter dinner, so I'll hopefully have a beautiful photo of the finished product to share Monday. Thanks for the idea, Annette Jett !

join discussion

Please login to comment.

recommended tips

Jazz Up Your Easter Table With a Fuss-Free Centerpiece! Here's How!

New Year, New You: 3 Tried-and-True Strategies for Sustainable Self-Care

How to Make a Candy-Filled Carrot Table Embellishment or Gift for Easter!

10 Things I'm Thankful for This Holiday Season (What Are You Thankful For?)

Got 30 seconds? Sign up for 30Seconds.com and get the best of our tips each week!