How to Make a Mini Egg Easter Cake

March 12, 2021

If you’re thinking of cooking up a treat this Easter look no further than this easy to make Mini Egg Sponge Cake.

You will need
  • 6 large eggs
  • 325g of softened butter (at room temperature)
  • 325g caster sugar
  • 325g self raising flour (sifted)
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons of baking powder
  • Raspberry jam
  • 300g buttercream
  • Two 7″ greased cake tins
  • 4 packs of mini eggs
  • Sprinkles of your choice

Method

  • Cream the butter and sugar together until smooth
  • Add the eggs, flour and baking powder
  • Beat until smooth
  • Divide the mixture into your cake tins and cook in the oven on 180 degrees for approximately 25 to 30 minutes
  • Allow cakes to cool completely then choose which will be your base and which will be the top
  • Spread jam onto the top of your base cake
  • Spread an even layer of buttercream onto the base of your top cake then sandwich the cakes together
  • Apply a layer approximately 5mm thick to the entire outside edges and top of your cake
  • Add mini eggs in any design you like (the one pictures used up four packs of mini eggs)
  • Sprinkle your sprinkles!
  • Sit back and admire your cake before tasting!

19 Comments

  • Tarana Khan

    April 1, 2015 at 6:32 am

    This is a great idea for an Easter cake! Thanks for sharing. #minicreations

  • Catriona Stephen

    April 1, 2015 at 7:04 am

    Looks delicious, well done πŸ™‚ You've got my fancying cake at 8am lol! Xx

  • Mum in a Nutshell

    April 1, 2015 at 8:20 am

    Looks amazing

  • Karen Bell

    April 1, 2015 at 10:10 am

    Oh that looks so delicious! Very pretty too πŸ™‚ #MiniCreations

  • Coombe Mill

    April 1, 2015 at 12:50 pm

    It's all in the decorating! Very tempting

  • brightoneagle

    April 1, 2015 at 1:48 pm

    That looks sooo good! It's a shame we don't have an oven (here in Japan) so that I could try the recipe.

  • thespeedbump

    April 1, 2015 at 5:04 pm

    That looks sooo tasty! I'm terrible at baking but I'm tempted to give that one a go!

    #mummymonday

  • Lulu Ewing

    April 2, 2015 at 9:29 pm

    This looks delicious! #mummymonday x

  • Sophie P

    April 3, 2015 at 7:59 am

    This looks so delicious! πŸ™‚ x #binkylinky

  • Rachel @ Parenthood Highs and Lows

    April 3, 2015 at 9:22 am

    That looks EPIC!!! Not sure how many mini eggs would make it onto the cake though…! #binkylinky

  • Laura Harris

    April 3, 2015 at 10:09 am

    That looks yummy! I <3 Mini Eggs! x

  • Diana Longoria

    April 3, 2015 at 11:13 am

    that looks delicious, thanks for sharing the recipe!

  • Kim Carberry

    April 3, 2015 at 3:14 pm

    Ohh yum! That looks so good x

  • 4under4madness

    April 3, 2015 at 3:34 pm

    This has made me so hungry! I have another mother in law inspection on Sunday so I might make this to try impress her!
    #blinkylinky

  • Claire Campbell-Adams

    April 4, 2015 at 1:10 pm

    I think I will try and make a #glutenfree version! Thanks for sharing. #binkylinky

  • Victoria Welton

    April 5, 2015 at 4:36 pm

    This not only looks gorgeous but I bet it tastes it too πŸ™‚ Thank you for linking to #PoCoLo x

  • kid GL loves

    April 7, 2015 at 6:46 pm

    Lucas says – You had me at Mini Eggs………………
    Grace says – This is so beautiful. It seems almost a shame to cut it.
    Lucas says – Grace!!!!! If you don't cut the cake, how we gonna eat it????? No……… had an idea…………
    Thanks for linking to #minicreations

  • Nichole Goodland

    April 5, 2017 at 12:15 pm

    This looks amazing, and going through it looks pretty easy to do. Love it. Can’t wait to give this one a go.

    πŸ™‚ x

    1. Emily

      April 5, 2017 at 12:16 pm

      Thanks Nichole! Let me know if you make it! Would love to see pictures! It’s super easy to make and very tasty!

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