Marshmallow Lamb Cake

filed under: White Cakes on March 6, 2017

I work as a paid blogger and I received a sample of Wholesome Frosting and sugar for free. All opinions, recipes, and images are mine.

This adorable Marshmallow Lamb Cake is the perfect way to usher in spring! Looking for more Cake Recipes? I’ve got you covered!


Perfect Yellow Cake
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
22 mins
Total Time
37 mins

This adorable Marshmallow Lamb Cake is the perfect way to usher in spring!

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Perfect Yellow Cake
Servings: 8 servings
Author: Amanda Rettke
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cup granulated ugar
  • 3 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 1/4 cup whole milk
  • 1/8 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup (113g) butter, softened
  • 1 tbsp. vanilla extract
  • 3 large eggs, room temperature
  1. Add flour, baking powder, salt, and cane sugar to a bowl and whisk. Set aside.
  2. Place softened butter into a stand mixer (or hand held mixer) and whip for about a minute.
  3. Slowly pour dry ingredients into stand mixer and combine with butter for 30 seconds.
  4. Add milk, oil, vanilla and eggs and mix on medium-high for one minute.
  5. Pour batter into prepared pans.
  6. Bake at 350°F for 18-22 minutes. The cake is done when it springs back when touched or an inserted toothpick is removed mostly clean.

Recipe Video



As easy as it is adorable!

Lamb Cake

I wanted to make a cake that needed no special tools or pans AND was easy enough for the kids to help with. This was the perfect compromise! And the bonus about this cake is the ingredients… I used Wholesome frostings and candies to create a cake that not only looks cute but tastes amazing! I love Wholesome for many reasons but the main is that it’s organic and 100% real ingredients. I hope you are as excited as I am about finding a frosting that I can buy, that spreads beautifully, that has real ingredients, and that TASTES GOOD!! It’s a dream come true.

To Make this cake you will need:

1 yellow cake (recipe below)

1 container Wholesome Organic Vanilla Frosting

1 container Wholesome Organic Wild White Strawbery

1 package large marshmallows

1/2 cup Wholesome Turbinado Sugar

1 teaspoon all-natural food color (I used powder)

plastic baggy

small tube black decorating icing (you can also tint Wholesome frosting black)

1 package Surf Sweets Organic Jelly Beans (you only need one pick for the nose)

small offset spatula

cake stand

Cute AND easy!

Begin by preparing yellow cake in 8-inch round cake pans. Allow cakes to cool then level.

Place one layer on top of cake stand. Use the Wholesome Organic Wild White Strawberry frosting to cover the cake. Place the other layer on top then cover the cake with Wholesome Organic Vanilla frosting.

Start placing marshmallows around the cake. It is best to work with a freshly frosted cake so the marshmallows can “stick” to the cake better. (the frosting acts as glue) Leave a small section on the lower portion of the cake without marshmallows, this is where the lamb’s face will be.

Take turbinado sugar and place it in a small plastic baggy. Add in a teaspoon of natural food color powder and then seal the baggy. Toss the sugar and the powder around until it is fully coated and pink.

Use a drop of remaining Wholesome frosting on one marshmallow (I had tinted my frosting pink, you do not need to do this.) and dip it into the pink sanding sugar. Set it on the outer edge of the cake near the center, where an ear would be. Repeat this for the other ear.

Using the black frosting, pipe out eyes and then a mouth. Press one pink jelly bean where the nose should be.

Fill in with more marshmallows as needed.

Cute AND Easy!

This cake is just so FUN to make!! Here is the recipe for my favorite yellow cake.

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  • hiddensid says:

    this one is too creative and unique aswell
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  • Johanne says:

    That face! I just can’t get over that sweet little face. The snippily of this cake is a draw. A perfect yellow cake and simple decorations that combine to perfect Eater whimsy. Thank you- Hanne

  • Sara says:

    With this be a good cake to do if I’ve doubled it in 10 inch pans for a large birthday cake? Thanks for your help!

    • Sara says:

      I meant “**will this”

      With this be a good cake to do if I’ve doubled it in 10 inch pans for a large birthday cake? Thanks for your help!

  • Brenda says:

    Loved watching your videos and seeing some recipes my grandmother used to make. 🙂

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