The egg hunt is done and the Sunday dresses have been traded for play clothes. You’re frantically looking for the next activity that will entertain your kids and all of their cousins before they decide to play another game of “Let’s empty the entire closet onto the floor.” You suddenly remember this post and heave a sigh of relief. You click on this download link to print out a bunny coloring sheet for each child (the same as the bunny above, minus the color).
While the kids are coloring, you entice other adults to hang out with you while you prepare the bunny tails. As each child finishes coloring his/her bunny, you present them with a tail, take a photo for posterity (if that’s your thing), eat the tails, and optionally start over. Warning: You might want to have a special prize for the best coloring job. Otherwise, you’ll find that the bunnies will be hop-hazardly colored as every-bunny hurries to be the first to enjoy their treat. To stretch out the fun – head over to my Facebook page and upload your pictures. I’d love to see them!
How to Make Bunny Tails
For my bunny tails, I used homemade lemon and sour cream donut holes. I got the recipe from the fabulous Tartelette. If you’ve never had homemade donuts, you are in for a treat. While I admit to eating these donuts days after frying them, I don’t recommend that course of action. The experience of a fresh, hot donut is a culinary delight that is hard to top; and a cold, day-old donut is like a washed up superstar who is now known only for their appearances on reality TV.
The lemon flavor of this particular recipe sings of Spring (I can imagine Snow White eating these with happy little birds flitting around her). For those who like airy donuts, I must mention that these are more dense/cakey donuts – similar to beignets.
I am including Tartelette’s recipe below, with my notes:
Next up: Easter cupcakes!