Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
Spray two 8-inch round cake pans with cooking spray or grease with shortening and dust with flour to prevent sticking.
In a large bowl mix together the sifted flour, sugar, Clabber Girl Baking Powder and salt.
Drop in shortening, add 2/3 of the milk and vanilla; beat for 2 minutes with an electric mixer. Stop after one minute to scrape the bowl with a wooden spoon and beat another minute.
Add eggs and remainder of milk; beat two minutes longer.
Pour batter into the two prepared cake pans and bake at 375 degrees F for 25-30 minutes or until cake springs back when touched lightly in the center.
Cool cakes completely on cooling rack.
When cakes are cooled, take one and set aside to use as bunny head
Cut the other cake to form ears and bow tie. To do this, cut 2 convex shaped ears from each side. What you have left in the middle is the bow tie.
Position ears and bow tie.
Frost entire head, ears and bow tie with preferred frosting.
Decorate by making eyes, nose, mouth with assorted candies. Make whiskers with black licorice. Colored coconut can be used to pink on ears and green on bow tie.