Coolest 1st Birthday The Very Hungry Caterpillar Cake

I made this two tier double chocolate cake for a first birthday boy Who loves the story book The Very Hungry Caterpillar.  The two tiers were made of the same soft moist chocolate cake with a cookies and cream center. Both tiers were covered with white fondant. Each tier was divided by multiple colored balls of fondant. We made the caterpillar out of gum … Read more

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Cake

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Cake

I was asked to make a cake of a children’s book, The Hungry Caterpillar. I researched online to get ideas. Most of the cakes were three tier. They were nice, but I decided I wanted this cake to look like a book.  This cake was fun to make, cutting out all the foods and pieces … Read more

Easy Hungry Caterpillar Book Cake

Easy Hungry Caterpillar Book Cake

My daughter loves the Hungry Caterpillar book, her favorite part is looking at the many colors on the inside cover.  For her second birthday, I wanted to make her cake that looked like the inside cover but I didn’t have a lot of time. I bought a chocolate cake mix and vanilla frosting, several different … Read more

Coolest Very Hungry Caterpillar Birthday Cake

Homemade Very Hungry Caterpillar Birthday Cake

My daughter loves books, so when it came to making her 1st birthday cake, I looked to her book collection for ideas. The one book that seemed to have the easiest recognizable character to copy was ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’ by Eric Carle. I looked at the other Hungry Caterpillar cakes on this site for … Read more

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Cake

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

I made The Very Hungry Caterpillar cake for my grandson’s 1st birthday. He has loved the book “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” by Eric Carle since he was an infant. I took a cake decorating class last year but wasn’t sure I could pull this off. It turned out great! I used 1-1/2 bundt cakes, and … Read more

Coolest Very Hungry Caterpillar Birthday Cake

Homemade Very Hungry Caterpillar Birthday Cake

I made this Very Hungry Caterpillar Birthday Cake cake for my partner’s grandson. The cake is made on a base of Victoria sponge cake (homemade) and covered with soft icing. The caterpillar is made from soft icing and hand painted. Recipe for cake as follows: 8 oz each eggs, sugar, margarine, self raising flour. In … Read more

Coolest Very Hungry Caterpillar Birthday

Homemade Very Hungry Caterpillar Birthday

I just made this Very Hungry Caterpillar Birthday for my son’s first birthday. I used 1.5 bundt cakes and a 20cm round cake (although should have trimmed the head a little more). I used packet vanilla cake mix for all the cakes, but made my own icing using icing mixture and butter to create the … Read more

Coolest Very Hungry Caterpillar Cake

Homemade Very Hungry Caterpillar Cake

I made this Very Hungry Caterpillar Cake for my son’s 1st birthday because he loves the books and can recognize the caterpillar. For the Base: I made a large sheet cake (13x9in) of Yellow Cake from scratch – the recipe can be found here www.mumsnet.com/Recipes/call=RecipePage&pid=2828 (yellow cake freezes really well, so can be made in … Read more

Coolest Very Hungry Caterpillar Birthday Cake

Homemade  Very Hungry Caterpillar Birthday Cake

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Birthday Cake was made from a basic Victoria sponge recipe (300g Self Raising flour, 300g butter, 300g caster sugar & 6 large eggs). I creamed the sugar and the butter, and then added the eggs and the flour a little at a time. Once mixed, I divided the mixture between a … Read more

Coolest Very Hungry Caterpillar Birthday Cake

Homemade Very Hungry Caterpillar Birthday Cake

For my son’s first birthday I decided on the “Very Hungry Caterpillar” theme. I actually used this site to get an idea of how to make this cake. I purchased everything I used from Hobby Lobby. They have a great cake making department. I made two bundt cakes. Not the smooth bundt pan but the … Read more

Coolest Hungry Caterpillar 1st Birthday Cake

Homemade Hungry Caterpillar 1st Birthday Cake

I used a recipe for a chocolate-marble-cake and scaled it up as I needed to bake 3 cakes for the Hungry Caterpillar 1st Birthday Cake. 2 x 25cm bundt cake rings 1 x 15cm round cake tin (you could use a 10cm one, I just had a 15cm one so had to cut a bit … Read more

Amazing Homemade Hungry Caterpillar Birthday Cake

Homemade Hungry Caterpillar Birthday Cake

I made this homemade Hungry Caterpillar birthday cake for my baby girl’s first birthday. I used a yellow cake mix in a bunt cake pan. I cut off the bottom of the bunt cake to make it flat and used the discarded cake to shape the head and the end of the tail. I cut … Read more

Coolest Very Hungry Caterpillar Cake

Homemade Very Hungry Caterpillar Cake

I found a picture in a blog of this collection of cake and cupcakes. There are 22 cupcakes arranged to be the body of the caterpillar. Each is iced with green frosting in a swirl pattern. The 12 cupcakes on the outside edge have sprinkles pressed into the frosting to look like hairs. This part … Read more

Cute Homemade Hungry Caterpillar Birthday Cake

Homemade Hungry Caterpillar Birthday Cake

We decided to make a ‘Very Hungry Caterpillar’ birthday cake for my son’s first birthday, and it turned out wonderfully! I have no experience in making or icing cakes, but this wasn’t too difficult (time consuming yes – it took about 2 hours to ice!, but not difficult). We used two bundt tins to make … Read more

Coolest Homemade Hungry Caterpillar 1st Birthday Cake

Homemade Hungry Caterpillar Birthday Cake

This Hungry Caterpillar birthday cake was really fun to make. I used a 10″ cake tin and this to was double up to be able to fill with homemade butter cream and strawberry jam. It was left in the fridge and straightened all the sides to look perfect (hopefully). The cake itself was quite difficult … Read more

Cool Homemade The Very Hungry Caterpillar Cake

Homemade The Very Hungry Caterpillar Cake

My son loves to “read” look at books and one of his favorites is the VHC. He loves all Eric Carle books, which is why I wanted to make The Very Hungry Caterpillar Cake for his first birthday party. I do not do much baking. I am guessing this will change because I have many … Read more

Coolest Very Hungry Caterpillar Cake

Homemade Very Hungry Caterpillar Cake

My nephew asked for a Very Hungry Caterpillar cake and so I went on a mission to make the perfect one. I figured I needed something that would make a curved cake with ridges, bundt cake tin! I tried a couple, none were ridged enough until I shelled out for the (very expensive) Nordicware one. … Read more

Coolest Very Hungry Caterpillar Cake

Homemade Very Hungry Caterpillar Cake

I learned a lot about how to start thinking about this cake from this site. So, Thank you! I baked two bundt cakes for the body and one round cake for the head. I cut the bundt cakes into thirds and reshaped them. I then sliced them in half length-wise to create two layers. I … Read more

Coolest Homemade Very Hungry Caterpillar Birthday Cake

Homemade  Caterpillar Birthday Cake

I got bored a few summers back when I first started making cakes. I decided to make a Caterpillar Birthday Cake, kind of a cross between the Very Hungry Caterpillar and Cooties (from the game). Anyway I made a bundt cake and cut it in sections and placed them upright to give it more of … Read more

Cool Homemade Hungry Caterpillar Cake

Homemade Hungry Caterpillar Cake

This Hungry Caterpillar Cake was for my son’s 1st birthday. He has a caterpillar that he carries everywhere so it made sense that his first cake would be a copy of his best friend. I made the body using a bundt cake cut into sections iced with 2 shades of green icing. The sections are … Read more

Coolest Hungry Caterpillar Birthday Cake

Homemade Hungry Caterpillar Birthday Cake

I made this Hungry Caterpillar Birthday Cake for my son’s 1st birthday last January when there was big publicity for the Hungry Caterpillar story, celebrating it’s (40th?) anniversary. I still had some ready-made, ready-to-roll icing left over from the Christmas cake season, and used this to make the caterpillar. The cake is a basic sponge … Read more

Coolest Very Hungry Caterpillar Birthday Cake

Homemade Very Hungry Caterpillar Birthday Cake

This Very Hungry Caterpillar Birthday Cake was made using individual cupcakes which were dyed green inside with food colouring (to make it all the more caterpillary) covered in rolled icing to make the body and head, and a basic sponge cake mixture for the base, cut into a strawberry shape. There is homemade strawberry jam … Read more