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

Coolest Very Hungry Caterpillar Birthday Cake

Homemade Very Hungry Caterpillar Birthday Cake

My husband and I made this Very Hungry Caterpillar Birthday Cake for our baby’s first birthday. It took about 1 1/2 bundt cakes to get just the right shape to the caterpillar. I made the icing and just tried to swirl in the greens, etc for the body. There is a yellow outline along the … Read more

Coolest Very Hungry Caterpillar Birthday Cake

Homemade Very Hungry Caterpillar Birthday Cake

I made this Very Hungry Caterpillar Birthday Cake for my son’s first birthday. The party was for only 10 children and 30 adults so I didn’t want too much food colouring! I made a chocolate brownie base for the adults, approx 20x30cm, nice and solid. I made mini cupcakes made from a plain lemon cupcake … Read more

Coolest Very Hungry Caterpillar Birthday Cake

Homemade Very Hungry Caterpillar Birthday Cake

I love this book especially for the art by Eric Carle and used this Homemade Very Hungry Caterpillar Birthday Cake making as an opportunity to play with some new techniques. First, several weeks ahead of time I made the gum paste fruit. I first colored the white gum paste the color of the fruit but … Read more

Coolest Very Hungry Caterpillar Birthday Cake

Homemade Very Hungry Caterpillar Birthday Cake

I got the idea of doing the cupcakes and the head of this Very Hungry Caterpillar Birthday Cake separately from a cool website like this. I used my photocopier to blow up the picture of his head (from our book) to the right size and used that to make the right shaped head. The eyes … Read more