Coolest Caterpillar Cake for Grandson

Coolest Caterpillar Cake for Grandson

We had our hearts set on a  caterpillar cake for our grandson’s 2nd birthday so, after searching locally for ball pans without success we purchased Wilton Ball Pans online. Delivery was the biggest cost! Thinking we had never strayed from a recipe, we bought several cake mixes assuming test bakes would be required. To our … Read more

Colourful Caterpillar Cake

Colourful Caterpillar Cake

This is the first cake I ever made! Well, that was decorated, anyway. My daughter’s first birthday cake, we had her party combined with her Dedication. Everyone loved the caterpillar cake. My mother in law helped me bake and ice it. I probably found a picture on the internet for inspiration, being back in 2008, … Read more

Cool Homemade Blue, Yellow and Green Caterpillar Cake

Caterpillar Cake

I Should start by saying that I am not, remotely, the cake-making type. I typically would buy a cake and call it a day. But I got inspired by the other caterpillar cakes here and so I went for it for my son’s first birthday. I am so glad I did – this caterpillar cake … Read more

Coolest Purple Caterpillar Cake

Coolest Purple Caterpillar Cake

I made 2 10inch round sponges, used a large pastry cutter to cut a hole out of the middle of the sponges, then cut them in half, sandwiched 2 together to make the arch in the body. Then cut the other arch in two (one smaller than the other) used the smaller one for the … Read more

Sweet Homemade 3D Baby Einstein Caterpillar Cake with Smash Cake

Caterpillar and Smash Cake

I made the baby Einstein Caterpillar Cake for my baby’s 1st Birthday. She loves Einstein. I purchased the Wilton’s Ball Pan from Hobby Lobby. And I made up 6 different cakes, and froze them after they cooled just a bit. I did this 2 days before the party. The day before her party, I mixed … Read more

Baby Einstein Caterpiller Cake

Baby Einstein Caterpiller cake

I used the baseball cake pan and made five different flavors. I used bamboo skewers for the support for the head. I had a lot of fun with this Baby Einstein Caterpiller cake. I just used regular butter cream icing. Chocolate for the cheeks and head. I used sugar cookies for the Happy Birthday. I … Read more

Coolest The Very Hungry Caterpillar Cake

Homemade The Very Hungry Caterpillar Cake

I was inspired by other cakes on this website and made the body of the caterpillar with a chocolate chip cake in a bundt pan. For the head of the The Very Hungry Caterpillar Cake, I used a smaller loaf of angel food cake and cut out the shape of the head. To get the … Read more

Coolest Very Hungry Caterpillar Birthday Cake

Coolest Very Hungry Caterpillar Birthday Cake

I made this Very Hungry Caterpillar Birthday Cake for a friend’s son’s 1st birthday. I got most of my ideas for it from other submissions on this site! It wasn’t too difficult, but it was fairly time-consuming. The leaf was hand-carved out of a large sheet cake, then covered in two different colors of fondant. … Read more

Coolest Homemade Catterpillar Cake Gallery 4

For my daughters first birthday we decided to do a garden theme. A caterpillar cake seemed to be the perfect thing but I wanted it to look like a girl. I think we succeeded. I used a small Pyrex bowl to bake the individual cakes (or sections) in. One tip I got from my Mother-in-law … Read more

Coolest Baby Einstein Caterpillar Cake Photos 11

I used 2 Wilton dome pans (4 domes in each pan), 1 box of cake mix, let cool really well in pan then turn upside down to let the domes slide out, hopefully unharmed. I then used Wilton roll out Fondant icing (a little hint: knead in a little bit of clear vanilla or almond … Read more

Coolest Caterpillar Baby Einstein Cake Photos 0

This Baby Einstein cake was made for my sons 1st birthday. It was an easy decision since he was a huge fan of the Baby Einstein videos and would get all excited when the caterpillar would cross the screen. There were also plenty of available party supplies. We only used the plates with all the … Read more

Coolest Baby Einstein Caterpillar Cakes 4

Each ball of the cake was created using the small Wilton’s ball pan. Each ball was covered in fondant and airbrushed to match the colors of the DVD. Dowel rods were screwed to the cake board and the cakes were slid over the rods to keep the balls in place. Grass was created using colored … Read more

Cute Homemade Caterpillar Cake for my Daughter’s 1st Birthday

Coolest Caterpillar Cake

I decided to make a caterpiller cake for my daughter’s 1st birthday after seeing one in magazine. I baked a number of muffin and smaller rounded shaped cakes in 2 different pans. I used 4 of the muffin cakes and 4 of the smaller cakes in making my caterpiller. The middle body part of the … Read more

Coolest Baby Einstein Caterpillar Cake

Baby Einstein Caterpillar Cake

My mother-in-law made 2 large sheet cakes and iced them together. Then cooked 5 round cakes and placed them in the shape of the caterpillar on top of the sheet cake. We iced them the same colors as the caterpillar and used icing tools for the eyes and mouth. Then she found 2 wood grommets … Read more

Colorful Homemade Baby Einstein Caterpillar Birthday Cake

Homemade Baby Einstein Caterpillar Birthday Cake

I made this Baby Einstein Caterpillar birthday cake for my son’s 1st birthday – it was about about the only thing he recognized at the time! I used simple metal mixing bowls to bake the cake for the body segments. The legs, antenna, and tail are cupcakes, cut to fit their space. I used a … 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 Homemade Catterpillar Cake Gallery 5

I made this caterpillar cake for my daughters first birthday. We were having a large party and I needed a lot of cake. This caterpillar was made with three cake mixes. I used a Wilton pan, it has 6 half circles and was designed for the clown or ball cakes. I frosted each section with … Read more

Coolest Homemade Catterpillar Cake Gallery 0

I made this cake using the Wilton sports ball pans. I used six different cake mixes. Five for the body and the sixth was for cupcake legs-all made the night before. I wanted to do icing stars to cover the cake but I didnt have the patience. I used tip number eighteen to cover him. … Read more

Coolest Caterpillar Baby Einstein Cake Photos 1

I got the idea for this Baby Einstein cake from the second picture sent in from Monica R. from Walland TN. I used 6 inch cake pans for the body of the caterpillar and cupcakes for the feet tail and antenna. I took 4 tubs of white icing and 3 boxes of cake. I ended … Read more

Coolest Baby Einstein Caterpillar Cakes 5

My daughter, after watching an old Baby Einstein video, decided she didnt want a Spiderman cake after all for her third birthday party; she wanted a caterpillar cake! So I utilized this website to help come up with my Baby Einstein caterpillar cakes and there were some really great ideas. I started by buying the … Read more