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

Fun Homemade Caterpillar Cake

Homemade Caterpillar Cake

My nephew was having a bug theme for his first birthday. I created a homemade caterpillar cake for the main cake and a bumblebee cake for the smash cake (in another post). This was my first attempt at 3D cake, and I highly recommend it for its general ease and creative options. I used the … Read more

Coolest Homemade Pastel Colored Caterpillar Birthday Cake

Homemade Caterpillar Birthday Cake

I used a small Pyrex bowl to make all the bumps of the Caterpillar Birthday Cake. The bowls held about 2 cups of cake batter. The head was a little bigger, I used the scraps I cut off from the others to mold and shape the head. I used 4 cups of buttercream icing, with … Read more

Awesome 3D Homemade Baby Einstein Caterpillar Cake

Homemade Baby Einstein Caterpillar Cake

I saw many Baby Einstein Caterpillar Cakes on this site but I decided to give it my own perfectionist twist for my son’s first birthday! This cake was made with 5 different cake mixes using the Wilton sports ball cake pan. Each ball was covered with fondant. I rubbed water on each ball to give … 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

Coolest Baby Einstein Caterpillar Cake Photos 1

I had a friend that was throwing a Baby Einstein party for her sons first birthday. She asked me to make the cake, and I was more than willing! For the Baby Einstein Caterpillar cake, I found a picture of the caterpillar on the internet and began to “copy” it in the shape of a … Read more

Coolest Baby Einstein Caterpillar Cake Photos 3

On my sons 1st birthday, my wife really wanted a special birthday cake. She came up with the idea of a Baby Einstein theme and wanted the Baby Einstein caterpillar cake. I insisted on making the cake and used the caterpillar from the video as a guide. I wanted it 3 dimensional so I used … Read more

Coolest Caterpillar Baby Einstein Cake Photos 6

I was looking for a fast and easy way to recreate the Baby Einstein cake for my nieces second birthday party. I like to fold whipped topping into my frosting (the richness of the pure frosting is neutralized but the mixture is still somewhat stiff for piping). To make the caterpillar I used vanilla frosting. … Read more

Coolest Baby Einstein Caterpillar Cakes 10

I used Wilton sports ball pans for the body segments and cupcakes for the feet and tail for the baby Einstein caterpillar cakes. I made the 1234 cake batter and Wilton meringue frosting. These recipes were given to me from my Grandmother but I believe they can be found on the Wilton site. I used … Read more

Coolest Caterpillar Birthday Cake

Homemade Caterpillar Birthday  Cake

Thanks to everyone who posted a Caterpillar Birthday Cake. I used the Wilton sports ball pan to create the 6 body parts. I used golden vanilla, devils food and strawberry cake mixes and filled with pineapple, cherry and strawberry, respectively. I used cookie cutters to make the geometrical shapes and the round end of a … Read more

Cool Homemade 3D Yellow, Green and Blue Caterpillar Birthday Cake

Homemade Caterpillar Birthday Cake

This Caterpillar Birthday Cake I made for my nephew’s 1st birthday. I found the idea for the cake on the Wilton website and from this website. His birthday is really close to Easter so we decided to celebrate Easter and his birthday at the same time, so I thought the caterpillar seemed appropriate. I decided … Read more

Cool Homemade Baby Einstein Caterpillar Half-Sheet Cake

Homemade Baby Einstein Caterpillar Birthday Cake

This Baby Einstein Caterpillar Birthday Cake was such fun to make! This was a half sheet cake, white and devils food cake. I used a royal icing for the entire cake. I used the mini ball pan for the ladybug and caterpillar. I cut off about 1/4 of the ball to help it look better … Read more

Coolest Baby Einsten Cake

Homemade Baby Einsten Cake

My son loves to watch Baby Einstein so I decided to make the caterpillar cake for his first birthday party. I found this website and looked through all of the examples of a Baby Einstein cake and decided to use the Wilton sports ball pans. I bought two sets (40% off coupons for Jo-Ann Fabrics … 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 Baby Einstein Caterpillar Cake Photos 2

This is the Baby Einstein Caterpillar cake I made for my son Connors first birthday. I got the idea off this site after I had decided on a Baby Einstein theme, but could not find a cake pan. Thank you for the idea! I used the Wilton Sports Ball pan and tip 16 to create … Read more

Coolest Baby Einstein Caterpillar Cake Photos 4

My baby girl absolutely would squeal with delight at the sight of the Baby Einstein caterpillar, so that was my last minute decision for her first birthday cake. Being that I am an amateur cake decorator (this was a first for my husband and I!). I kept it simple for preparation. For this Baby Einstein … Read more

Coolest Caterpillar Baby Einstein Cake Photos 7

My little guy loves Baby Einstein videos so I knew it would be the theme for his first birthday. I thought the caterpillar would be the easiest character to make into a Baby Einstein cake using the Wilton Dome pan (4 to a pan). I used two boxes of cake mix and for 8 domes … Read more

Coolest Baby Einstein Caterpillar Cakes 11

I used a 14″ diameter circular shaped cake pan and 2 cake box mixes for the baby Einstein caterpillar cakes (I used white & chocolate cake mixes for a mixed cake). The cake was a hit and everybody loved the icing and caterpillar!