Caterpillar Cupcakes

Looking for a fun, creative cake but don’t have the money to order one from the local bakery? Consider making your own. Here are some quick tips on how to make a caterpillar cake!

This cupcake formation would be great for a bug-themed party or a party based on the book: Very Hungry Caterpillar. As you tackle this, remember that caterpillars are not perfect so if things don’t turn out perfect, your child will still love it!

Here are the things you’ll need:

  • Cake mix

  • Frosting

  • Food Coloring (Blue and yellow)

  • Pull and Peel Twizzlers

  • Lifesaver gummies

  • Toothpicks (optional)

  • Coconut (optional)


  1. Make your cupcakes according to the cake mix box. Only fill the cupcake tins half-way so they have flat tops after baking. Mix several drops of food coloring in the frosting until you have green frosting.

  2. Place your finished cupcakes upside down on a cookie tray in an “s” sh