Caterpillar Cakes

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(7) 4 Reviews
Prep Time
15
min.
Total Time
15
min.
Servings

2 caterpillar cakes (12 cupcakes each) or 24 servings, 1 cupcake each

Kids will love these edible fuzzy green bugs! Two crawling rows of cupcakes coated with tinted coconut are decorated to resemble whimsical caterpillars.

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  • Tint coconut with food coloring. Remove paper from cupcakes; frost tops and sides of cupcakes with whipped topping. Sprinkle coconut evenly over whipped topping; press gently into whipped topping to secure.
  • Spread cookie crumbs evenly onto 2 large serving platters to resemble dirt. Arrange 12 cupcakes on each platter to resemble caterpillar.
  • Decorate cupcakes with remaining ingredients as desired.

How to Tint Coconut

Place coconut in large plastic bag. Add about 9 drops food coloring; close bag. Squeeze coconut in bag until color is evenly distributed.

Servings

  • 2 caterpillar cakes (12 cupcakes each) or 24 servings, 1 cupcake each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 2 caterpillar cakes (12 cupcakes each) or 24 servings, 1 cupcake each
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 310
% Daily Value
Total fat 13g
Saturated fat 7g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 340mg
Carbohydrate 46g
Dietary fiber 2g
Sugars 29g
Protein 3g
   
Vitamin A 0 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 6 %DV
Iron 8 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • Maudrsque |

  • mommakimmy1231 |

    i love makin cakes and cupcakes!!! i make them for everyones birthdays!! i love getting the idea and tryin them or gettin ideas and doin them a diff. way!!

  • Catbru8 |

    This was so fun to make... and the kids helped too! We used it as an alternative to a birthday cake.

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