This Caterpillar Crawl cake will delight kids
and adults alike. And creating the S- shaped caterpillar is easier than you might think.
All you need is a Bundt pan. Start with a standard size Bundt cake of any flavor. Be
sure the cake is fully cooled before you begin decorating it. Cut the cake in half and arrange
the 2 halves end to end on a rectangular or oval platter so they form an S- shape. We
baked the cake with Funfetti. Using a serrated knife, trim one end of the S into a more rounded
shape. This will be the caterpillar’s head. Smooth the midpoint in the body where the
pieces joined. Now spoon 3 quarters of a 16 ounce can of vanilla frosting into a medium
bowl. Add green food coloring. Mix it well, adding more food coloring if needed to get
the shade of green you prefer. Remove 1 heaping spoonful of green frosting to a smaller bowl.
Add a few drops of green food coloring and blend it to get a darker shade of green. Put
the remaining white frosting in another small bowl and add yellow food coloring and blend
it well. Cover the entire cake with a lighter green frosting using a small spatula to spread
it evenly. Now add the yellow frosting to a pastry bag or a resealable plastic bag and
pipe wide yellow stripes across its back. Next, pipe narrower stripes of dark green
frosting across the caterpillar’s back. Now we’ll cut 2 1 / 2- inch rounds from a regular
size marshmallow. Put a dab of frosting on each and adhere a blue coated candy to the
frosting. Place these on the caterpillar’s head as eyes. To make the antenna, push 2
pair of lime cream- filled rolled wafers into the caterpillar’s head just above the eyes.
Use a dab of frosting to stick a green coated candy on the top of each antenna. Now line
the base of the cake with green coated candies. You’ll need about a third of the cup.