Cupcake Caterpillar Birthday Cake Recipe

Cupcake Caterpillar Birthday Cake Recipe

How To Make Cupcake Caterpillar Birthday Cake

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Preparation: 30 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 50 minutes



  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • Green food coloring
  • Chocolate chips, for decorating
  • Decorative candies, for decorating


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a cupcake tin with liners.

  2. In a large mixing bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.

  3. Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Mix in the vanilla extract.

  4. In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt.

  5. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the butter mixture, alternating with the milk. Mix until just combined.

  6. Add green food coloring to achieve desired shade.

  7. Divide the batter evenly among the cupcake liners, filling each about 3/4 full.

  8. Bake for 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into a cupcake comes out clean.

  9. Allow the cupcakes to cool completely on a wire rack.

  10. To assemble the caterpillar, arrange the cupcakes in a long line, slightly overlapping each other.

  11. Decorate the cupcakes with chocolate chips for eyes and decorative candies for the caterpillar’s features.

  12. Serve and enjoy!


  • Calories : 350kcal
  • Total Fat : 12g
  • Saturated Fat : 7g
  • Cholesterol : 65mg
  • Sodium : 230mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 57g
  • Dietary Fiber : 1g
  • Sugar : 39g
  • Protein : 4g
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