Top Eric Carle-Inspired Cakes

We just love the cakes inspired by the work of author and illustrator Eric Carle (most famous for his children’s story, The Very Hungry Caterpillar), covered with technicolor butterflies, bright ladybugs and fuzzy green caterpillars. Check out these Top Eric Carle Cakes for inspiration on your next kid-friendly creation!

 

The Very Hungry Caterpillar
The Very Hungry Caterpillar By cakesbyraewyn
I’ve been busting to make one of these! A little Hungry Caterpillar cake for a Hungry Caterpillar themed Baby Shower. 8″ rich and chocolatey Mud Cake with dark chocolate ganache :)


Brown Bear, Brown Bear What Do You See? Cupcakes


Brown Bear, Brown Bear What Do You See? Cupcakes By butrcream
Vanilla cupcakes with vanilla buttercream frosting and hand made fondant/gum paste toppers modeled after characters from the book “Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?” for a little guy’s Birthday! Some of the most detailed toppers I’ve ever done, but enjoyed it! :)

The Very Hungry Caterpillar


The Very Hungry Caterpillar By erinob2
*First birthday cake based on the book The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?


Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? By tinkerb
These cookies were made for a little boy’s night before kindergarten. His daddy read him this book every night before bed since he was born. NFSC topped w/ MMF that was painted and then pieced together to get the Eric Carle look. Eah cookie took about 45 minutes to do.

Eric Carle cupcakes


Eric Carle cupcakes By harper77
I made these for my daughter’s kindy class who have had an “insect” theme all term and have been reading “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” along with other Eric Carle books. The cakes are vanilla with chocolate ganache and fondant ‘insects’. They are not as neat as I would have liked but I don’t think the kids will care – as long as they can eat the sugar!!

Eric Carle baby shower cookies


Eric Carle baby shower cookies By ckkerber
I made these for my sister-in-law’s baby shower yesterday. It was a storybook themed shower so I chose Eric Carle as the inspiration for the cookies and did three kinds, Brown Bear, Brown Bear , the Very Hungry Caterpillar, and The Grouchy Ladybug. All characters are chocolate transfers and I used rolled buttercream to ice the cookie.

Very Hungry Caterpillar


Very Hungry Caterpillar By falula-johnson
Inspired by the book by Eric Carle. There are also little caterpillars eating through various food items around the cake. The coloured dots are skittles candy, the rest is covered in fondant, then hand painted.

Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear?


Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear? By katibeth88

Very hungry caterpillar Cake


Very hungry caterpillar Cake By roxibakes
very hungry caterpillar


By lulabelle
Brown Bear, Brown Bear . . . Buttercream & Fondant #1.

very hungry caterpillar cake


very hungry caterpillar cake By lisa1984babybird

Brown Bear, Brown Bear Cake


Brown Bear, Brown Bear Cake By traci-doodle
This cake is based on the book “Brown Bear, Brown Bear What Do You See?” which is illustrated by Eric Carle. I was a bit intimidated when my friend requested this style, but I was happy with how it turned out!

Very Hungry Caterpillar Cake


Very Hungry Caterpillar Cake By sugarkissescakery
White almond sour cream cake with raspberry filling, iced in buttercream with fondant accents.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar First Birthday


The Very Hungry Caterpillar First Birthday By jakescookiejar
Very Hungry Caterpillar each piece is cake covered in fondant, the stick is modeling chocolate

The Very Hungry Caterpillar


The Very Hungry Caterpillar By tennilley
The very Hungry Caterpillar with dripping ice cream, watermelon and cupcakes! This cake was designed using inspiration from Erin Salerno.The cupcake was made using RKT and then fondant. Everything else is fondant.

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