Asda Launches Cake That’s Twice As Big As Colin The Caterpillar

If you thought Colin the Caterpillar was big, just wait til you get a load of the cake Asda is about to introduce into its stores.

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Named Colossal Clyde, Asda’s new caterpillar cake measures 45cm and serves about 24 people.

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Available on Asda’s cake aisles from 1 April, Clyde will set you back £12, or roughly 50p per serving.

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Like Colin, Colossal Clyde will be a long roll of chocolate sponge with a swirl of chocolate buttercream at its centre.

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The outside of the roll will be coated with hard milk chocolate and topped with edible decorations.

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M&S’s Colin the Caterpillar, which launched in 1990, serves 10, less than half what Colossal Clyde is able to feed.

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M&S has its own giant version of Colin, measuring 44cm, or 1cm shorter than Clyde.

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However, the price is £40, making M&S’s giant Colin almost three times as expensive as Asda’s giant caterpillar cake.

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Asda’s bakery expert, Sarah Burns, addressed the disparity: “As well as being a fun novelty cake, Colossal Clyde is great value for money for our customers.

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“There has been an increasing demand for supersized and extraordinary products recently”, Burns went on, “and we’re happy to be at the forefront of quirky thinking and show-stopping products that our customers love.”