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If you were a 90s or 00s kid in the UK, no birthday party was complete without Marks and Spencer Colin the Caterpillar cake.

While the days of partying with Colin and his crew might be long behind us now, we’re more than delighted to find an excuse to bring him to the table again.

News of a Christmas themed Colin the Caterpillar went viral in the UK recently, along with a range of other exciting festive treats. Marks and Spencer stores across Dubai are now selling their Christmas range which includes Colin (Dhs125), and you can find it at their Festival City Mall, Marina Walk, Ibn Battuta, The Springs Souk and Mall of the Emirates stores.

Here’s the original Colin (swipe to see celebs who also love him).


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In addition to Colin the collection will also include advent calendars and mince pies, as well as a few new treats. For those looking to splurge on their guests at Christmas time, offer them one of the Shimmering Milk Chocolate Acorns (Dhs125), or for a slightly more budget-friendly treat, try the Milk Chocolate Ho Ho Ho set (Dhs29).

For those that don’t know, the regular Colin the Caterpillar is essentially a chocolate swiss roll cake dipped in milk chocolate, with a white chocolate face and topped with sugar coated milk chocolate beans. The Christmas version looks to have plenty of additional festive decoration including a chocolate Santa hat, candy canes and presents as well as mini red boots.

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