50 baby shower cake ideas for boys and girls

by Lorna White |

When planning a baby shower, you need to think of everything, from gifts and games to food. Whether you choose to go simple with a few nibbles, a sit-down meal or a cute afternoon tea there is one food item you simply cannot forget...a baby shower cake!

There are so many options when it comes to the cake – is it a boy, girl, twins, triplets or a complete surprise? Do you match the nursery décor? Pooh Bear or Peter Rabbit? Do you go for animals or rainbows? Do you celebrate the new mum with a gorgeous baby bump cake? Or have an adorable cake topper the parents can keep for the first birthday? You could even try and make a nappy cake for the occasion!

The list goes on – baby shower cakes come in all shapes, sizes and styles. And there are some amazing ideas out there.

We recommend taking your time and talking with the mum-to-be (or her family/partner if it's a surprise) to get a real idea of what she's planning for her new arrival and come up with a baby shower that she will love.

From the simplistic to the mind-blowing, get inspired by these brilliant baby shower cake ideas from social media and beyond…

25 Pin-spirational baby shower cake ideas

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1) Hot air balloon cake

Cookies as cake toppers – genius! This simplistic design is stylish and cute, and the hot air balloon is a great theme to play with. Via Pinterest, Find Your Cake Inspiration

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There are so many places you can get inspiration from – Pinterest, Facebook, Instagram – whether you're baking it yourself (we salute you!) or decide to opt for a baker – there's plenty more here to get your imagination going...

Colourful creation

It’s a boy

Everyone loves unicorns

Neutral florals

Washing line

Peek-a-boo baby

Pink unicorn

Cute as a button

Winne the Pooh

Pink or blue

Peter Rabbit and friends

Oh baby

Pink and grey

Beautiful in blue

Bubbly bear

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