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25 Gorgeous Baby Shower Cakes

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    Flower Bouquet Cake
    For a baby shower cake that doesn’t scream “baby,” try this elegant flower bouquet confection. Marshmallow halves rolled in colored sugar make brightly-colored petals pop.

    Make the Flower Bouquet Cake

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    Baby Buggy Cake
    Don’t all moms-to-be dream about walking down their street with their baby napping peacefully in a pram? This adorable baby shower cake idea only uses one 9” round cake, and the blue and green colors provide an elegant contrast. 

    Make the Baby Buggy Cake

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    Umbrella Cake
    You only need one 9” round cake to create this bold and bright Umbrella treat. (It’s raining jelly beans!)

    Make the Umbrella Cake

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    Lamb Cake
    Prepare for massive squealing over this sweet lamb cake, made with a mini-marshmallow coat. It’s perfect for a nursery-rhyme-themed baby shower.

    Make the Lamb Cake

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    Cigar Box Cake
    Will the dad-to-be make an appearance at the shower? Give the cake a manly edge with tootsie roll cigars in a 9” x 13” cake “box."

    Make the Cigar Box Cake

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    Baby Bib Cake
    Adaptable for any shower theme, this easy baby bib cake gets its ruffles from nonpareils and duckling design from rolled-out fruit chews.

    Make the Baby Bib Cake

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    Stork Cake
    A stork is the classic harbinger of a baby to come, making it perfectly fitting for a baby shower cake. Create his fluffy feathers from shredded coconut, and the beak from an ice cream cone.

    Make the Stork Cake

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    Baby Booties Cake
    Perhaps the cutest layette item is shoes—so tiny! Make these adorable booties cakes using store-bought pound cake and piping on the frosting in squiggles to mimic a knitted feel.

    Make the Baby Booties Cake

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    Sweet Peas in a Pod Cupcakes
    Pea-in-the-Pod is a go-to baby shower theme, especially for twins. These baby shower cupcakes are the perfect match for it, with fruit-chew “peas” nestled in pods.

    Make the Sweet Peas in a Pod Cupcakes

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    Rocking Horse Cake
    This cake riffs on the iconic playroom fixture. Make it the star of the shower with bright-colored frosting and rolled-out candies to make the saddle and bridle. 

    Make the Rocking Horse Cake

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    Bird’s Nest Cupcakes
    Sweet, chirping baby birds are a sign of spring, birth and new beginnings—perfect for a baby shower! Plus, no messy cake-cutting; just pile on toasted coconut to create a nest, add a dollop of frosting for the baby bird, and these baby shower cupcakes are ready to serve. 

    Make the Bird's Nest Cupcakes

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    Diaper Bag Cake
    Give the guest of honor a chic treat with this gorgeous diaper bag cake, filled with cookie versions of bottles and teddy bears.

    Make the Diaper Bag Cake

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    Duck Cake
    Guests will go quackers over this too-cute ducky cake, which starts with a simple store-bought pound cake.

    Make the Duck Cake

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    Humpty Dumpty Cake
    For a storybook or nursery-rhyme theme, this Humpty Dumpty cake will impress. And you don’t need all the King’s horses or men to put him together: Colored frosting, fruit leather and an ice cream cone hat are all it takes. 

    Make the Humpty Dumpty Cake

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    Baby Blanket Cake
    Baby blankets are a classic, sure-to-please shower gift. This cake version is so bright and cheery, we wish they would make a matching crib set. 

    Make the Baby Blanket Cake

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    Cabbage Patch Cake
    Was her Cabbage Patch Kid her first “baby,” way back in the day? These sweet sleeping cabbage patch flowers will emphasize this momentous, full-circle moment. Plant them on a 9" x 9" cake with colored cornflakes as leaves.

    Make the Cabbage Patch Cake

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    Diaper Cake
    Who knew baby shower diaper cakes could look so cute? We know the guest of honor will have her fill of not-so-sweet diapers later, so start her off with this pretty pastel-sprinkled version.

    Make the Diaper Cake

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    Bunny Face Cupcakes
    Babies + bunnies = we can’t take this much cute! These tasty baby shower cupcakes will be a sure hit, especially for a spring-themed celebration.

    Make the Bunny Faces Cupcakes

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    Teddy Bear Cake
    As far as baby shower cake ideas go, this one is cuddle-worthy! Guests will love a teddy bear cake with pastel candy sprinkles and a jaunty fruit leather bow tie.

    Make the Teddy Bear Cake

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    Baby Bottle Cake
    Your mama-to-be-friend will probably be spending a lot of time with baby bottles. Get her acquainted with this cake version, which only requires a little trimming and colored frosting.

    Make the Baby Bottle Cake

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    Birth Announcement Cake
    The mom-to-be can’t wait to send out her baby’s real birth announcements? Give her a preview with this easy 9” x 9” baby shower cake. Customize the color by theme or the mama-to-be’s fave.

    Make the Birth Announcement Cake

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    Baby Faces Cupcakes
    It's fun to wonder what baby will look like. You can make plenty of different mini-me possibilities with these cute baby shower cupcakes.

    Make the Baby Faces Cupcakes

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    Baby Blocks Cake
    For a simple, colorful focal point for any baby shower, this cake fits the bill. Store-bought pound cake cut into squares make building the “blocks” a cinch.

    Make the Baby Blocks Cake

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    Rattle Cake 
    Wow your mom-to-be with a bold-colored rattle cake. Stacking two bowl-shaped cakes creates this baby shower cake's showy 3D effect. 

    Make the Rattle Cake

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    Pacifier Cake 
    The binky might just end up being her best friend in a few months, so what better idea for a baby shower cake? We love the handle made from a donut.

    Make the Pacifier Cake

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