17 Beautiful Baby Shower Cakes To Lust Over

Alison Coldridge
·Editor Yahoo Style UK

Baby showers have become incredibly popular in the last few years, with the majority of all mums-to-be having one. And while they’re not every pregnant woman's cup of tea, they're a great way for a bunch of friends and family to get together and have fun tasting pooey (aka chocolate) nappies and the like.

But best of all, they're a great reason to make a MASSIVE CAKE.

Get ready to get inspired...

Sprinkles galore! [passioncookie.com.au]
Sprinkles galore! [passioncookie.com.au]

Simple and elegant, you can't go wrong with a cake that's covered in royal icing and sprinkles. 

All of your baby's essentials... baked. [Pinterest]
All of your baby's essentials... baked. [Pinterest]

If you're after a more thematic baby shower cake, this should be your top pick. After all, who wouldn't want an edible changing bag?!

Blue for a boy? [Pinterest]
Blue for a boy? [Pinterest]

We love the star print that covers this super chic cake - and how adorable are those teeny tiny baby booties?!

All of the baby books you really need. [Tumblr]
All of the baby books you really need. [Tumblr]

Bookworms will love this edible stack of baby books. We definitely do.

Everyone loves a cupcake! [Pinterest]
Everyone loves a cupcake! [Pinterest]

These baby shower cupcakes are brilliant. They definitely prove that you don't need a five-tiered cake to make an impact.

There's nothing wrong with an OTT traditional cake. [Pinterest]
There's nothing wrong with an OTT traditional cake. [Pinterest]

This cake hasn't held back in terms of frills and fancies. It's laden with intricate icing styles, bows and Tiffany blue colouring - not to mention a pushchair that we can imagine the Duchess of Cambridge herself pushing.

[Pinterest]
[Pinterest]

Tiny boots! And dresses! And cuddly toys! Could this cake be any sweeter? We highly doubt it.

[Cakecentral.com]
[Cakecentral.com]

This cake is perfect for the mum who's decided not to find out her baby's sex. But how you make it is completely beyond us. There never was a better time to call in the experts... 

[julietstallwoodcakesandbiscuits.co.uk]
[julietstallwoodcakesandbiscuits.co.uk]

Basically, this is the new Colin the Caterpillar. But for baby showers.

[Premier Cake Creations]
[Premier Cake Creations]

Are those buttons real or made from icing? We can't even tell. Talk about piping perfection. 

[Ideas.evite.com]
[Ideas.evite.com]

Another bake that's ideal for baby showers where the baby's gender hasn't been revealed. And not too tricky to make, either. One to try at home?

[Listotic.com]
[Listotic.com]

If you're planning on revealing your baby's gender to your friends and family at your baby shower, this is an inspired way to do it.

[Pinterest]
[Pinterest]

This all-white cake proves that sometimes less is far more (not to mention way less effort).

[Pinterest]
[Pinterest]

 

Your cake doesn't have to be circular - or tiered. This pram-shaped bake has a lot going for it and definitely looks good enough to eat.

[Pinterest.com]
[Pinterest.com]

It's pretty simple to make a 'wonky' cake like this - all you need to do is slice a slanted layer off each sponge and it leaves a really cool finishing effect.

[Pinterest]
[Pinterest]

The bottle cake is a classic and very clearly a baby shower bake.

[Tumblr]
[Tumblr]

However this baker managed to get the stick to support the post box baffles us. But it looks incredible.

Tweet us photos of your baby shower cake @YLifestyleUK.

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