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By: Cakes And Berries  09-12-2011
Keywords: cake decorating

Planning a cake for a baby shower can be a lot of fun. However, if you don’t feel like the creative type then this can be frustrating. By carefully planning the theme and thinking of the baby shower cake inscription first you can usually come up with a fun idea for decorating a cake.

Below are some ideas that will help you in picking the perfect baby shower cake. Keep I mind this is just a list of some of the most popular baby shower cake ideas. The possibilities are limitless and hopefully the list of ideas below will spark your imaginations and ideas and you will come up with your own creative ideas for making a unique baby shower cake.

Winnie The Pooh Baby Shower Cake

This one doesn’t need much explanation except that Winnie the Pooh is one of the most popular baby shower themes around. The only decision you have to make is if you want the Classic or Modern Version of Pooh. Either way you can end up with a great looking cake. It is pretty easy to bake a cake and then cut the shape to look like Winnie the Pooh and the frost it to match.

Belly Baby Shower Cake

This one is also pretty self explanatory but can be a fun idea. Again you bake a cake and shape it like a mommy’s pregnant belly. You can then frost and decorate accordingly.

Baby Shower Gift Cake

Here is another fun free idea for a baby shower cake you can easily make at home. For this one just use a square pan and then frost it to look like a present. You can get as details as you want with this cake. Adding more ribbon (from frosting) and fancy wrapping paper (from frosting again) you can really add some special touches to a baby shower gift cake.

Gift Basket Baby Shower Cake

This one is closely related to the idea above. The main difference is the shape is a gift basket instead of a gift. It is becoming more common for people to give gift baskets at baby shower then straight gifts. Therefore this trend can be reflected in the cake decoration by making a baby shower gift basket out of the cake.

Rubber Ducky Baby Shower Cake

Here is a more creative shower cake for a baby or you might just say it is weird. However, a very popular theme for baby showers is a rubber duck. Therefore a rubber ducky baby shower cake fits well alongside this theme. Again this cake is pretty easy to make. You simple cook a big rectangular cake and then cut and shape the outside of the cake into the shape of a duck. Frost it with some yellow frosting and viola you have a rubber duck baby shower cake.

Boat or Noah’s Ark Baby Shower Cake

Again these might both sound pretty unusual as ideas for a cake. However, as people try harder and harder to fit the cake decorating in the decorations and theme of the party it makes sense to try a cake that fits as well. Typically, as stated above, baking a boat baby shower cake or a Noah’s ark cake is no harder then baking your standard everyday plain Jane cake. The only difference comes in the decorating and frosting part of it. These are two popular ideas for cake decorating because they are two popular baby shower themes so it makes sense.

These are just a few of the more popular ideas for baby shower cake decorating ideas. There are a lot of other things that can be done and you are only limited to your time and budget. Hopefully these will spur on a few ideas for you to make your own creative or unique baby shower cake and have lot of fun finding ideas to decorate it.

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