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Bridal Shower Cake Ideas: 10 original Bridal Shower cakes

Bridal Shower celebrations have increased in popularity in recent years and vary from rustic to lavish in their style. Whatever your theme, Bridal shower cakes are all about honoring the occasion in a delicious and beautiful way. From a classic tiered cake to more contemporary shaped creations, there are so many irresistible cake ideas. Read on for our favorite Bridal Shower Cake ideas.

One of the highlights of a bridal shower is the cake, so why not make it a real centerpiece. We have selected 10 of our favorite and most beautiful Bridal Shower cake ideas to inspire you in your baking.

1. Keep it simple

A stunning but simple and understated option is this beautiful tiered cake by Puddles The Cake Company. Three different sized cakes are stacked on top of each other and filled simply with buttercream. You could use flavored creams in each of the cakes, citrus flavors would work really well. Decorate with simple leafy sprigs of rosemary and herbs, place on a simple white cake stand and you have a stunning cake fit for any bride!

Naked bridal shower cake

Credit Puddles The Cake Company

2. Keep it Fresh!

Fresh flowers always make a stunning addition to a table and a simple naked iced cake decorated with fresh flowers in your color scheme is a gorgeous way to personalize your cake and ensure continuity in your party styling.

Trim the stems off of your favorite blooms and tuck into clusters in two or three areas of the cake. You don’t need many flowers to get a great effect, think less is more when creating this look!

Floral bridal shower cake

Credit: Something about cake

3. Soft pastel macaroons

Macaroons are a super delicate treat that you can creatively shape to resemble a tiered cake. Easy to eat, and loved by everyone, macaroons make a great bridal shower cake alternative. Use a tiered cake stand as your base and incorporate some blush-colored roses to tie it all together. Layer the macaroons and the flowers on top of each other to create this stunning centrepiece.

Macaroon cake

Credit: Karas Party Ideas

4. Handpainted fondant

This is a unique spin on a traditional fondant cake using fondant paints to color the fondant once it has been placed on the cake. Choosing colors in your theme, use large brushes to color and blend the paints in rough, loose strokes down the side of the cake. Finish with a couple of macaroons or flowers on the top.

Handpainted fondant cake

Credit: Whipped Bake Shop

5. Good Old Chocolate Cake

An old favorite, and my personal fave, nothing beats the taste of homemade chocolate cake. Here is a simple recipe to make this yourself and decorate with butter cream and chocolate shards.

Chocolate Bridal Shower Cake

6. Pretty and pink

Take inspiration from little girls parties and think all things pink. This simple cake, iced with soft pink butter cream and decorated simply but very effectively with sprinkles and makes a gorgeous centrepiece to your bridal shower table. You can find the recipe here.

Pink sprinkle cake

7. Succulent Cake

Now this one is a stunner! Succulents are right on trend at the moment so why not style your table and your cake accordingly!

This gorgeous cake features piped icing succulents in shades of green and really looks so effective. For the full tutorial of how to make it click here.

succulent wedding cake

8. Rose Cupcakes

I adore these delicate Rose Cupcakes and these make such a pretty feature on a simple white cupcake stand or even on a wooden tray. The soft pastel colors are perfect for a Bridal Shower party and the small size make them a delicate yet delicious mouthful for your guests.

The full recipe and instructions can be found here.

rose icing cupcakes

9. Blackberry Lavender Cake

Now this one is a show stopper. If you are looking for an original but simple cake then this one is for you.

rose lavender cake

Four layers of light and fluffy vanilla cake with homemade blackberry lavender jam, and white chocolate buttercream. This cake is nothing short of delicious, not to mention visually stunning. Every bite is layered with fresh blackberries, hints of lavender, and sweet vanilla cake. Find the full recipe and instructions here.

10. Coconut Eton Mess Cake

Bright and colourful, reminiscent of Spring and Summer garden parties, this beauty is sure to set your table alight. A coconut sponge layered with whipped ricotta and decorated with flowers and berries, not only is this creation totally delicious, but a real head turner too.

For full instructions and a video click here.

coconut eton mess cake

Hopefully these ideas have given you some food for thought and inspiration for your Bridal Shower party planning. Whichever theme you choose to go with, we hope you enjoy every minute of your special celebration!


For more inspiration on planning your Bridal Shower, read our top Bridal Shower Themes post here.

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Jane Sheriff is the founder, creative director, party planner and mom of three. She started Darling Celebrations back in 2012 to share easy and beautiful ideas for celebrating the special events in life.

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