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DIY Baby Shower Cake Ideas To Inspire You

If you are looking for DIY Baby Shower cake ideas then read on! We have put together some of the prettiest and easy to make DIY Baby Shower cake ideas.

When you are planning a Baby Shower, it’s likely the cake will be high on your to-do list. We all love a pretty Baby Shower cake. After all, it’s a talking point of the Baby Shower and a centerpiece for your table.

With so many pretty Baby Shower cake ideas to choose from, it can be tricky to pin down the one design you want to go for. Try to bear in mind what works with your Baby Shower theme and the colors of your party.

Even if you don’t think of yourself as a keen baker, many of these cakes are easy to make. And it will save you a small fortune if you can bake it yourself! If you are still not sure you can pull it off, ask a friend or family member to help. Most people love to be involved in the planning of a Baby Shower. AKA one of the best celebrations of all time!

Here are our top 10 DIY Baby Shower cake ideas to get you inspired!

DIY Pink Ombre Baby Shower Cake

This pretty DIY Pink Ombre Baby Shower cake by Oh Sweet Basil contains 3 layers of delicately colored pink cake. The soft pink ombre icing is finished off with a pretty rose and baby’s breath floral topper. The cake is sandwiched together with jam and frosting. The full recipe, instructions and photos can be found here. And if you are having a boy, simply switch the coloring to blue for a boy version.

DIY Naked Baby Shower Cake with Strawberries & Cream

Filled with strawberries and fresh cream, this naked cake is sure to be the highlight of your Baby Shower.

The pink drizzle icing is actually colored white chocolate and the top of the cake is sprinkled with a delicate basil sugar. Delicious! Substitute the pink food coloring for blue to change this up for a boy Baby Shower. The full recipe and instructions are found here.

Naked Lemon Meringue Baby Shower Cake

This DIY Baby Shower cake works great for a Summer Baby Shower or a Tea Party Baby Shower. Based on the classic lemon meringue flavors, this has a lemon sponge with lemon curd and strawberry filling.

And being a naked cake, you don’t have to worry too much about the perfection of the icing. Less is more, perfect for the beginner baker! Full recipe and instructions can be found here.

Three-tiered White Chocolate Cheesecake

Now this creation isn’t strictly a cake, but more of a dessert. However, it still works really well as a Baby Shower cake centerpiece and is both delicious and pretty! The tiers will add height to your table which is a bonus.

A biscuit base and raspberry drizzle give this crunch and tang that your guests will love! You can find the full recipe and instructions here.

DIY Passion Fruit Layer Cake

This pretty DIY Baby Shower cake is filled with layers of cream cheese and passion fruit.

Fresh and delicate, this is perfect for a Spring or Summer Baby Shower or garden party. Adding fresh flowers to the top is such a pretty touch and easy to do for even the most novice baker!

Get the recipe and instructions here.

DIY Star Baby Shower Cake

This Star Cake is a spicy gingerbread sponge with ginger, nutmeg, cloves and cinnamon. Perfect for a Star themed Baby Shower or a Winter Baby Shower, this pretty cake is both easy to make and decorate.

Get the full recipe and instructions here.

Lime, Rapsberry and Coconut Cake

This sweet cake is bursting with flavor and adds a little extra to a regular sponge. Filled with raspberries with a lime and coconut sponge, this works nicely for a Summer Baby Shower.

Decorate with roses of your color choice to match in with your Baby Shower theme.

You can find the full recipe and instructions here.

Baby Onesie Baby Shower Cake

So I am not usually a fan of shaped Baby Shower cakes, but this one is an exception! It’s super easy to make and doesn’t need any specially shaped pans. And stylishly decorated with colorful sprinkles, this cake works well for a Baby Sprinkle Party as well as a Baby Shower. If you have a piping bag, you can even add some personalized wording.

Grab the full recipe and instructions here.

DIY Petal Baby Shower Cake

This adorable cake is decorated with sugared petals, which take a little bit of effort to create but are well worth it. Plus you can adapt the coloring to match your color scheme. Or go with peach and purple for a Tea Party vibe.

Go and get all the details and instructions here.

DIY Blue Ombre Baby Shower Cake

Now this pretty blue ombre cake is easy to make and is stunning especially when cut. I love how the pretty ombre coloring goes through the sponge as well as the frosting.

Get all of the details, photos and how to here.

So there you have our roundup of the best DIY Baby Shower cakes. Making your own Baby Shower cake is great fun and you can tailor your cake to your color scheme exactly. As long as you plan well in advance and maybe rope in some helping hands if you need them, making your own Baby Shower cake is a great idea.

For more Baby Shower ideas check out our Baby Showers section.

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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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