Bridal shower cake ideas are all about honoring the occasion in a delicious way. From an updated version of a classic look to traditional favorites that never go out of style, there are irresistible cake ideas that can be adapted to fit any situation. Once you have decided on the cake or cupcake design, you're ready to tackle some of the finer points-a spectacular presentation. The pictures provided here will serve as a guide to selecting a shower cake decorated to fit your needs with a practical and creative way to serve it.
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One of the highlights of a bridal shower is the cake, so make it a real cause for celebration. Whether you choose a lavishly rich cake or individual cupcakes fancy enough for company, the cake is always a must see. Whatever your theme or style, we hope you find the bridal shower cake ideas here helpful in creating your own cake piled high with imagination.
Pretty cake presentation.
Pretty elements are what make this cake table special, so think about the details. Here, a beautiful sheer table runner tied with a satin bow lends an elegant feel, while the silver chevron print adds an updated contemporary look. The combination of all the elements is simply stunning.
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This presentation is the perfect example of highlighting the occasion to create an eye-catching cake display. A cake replica of the bride makes quite a scene supported by a simple "I Do."
Slip into something sweet.
The best bridal shower cake ideas reflect the theme. This frilly and feminine corset cake is well suited for a lingerie bridal shower, and is sure to be a conversation piece for the guests.
Photo courtesy of Anna Cakes
Love cake? Love each other? This cake design is the perfect symbol of love with a burlap heart "carved" with the couple's initials. Powerful message with minimal effort.
Dreams do come true.
Unexpected bridal shower cake ideas often make the biggest impression. Here, a tiny banner personalizes the cake to the bride and is an easy way to make even the simplest sheet cake seem special.
Cake with bling.
Use the impending nuptials to bring instant drama to the cake. The bride and the guests will appreciate this cake design featuring sparkling diamonds, lovely flowers, and a distinctive "I do".
He loves me.
If you know of a favorite flower of the bride-to-be, bring it to the cake. With the bride's permission, consider a sugar replica of the flowers to be used in the wedding atop the shower cake.
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Date to remember.
Here's an innovative cake idea that calls attention to the upcoming big day. Polished off with pretty flowers, this is a clean, fresh look that brings a dose of reality to the table.
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Showers of love.
Your guests will appreciate the artistic beauty of this cake idea. Hearts raining down on a silhouette of the bridal couple is a lovely expression of the theme.
Photo courtesy of De Leukste Taarten
Monogrammed shower cake.
For bridal showers that call for cakes with all-out elegance, this is a beautiful idea. The monogram makes it distinctive, with ribbon and pearls adding a delicate finishing touch.
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Here comes the cake.
Presenting the bridal party in cake will make an immediate impression. Dress the cakes to perfection with the bride's chosen colors and replicate the flowers as closely as possible.
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Kitchen themed shower cake.
For the kitchen or cooking themed party, the presentation pictured here fits into your bridal shower cake ideas perfectly. The fresh, colorful decorations accented with kitchen utensils stirs up the theme in a delicious way.
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Using a heart shaped cake pan, decorate one cake like a bride and one like a groom. Get ready to make an impression--serving side by side makes a cute couple.
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Go for the grand gesture with hand painted or airbrushed flowers. This cake design is a natural work of art that looks naturally fitting in a vintage setting.
Photo courtesy of The Wandering Gypsy Bridal Guide
Fall in love.
Depending upon the time of the year, savor the season. Here, the pure white wedding gown alongside the autumn colored leaves represents both the fall season and the blissful occasion.
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Congrats on the cake.
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Wedding Shower Cupcakes
When it comes to cupcakes, there is no such thing as too many, so plan a presentation that will be sweetly sensational. These luscious treats allow you to tempt your guests with choices. The number of flavors is up to you but, if you decide to serve a variety, two or possibly three choices works out well.
Lace cupcake wrappers.
Dress up homemade or store bought cupcakes with real lace cupcake wrappers and picks. Lace has long been associated with brides, and its combination with the "I do" pick is a quick, easy way to use it in the cupcake presentation.
Though this bridal bouquet looks deceptively real, it's just cupcakes. Each cupcake is creatively arranged to resemble the flowers in the bride's bouquet complete with baby's breath and ribbons--adorably perfect for a bridal shower.
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This traditional cupcake design takes full advantage of the sweet occasion. Arrange each cupcake side by side when serving to get the full effect of the happy pair.
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Initials carved in a heart look completely at home on this cake log, while greenery adds a lively finishing touch. The look is softened with uniquely decorated cupcakes in pink and white.
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This cupcake served in a martini glass sparks immediate interest, lending a festive feel to the presentation. Tying a napkin to the stem of the glass provides guests with a useful tool for enjoying this sweet temptation--overflowing with bubbly charm.
Fine like wine.
It's as though these cupcakes just spilled out of the vineyard. Served on recycled wine crates topped with the couple's initials, this cupcake display bottles up the spirit of wine country.
All you need is love.
Dressing up your cupcake display with a fun sign is an easy way to add personality to the table. Here, a sign that reads "All you need is love and a cupcake" entices guests to choose their favorite flavor from an easy to serve cupcake tower.
She said yes.
We say yes to this cupcake presentation celebrating a girl's best friend. Beautiful cupcakes in the shape of a diamond ring with some added bling will have guests saying yes also.
Incorporating cake pops into your bridal shower cake ideas is a sweet thing to do. These delicately decorated cake pops gathered up in little bouquets can easily become part of the shower decor as well as an indulgent treat.
No matter what the shower theme or style, this is a delightful way to honor the engaged couple. These pull apart treats are put together in perfect likeness of a bride and groom, with the ring in the middle puts the icing on the cake.
Pleasure in pink.
This cupcake design takes pleasure in personalized picks and pretty ribbons. There's no reason that this idea could not accomplished with store bought cupcakes--you get all the glory without the work.
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