Thursday, February 11, 2016

Baby cakes for baby showers: See five adorable cupcake recipes


Have you noticed the mini baby boom going on lately? Christian Bale, Christina Aguilera, and Savannah Guthrie have all welcomed little ones. August is always a popular month for births. Some doctors say this year delivery rooms will be even busier than usual because the Polar Vortex kept couples stuck indoors and looking for ways to warm up nine months ago.

If you have a friend or family member about to join the new parent ranks, welcome the new arrival with one of these adorable baby cake creations. Click through the gallery to see cakes that include candy pacifiers, hidden surprises, and shower-themed sweets.

Candy Pacifier Cupcake Toppers Le Zoe Musings

Candy Pacifier Cupcake Toppers

All your friends will gush about how cute these candy cupcake toppers look. Make them with Life Savers and jelly beans.

Get the instructions from Le Zoe Musings.

Gender Reveal Cupcakes Oh Sweet Day!

Gender Reveal Cupcakes

Boy or girl? Pink or blue? Let the guests find out with surprise-inside cakes.

Get the recipe from Oh Sweet Day!

Umbrella Cupcakes Chocoalte and Carrots

Umbrella Cupcakes

Since Mom will be getting showered with so much love, a sweet little umbrella might come in handy.

Bonus: This recipe includes whole wheat flour. So you can feel a little less guilty about eating two.

Get the instructions from Chocolate and Carrots.

Bird Nest Cupcakes Foodologie

Bird Nest Cupcakes

The mom-to-be is sure to enjoy these as she goes through her own nesting phase.

Get the recipe from Foodologie.


Laurie Farmer
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