20 Beautiful Baby Shower Cupcake Ideas To Relish At The Party

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Motherhood is one of the best, fulfilling, and rewarding experiences in a woman’s life as there are lots of emotions and sentiments attached to it. As the mother is getting ready for the delivery, her loved ones throw a baby shower party, and we present to you some interesting baby shower cupcake ideas. A baby shower is a celebration of motherhood and should be memorable for the mother-to-be. Baby shower cupcakes are an integral part of the event, so plunge into this post for some beautiful cupcake ideas, which will make the party even more exciting.

20 Baby Shower Cupcake Ideas

The celebration of your baby’s arrival may remain incomplete without baby shower cupcakes. So, try these amazing cupcake ideas and celebrate the occasion.

Baby Shower Cupcake Ideas For Boy

These cute ideas for baby boy can also be picked for welcoming a pretty girl.

1. Welcome baby boy cupcakes

Welcome baby boy baby shower cupcake ideas

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A simple yet unique cupcake idea can have a welcome message. You can prepare these tiny cakes at home itself. All you need is to roll out fondant dyed of different colors to cover the cakes and use alphabet cookie cutters to create the message. Your guests would love the minimalistic idea.

2. Tiny feet cupcake

Tiny feet baby shower cupcake ideas

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A baby boy bottom cupcake idea is cute for a boy baby shower. Give a nice twist and surprise your guests with a colorful adorable version of cupcakes. A professional cake baker can whip them using fondant, but it’s also something you can try at home.

3. Clouds and stars cupcake

Clouds and stars baby shower cupcake ideas

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A cupcake idea with a blue sky touch is unique. You may write a cute message “Oh Boy!” on the side of the cakes. And to give them a feel of a blue sky filled with stars and clouds, you can ask your baker to decorate them using fondant and paper lollipop sticks.

4. Baby boy cabbage cupcake

Cabbage cupcake baby shower cupcake ideas

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Cabbage patch cupcakes for baby boys are innovative. You can personalize your cupcakes as per your desire and surprise your guests. A talented cake baker can pull this off with green fondant to create cabbage leaves.

5. Teddy bears cupcake

Teddy bears baby shower cupcake ideas

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Celebrate your newborn’s baby shower by surprising the mom-to-be and guests with delicious and attractive teddy bear-themed baby boy cupcakes. Make them believe that these cupcakes are pure happiness adorned with cute teddies on the top that are too cute to handle.

6. Cricket “It’s a Boy” cupcake

Cricket it's a boy baby shower cupcake ideas

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Give a delicious sporty surprise to the cricket lover inside you with this idea. The cupcakes with cricket ball design can amaze your loved ones. The mouth-watering taste of chocolate glaze or vanilla cream, topped with chocolate and fondant, can mesmerize your loved ones. The guests can get the feel of a cricket match in one bite.

7. Soccer ball cupcake

Soccer ball baby shower cupcake ideas

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If you are a true fan of soccer, then you may consider this idea for the cupcake decoration. To give it a complete feel of a soccer field, ask your baker to bake cupcakes with green frosting to make it look more like a grass field and top with a black and white soccer ball. You can also change the color of the ball.

8. Little royal prince cupcake

Little royal prince baby shower cupcake ideas

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A new royal little prince is going to arrive soon. Celebrate the birth of a baby boy with royal blue baby cupcakes. Throw a royal-themed baby shower with prince invitations, decorations, crowns, and stars. Your dessert table can feature cake pops, lollipops, and other sweet treats as well.

9. Mini panda boy cupcake

Mini panda boy baby shower cupcake ideas

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Chocolate mini cupcakes can be decorated as little panda bears—perfect for a baby boy’s shower. These mini panda cupcakes are delicious, fun, and cute at the same time. These cupcakes are attractive and sure to grab the attention of everyone.

10. Giraffe cupcake

Giraffe cupcakes baby shower cupcake ideas

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Cute animal-themed cakes are loved by everyone, and giraffe cake can be a great option to surprise your baby shower. It can brighten up the celebration.

Baby Shower Cupcake Ideas for Girl

Here are some colorful ideas to welcome a baby girl. However, you may use these ideas for a baby boy shower as well.

11. Princess shower cupcake

Princess cupcakes baby shower cupcake ideas

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Explore the enchanting world of a princess with an impressive cupcake idea. You can instruct your cupcake baker to decorate the cupcake like a princess. Enrich them by adding some meringue cookies and dusting the cake with edible glitter that makes them look royal.

12. Mermaid baby shower cupcake

Mermaid cupcakes baby shower cupcake ideas

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If you wish to choose an underwater theme for the baby shower, the mermaid cupcake idea can be a hit. A darling mermaid baby shower can be styled with vintage items and served deliciously. You can get it done by a professional baker. The cupcakes can be decorated with shells, starfish, seahorses, and mermaid’s tails.

13. Twinkle twinkle little star cupcake

Twinkle twinkle little star baby shower cupcake ideas

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Welcome your bundle of joy by adding stars to the cupcakes. You can decorate them with different shades of pink and shining golden stars. The look and feel of the finished cupcakes will look elegant.

14. Simple “It’s a Girl” cupcake

Simple it's a girl cupcake baby shower cupcake ideas

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Wrap a bow and give these baby girl cupcakes as a gift to celebrate the new arrival. Strike a hit with these simple cupcakes, each with an “It’s a girl” message. Ask the baker for a batch of vanilla cupcakes, use a vanilla frosting, and decorate with colorful balls. Top each with a store-bought topper and a flower crown.

15. Butterfly cupcake

Butterfly cupcakes baby shower cupcake ideas

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Butterfly cupcakes can add more colors to the baby girl shower party. These can be decorated with butterflies in shades of pink and purple. A garden theme can match up to these cupcakes.

16. Ballerina cupcake

Ballerina cupcakes baby shower cupcake ideas

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If the mom-to-be wants something chic, a batch of chocolate vanilla cupcakes with ballerina decorations can be a perfect idea.

17. Baby birds cupcake

Baby bird cupcakes baby shower cupcake ideas

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A colorful bird-themed baby shower with birdcages, cookies, and decorations make up for a creative baby girl shower idea. The simpler and more natural the birds, the better they look. The bird idea makes a versatile baby shower theme, with cupcakes having chocolate nests and edible eggs to make them more natural and interesting.

18. Cute owl cupcake

Cute owl cupcakes baby shower cupcake ideas

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Decorate your woodland cake and impress your guests at your upcoming baby shower. The owl cupcakes can be decorated with oversized eyes. You may use yellow fondant circles that resemble feathers and white frosting for wings.

19. Rainbow and unicorn cupcake

Rainbow unicorn cupcakes baby shower cupcake ideas

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Celebrate your baby’s arrival with a party that is as perfect as a fairy tale and as pretty as a daydream. A rainbow and unicorn theme cakes can have a rainbow as a base layer and a unicorn profile on the top layer. They can be crowned with a rainbow sprouting out of clouds.

20. Rose cupcake

Rose cupcakes baby shower cupcake ideas

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Rose-shaped meringue cupcakes with white drip around the perimeter adds a pretty touch. These can grab the eyeballs of many at the baby shower party.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. How do I decorate baby shower cupcakes at home?

Candies, sugar cages, fresh fruits, chocolate chips, ganache, sprinklers, small flags and tags, chocolate shapes, cookies, shredded chocolate, and fondant shapes can be used to decorate baby shower cupcakes.

2. Do I have a cake at a baby shower?

Yes. A cake or cupcake is an essential part of a baby shower and can be served as dessert to guests. The cake can be preferably white, with white icing and something related to the baby shower written on top.

3. How do I fold a onesie into a cupcake?

To make a cupcake out of a onesie, first smooth out the onesie flat, tucking any tags away, then neatly fold in the arms toward the middle two times on each side to create a tight, long rectangle. Place a sock at one end of the rectangle, overlapping the toes of the folded onesie. Roll the sock and onesie into a tight ball, having left the sock tip visible at the top. Flip the ribbed ankle part of the sock over to hold the rolled onesie in place.

4. What do I need to make edible images for baby shower cakes?

To print or create edible images for baby shower cakes, use food-grade edible coloring ink cartridges instead of regular ones, and use frosting sheets or wafer papers rather than regular paper.

Quite like birthdays and anniversaries are celebrated with much joy and vigor, baby showers are also organized to offer support and love to the mommy-to-be as she enters a new phase in her family life. And cupcakes complement the occasion with their variety and richness.

Key Pointers

  • A baby shower is a thrilling experience for all soon-to-be mothers.
  • You can have different themed cupcakes for girls and boys.
  • Tiny feet, clouds and stars, princess, mermaid, and many other cupcake ideas as you scroll through the post.

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Shikha Thakur

Shikha is a writer-turned-associate editor at MomJunction. Having done a certification in Relationship Coaching, her core interest lies in writing articles that guide couples through their courtship to marriage and parenthood. She also specializes in baby names. Being a postgraduate in Human Resources from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, she likes understanding people and their relationships. This reflects in her relationship... more