Are you expecting a baby boy? If yes, there are many things to do, including throwing the perfect baby shower. However, a baby shower is not complete without one thing: the cake. Cakes are markers of joyous occasions all around the world. So, why wouldn’t you get one to celebrate impending parenthood?
It doesn’t matter whether you’re baking a cake yourself or having a professional do it. For baby boys, in particular, there are so many things you can do. There are so many shades of blue and decorative themes for you to experiment with. After all, that’s the fun of baking.
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Although it can be hard to decide which theme to go with, it’ll be a much easier decision after the baby is born as children have minds of their own. They’ll want cakes decorated like their favorite toys or cartoon characters. This is perhaps the only time you get to decide the theme, so we recommend going with the one you like.
To give you some ideas, here are some amazing examples of baby shower cakes for boys.
Along with brilliant fondant work, this cake features a baby boy sleeping soundly on a crescent-shaped cookie. What could be cuter than this? A combination of subtle blues and grays, the crescent moon on this cake looks almost real. The ‘Emiliano’ can easily be replaced with the name you’ve picked out. The guests are sure to fawn over this gray and blue confection.
With stunning marbled hues of gray and white, this cake is the definition of aesthetic. In the midst of this cake is a sweet little baby on a bed of frosting shaped like clouds. The gold lettering matches the bright gold ‘Welcome to the World’ cake topper. It’s almost too pretty to eat.
A perfect combination of sophistication and cuteness, this two-tiered cake goes with any baby shower theme you might have. The cake pairs gold fondant with soft-toned blues, giving it an air of timeless elegance. However, the cutest part is undoubtedly the sweet little elephant that sits on top with a gold balloon. He sits like a little prince, even showing off a tiny blue bow tie.
Another elephant themed cake – this one features an elephant with a blue balloon and an adorable blue hat. Instead of fondant, the cake is decorated with white and blue frosting. The frosting goes from light to dark shades of blue, giving a stunning ombre effect. The cake is completed with a bunch of white cookies spelling out the name of your baby.
If you’re going for a farm animal theme, this cake is the perfect one for you. A herd of baby sheep peeks up at you from within a small pen made of chocolate. The cake is two-tiered, the bottom layer being the mama sheep watching you watch her babies. It’s a very cute and unique spin on farm theme cakes.
Birch trees are traditionally associated with marriage and love. Hence, if you’re a fan of nature, this should be your cake. Let There Be Cake’s Birch Tree has three tiers, the bottom one a stunning replica of a birch trees bark. The top tier is decorated with blue fondant polka dots framing your baby’s name.
If you’re on the market for a nice pun, this cake is a good option. It’s super cute with a bear-shaped cookie holding an ‘It’s a Boy’ banner accompanied by a ‘We Can Bearly Wait’ cake topper. Moreover, the finishing touches include small blue stars scattered across the border. The complete look gives a simple yet exceptional impression.
This two-tiered confection is a highly unique play on a classic drip cake. It’s decorated with whipped cream flowers and leaves. The frosting is blue and white with tiny little baby items painted on the corners. You can choose to get any objects you like, including bottles, pacifiers, bibs, toys, etc.
If you want an extravagant cake but you’re on a tight budget, a classic buttercream cake may be the best solution. This buttercream cake has some beautiful blue florals paired tiny fondant babies sculpted to perfection.
You don’t necessarily need to get a cake. Instead, you can opt for cupcakes, which are definitely more budget-friendly. These baby shower themed cupcakes have simple blue and white fondant work. The babies and the ‘It’s a Boy’ lettering are hand-made onto white fondant.
This three-layered cake is another great example of a drip cake. It is covered with white and blue edible decor and has an ‘Oh Boy’ cake topper. The cake topper goes particularly well with the light blue sprinkles and silver pearls spread out across the cake.
What’s cuter than a small baby in a tuxedo? Similarly, this three-tiered cake is decorated like a tiny, child-sized tuxedo. It is sure to elicit laughter from your guests. You’ll find that it’s funny yet adorable, making it a great way to welcome your little man into the world.
Elephants seem to be highly popular among baby showers for boys. This elephant themed cake is unique because it’s not blue. After all, who says you have to stick to just one color? Pick any color you like. This cake is a beautiful beige with an equally beautiful hand-painted elephant saying ‘It’s a boy.’
Another brilliant work of fondant, this cake combines Woody’s quirky cowboy get up and Buzz Lightyear’s outer space ensemble. Everyone loves a good Disney/Pixar theme, so if you’re interested in that, this cake is just one of many you can do.
‘Goldilocks and the Three Bears’ is one of the most charming stories we remember from our childhood. Mama, Papa, and Baby bear sit on top of the cake, wearing little blue bow ties around their necks. It definitely brings back memories and is sure to go with any teddy bear theme party.
Theme-wise, teddy bears seem to be just as popular as elephants. This two-tiered version features a simple yet elegant work of blue and white fondant. Moreover, the bear, sculpted out of brown fondant, sits in the middle inside a handmade hot air balloon. The single balloon gives a very minimalist effect.
If you’ve been on the lookout for a good dinosaur themed cake, you’re in luck. The decorative work on this isn’t elaborate, but it still works to impress. The dinosaurs are carved out of green and yellow fondant whereas the frosting is a smooth, sky blue. The added details, including the patches of grass and plants, make it even more impressive.
Your baby doesn’t have to be royalty for you to think he’s a prince. Therefore, an ‘It’s a Prince’ cake is sure to warm your heart and that of your party guests. The highlight of this cake, made with both fondant and frosting, is undoubtedly the golden crown on top. The detailed fondant work on the crown is what makes it fit for royalty.
Another cake featuring a bear, this one sets itself apart with the enchanting color combination of blue and silver. The adorable silver bear sleeps soundly on a bed of dark blue fondant. Surrounding the bear are blue, silver, and white globes. The globes mimic pillows and give the cake more charm.
This cake is for those going all out for their baby shower. It’s an extravagant two-tiered, buttercream cake accented with white flowers and green ribbons. Hence, it goes with any bohemian or minimalist party theme with its sophisticated decor and color scheme.
Another creative work of fondant, this cake has a baby sleeping in a crib sculpted out of white fondant. The cake mimics a real-life baby room with baby clothes scattered across the white fondant. It looks precious enough to elicit aws from even those who don’t like babies.
Does looking at baby shoes make your heart melt? Don’t worry because you’re not alone. This cake has a cute fondant sculpture of mini blue converse. You can show off your baby’s footwear alongside this adorable baby’s footprint cake.
This rendition of a classic drip cake has a vanilla cream filling and yellow-colored pineapple frosting. It is decorated with pink and blue meringue cookies and light blue gelatin balloons. In the middle of the cake sits a doll wearing blue baby clothes.
If you want to break the news to your older children, a cake is generally a good way to go. After all, if they end of disappointed at the prospect of a brother, they at least get to eat the cake. This cake has baby items such as a carrier, clothes, shoes, and even socks made out of dark blue fondant. At the bottom, written in block lettering, is the phrase ‘It’s a Little Brother.’
Babies are angelic, so if that goes with the theme of your party, you should definitely get a ‘Heaven Sent’ cake. This confection has spectacular blue, white, and golden detail. The baby, with its eye-catching fondant angel wings, sleeps on a cloud made of frosting.
Another cake featuring baby shoes, this one is more minimalist. It displays a pair of blue baby boots with white fondant laces. Three sets of baby-sized footprints accent the blue shoes. Other than that, a layer of light blue fondant covers the cake, giving it a smooth and even look.
With its silver belt accents, this Dominican cake features bright and boisterous decor. The blue pattern swirls itself over the white fondant, giving the cake a fancy yet sophisticated look. Hence, this cake is suitable for most baby shower themes, making it a good choice for anyone.
Night-time themes are prevalent in interior decoration. After all, there is something inherently charming about the moon and stars. In this cake, a baby sleeps soundly under a crescent-shaped fondant cookie. The crescent even has holes to mimic the craters on the moon.
Like Wedding Cake Cottage’s Baby Tuxedo, this cake also mimics a baby tuxedo. However, the color scheme and patterns stand out. The bow tie is made of three different colors: blue, white, and gray. Moreover, the cake also features a taco made out of fondant, which is a fun shout out if you’re having Tex-Mex food at your party.
Blue meringue swirls line up on top of the cake, mimicking a bouquet of roses. The meringue swirls are accented by light blue meringue kisses and edible white ribbons. Additionally, there are blue clouds hand-painted on the white frosting backdrop.
Going simple always makes for a more sophisticated and stylish look. This cake is undoubtedly simple with white frosting and only a few white flowers as decoration. However, the brown ‘Sweet Boy’ banner definitely adds to the bohemian effect. If that’s the theme you’re going for, try out this cake.
In sum, these were some of the best baby shower cakes for boys. Hopefully, you got some great ideas for your baby shower cake through this list. Now, you should know that there are hundreds of ways to decorate your cake. It all depends on what theme you’re going for, the budget you have, and the number of people you need to feed.
Reviewed byBarbara is a full-time mom of 3 children and a part-time blogger since 2018. She likes to write on various topics about motherhood. She drinks a lot of coffee, loves French pastries, reads a lot, also enjoys crafts and Montessori activities.