what to write on a baby shower cake

What To Write On A Baby Shower Cake

Baby shower cakes are a big part of many a baby shower. They are most often used to reveal the gender of the expected babies. Some people also use baby shower cakes to express how they feel about the coming baby.  But one dilemma that many folks have in common is what to write on a baby shower cake.

What To Write On A Baby Shower Cake – Gender Reveal Cake

Gender reveal baby shower cakes are usually blue or pink or blue and pink if mother to be is expecting a boy and a girl!

There are myriads of recipes and designs that you can check out to help you design a worthy gender reveal cake. You can also write some “corny”, “cheesy” or heartfelt stuff on your cake.

You can make a strawberry cake with pink accents and ornaments (for a baby girl) or a blueberry cake with blue accents and designs (for a baby boy).

We have quite a few great recipes for strawberry cakes in our archive. Click here to check out our ultimate recipe guide to pick one of them.

But while you are still here, let’s share this blueberry cake recipe with you. Although blueberry cakes are not really blue in the true sense of it but it would help to convey the idea that “we are having a boy!  This is in addition to the blue decoration and what you write on the cake.

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Blueberry Cake Recipe


You’ll Need The Following For The Cake Batter: –

1 Cup, 120g or 4.2oz Flour

1 Teaspoon Baking Powder

¼ Teaspoon Salt

¼ Cup, 57g, 4 oz or ½ Stick Butter (unsalted)

½ Cup, 113g or 4oz Sugar

1 Egg

½ Teaspoon Vanilla Essence

1/3 Cup, 79ml or 2.7 fl oz  Milk

2 Cups or 300g Fresh Blueberries

You’ll Need The Following To Make The Streusel Topping:

1/3 Cup or 40g Flour

1/3 Cup or 75g Sugar

½ Teaspoon Powdered Cinnamon

¼ Cup, 57g, 2oz or ½ Stick Butter

Watch the accompanying video to see how this cake is made.



What To Write On A Baby Shower Cake – Piped or Cut-Out Messages

There is really no hard and fast rules about what to write on a baby shower cake. Like we said earlier, some parents like to be corny or cheesy while other like to be real serious. Whatever you choose, it has to be from your heart!

You can decide to give your cake designer a message to write on the cake or get a monogramed message as a cake topper.

Here’s a list of some commonly used messages for a baby shower cake:-

(i) Pink or Blue we love you!

(ii) Look out Mr Stork!

(iii) A new life begins!

(iv) Hello baby, goodbye sleep

(v) Little fingers and little toes on the way!

(vi) Blue or pink; we don’t care! Welcome home.

(vii) The first step you took was into our hearts

(viii) Something is about to pop!

(ix) Heaven is losing an angel and sending her to us!

(x) When God’s love grows too big, a baby is born

(xi) And baby makes 3!

(xii) We can’t wait to meet you baby —(insert baby name)

(xiii) This chick is about to pop!

This list is just an example of sayings you can customize to suit you and your family.  Also watch the accompanying video for more inspiration


What To Write On A Baby Shower Cake – Monograms and Cupcake Toppers

Cupcake for baby shower is one trend that was in vogue about three years ago. But some people still love the idea of having cupcakes for their baby shower.

Whether it’s a single baby shower cake or cupcakes, there are many monograms or cupcake toppers that you can use.  Some monograms have written words others are symbolic.

All you need to do is go online and search for a monogram or cupcake topper that suits your theme. You can also customize these cupcake toppers or make them yourself. This would depend largely however, on how craftsy you are and how much time you have on your hands.

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Baby showers are usually fun times that make pregnancy worth it for expectant parents so make the best of it.

Just putting a little thought into the planning would yield significant result. If you are ordering a baby shower cake, ensure that you give the cake decorator a full picture of what you want the cake to depict. Also let the cake decorator know the theme of the day so that they can tie in whatever they write on the cake with the theme.

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