confectionaryperfection Posted 16 Oct 2008 , 3:00am
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please show me your favorite baby shower cakes. i need to make 2 and cant find anything really mind blowing.

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MichaelaRod Posted 16 Oct 2008 , 3:21am
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Here's my most popular!
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MichaelaRod Posted 16 Oct 2008 , 3:25am
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sorry, let me try and make this larger!
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MichaelaRod Posted 16 Oct 2008 , 3:28am
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Here's another of my favorites!
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hummingbird59 Posted 16 Oct 2008 , 1:08pm
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Not sure how to make the picture appear here, but I have a jungle baby shower and a care bear shower cake in my photos. Do you have a theme for these showers?
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hummingbird59 Posted 16 Oct 2008 , 1:13pm
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Wow, I finally did it. I will try the jungle cake now.
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juleskaye518 Posted 16 Oct 2008 , 4:42pm
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I like the duck one.

kaseynh Posted 16 Oct 2008 , 4:55pm
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I made this one recently for a friend at work.

http://www.cakecentral.com/modules.php?name=gallery&file=displayimage&pid=1267656

ZAKIA6 Posted 16 Oct 2008 , 4:55pm
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soooo cute. would you mind sharing how you made it

hummingbird59 Posted 16 Oct 2008 , 4:59pm

I like the duck too. What did you use around the tub?

MichaelaRod Posted 16 Oct 2008 , 5:05pm

The baby rump is a 12 inch cake on the base. The baby butt is a half ball pan, the legs were stacked cake scraps (you can use what is cut off when you level the 12 inch base.) and then the feet are rice krispy treats. I covered the butt completely in white fondant, then did the legs and feet, put it together, then added some ruffle for the diaper. The key to the feet is to keep the fondant thick on the rice krispy treats. Just drape some rolled out fondant over the baby butt.

Around the bath tub are those wafer stick cookies- I don't know the exact name- you can buy them at the dollar store, Target, Walmart, grocery store, etc.

tmt Posted 16 Oct 2008 , 5:23pm

this is my favorite of ones i've made. (the bear I got at the dollar store)
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Horrorxgirl Posted 17 Oct 2008 , 4:52am

Here is one I did for my sister's baby shower. Her colors were pink and brown.
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showersfamily4 Posted 17 Oct 2008 , 5:05am

I did this one (inspired by DianeLM) and loved it.
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tara22 Posted 17 Oct 2008 , 5:06am

here is one i did for a friends shower
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paulstonia Posted 17 Oct 2008 , 5:09am

I did a baby shower last weekend and really wanted to do a open book cake that was nursery rhyme themed, but it wasn't what they wanted. I think it would be sweet.

CShields Posted 17 Oct 2008 , 5:48am

The two most recent baby shower cakes that I made that got some serious compliments on were these two:
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dragonflydreams Posted 17 Oct 2008 , 6:07am

. . . this one's kinda cute . . . http://cakecentral.com/modules.php?name=gallery&file=displayimage&pid=1201981

GI Posted 17 Oct 2008 , 6:30am
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The two most recent baby shower cakes that I made that got some serious compliments on were these two:




How did you get the 2nd wilton pan off or was it on it's own board?

jobueno Posted 17 Oct 2008 , 1:32pm

Here's my latest..
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CShields Posted 17 Oct 2008 , 2:14pm
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The two most recent baby shower cakes that I made that got some serious compliments on were these two:



How did you get the 2nd wilton pan off or was it on it's own board?




Yes, it was on its own board and I put four supporting posts under the four corners. It came off really clean.

Jayde Posted 17 Oct 2008 , 2:41pm

Here are several that I have saved in my favs, that are awesome! These ladies are REALLY talented.

#1 from eddiep

#2 from Jessfmaldonado
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Jayde Posted 17 Oct 2008 , 2:46pm

2 more that I found, I think I am addicted to this place icon_biggrin.gif ...

#1 from helipops

#2 from avenje
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stlcakelady Posted 17 Oct 2008 , 3:54pm

Anything from Pink Cake Box!

jwm296 Posted 17 Oct 2008 , 4:18pm

I've done this cake a few times in both blue and pink
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GI Posted 18 Oct 2008 , 12:33am
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The two most recent baby shower cakes that I made that got some serious compliments on were these two:



How did you get the 2nd wilton pan off or was it on it's own board?



Yes, it was on its own board and I put four supporting posts under the four corners. It came off really clean.




Thanks! So the ladies' didn't mind you taking off the top cake? Or was your icing really pretty underneath? icon_confused.gif I'm confused.

I'd eat it any way you look at it! icon_biggrin.gif

jescapades Posted 18 Oct 2008 , 12:41am

these are my two favorite baby shower cakes:

http://www.cakecentral.com/modules.php?name=gallery&file=displayimage&pid=1229546

http://www.cakecentral.com/modules.php?name=gallery&file=displayimage&pid=1204263

CShields Posted 18 Oct 2008 , 1:07am
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The two most recent baby shower cakes that I made that got some serious compliments on were these two:



How did you get the 2nd wilton pan off or was it on it's own board?



Yes, it was on its own board and I put four supporting posts under the four corners. It came off really clean.



Thanks! So the ladies' didn't mind you taking off the top cake? Or was your icing really pretty underneath? icon_confused.gif I'm confused.

I'd eat it any way you look at it! icon_biggrin.gif




The top surface (of the bottom cake) was just frosted smooth. Like the top of your heart shaped, red velvet cake . . . I just looked at your photos so that I could liken what I did on that cake. The people at that baby shower were mixed - men and women. None of them let out a gasp or said something like "yuck" when I removed the cake. I was quick, though, to remove that top cake and immediately remove my stabilizing posts, and then quickly smooth over the icing in the areas where the posts were removed. I'm attaching a second view of that cake that shows how I purposely cut the board slightly larger than the buggy. Then when I put the posts in the bottom, I intentionally made sure that there was about a 1/2" space for me to be able to easily grab that cake and gracefully take it off. After cutting and serving the bottom cake, I quietly put the top cake in an extra cake box that I brought for the couple to take home.
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GI Posted 18 Oct 2008 , 4:20am

Oooooohhhhh, I get it! That's just a brilliant idea! icon_biggrin.gif It makes sense, too, to have the cake up "higher" on the top!

Wow, I never would've thought of that at all! icon_smile.gif



edit to add: That's just way cool. I took another look at the buggy cake. Wow, that's just an awesome way to do this. That's why you are an excellent decorator! icon_biggrin.gif

Neicey76 Posted 18 Oct 2008 , 4:38am

I am not as fabulous as some of the ladies and gents on CC but here is a picture of the first shower cake i did. It was just a simple yellow cake with buttercream icing and chocolate baby accents. Topper is non edible.
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