Baby showers are occasions hosted for a new born baby where the baby is literally showered with gifts. Guests are expected to bring gifts and the entire party is centered on the baby. This occasion needs certain preparations. The host needs to arrange for party decorations, food and sometimes a cake.
A cake though not customary is a great addition to a baby shower. This cake could be decorated in many ways. Here, listed below are a few ideas that would help you to decorate a cake for a baby shower. All these decoration techniques are simple and can be easily done at home.
Baby Shower Cake Decoration
Royal icing is made with sugar and egg whites. It has a soft texture when warm but turns very stiff when left to cool. This icing can be used to make different cake decorations.
3D cake decorations could be prepared with the help of royal icing. This is a wonderful way to decorate a cake for a baby shower. It has a very elegant touch to it.
a baby shower cake could have tiny marzipan babies on it. Marzipan is an edible substance made with almonds that can be molded into a number of shapes. To match the theme, you could mold the marzipan into tiny babies.
You could place the baby or baby into a marzipan cot. This would be a wonderful way to decorate the cake. The base could be made in chocolate, vanilla or red velvet.
Chocolate that is cooking chocolate is a gorgeous substance. It can be melted and then molded into a number of shapes. You could buy a baby mould and then place the melted chocolate in it. You could also place a chocolate molded message on the cake.
This could be a congratulatory message about the birth of the baby. One wonderful chocolate decoration is to drizzle it along the side of the cake. This should however be done with caution as the melted chocolate should not be room temperature and not warmer.
Butter icing is a very easy way to decorate it. It may be simple, but looks very pretty. You could pipe the icing in various ways and even male extremely elaborate designs with it. Butter icing could be piped in various colors and you could choose two colors as a combination.
This icing can be used on any cake and could be used as a filling layer even. For a baby shower this would be a wonderful way to ice the cake. The result would be fun, playful and very gorgeous.
Fudge icing is simple and easy to prepare. If one wants to prepare it within minutes all one needs is cooking chocolate and cream. There however, is a slightly longer procedure by which the icing could be made from a scratch.
This is a wonderful way to decorate a cake. You could cut the cake in layers and then decorate it with fudge icing. A simple message could be written on top of the cake.