Mini Cakes for Showers and Parties: From Cute to Classic

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you rock cake

Often when our customers are  putting together a bridal shower, baby shower or party with their dearest friends, they are paying attention to every detail to create a cohesive event. And what’s more fun than the cake! But getting a special cake doesn’t have to be stressful.

Here are some beautiful mini cakes that look great, taste great without a lot of design effort.

{photo above via Pascale De Groof}

mini rock candy cake

Rock Candy Cake

This cake is as beautiful as it is fun. And the great thing about it is, that if you’re on a budget you could purchase a simple cake with white icing and decorate it yourself. Match your shower or party colors and you are good to go!

{photo via OneWed}

pavolva cake

Pavlova Cake

Ok this is definitely more work than the rock candy cake above…but look at it. It’s worth it! This is a fresh fruit pavlova cake, known for its meringue crust and soft inside. The crust can even be made 2 to 3 days ahead. Ready to give this a go? Find tips and the recipe at What’s For Lunch Honey?

{photo via What’s For Lunch Honey?}

handpainted mini cakes

Handwritten Font Icing Cake

Handwriting always gives a personal touch, so too with cakes. Add some meaningful words or phrases to make your guests and the honoree smile. Love the hand painted cake idea? Check out more fabulous hand painted cakes at One Fab Day.

{photo via One Fab Day}

 

coffee cake

Coffee Cake

There’s nothing wrong with a classic.  Coffee Cake and other bundt cakes are perfect for tea, vintage or rustic themed showers and parties. There’s something so homey and comfortable about them. And they look so lovely on a cake stand.

{photo via Martha Stewart}

Elephant mini baby shower cake

Elephant Mini Cake

Simple can be elegant and utterly adorable too. A name or short note, a simple purchased topper and a little bit of lace is all that you need for a beautiful cake.  For more sweet fun with elephants, check out our elephant dessert post.

{photo by Hello Naomi via Cheap & Chic Nursery}

There’s more sweet inspiration in our desserts section.

{Written by imbueyouido.com, the blog of Imbue You and Imbue You Wedding. For more wedding and party stationery advice, get our free Wedding Style Guide. }

 

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