Many cake makers do not know how to make lovely baby shower cakes because it is hard to guess what the future mom wants. The birth of a baby is a very special occasion which is why the cake has to be to. When you make the cake at home it makes it that more special because you are putting your heart and soul into it. If you are throwing a baby shower for your best friend and you want to bake the cake yourself you have to take some things into consideration like the desires of the future mother, the name of the baby and the color of the baby´s room.
Here are some guidelines that will help you make an amazing baby shower cakes:
- The first thing you have to do after you have decided that you want to make the cake at home is pick a design. When you are picking the design you can ask the future mom to help you with information like: the name of the baby, the gender of the baby and what the theme of the baby´s room is. If you do not want to do something elaborate you can simply bake a cake with blue or pink icing.
- Make sure that you bake the cake a few days before the baby shower so that you can have time to decorate it. Even if you are making small baby shower cakes or a big cake you still have to let them to cool, especially in the refrigerator. Make sure that the edges of the cake will not get ruined in the refrigerator.
- Now that the cake is bakes and cool you can start decorating it. You can begin by adding a layer of frosting on top and on the sides of the cake. After you have finished with the frosting you can add the layer of fondant, the color if your choice. If you do not like fondant then do not add it, place the decorations directly on the frosting.
- Buy some cool decoration from the store. You can add small babies, miniature baby bottles and small baby blocks on the cake.
This is how to make lovely baby shower cakes in the comfort of your home. Because you are doing them at home they will be extra special and you friends will appreciate it.