Your Best Baby Shower Cupcakes
We've gathered your best baby shower cupcakes -- submitted to our "Baby Shower Inspiration" photo collection -- to help inspire others. Diminutive desserts are sure to delight the mom-to-be. The ones pictured here are a clever take on a classic storebought variety.
It's a Girl!
These polka-dot cuties are perched atop a cupcake tree.
Pops of Pink
Pink buttercream is an obvious choice for those expecting girls. But the clever placement of the cupcakes -- used to create a base for an elegant fondant-decorated cake -- adds pizzazz.
Swoops and Swirls
Tiny baby booties fashioned from pink-tinted white chocolate make a tasty topper for frosted cupcakes.
Sweet and Simple
Stacks of swirly pink frosting can be created with a plain round piping tip. If you like, adorn each cupcake with a candy flower.
White frosting is always elegant. Embellishment is added in the form of candy sprinkles and novelty diaper pins -- both available in party stores.
The edible pacifiers that top these little cakes are fashioned from Lifesaver mints and jelly beans. They're held together with royal icing.
These fondant babies peeking out from underneath their blankets are almost too cute to eat!
For a summer baby, try a beach-themed shower complete with umbrella-topped cupcakes.
Paper doilies are turned into lace caps on these sweet baby face cupcakes, says dyoungatheart.
These mini cupcakes are made with fondant and chocolate melts, says MJCupcakes.
"My sister created these super sweet cupcakes for her soon-to-be grandson's baby shower," writes Reets_2D2.
Try real flowers as an elegant and easy cake topper. Here, orchids are used.
Baby Buggy Cupcakes
Simple decorated cupcakes get to ride in their own baby buggies. Later, guests can take them home as party favors.