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Girl Baby Shower Cakes: Amazing Recipes

Last Updated on January 19, 2023

If you know someone who is pregnant, you will want to know how to make these amazing girl baby shower cakes to celebrate the announcement that you’re having a girl. Each of these cakes is adorable and perfect for serving at a baby shower. All of the guests will be impressed, as these cakes look like they came from a bakery.

These recipes do require some intermediate baking skills, as there is a lot of attention to detail. However, the results are well worth the work that it takes to make them. These cakes are wonderful for celebrating any baby girl.

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What You Will Need: Girl Baby Shower Cakes 

Ingredients for a Pink Champagne Cake

  • 1 box white cake mix
  • 1 1/4 cups champagne, room temperature
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 egg whites
  • 4 or 5 drops of red food color
  • Pink sprinkles
  • Pink edible pearls

For the Champagne Frosting

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened (1 stick)
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup champagne, room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 4 or 5 drops of red food color

Ingredients for the Baby Buggy Cake

  • 1 box white cake mix
  •  1 1/4 cups water
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • Red food coloring
  • 1 container of white frosting
  • 8.4 ounces pink cupcake icing (one can)
  • 1 can white decorating icing

Equipment for the Pink Champagne Cake

  • Three 8-inch round cake pans
  • Cooking spray
  • Large mixing bowl
  • Electric mixer
  • Wire rack
  • Cupcake tray
  • Cupcake liners
  • Colorful straw
  • Piping bag
  • Basket-weave tip
  • Star tips

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Step by Step – Girl Baby Shower Cakes 

For the Pink Champagne Cake

Step One: Preheat Your Oven and Prepare the Cake Pans

Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Grease all three of the cake pans with cooking spray.

Step Two: Make Cake Batter

In a large mixing bowl, mix the champagne and cake mix. Then, using an electric mixer beat in the vegetable oil, egg whites, and food coloring into the cake mix. Beat the mixture on medium speed for two minutes to thoroughly mix the batter.

Step Three: Bake the Cake

Pour the cake batter carefully into your cake pans that are greased. Bake the cakes for 29-34 minutes, until a toothpick you insert comes out clean. Allow the Pink Champagne Cake to cool in the pan for 10 minutes before inverting it onto a wire rack.

Pink Champagne Cake

Step Four: Make the Frosting

In a large bowl, use an electric mixer to beat together the Champagne, powdered sugar, butter, vanilla, and food dye. Beat the Champagne frosting until it reaches a smooth and creamy consistency.

Step Five: Decorate the Cake

Spread over a layer of frosting between the cake layers. Then, cover the sides and top of the pink Champagne cake with the rest of the frosting. Cover with sprinkles and edible pearls.

Step-by-Step Instructions

For the Baby Buggy Cake

Step One: Prepare

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Grease your 8-inch cake pan and line the cupcake tin with liners.

Baking cake for baby shower

Step Two: Make the Cake Batter

In a large mixing bowl, add the white cake mix, vegetable oil, egg whites, almond extract, and food coloring. For two minutes, beat the mixture with an electric mixer.

Step Three: Bake the Cake and Cupcakes

Pour half the batter into your 8-inch cake pan and then the rest into a 12-count cupcake tin. Bake the cake for 29-34 minutes and the cupcakes for 14-19 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack.

Step Four: Decorate the Cake and Cupcakes

Frost the cake and cupcakes with white icing. Using a basket-weave tip, pipe half of the cake with pink icing. With a star tip, pipe one-quarter of the cake pink for the hood.



Pipes lines on the hood with white icing and pipe around the edge. Take two cupcakes and pipe spokes with pink icing. Add the straw to make the buggy handle and if desired, pipe a baby face.

Servings and Preparation Time

Pink Champagne Cake

Servings and Preparation Time - Pink Champagne Cake

Baby Buggy Cake

Servings and Preparation Time - Baby Buggy Cake

Cakes Baby Shower Girls: Tips and Tricks

Store these cakes at room temperature in an airtight container for two to three days. You can also store these baby shower cakes in the fridge for up to a week.

These cakes can also be frozen for three to six months. Place them uncovered in the fridge to let the frosting sit for one hour. Then, cover with plastic wrap followed by aluminum foil. Let the cake thaw by sitting at room temperature for two hours or place it in the fridge the night before.

Girl Baby Shower Cakes: Amazing Recipes

If you know someone who is pregnant, you will want to know how to make these amazing girl baby shower cakes to celebrate the announcement that you're having a girl. Each of these cakes is adorable and perfect for serving at a baby shower. All of the guests will be impressed, as these cakes look they came from a bakery.
Prep Time45 mins
Cook Time34 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Girl Baby Shower Cakes: Amazing Recipes
Servings: 18
Author: cakedecorist.com

Equipment

  • Three 8-inch round cake pans
  • Cooking spray
  • Large mixing bowl
  • Wire rack
  • Cupcake tray
  • Cupcake liners
  • Colorful straw
  • Piping Bag
  • Basket-weave tip
  • Star tips

Ingredients
  

For a Pink Champagne Cake

For the Champagne Frosting

For the Baby Buggy Cake

Instructions

For the Pink Champagne Cake

  • Preheat Your Oven and Prepare the Cake Pans - Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Grease all three of the cake pans with cooking spray.
  • Make Cake Batter - In a large mixing bowl, mix together the champagne and cake mix. Then, using an electric mixer beat in the vegetable oil, egg whites, and food coloring into the cake mix. Beat the mixture on medium speed for two minutes to fully mix the batter.
  • Bake the Cake - Pour the cake batter carefully into your cake pans that are greased. Bake the cakes for 29-34 minutes, until a toothpick you insert in comes out clean. Allow the Pink Champagne Cake to cool in the pan for 10 minutes before inverting onto a wire rack.
  • Make the Frosting - In a large bowl, use an electric mixer to beat together the Champagne, powdered sugar, butter, vanilla, and food dye. Beat the Champagne frosting until it reaches a smooth and creamy consistency.
  • Decorate the Cake - Spread over a layer of frosting between the cake layers. Then, cover the sides and top of the pink Champagne cake with the rest of the frosting. Cover with sprinkles and edible pearls.

For the Baby Buggy Cake

  • Preheat the Oven, Grease Your Cake Pan, and Line the Cupcake Tin - Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Grease your 8-inch cake pan and line the cupcake tin with liners.
  • Make the Cake Batter - In a large mixing bowl, add the white cake mix, vegetable oil, egg whites, almond extract, and food coloring. For two minutes, beat the mixture with an electric mixer.
  • Bake the Cake and Cupcakes - Pour half the batter into your 8-inch cake pan and then the rest into a 12-count cupcake tin. Bake the cake for 29-34 minutes and the cupcakes for 14-19 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack.
  • Decorate the Cake and Cupcakes - Frost the cake and cupcakes with white icing. Using a basket-weave tip, pipe half of the cake with pink icing. With a star tip, pipe one-quarter of the cake pink for the hood.
  • Pipes lines on the hood with white icing and pipe around the edge. Take two cupcakes and pipe spokes with pink icing. Add the straw to make the buggy handle and if desired, pipe a baby face.

Notes

Store these cakes at room temperature in an airtight container for two to three days. You can also store these baby shower cakes in the fridge for up to a week.
These cakes can also be frozen for three to six months. Place them uncovered in the fridge to let the frosting sit for one hour. Then, cover with plastic wrap followed by aluminum foil. Let cake thaw by sitting at room temperature for two hours or place it in the fridge the night before.
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Simple Baby Shower Cakes for Girl

If you’re looking to make a relatively simple girl baby shower cake, this is the recipe for you. The ingredients you’ll need are:

for the cake:

  • 13oz of cake flour
  • 12oz of granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 tablespoon of baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 5oz of egg whites
  • 4oz of vegetable oil
  • 10oz of buttermilk
  • 6oz of butter
  • 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract
  • 2 drops of pink food coloring

for the whipped cream frosting:

  • 24oz of heavy whipping cream
  • 4oz of powdered sugar
  • 2 teaspoons of powdered gelatin
  • 1 tablespoon of water
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 1 cup of fresh raspberries

Now all you need to do is:

  1. Preheat your oven to 340F and prepare two cake pans with cooking spray.
  2. Add the following ingredients to a bowl: baking soda, baking powder, salt, sugar, and flour. Mix and leave to one side.
  3. In a second bowl, add around 1/2 cup of buttermilk and oil. Mix and set aside. In a third bowl, add the remaining buttermilk, egg whites, food coloring, and vanilla extracts. Mix well.
  4. Add the butter to the first bowl of dry ingredients and mix for around 30 seconds. Then add bowl two and mix for around 2 minutes. Finally, add in bowl 3, gradually, and scrape down the sides of the bowl as you go.
  5. Pour batter into your prepared cake pans and place in the center of your preheated oven for 35-40 minutes. Leave to cool before frosting.
  6. To make your frosting, first, add the gelatin and water to a bowl and leave for a few minutes. Add the bowl to the microwave for 5 seconds, and keep doing so until completely melted. Add 1 teaspoon of heavy cream to the bowl and leave to one side.
  7. In a chilled mixing bowl, add the heavy cream and whip until you have soft peaks. At this point, you can gradually add the powdered sugar and extract.
  8. Keep mixing until you form stiff peaks and then fill, and frost the top of your cake. Garnish with raspberries.

It’s a Girl’s Baby Shower Cake

If you’d like to make a cake that screams “it’s a girl”, then this is the recipe for you. The ingredients you need for this recipe are:

for the cake:

  • 6oz of melted white chocolate
  • 4 egg whites
  • 1 cup of milk
  • 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract
  • 3 cups of cake flour
  • 1 cup + 3 tablespoons of sugar
  • 1 tablespoon + 1 1/2 teaspoons of baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 9 tablespoons of butter

for the buttercream:

  • 20oz of melted white chocolate
  • 10-12 large egg whites
  • 2 cups of sugar
  • 2 1/4 cups of butter
  • 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract
  • pink food coloring

Now all you need to do is:

  1. Grease 4 cake pans and line them with parchment paper. You’ll also need to preheat your oven to 300F.
  2. Grab a bowl and add the following ingredients: egg whites, vanilla, and 1/4 cup of milk. Combine and set aside. In a separate bowl, add the flour, salt, sugar, and baking powder. Mix well.
  3. Add the butter and remaining milk to the dry ingredients and beat for 1-2 minutes. Now gradually add the egg white mixture, mixing and scraping the sides of the bowl as you go.
  4. Carefully pour in the melted chocolate and fold in well. Pour your batter into your prepared cake pans and bake in the center of your oven for around 35-40 minutes. Leave to cool before frosting.
  5. To make the buttercream, add the sugar and egg whites to a pan and heat over medium heat until the sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat and leave to cool.
  6. Add the egg whites to a mixing bowl and mix until you have stiff peaks. Now you can add the butter, slowly. Mix until completely combined. Now gradually pour in the melted white chocolate, until you have a creamy frosting. Add pink food coloring, as desired.
  7. Fill and frost the top of your cakes with the frosting. Enjoy!

Butterfly Baby Shower Cakes

To make a butterfly-shaped cake for a baby shower, you’ll need the following ingredients:

for the cake:

  • 1 box of yellow cake mix
  • ingredients on instructions for boxed cake mix
  • tray, covered with foil

for decorating:

  • 1 candy stick
  • gel food coloring
  • decorating gel
  • jelly beans
  • colored sugars

Now all you need to do is:

  1. Preheat oven to 350F and grease two cake pans. Make your cake by following the instructions on your cake mix. Leave to cool before the next step.
  2. Ensure the cake layers are flat, so cut off the top if needed. Then cut the cake in half, diagonally. Then cut each half into 1/3 and 2/3 pieces. Make a butterfly shape from these pieces, and pull them apart to create the wings.
  3. Add frosting to the top and sides of your cake thinly and leave to chill for around 30 minutes. Frost your cake with the rest of the frosting and add the candy stick in the middle of your butterfly for the body.
  4. Now decorate your butterfly as desired, with decorating gel, food coloring, colored sugars, and jelly beans. Enjoy!

Beautiful Baby Shower Cakes for Girls

I hope this post has helped you to become more familiar with girl baby shower cakes. These beautiful cakes for baby showers for girls are perfect for serving at a loved one’s shower. The cakes are easy to make, but some may find the decorations intermediate-level.

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