Baby Shower Cake Girls Baby Dress

14 Jul

 

Baby Shower Girls Dress Cake

My sisters baby shower was this past weekend and I did the cake, she has 3 boys and has been wanting a girl so bad, and she finally has one on the way, yeahhh. I was so excited to do a pink themed baby shower cake for her. I decided to do a pink dress on the cake with some little sandals that I hand made with gumpaste. I started with an 11 X 15 sheet cake iced in buttercream and them covered with white fondant. To make the dress with fondant I made a template out of paper first and laid it out on the cake. I then used the template to cut out the different pieces I would need to construct the dress. This was a very simple cake to make, and I can think of many other designs that could be done the same way maybe with a onesie, a t- shirt and pants or shorts, myabe even a ruffled up baby blanket laying across the cake. Thats what I love about fondant you can do soooo many things with it that just are not possible with buttercream.

Oh and the baby sandals were just soo cute, I used a little punch kit I got from Wilton that has a butterfly, a flower and a few other little designs with it. I punched out 4 little butterflies and folded then in half then placed them on the sandals to create the look of the butterfly flying I used an edible maker to make small dashes gong from the butterflies. The great thing about making shoes and other things from gumpaste is that you can save them as long as they do not get wet.

Gumpaste Baby Sandals

I made a video on how to make these baby sandals and I will be posting it as soon as the editing is done so be sure to watch for it.

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13 Responses to “Baby Shower Cake Girls Baby Dress”

  1. Michel Sanon July 18, 2011 at 1:48 am #

    very nice..i would love to have dat cake for my baby shower

  2. Erwin Finer March 2, 2010 at 10:12 pm #

    Lots of Good information in your blogpost, I favorited your blog post so I can visit again in the near future, Thanks, Erwin Finer

  3. Danny Soulier January 16, 2010 at 11:27 pm #

    Hi I reach this site when i was searching bing for this

  4. andrea November 21, 2009 at 8:51 pm #

    Hello

    I was looking online for babyshower cakes and came across this one. It is so pretty.I am having a baby shower in February and looking for different cakes. Do you have a website.

  5. katie August 12, 2009 at 6:06 pm #

    nice post thanks

  6. Cindy May 2, 2009 at 3:56 pm #

    This cake is so pretty! I would love to make this for my niece’s baby shower. Would you please e-mail me your template for the shoes and the dress? Or a video of how you made it?
    Thanks

  7. Cecibel February 18, 2009 at 12:39 pm #

    Please e-mail me your template for the gum paste shoes. I
    cannot open the web page from work.
    Thanks
    Cruz

  8. Jessica January 16, 2009 at 4:50 am #

    Hi, I just wanted to say that this is a beautiful cake. I am expecting a baby girl and was looking for different cakes that you usually do not see at baby showers and just absolutely fell in love with this cake. So when will the video be put up? Can I possibly order it?

  9. kerry francis November 23, 2008 at 3:24 am #

    i think this cake is beautiful. could you possibly make a cake like this for me? i live in illinois.

  10. Donna Lane August 1, 2008 at 8:34 pm #

    Ingrid if I were to have sold this cake I would have chaarged about $75.00.

  11. Ingrid July 30, 2008 at 6:19 pm #

    How much does a cake like that cost?

  12. Donna Lane July 22, 2008 at 4:17 am #

    That is soo kind of you thanks so much!!!!

  13. mary yates July 22, 2008 at 4:11 am #

    I think you are great!

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