What's the most important part of a baby shower? Is it the gender reveal? No way. Is it celebrating the glowing mom-to-be? Nah.
It's obviously the cake.
And these amazingly impressive baby shower cakes, well, they take the cake.
via: PinterestWhat better way to show your excitement for the new baby than with a cake completely coated in rainbow sprinkles?
via: 100 Layer CakeletThe whole gang from the Hundred Acre Wood got together to make this cake extra special. I call Eeyore.
via: 100 Layer CakeletWhile we're on the subject of adorable baby animals... This lamb is saying, "Hey guys! Did you know there's a baby on the way? She's going to be really cute. Have some cake to celebrate!"
Woodland Creature Cake
via: Style Me PrettyThis new baby is going to get the Cinderella treatment (the becoming best friends with woodland creatures and having them help her get dressed in the morning part, not the evil stepsisters or Prince Charming part).
via: Piccoli ElfiThis super classy cake comes complete with origami cranes on top. They'll bring peace and happiness to the entire new family!
Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
via: Events By KristinGet lost in baby dreams with this adorable starry cake. This cake has a double meaning too — that baby is going to be a star!
via: ProperThis cake celebrates the one who really deserves the praise: the new mom-to-be. She's doing 100 percent of the work; she deserves 100 percent of the cake.
via: 100 Layer CakeletThis cake's trendy geometric pattern and straightforward message lead me to believe this new baby is heading into the coolest new household. That's going to be one well-dressed kid.
via: Kara's Party IdeasOne of the best parts of having a little girl is getting to dress her up. Let's hear it for baby booties and pink frilly onesies!
via: Brit + Co.This adorable owl is asking the important question: Hoo is it?! This new baby is a mystery, and we can't wait to find out hoo he or she is!
A Whale of a Time
via: Domestic FashionistaWhales are a popular aesthetic for baby showers and for good reason. They're adorable. ...There may be another reason, but I don't know what it is. The fact that they're so cute is reason enough for me.
via: Steel Penny CakesBeatrix Potter's magical world of Peter Rabbit makes for an absolutely gorgeous (and literary!) baby shower cake. Her stories are timeless classics that will never go out of style.
Bookish Baby Shower
via: Write MegWhile we're having our literary cake and eating it too, this book cake is just precious. Eating a cake version of Goodnight Moon isn't exactly the same as reading it, but it tastes much better.
Hot Air Balloons
via: Cake CentralTake to the skies with this hot air balloon cake! The baby's not here yet, so it's still OK to have your head in the clouds. Once that little bundle of joy and screams is born, though, it's go-time.
via: PinterestThis is the perfect cake for a baby shower because that house is about to be a zoo. An adorable, snot-filled zoo.
via: Peggy Does CakeThe wood grain on this cake is so realistic I think I'd be a little disappointed if it didn't actually taste like bark. Just kidding, that would be awful.
Pink or Blue, We Love You!
via: Sugar Belle CakeryWhat about green? Purple? Taupe? These people need to broaden their horizons.
Coco Rose Cake
via: Luciana BorgesThis coconut cake topped with incredible fondant roses is so pretty it might make the pregnant mom-to-be weep with hormone-fueled tears. Worth it.
via: PinterestIf your cake doesn't have suspenders and a mustache, you're doing it wrong. This is perhaps the only cake I've ever seen that can be described as "dapper," and I love it.
via: Cake WrecksLittle baby "S" is entering a world full of love, laughter and rubber duckies. Lucky her.
via: Stay at Home MumThis classic cake design is delightfully homey. It reminds me of a summer day in the country — birds chirping and flowers blooming. It's perfect!
via: Deborah Hwang CakesIt's a bird! It's a plane! It's Super Baby!
via: Stay at Home MumIf this cake is an accurate representation, Lil' Nadia or Lil' Drew is going to get spoiled rotten. There will be toys everywhere.
Ready to Pop!
via: Stay at Home MumThe only thing this cake needs is some Pop Rocks. Or popcorn. Or Popeye!
via: Decorating PartyThis cake is so impressive! When this baby boy is born, I bet he'll be a chip off the old block. Eh, eh? I'll show myself out.
via: Fun PeepWhat kind of cake is more appropriate for a baby shower than little baby cupcakes? They're cute as a button! That was a good one. I'm staying.
Right on the Monkey
via: Stay at Home MumLet's face it: All babies look a little like monkeys. Good thing monkeys are so adorable.
Bows and Babies
via: Stay at Home MumThis polka dot polar bear cake is so perfect each tier has its own bow. It's so pretty I can bearly contain my excitement.
via: Stay at Home MumWe know Cookie Monster loves cookies, but does he like cake? We may never know.
via: Stay at Home MumThis is an adorable cake, but make sure you don't use actual baby footprints for the design. That's not sanitary.
Cutie Cake Pops
via: Stay at Home MumCake pops have all the best qualities of cake, but the cuteness factor is increased approximately 1,000 percent. Perfect for a baby shower!
Who Will It Bee?
via: Cake in a Cup NYBuzz buzz! Who will this baby bee? One thing's for sure, this cake is probably as sweet as the honey in that hive.
via: Stay at Home MumThis diaper bag cake is so adorable and realistic. I just hope it doesn't taste like a real diaper bag.
via: Cake in a Cup NYThis frosty cake is perfect for a winter baby! Plus, it looks like it's floating in the air. That's pretty incredible.
Here Comes Baby
via: Stay at Home MumThis chevron patterned baby shower cake is very hip and very stylish. I hope the baby matches!