Weddings are an important part of any person’s life. They mark a major milestone in life and show your undying love for your partner. Whether you are 18 or 87, you should celebrate your plans of marriage with a bridal shower. And what are bridal showers without bridal shower cakes? Cakes are a great symbol of love and are a delicious treat for you and your guests. We have compiled a list of 10 great ideas for bridal shower cakes so you can have a beautiful centerpiece at your bridal shower.

Bridal Shower Cakes FAQs

FAQS

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1. What Makes a Cake a Bridal Shower Cake?

2. Why Should You Have a Cake at Your Bridal Shower?

3. Is It Just for Dessert? 

4. Where Can You Buy Bridal Shower Cakes? 

How We Reviewed

Reviewed

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To make sure we got an accurate review of the best bridal shower cakes, we spent a great deal of time compiling a list of styles. Once we had this list, we went over the features, pros, cons, toothsomeness, and suitability for each style. We then reviewed the entire list and came up with a final verdict on the best ideas for bridal shower cakes.

Overall Price Range of Bridal Shower Cakes

Overall Price Range of Bridal Shower Cakes

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The price of bridal shower cakes will vary greatly depending on where you are, what bakery you get it from, and how much cake you need. The more cake, the higher the price tag. Talk with your local bakery, or check estimated online prices, to see how much your ideal bridal shower cake will cost.

What We Reviewed

  • Rustic And Romantic
  • Chocolate Roses
  • Naked Frosting Cake
  • Necco Wafer Bridal Shower Cake
  • Metallic Gold Ikat Bridal Shower Cake
  • Fresh Berry Bridal Shower Cake
  • Draped Gift Box Bridal Shower Cake
  • Dressed In Pearls
  • Dainty Lace
  • Tiffany Inspired
Rustic and Romantic cake theme

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Features

If you are planning an outdoor wedding with lots of rustic vibes, you may want to check out this bridal shower cake. It is simple yet beautiful. A great choice for a rustic style bridal shower.

Pros

  • Is simple and adorable
  • Can be made at home or at a bakery
  • Has great flavors 

Cons

  • Not elegant in the modern terms
  • Only fits a certain style of wedding

Toothsome

Has a delicious cream cheese filling between an Italian cream cake and a chocolate cake. It is all topped with American butter cream. 

Suitability

This is a great choice for a rustic, outdoor style bridal showers or for someone who loves for things to look a little more vintage.

Features

To add some variety to your bridal shower cake, try a large center cake and tons of miniature cupcakes for your guests. These cupcakes have elegant roses on them that are as gorgeous as they are delicious

Pros

  • Combines cakes and cupcakes
  • Cupcakes have roses on them
  • Has a lot of versatility available

Cons

  • Center cake is quite simple and may not stand out next to the roses
  • Cupcakes may take away from the idea of a bridal shower cake

Toothsome

The great thing about this idea is that you can have a variety of flavors. Rather than picking one cake option for your guests, you can have a mixed variety of cupcake flavors that will appeal to even the pickiest of eaters.

Suitability

This is a suitable idea for any bridal shower. Your center cake can be anything you would like, and the color of the chocolate roses can easily be altered to fit your theme.

Naked Frosting Cake

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Features

The naked frosting cake is a great way to avoid all the sugary sweetness that comes with frosting while still keeping the cake decadent. This cake is set with a vintage tea party theme but could also work for a number of other themes. It is simple, cost-effective, and incredibly beautiful for your special day.

Pros

  • Cuts back on the sugary frosting
  • Works for a variety of themes
  • Shows your guests exactly what type of cake they are getting

Cons

  • Does not have the same level of elegance and poise a well-frosted cake has
  • Might be a bit dry to some guests

Toothsome

The upside to this cake idea is that you can solely concentrate on the cake and the filling. The downside is that it lacks a bit of the moisture and extra sweetness that frosting provides.

Suitability

This bridal shower cake is based in a vintage tea party setting but has the potential to work for multiple themes depending on the way you alter the cake.

Necco Wafer Bridal Shower Cake

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Features

This cake is a fun way to add some color to your cake. With wafers adorning the sides, you can dip them in different colors to showcase your bridal shower colors. They also add a fun crunch to your dessert.

Pros

  • Allows you to show off your colors
  • Provides crunch to your cake
  • Is easy to create

Cons

  • A bit plain in design
  • Not a good choice if you do not like wafers

Toothsome

The wafers add a decadent crunch to your cake and can leave guests with a satisfied smile.

Suitability

This cake is simply designed and could fit nearly any bridal shower theme.

Metallic Gold Ikat Bridal Shower Cake

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Features

The Metallic Gold Ikat bridal shower cake is a gorgeous cake with lots of glimmer. Its metallic effects make it look as though the cake is covered in real gold. This is a great cake for a high-class themed bridal shower.

Bake Me  A Wish

Pros

  • Has a metallic appearance
  • Looks very elegant and sophisticated
  • Can have any type of cake or filling inside

Cons

  • The metallic look may not go well with certain colors
  • Gold is not a popular bridal shower color

Toothsome

Since the whole cake is covered in fondant, you are able to choose any cake and filling you would like. This lets you have some fun and give some delicious combinations to your guests.

Suitability

This design is really only suitable for royal-themed or high-class themed bridal showers. That being said, it can also be suitable for anyone using gold in their color scheme.

Fresh Berry Bridal Shower Cake

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Features

For a bridal shower cake that is extra fresh, try the Fresh Berry Bridal Shower Cake. This cake is overflowing with fresh fruit and is a great way to bring both texture and color to your cake.

Pros

  • Gives a bright color to the cake
  • Is incredibly fruity and delicious
  • Would work well with summer or patriotic themed bridal showers

Cons

  • Only appeals to those who like berries
  • Does not have decorative frosting on the outside

Toothsome

Besides having a delicious cake, you are also being graced with piles of delicious fresh fruit. These berries add great texture and flavor to the already delicious dessert.

Suitability

This is very suitable for those who are having a natural, summer, or patriotic bridal showers.

Draped Gift Box Bridal Shower Cake

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Features

If you want a cake that fools the eye, take a look at the Draped Gift Box Bridal Shower Cake. This incredible work of art makes it look as though it is three wrapped gifts stacked on top of each other. Without close inspection, it would be hard to believe that those presents were edible.

Pros

  • Tricks the eye
  • Gives three options for cake flavors
  • Can be styled to fit any theme

Cons

  • Three tiers is a lot of cake for a small bridal shower
  • The illusion may take away from the cake itself.

Toothsome

The fun thing about having multiple tiers to your cakes is that you can have multiple flavors. Each layer can be a different type of cake and contain a different filling.

Suitability

While the gifts in the original are suited more for an elegant bridal shower, you could easily take the idea of presents and design them to match your theme, no matter how loud, vibrant, or wild that may be.

Dressed in Pearls cake

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Features

This simple cake is laced in decadent pearls to bring a feminine sense of beauty to your bridal shower. It is simple, eloquent, and most certainly beautiful.

Pros

  • Laced with elegant looking pearls
  • Could be accented with almost any color
  • Is a classic look for a bridal shower cake

Cons

  • Might be too simple for some themes
  • Pearls are not as commonly worn these days

Toothsome

This cake has multiple tiers and could contain different flavored cakes and fillings inside. Something covered in fondant like this is suitable for any type of dessert filling inside, so you are free to get exactly what you want.

Suitability

This bridal shower cake is designed for more of a sophisticated style bridal shower. The pearls are beautiful but may not be well suited for more modern themes.

Dainty Laced cake

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Features

If you are searching for a delicate cake, try the Dainty Lace cake. With an intricate floral design, this cake is covered top to bottom with edible lace. This is a terrific way to bring subtle beauty to your bridal shower.

Pros

  • Mimics a true wedding cake
  • The lace is intricately designed
  • Is accented with beautiful, edible flowers

Cons

  • Design is very subtle
  • The flowers may distract from the lace

Stability

This cake style is incredibly suitable for those who are looking to stick to tradition. This cake perfectly mocks a traditional wedding cake and would look great at nearly any bridal shower.

Tiffany Inspired cake

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Features

For a cake with a little more fun, flare, and sass, look at the Tiffany Inspired bridal shower cake. Made to look like a Tiffany & Co. box, this cake is a great way to bring smiles to your guests’ faces with a recognizable item.

Pros

  • Made to look like a Tiffany & Co. box
  • Is a recognizable item and will give you the chance to show off your ring
  • Can be as big or as small as you need

Cons

  • May not fit all styles of bridal showers
  • May not make sense if you did not get your ring from Tiffany & Co.

Toothsome

This delicious box can be full of whatever flavor combinations you want. Have fun making interesting choices for you and your guests to enjoy.

Suitability

This bridal shower cake is suitable for all sorts of bridal showers. It can be a great talking point and a way for you to show off your ring to your guests.

The Verdict

Ultimately, the choice is up to you. This is your special occasion and you should pick the style of cake that represents you and your partner the best. These are all great styles of bridal shower cakes, and could be easily customized to fit your theme. Try something exciting or stick to tradition. Whatever you do, enjoy your bridal shower, and your wedding, with a delicious slice of cake.