Butterfly-themed baby showers have been trending lately, which is not surprising since it’s such a beautiful, whimsical theme.
Butterfly baby shower cakes are one of the biggest parts of any butterfly baby shower! I’ve collected a list of beautiful cakes to inspire your own.
This guide will cover butterfly cake toppers and accessories and a list of butterfly baby shower cakes.
Create your own cake by using toppers, or you can have a baker or cake decorator custom-make your sweet treat using these photos as inspiration.
In this guide:
Butterfly Baby Shower Cakes: Toppers + Accents
We’ll begin with butterfly toppers and accents you can use if you’re decorating the butterfly baby shower cake yourself.
There are so many fun options for butterfly cake toppers and picks, but here are some of my favorites.
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Gold Foil Butterfly Topper
These gold foil butterfly toppers are probably the most popular butterflies I see at butterfly-themed baby showers and events.
Gold is such a great accent color because it gives decor a pop. You can use these on cupcakes or all throughout your baby shower cake.
Personalized Wood Cake Topper
This is such a beautiful cake! I love the simplicity of it. The butterfly theme is brought to life with this personalized butterfly cake topper.
You could add the baby’s name or even use the word “baby” to customize this topper.
Butterflies in Various Sizes
These butterfly cake toppers come in various sizes to give a natural element to any butterfly cake. They come in different colors, and you can choose between pink, purple, or white. All three sets come with accents of gold.
Butterfly Toppers with Gorgeous Detail
These pastel butterfly toppers are stunning.
The detail on these is perfection. They would look gorgeous on any butterfly baby shower cake or cupcake.
Butterfly Cake Stand
What would a butterfly baby shower be without a butterfly cake stand?
This stand comes in various colors and is in the shape of a butterfly. It would look beautiful on any butterfly dessert table.
You could even place a simple cake on it, and it would still drive the butterfly theme home.
Watercolor Edible Butterfly Toppers
These edible butterfly toppers are made out of wafer paper. They’re a mix between purple and pink and remind me of watercolors. How gorgeous would they look on a white cake?
Hot Pink + Purple Butterfly Toppers
These butterfly toppers have a more vibrant color than the previous toppers. If your theme is hot pink or purple, these will look perfect.
Baby Girl Butterfly Cake Topper
Here we have a simple butterfly cake topper perfect for a little girl.
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Butterfly Baby Shower Cakes
The alternating purple and pink flowers create a beautiful path for the pink butterflies to follow on this beautiful cake. I love the whole concept.
Pink and gold is a popular color scheme for baby showers, especially butterfly-themed baby showers. This simple butterfly baby shower cake looks stunning in all pink, with gold butterfly toppers placed throughout.
Purple is a popular color scheme for butterfly baby showers as well. I love the ombre effect of this cake, starting with purple at the bottom tiers and working its way up to hot pink. The butterflies on the side are a stunning detail as well.
However, my favorite part of this butterfly cake is the butterfly cake stand! It comes in multiple colors as well.
How beautiful is this white and pastel butterfly cake? This particular one is a birthday cake, but this could easily be replicated as a butterfly baby shower cake.
The bottom of this cake resembles beautiful geodes, which touches on the natural element of the butterfly theme. I love the simplicity of this single-tiered cake with the butterfly toppers.
This is a white baby shower cake covered in pastel butterfly picks. I think this is perfection. This is also something you could do yourself.
This beautiful light pink butterfly cake has a fondant bow on its top tier. The butterfly picks surround the cake as if they are fluttering from the bottom to the top.
Here we have another pastel butterfly cake, which I love. It looks as though the butterflies are made from fondant, but you could also use pastel butterfly picks in their place. I love the addition of the heart wooden skewers and macaroons!
This butterfly baby shower cake is stunning. It’s a tall, single-tiered cake that has a subtle ombre effect from white to pink. I can’t tell if the butterflies are fondant or picks, but you could use either. Again we see the addition of pearls throughout the cake, which adds a beautiful touch.
I love the simplicity of this white buttercream cake. There are subtle decorations on it, from the pearls to the frosting lines. I love the pale pink butterfly picks placed throughout the cake.
Here we have another single-tiered butterfly cake with pastel colors, paired with gold accents. The bottom of the cake remind me of beautiful geode rocks that fit within a butterfly cake’s natural element. The fondant flowers on top are the perfect touch. How perfect is this for a girl baby shower?
The gold foiled butterfly toppers are paired with pink butterfly toppers on this cake.
Pink butterfly toppers are paired with a “sweet baby girl” cake topper. I love how it’s placed on a gold cake stand as well. The beautiful butterflies really make the entire cake.
This is a pretty pink and purple cake. These pink butterfly toppers pair great with the “oh baby” cake topper.
The simplicity of this cake is stunning. A single gold foiled butterfly topper sits on top of the floral accents on this white cake.
The butterfly theme baby shower is one of my favorite baby shower themes. It is so whimsical that it only makes sense to pair it with a gorgeous cake flocked with butterflies, pearls, flowers, and more.
You can create a butterfly baby shower cake yourself or show any of these photos to your baker for a custom cake.
Using butterflies throughout your baby shower is a great way to add a whimsical, feminine touch to the event. Hopefully, these butterfly cake design ideas will help inspire your own event!