Baby Animals Cakes for Little Ones

baby animals cake farm cake tutorial from Pretty Witty Cakes

A baby animals cake is a fail safe “go-to” cake design for children’s birthday parties and one you can have ready to go at any time if have a selection of baby animal models made in advance. It’s well worth learning to model some simple animal toppers so that you can add this theme to you cake collection or portfolio.

The beautifully designed farm animals cake above is one of the online tutorials available from online cake decorating school, Pretty Witty Cakes.  But Pretty Witty’s Suzi Witt has also published a brand new book available here, Sugarcraft Characters, with detailed photographs and instructions for over 30 sugarcraft models, including farm animals, safari animal, tropical creature, monsters and aliens and little flower fairies.

Pretty Witty Cakes Book of Sugarcraft Characters

Below, we have another terrific little farm animals cake full of life, with the little critters getting right into the party spirit for this two-year old’s birthday, imaginatively created by The Cake Dutchess.

baby animals cake by The Cake Dutchess

Sheryl Bito of the Buns In The Oven Cupcakery also features cute little party animals in the beautiful farm-themed cake below.

baby animals cake farm cake by Sheryl Bito Buns In The Oven Cupcakery

While usually considered the enemy of farm animals, this baby fox cake below is undeniably cute with beautiful plaid fabric effect details by Viva La Cake.

baby animal cake by Viva La Cake

A baby lion topper and a safari park full of wild animals makes an amazing birthday cake design below by Peggy Does Cake.

lion cake by Peggy Does Cake

The Pink Cake Box crafted this super cute giraffe topper for spectacular tiered cake for a 1st birthday party.

baby animals cake by The Pink Cake Box

When it comes to adorable, this little monkey cake topper by Sharon Wee Creations cannot be topped – perfect for any little monkeys you might know.

little monkey cake by Sharon Wee

While farm animal cakes are usually in bright, bold primary colours, De La Rosa Cupcakes have created a pretty pastel variation below left, and to the right -a fabulous little owl cake by Hello Naomi in Naomi’s trademark simple, chic style.

baby animals cakes by De La Rosa Cupcakes left and Hello Naomi right

Italian designers,  Nana E Nana Cakes and  Alessandra Frissoni have created beautiful baby elephant toppers below with cakes in pastel blue and stripes.

baby elephant cakes by Nana E Nana Cakes left and Alessandra Frissoni right

Sheereen’s Cakes & Bakes and have designed the gorgeous baby elephant cake below, perfect for a baby shower or baby welcome party.  (The tutorial for this cake is available to buy from Shereen’s Cakes & Bakes.)

To the right, is an excellent Noah’s Ark cake with a beautiful name plaque and fondant scallop shapes cleverly creating a sea effect by Janet O’Sullivan of The Cupcake Lady, Adelaide.

baby animals cakes by Shereen's Cakes and Bakes left and by The Cupcake Lady right

New Zealand’s Ciccio Cakes have created this gorgeous little baby giraffe cake for a little girl in pink with giraffe patterned fondant.

baby giraffe cake for a little girl by Ciccio Cakes

A brilliant cake design below by Slovenia’s Jagode & Dinozavri – a train cake and a baby animals cake, perfect for a little boy’s party.

baby animals cake train cake via Matejad on Flickr

Exquisitely designed baby owl cakes by below by Italy’s Alessandra Frisoni Cake Studio.

baby owl cakes by Alessandra Frisoni Cake Studio


Too Cute Toppers by Brenda Walton on Craftsy

Animal Cake Toppers tutorial on Craftsy

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