Baby Deer Cakes for a Woodland Baby Shower

baby deer cakes, Bambi cakes by Tuff Cookie Cakes, left & Petite-Homemade right

One of our favourite themes at the moment for children’s birthday cakes or baby shower cakes is without doubt a baby deer cake. Ever since we came across Petite-Homemade‘s adorable cake (above right), we’ve been enchanted by the idea of woodland themed children’s parties and baby showers.

Then we came across Tuff Cookie Cakes’ soft pink baby deer cake above (left) – a study in simple sophistication – and we were smitten.

Gingham print and floral accents add to the cuteness of the two adorable baby deer cakes below by Romeo & Juliet Cakes (left) and Pasteles Alma, (right).

baby deer cakes, Bambi cakes by Romeo & Juliet Cakes left and Pasteles Alma right

Miniature Bambi cupcakes make the perfect accompaniment to a woodland birthday party or baby shower, with the pretty cupcakes below by Mio Cupcakes, Brisbane.

Bambi cupcakes, baby deer cupcakes by Mio Cupcakes

More Bambi-inspired sweetness below with picture perfect baby deer sugar models by Lyon’s Bakery, left and Sweet P Cakes & Cookies, right.

baby deer cakes, Bambi cakes by Lyon's Bakery left and Sweet P Cakes & Cookies right

A beautiful floral wedding cake is accessorised with deer models  and pine cones for a fabulous Midsummer Night’s Dream inspired wedding cake table (as featured on B.loved Weddings with image by Laura Campion, Lollypop Photo).

woodland wedding cake, Midsummer Night's Dream wedding cake from blovedweddings uk blog

Sogni di Zucchero, Italy have created a magical interpretaion of the Bambi fairytale including a whole host of woodland baby animal characters from the story.

woodland animals cakes, Bambi cake by Sogni di Zucchero

Bambi’s best friend, Thumper the baby rabbit, takes centre-stage in this beautiful woodland birthday cake for a little 3-year old’s party by Jagode in Dinozavri.

Bambi cake, baby deer cake by TORTE - Jagode in Dinozavri

Steel Penny Cakes have designed one of the most chic and elegant baby shower cakes this year pairing pale green and lemon for a fabulous baby deer cake in a perfectly gender neutral style.

baby deer cake, Bambi cake by Steel Penny Cakes

One of the most exquisite animal sugar models we’ve every laid eyes on has to be the unbelievably perfect little baby deer below by Margie Carter Cake World.

baby deer cake Bambi cake by Margie Carter Cake World

When it comes to cookie perfection, no one does it better than The Netherlands, De Koekenbakkers. The supercute baby deer are amongst their wonderful collection of cookie art.

deer cookies by De Koekenbakkers

Our final design is the cake which inspired this week’s feature – a magical woodland baby shower cake by Chloe Kerr Cakes, Australia. From the magic toadstools to the baby woodland animals, the bark effect bottom tier and hand-painted greenery, this cake captures all the beauty of a woodland scene, wrapped up in a pretty whimsical style.

woodland baby shower cake by Chloe Kerr Cakes, Effie SEE White Photography


You can learn how to make the fabulous cookies below for your woodland themed party plus lots more cookie designs on Craftsy with leading dessert designer, Autumn Carpenter.

The class covers cookie decorating essentials including flooding, run-outs, handpainting techniques, flocking, brush embroidery, ruffles and broderie anglaise and lots more, as well as cute packaging ideas. You’ll find all the details here: Designer Decorated Cookies with Autumn Carpenter.

woodland cookies tutorial by Autumn Carpenter on Craftsy

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