Rocking Horse Cakes

rocking horse baby shower cake via The Pretty Blog, image by Nisha Ravji Photography, White Door Events

A vintage rocking horse makes an adorable cake topper or party theme for a baby shower or a litttle boy or girl’s naming day/christening. A classic toy, the rocking horse’s popularity has endured through generations of new gizmos and high tech children’s toys as an all time favourite for both little boys and girls alike.

Zoe’s Fancy Cakes have a tutorial here for a super cute rocking horse cake topper for baby cakes: rocking horse cake topper tutorial.

A simple rocking horse silhouette placed cameo style over a band of baby blue fondant makes a super stylish baby shower cake design above created by Villa Dolce with styling by White Door Events (image by Nisha Ravji Photography via The Pretty Blog).

A repeat pattern of rocking horse cut-outs adds a chic side design to the christening cake below (left) from When Mina Creates, paired with blue and white gingham ribbon and circled with adorable rocking horse cupcakes in smart blue and white striped cupcake wrappers.

On the right, a close-up of the Villa Dolce cake with broderie anglaise style piping and an eyelet lace effect plaque adding a pretty design element to this baby cake.

rocking horse cake via When Mina Creates blog left, cake right via The Pretty Blog (image by Nisha Ravji Photography)

Cake Avenue create the most beautiful cake toppers and figures for children’s cakes (featured previously in our Vintage Pram/Baby Carriage Cakes and Beatrix Potter Cakes features). This perfectly modelled vintage rocking horse is no exception, topping a pale blue lustred cake adorned with vintage style stencilled lace.

rocking horse cake by Cake Avenue AU

Naturally Bespoke Cakes have crafted a beautiful blue and white rocking horse from 2D pieces creating a 3D model to perfectly set off a baby cake or christening cake.

Naturally Bespoke Cakes

Adorable rocking horse cookies make the perfect baby shower dessert table accompaniment with the pretty iced cookies below from Cakes and Biscuits by Lisa.

rocking horse cookies by Cakes and Biscuits by Lisa

Traditional style wooden rocking horses make fantastic cake toppers for these little’s boy’s christening cake below from Arte da Ka (left) and by Viva La Tarta (right).

rocking horse cakes by Arte da Ka left and by Viva La Tarta right

A beautiful candy-coloured rocking horse cut-out makes a pretty 2D cake topper set against a beige background in this super cute gender neutral baby shower cake by Kirsty Wirsty Cake Emporium, trimmed with party bunting.

rocking horse cake topper and cake by Kirsty Wirsty Cake Emporium

Trailing floral lace piped against a pink backrop makes a wonderful vintage cake design paired with an antique style rocking horse cake topper via the Nico and Lala blog.

rocking horse baby shower cake via nicoandlala blog

Another of Cakes Avenue’s rocking horse cake designs features below (left) and on the right, Rennae’s Cakes have added a cute touch of comedy to their cake design (right) with a little teddy bear jockey on board the rocking horse in this pretty polkda dot and woodgrain design.

rocking horse cakes by Cakes Avenue left and by Rennae's Cakes right

A close-up of Cake Avenue’s terrific modelling work below.

rocking horse cake for little girl by Cake Avenue

Penney Pang has also chosen to add a teddy bear rider to her little girl’s cake below (left), with a chic and stylish ruffle christening cake by Blissfully Sweet Cakes (right).

rocking horse cakes by Penney Pang Designer Cakes left and Blissfully Sweet Cakes right

Jelly Cake UK have created a simple and chic rocking horse christening cake design below trimmed with a simple piped garland and a candy pink bow. (We love this simple rocking horse cutter set you can use to create a cake topper).

rocking horse cake by Jelly Cake UK

A beautifully coloured and lustred rocking horse cake topper by The Cake Perfectionist features below (created from the 2D Patchwork Cutters rocking horse cutter).

rocking horse cake topper by The Cake

Ivory icing paired with pastel polka dots makes a pretty christening cake design complete with rocking horse cake topper on a plaque encircled with tiny blossoms by by Sweet Tiers.

rocking horse cake by Sweet Tiers

The palest of mint green combined with soft pink mades a beautiful colour combination in the bunting trimmed rocking horse cake design below by Sugar Ruffles.

rocking horse cake by Sugar Ruffles

An elegantly iced christening cake in lemon perfectly sets off this rocking horse cake topper mounted on a pretty graduated petal plaque by Scattercake UK.

rocking horse cake and smash cake by Scattercake UK

Rocking horse cookies and vintage baby carriage iced biscuits make a beautiful display below left from Garrod’s Wedding Cakes. On the right, trailing blossoms add a pretty finishing touch to this vintage rocking horse cake by Scrummy Mummy’s Cakes.

rocking horse cookies by Garrod's Wedding Cakes left, rocking horse cake by Scrummy Mummy's Cakes right

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