Ya’ll don’t get mad… I wasn’t trying to trick you with this post, but I don’t have step by step pics of how to make this cake. However, I do have lots of links to nearly every step of How to Make a Baby Gender Reveal Cake and I don’t think you’ll be disappointed!
Even if you don’t have tons of experience with cake decorating, you can probably make this cake!
Here are the posts you can use to help:
- At least a few days before you need the cake, make a poofy bow (it needs to dry for a few days!) Here’s my tutorial for how to make this poofy bow. Use pink and blue gel coloring with gum paste for the best results.
- Bake White Almond Sour Cream Cake or Vanilla Cake in 8″ square cake pans. Be sure to color the batter pink or blue. Here’s a link to help you bake a level cake.
- After it’s cooled, check out these posts for how to fill, frost and cover the cake in fondant (parts 2 and 3 are linked at the bottom of part 1). I recommend homemade marshmallow fondant and The Mat (although I didn’t use The Mat in that very old tutorial… forgive the horrible pics!)
- After it’s covered in fondant, use a pastry wheel or ribbon cutter to make the ribbons for the sides of the cake. You can attach them with sugar glue.
- Attach the prepared bow to the cake with melted chocolate.
- Cut out a “tag shaped” piece of fondant. Use small letter cutters with fondant (I used black fondant and Fox Run Letter Cutters) or even a black food marker to write “He? She? Open to See!” or just “He? She?” on the tag.
- Add words to the board or any other details that you’d like (maybe polka dots on the fondant or a border to the bottom of the cake?) and you’re done!
This cake could be adapted for a birthday or anniversary or baby shower or wedding shower… just change the colors and words and you’re good to go!
See… that wasn’t hard, right? You can do it! And if you have any questions, leave me a comment!