A cupcake decorated with marzipan roses.
Bridal shower cupcakes come in a variety of styles and themes, from flowers and polka dots to hearts. Cupcakes can be decorated with sweet pearls and lace frosting to look like the bride’s dress, or they can be decorated in the couple’s wedding colors. Cupcakes can also feature personalized touches, such as monograms or the couple’s wedding date.
A frosted cookie.
Cupcakes adorned with flowers are often well suited for bridal showers. Cupcake tops can be decorated with a single flower, such as a rose, daisy, or violet. They can also feature a colorful array of flowers or even a bouquet. If the flowers for the wedding have already been decided, then this selection can be imitated on cupcakes with a single flower or a small bouquet of flowers.
Icing fondant can be used to decorate cupcakes.
Hearts are a common symbol of love, and hearts can easily be incorporated into bridal shower cupcakes. Heart shaped cupcake molds can be used to make heart shaped cupcakes. They can be covered with icing and heart sprinkles. Regular cupcakes can be frozen and topped by pressing a heart-shaped cookie vertically on top of the cupcake. Heart-shaped candies can also be sprinkled on the frosting.
Bridal Shower Cupcakes can be decorated to match the wedding flowers.
Bridal shower cupcakes can range in size from small to large. Petite cupcakes are small and can be decorated with colored icing. Large cupcakes can be decorated as mini cakes, including individual cakes for bridesmaids. Jeweled cupcakes can be created to match the bride’s dress. Cupcakes can also be adorned with pearl candies, pearled sugar, and lace-like icing to resemble the bride’s wedding dress.
Bridal shower cupcakes can be decorated with frosting or toppers that match the bride’s wedding colors, or her hobby or vocation. If the bridesmaids wear hats at the ceremony, the cupcakes can be topped with miniature versions of the hats created with icing. If the bridal shower has a theme, such as candy, cooking, or a tea party, the cupcakes can be decorated or patterned to help flesh out the theme.
Personalized cupcakes can add a special touch to an event. Bridal Shower Cupcakes can feature the names of the happy couple, the date of the big day or the names of the bridal shower guests. The frosting can also be used to create the new couple’s monograms on the cupcakes, or the initials can be written with liquid chocolate or sugar, hardened and then placed on the cupcake. Another option is to set up a workspace with plain cupcakes, frosting, and embellishments, and allow party-goers to decorate their own cupcakes at the event.