If you haven’t noticed yet, gender reveal cakes and gender reveal parties are a big hit right now. Forget about phoning your parents or friends to announce that you have a baby girl or a baby boy or sharing a quirky gender reveal quote on social media. Take it as an excuse to throw a party and show them all at once. Plus you get the chance to watch their reaction when they find out.
As with every party, it all starts with a cake. Not just any cake, but gender reveal cake. There are many ways you can reveal the gender of your baby at the party and cutting the cake is one of the most popular ones. For some other ideas, you can check our article here.
I did all the hard work for you and PINned my heart out to find some of the best picks for your party. Depending on your taste, and if you’re making it yourself or ordering at your local bakery, I’m sure you will find a great fit for your party among these almost 80 different cakes.
Traditional Gender Reveal Cakes
1Delicate Pink & Blue
Very delicate cake with lots of details, yet pretty simple – if you want a stylish gender reveal cake, this is the one to go for.
Neutral baby gender reveals cake with a small whale.
3Blue and Pink Twinkle Twinkle Cake
This is probably the most sophisticated take on the twinkle twinkle cake. Not to be tried at home, this is work for a professional.
4Ombre Gender Reveal Cake
Ombre is the way to go when doing any sort of party, so for your gender reveal, strongly consider this one:
5Split Pastel Tones
Split cake with pastel tones and cute little booties.
6Bundle of Joy
It says it all, doesn’t it?
7Touchdowns or Tutus Cake
Best of both worlds in this bright cheerful cake.
Woodland theme baby showers are a hit right now, so why not do a gender reveal cake in the same style?
9Birds and Flowers
For those who prefer a bit more old-fashioned approach.
11Tutus or Touchdowns
Another variation on tutus or touchdowns idea.
12He or She?
Sweet and simple.
13Baseball or Bows?
Similar to tutus or touchdowns, bright and simple ideas.
Similar to the earlier one with a lot more color.
15Pink and Blue Rose Pattern
Swirly roses in perfect patterns create a gorgeous cake.
16Prince or Princess
Pretty and clean cake, shame the writing isn’t in silver it would have looked a lot better.
Sparkly Gender Reveal Cakes
17Sparkling Topper – Boy or Girl?
The simple cake is taken to the next level with a simply sparkling cutout. Get it for a few bucks and make the cake at home, if you’re brave enough.
How pretty is this! A basic baby shower cake can be quickly turned into a gender reveal cake if you only use one color inside.
19Mint with Sparkles
For a bit of frosty feel, this gender reveal cake would be perfect for the winter season without much work.
20How I Wonder What You Are
I can’t get enough of these pretty sparkling cake toppers, pair them up with macaroons and fresh flowers and you have a winner!
21Simple & Sophisticated
Awww… simply too pretty to cut!
22Sparkly Stork Cupcakes
Another even more cute version of the Stock Cupcakes.
He or she will be treated like royalty, so why not choose the same for the gender reveal cake?
24Doe or Deer?
Original idea, finally!
25White & Gold
If you want to stay away from pink and blue, white and gold is a good way to go.
26Belle or Bean
Prettiest of them all, don’t you think?
27Blue & Pink Twinkle Cake
Twinkle twinkle cake with baby colors.
28Simple Ombre with Baby Topper
Ombre filling combined with cake topper.
29Full-on Sprinkles with Topper
The cheerful cake that seems to be full of glitter!
Neutral Gender Reveal Cakes
30Prince or Princess – Simple Neutral Cake
Frills and crowns. If you don’t get overboard with the colors, a soft look like this is a definite winner.
31Twinkle Twinkle Neutral Cupcakes
You’ve seen the twinkle twinkle cake, but what about these cute cupcakes?
32What will it bee – neutral
Bee cakes are overused, but if you go with neutral colors you can make it work and look pretty the same time.
33Black and Red Cake
If you’re bored with pink and blue, this one would go to the top of your to-do list:
Nesting just started – clean, sophisticated gender reveal cake.
Back to the bee theme, this time with cupcakes.
36Cake with Cupcakes
Inspired by wedding cakes, this gender reveal cake is no less impressive!
Again, it might not be my choice, but if you prefer something really bright and cheerful this one is a great idea.
Simple, lovely colors and a great idea = beautiful gender reveal cake.
39What will it bee – yellow cake
The bee theme again, this time as a nice four-tier cake.
40Twinkle Twinkle cake in blue and yellow
Softer version of twinkle twinkle gender reveals cake.
The simple cake you can make easily at home.
Cutest cupcakes to reveal the gender of your baby.
43Ombre Neutral Cake
Ombre seems to be the way to go if you’re revealing the gender of your baby, keep the color inside only for an even bigger impact.
44Half and half cake
Well, we had tutus and touchdowns, guns and glitter and this would be sports and princesses?
45Ombre cake with bunting
Ombre again, this time paired with simple bunting.
46Pink and Blue Hearts
Another one from the home edition, pretty easy to make at home with few cookie cutters and a bit of DIY.
47Neutral Yellow Cake
If neutral is the way to go, grey and yellow would work really well.
Modern Yet Simple Gender Reveal Cakes
48Oh Baby – Simple Floral Theme
A similar variation of a cake topper for gender reveal cake, add fresh flowers for a simple and elegant cake.
49Ombre Twinkle Twinkle Cake
The most stylish variation of twinkle twinkle cake – ombre stripes with gold cake topper.
Paint your heart out with this pastel cake to reveal the gender of your baby.
51Hello World Topper on Naked Cake
Another one with fresh flowers and silver cake topper, this time on the naked cake, isn’t it beautiful?
52Baby Makes Three
This is originally a baby shower cake, but you can easily turn it into a gender reveal cake – it’s a chocolate one so they won’t see the filling inside until it’s cut open.
53Neutral Shabby Chic Style
Perfect for shabby chic baby gender reveal party.
Why be boring with full on colored filling when you can get even more creative, like in this case:
55He or She?
Beat the blue and pink stereotype with some black and red.
56Can’t wait to see!
So simple and yet so stylish!
A simple cake you can make at home with just few basic tools.
58Little lady – little man
Pretty cake for a little man or little lady.
Pretty original for a gender reveal cake, don’t you think?
Very subtle decor on this sweet cake makes it perfect for a feminine party with your friends.
Sprinkles and more sprinkles!
62Simple Chocolate Cake
Classic chocolate cake turned into gender reveal cake.
Unique Gender Reveal Cakes
Why cake when you can also make cookies? Aren’t these adorable?
64New Years Gender Reveal
Great for winter baby shower, this gender reveal cupcakes are in the New Year theme and fit right in with rest of the decor.
Simple chocolate cupcakes you can make at home and use a filling according to the gender.
Pretty impressive wedding cake that can be easily turned into a gender reveal cake – one thing you certainly don’t need is that many tiers, unless you’re inviting the whole town to your party.
Another cute and simple alternative to a traditional cake.
68Bows & Arrows
Newest trend in baby shower parties and gender reveal parties.
Probably one of the most popular gender reveal ideas, simple pops with colored flavored stuffing inside. Pretty, insta-worthy and so cute!
70Gender Reveal Cookies
Easier and less labor intensive way to do your gender reveal, make simple cookies and each guest can find out for themselves what you are having:
71Paint Spill Cake
Now, this may not be my favorite of the bunch, but if you want something truly original, why not?
72With Balls Inside
Turn this simple idea into a gender reveal cake, just choose one color to fill the inside!
73Star Wars Inspired
Any star wars fans around?
74Open to see
Little giraffe as inspiration for this cake.
75Mustache & Lips Pops
The newest take on the pops, cute or what?
76Guns or Glitter
If you want the dad to be involved in the cake design, he might like this one.
77Waddle it be?
A bit more original approach to gender reveal….
How to hide your surprise inside your cake.
79Superman or Ballerina
He or she is a superhero already.