I may have just created the most non-naff, cringe-less, gender reveal cake ever. 

Personally, no, I did not find out the gender of my baby before its grand arrival. I liked the surprise and the guessing games with everyone who commented. Literally, EVERYONE commented. My supermarket check-out lady said boy, my Fedex guy said it was a boy (to which I replied, "I bet you know cuz you're the DELIVERY GUY harharhar"). Pretty much everyone guessed it was a boy. Some even backed it up with pseudo-scientific explanations (the bump is more out than wide, your face is long etc). And yes, I had a little boy.

Gender reveal parties are getting more and more popular now. Like a baby shower, but perhaps a bit sooner when the gender of the baby is found out and kept secret. Only to be shared with a cake maker for example, and then revealed via a surprise element at the party, like the colour of the sponge inside a cake. I thought they were silly and exclaimed to my husband, "What a daft concept." Husband said, "What's daft? It's as good a reason as any to have a party and cake." I conceded. Since then one of my closest friend's had one for which we made the cake (ohhhh the pressure of knowing the gender before she did!). And then we were given free reign-ish to design Rhiannon's (@rhitrition) gender reveal cake!

Rhitrition Gender Reveal Party Cake

Rhiannon's friends got in touch saying she loved the cake I had made for Amanda and shared on Instagram. But as it's a gender reveal, we tweaked it to a pink and blue theme with the colour of the sponge revealing the gender inside.


Of course, the cake needed to be INSTAGRAMMABLE (a word I dislike but it's kinda what we do). And nothing screams more INSTA than a fault line style cake. A two-tiered cake with three layers of pink/blue sponge inside and striped in pink, blue and white buttercream style.

Gender Reveal Fault Line Cake - stacking two tiers

And then pink, blue and white swirls galore!

Gender Reveal Fault Line Cake with coloured sponge

I'd initially suggested adding chocolates as décor but I reneged on that idea - it just looked better with less. This is where I'm so grateful for any artistic license afforded to us when creating bespoke cakes. The pink-blue gender reveal cake looks lovely without anything else but a few pops of Jammie Dodger biscuits looked super cute too

Gender Reveal Fault Line Cake London

We had the cake delivered just in time to Mortimer House in London for Rhiannon's gender reveal party. I hope the cake-cutting is a super-fun and suspense-filled moment for her and all her friends and fam.

We decided to donate the proceeds of the cake to the Great Ormond Street Hospital on this occasion.

Gender Reveal Party Cake

Lots of love,

Reshmi xoxo

3 Responses

Isobella Hume

Isobella Hume

May 02, 2023

I am looking for a gender reveal cake to be made by 30th June as I find out the gender on 23rd June so I can let you know the gender then but looking for a quote

Lisa S.

Lisa S.

January 31, 2022

Do you have a location in New York?? Love you cakes!!



January 20, 2022

Hello, I am meeting my daughter and her husband in London the last week of January. She lives in Germany and me in the states. We want to do a gender reveal at a dinner. Can you do a reveal cake for 6 people? If so, how much would that be?

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