Cute as a Button Baby Shower Food


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There are lots of ways you can use the “Cute as a Button” shower theme with the shower food.  Our favorite place to incorporate the shower theme on the food table is with the cake and/or cupcakes.  You can use edible buttons or themed cupcake toppers to make the center of the food table match your theme.  You can also make button themed cookies, candy, suckers, sandwiches, and more.  Just make sure that you never sacrifice on the taste of the food you offer for the sake of using the theme with everything… choose where these button ideas work for you and the shower you’re throwing!

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Cute as a Button Baby Shower Cakes and Cupcakes

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Fondant Button Tutorial from Bakingdom.com

A great way to add buttons to a cake or cupcakes is with edible button toppers.  You can easily and affordably make buttons out of fondant.  Making your own button toppers lets you choose both the color and the size.  To learn how to make your own fondant buttons check out this tutorial from www.Bakingdom.com.

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Edible Button Cupcake Toppers from Etsy seller Sweet Lavender Bake Shoppe

If you don’t have time to make your own edible button toppers you can purchase them already made and add them to homemade or store-bought cakes or cupcakes.  Etsy seller Sweet Lavender Bake Shoppe sells the fondant buttons shown – you can customize your buttons in up to three different colors.

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Button Cupcake Toppers from Etsy seller The Pretty Paper Shop

Another easy way to add the button theme to cupcakes is to use button shaped cupcake toppers.  You can make your own or buy them ready-to-go from a place like Etsy seller The Pretty Paper Shop.

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Free Printable Cupcake Toppers from ShowerThatBaby.com

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Free Printable Cupcake Topper from ShowerThatBaby.com

A super easy way to add the cute as a button theme to the shower is to use cupcake toppers.  You can    make homemade cupcakes or buy them from the store and then add our free printable cupcake toppers.  You can cut them out in the square shape as seen above or use a 2″ paper punch to cut them into circles for your toppers.  If you use them for your shower be sure to check out the other matching printables on our Cute as a Button theme page.

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Other Cute as a Button Baby Shower Food Ideas

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Button Cookie Tutorial from Bakingdom.com

These button cupcake cookies are adorable and would be a perfect treat for the cute as a button themed shower.  You can find a great tutorial on how to make them at www.Bakingdom.com.

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Pre-made Button Cookies from www.Beau-Coup.com

Another option for having themed cookies is buy them pre-made.  We like these button cookies from www.Beau-Coup.com but you could also order some from a local bakery.

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Cute as a Button Cookie Tutorial from Bubble and Sweet

You can also make button themed cookies by adding an edible fondant topper to a frosted cookie.  Check out an easy-to-follow tutorial on how to make some at Bubble and Sweet.

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Button Chocolate Mold from Sweet Baking Supply

Button shaped chocolates could make an adorable and delicious accent to food table.  You could serve them by themselves or use them as toppers for cakes, cupcakes, or cookies.  This button chocolate mold lets you make lots of buttons in various shapes and sizes.

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Chocolate Sucker Mold from SweetBakingSupply.com

You could also make chocolate suckers by using this button chocolate sucker mold.  They would be great along with the button chocolates or given as party favors.

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Candy Button Tutorial via Bakerella

Another way you can use the cute as a button theme on the food table is by making button candies.  Here is a candy button tutorial via Bakerella.

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Button Sandwiches from GourmetMomOnTheGo.com

An easy way to use the button theme with savory foods to make button shaped tea sandwiches.  You can use a biscuit or cookie cutter to cut a circle shape out of your sandwiches and then add small circles to the top layer of bread to make the sandwich look like a button.  Check out a tutorial for how to make button shaped sandwiches at GourmetMomOnTheGo.com.

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Free Printable “Cute as a Button” Food Labels from ShowerThatBaby.com

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Free “Cute as a Button” Printable Food Labels from ShowerThatBaby.com

The easiest way to add have cute as a button baby shower food is to use food labels that feature the theme element.  We’ve created these food labels to match the rest of our Cute as a Button printables.  Print them out and fill in the white spaces to let your guests know what they’re eating.

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