You're probably thinking to yourself 'how am I already looking at cake designs for my baby's cake smash photos?' as you scroll Pinterest, looking for inspiration. As baby photographers, we see a LOT of cakes come through the studio and know what does and does not photograph well. Today, we'll be sharing our 4 favorite and best cake designs for your cake smash photos.

Hint: less is more, I promise.

Our photography team works closely with Erika's Peace of Cakes who knows our style well and consistenty delivers the perfect 6 inch cakes for our little ones to destroy! Erika creates bespoke cakes made from scratch with quality ingredients and a passion for culinary art. Not only are her cakes beautiful, but they're absolutely delicious, too.

Below are the 4 best cake designs for cake smash photos that we recommend for timeless, beautiful portraits.

Abstract Textured Buttercream Cake

If you want to incorporate color, then an abstract textured cake might just be the perfect fit for your aesthetic. With just the right amount of color and detail, it makes for one stunning cake. It's almost too pretty to eat. Almost.

Abstract Textured Buttercream Cakes
Houston cake smash Abstract Textured Buttercream Cakes

Monochromatic Textured Buttercream Cake

We could not love this concept more. Tone on tone is our love language and with a touch of texture and a smattering of gold flecks, you can't go wrong with the monochromatic style.

Monochromatic Textured Buttercream Cake

Abstract Watercolor Buttercream Cake

This is another idea if color is important to you. The minimalist approach to color ensures there isn't too much and can give a more whimsicle vibe or conversly, a great alternative to camo, depending on your color pallet.

Abstract Watercolor Buttercream Cake

Floral buttercream cakes

We love incorporating flowers into our sessions, including the cakes. Erika is especially talented in her floral cakes and goes above and beyond with them. A floral buttercream cake will always be a resounding YES from us for your cake smash.

Allison's tip: use the same flowers on the cake as you did for your newborn session to tie the whole membership together.

Floral buttercream cake
Houston cake smash Floral buttercream cake

Whether you choose one of these, or a similar option, we know you are in safe hands when choosing Erika to be your baker. To see more of her work, click here.

Lentille Photography specializes in photographing young and growing families in the Houston area, including Sugar Land, Memorial, The Heights, The Woodlands, Richmond, Fulshear, West University Place, River Oaks, Rice Village, Bellaire, and Friendswood.

We are so happy you are here and would love to tell you more about a cake smash photo shoot with our photography team.  From wardrobe to displaying your favorite photos in artwork afterward, we’ve thought through every detail, making the entire experience enjoyable.  If you are interested in a custom portrait session with Lentille Photography and would like more information, then please CLICK HERE to read more about a portrait experience. Lastly, follow along on INSTAGRAM for sneak peeks, behind the scenes, and more.
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