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25 Pool Party Cakes That Make a Splash!

Jul 23 2016 - 2:22pm

While some Summer babies celebrate their birthday by the beach [1], others opt for an old-fashioned pool party. And since you can't have a party without cake, why not incorporate the theme into your confection? Complete with water wings, slides, and lifeguards, these pool-themed cakes are sure to impress your guests.

Cabana Girls

If you don't want to mess with fondant, use dolls or small figurines to top your cake.

Source: Instagram user paolascreations [2]

Dive In

Kids will flip for this confection!

Source: Instagram user fluffythoughtscakes [3]

Life Saver

This cake is almost too pretty to eat.

Source: Instagram user bluesheepbakeshop [4]

Scuba Girl

You never know what sweet things you'll find in the pool.

Source: Instagram user theisya333 [5]

Slip and Slide

After a few trips down the slide, kids will be begging for dessert!

Source: Instagram user patisserieparmentier [6]

Shades On

We love that the "I"s are rocking some protective eyewear.

Source: Instagram user dangoosh [7]

Fun in the Sun

Someone is having a great time at her party!

Source: Instagram user tasmeem [8]

Teddy Bears' Pool

These pool party cupcakes [9] from A Few Short Cuts are so easy to make.

Source: A Few Short Cuts [10]

Sink or Swim

We'd happily sink our teeth into this sweet treat.

Source: Instagram user jchodge [11]

Having a Ball

What's a pool party without some inflatable fun?

Source: Instagram user mylocalbakery [12]

Some Sweet Fun

This pull-apart cake features the best things about a pool party.

Source: Instagram user forgoodnesscakesbyalexa [13]

See Ya Later, Alligator

We love the whimsy in this decadent dessert!

Source: Instagram user specialitycakes4u [14]

Wet and Wild

How many people can fit in your pool?

Source: Flickr user onathanjonl [15]

Underwater Fun

We'd dive into this cake with or without a fork.

Source: Instagram user jeannesbakeshop [16]

Delicious Deep End

The design on this two-tiered cake takes it from simple to spectacular.

Source: Instagram user kat4353 [17]

Lounging Around

Pool parties are all about R&R.

Source: Instagram user fortheloveoffondant [18]

Simple and Sweet

The only things cuter than this cake are the cupcakes featuring flip-flop and sunglasses toppers.

Source: Instagram user butterdishbakery [19]

Float Away

This cake puts safety (and sweetness) first!

Source: Instagram user thebestfoodforever [20]

Lifeguard on Duty

What's better than a cute lifeguard? A cute lifeguard cake!

Source: Instagram user kimscakesmtl [21]

Pool Party Queen

Make your fondant figure look like the party girl (or guy).

Source: Instagram user pamscakesandmore [22]

Poolside Essentials

These cupcakes incorporate everything you need to have fun at the pool.

Source: Instagram user stormskritt [23]

Sweet Splish Splash

Hopefully your guests will have just as much fun as the girls on this cake.

Source: Instagram user fioredesign [24]

Figure 8

This creator cleverly used the birthday boy's age as the shape of the cake.

Source: Instagram user joellesdesserts [25]

Pool Party Buddies

If your little one loves their teddy bear, incorporate them into dessert.

Source: Instagram user livgetson [26]

Just Keep Swimming

The fondant flippers add an adorable factor to this cake!

Source: Instagram user konfetti_inc [27]

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