The Big Reveal: How to Host a Gender Reveal Party, Cupcake Recipe Included

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This past Saturday, I hosted our family and some friends over for a little bar-b-que. But this wasn't any type of gathering....we revealed the gender of our bun in the oven!!

 

YES, I'm pregnant :) And Chris and I couldn't be happier!!

Gender reveal cupcakes
Image: Courtesy of The Savvy Kitchen

I decorated using all pink and blue to throw everyone off, and I revealed the gender by putting a certain color (pink or blue) frosting in the center of each cupcake. So everyone had to take a bite to find out if we are having a he or she! I used this delicious vanilla cupcake recipe to reveal what our little one is, so scroll below to see some pictures from the party and see what we're having :)

The setup included pink and blue cotton candy, cupcakes, Hershey's bars, chocolate-covered pretzels and strawberries with pink/blue decorations, lollipops, gum, and drinks! 

 

Close up

 

The cupcakes were a hit!

Sign I made with Old Wives' Tales

Chocolate-covered pretzels with pink and blue sprinkles

 

Hershey's bars with "He" and "She" colored in

 

Chocolate-covered strawberries drizzled in pink and blue icing.

Cotton candy and pink drinks

Blue drinks

 

Everyone getting their cupcakes...

...and diving in!!

Woohoo!!!

 

Everyone was so excited....

 

....to find out....

 

...it's a......

 

......BOY!!!!!!!!

 

My niece wasn't too excited to hear the news.

Chris making a toast

Cheers!

My niece eventually got excited about the news and forgave me for having a boy instead of a girl :)

My parents, in-laws, Chris, and me

My siblings and nephew

A couple of my best friends

 

The inside of the cupcakes!!

Chris is overjoyed to be having a boy...

...and I'm pretty happy myself :)

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