You really can’t go wrong with cakes. Whether you are looking for something to give a retiring nurse or a colleague who’s celebrating her birthday, a cake will definitely put a smile on their faces.
If you are looking for ideas, we have a really awesome collection of cakes for nurses you’ll surely love. We’ve categorized them based on occasion, design, and even shape to make it easier for you to choose.
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Graduation Cakes for Nurses
If you have a family member or a friend who is graduating soon, consider surprising the new grads with these awesome graduation cakes.
This red cake is very eye-catching and will surely make a memorable event even more unforgettable.
Need a simpler design but still want a pop of color? This orange cake screams celebration! You can even customize the note with your friend’s name.
Now THIS is a work of art. The detail and design are both simply outstanding on this amazing creation. This is one of the best cakes for nurses we’ve seen in a while. The bottom is a big band-aid, the second tier is a lifeline with the name of the new RN, the top tier has the caduceus, and it’s all topped off by a nurse cap.
Here’s a very simple but memorable cake for new nursing graduates! We love the chick-yellow color and the rather funny face. It can also be easily customized with the name of the new grad. We can’t all be cake Michaelangelos but this type of cakes for nurses is pretty doable.
Here’s another example of graduation cakes for nurses that have a crazy amount of fine detail from the figure of the new nursing graduate down to the stethoscope, syringe, prescription bottle, band-aids, and lettering on the side.
All made of fondant, this is surely a pity to eat!
Nurse Retirement Cakes
While some nurses are just about to start in this very challenging field, some nurses are bowing out of it after decades of committed service. Here is a farewell cake for veteran nurses. We salute you!
Does your nurse like flowered lawns and the outdoors? This nurse cake is a departure from the usual nursing cake designs.
If we stretch it a bit, nurse cookies are still nurse cakes… just smaller versions, that is! Check out these bite-sized goodies that are inspired by nursing.
These cookies are guaranteed to make any nurses’ day bright with fun and super cute designs!
Check out these color-themed goodies. Don’t they look tasty?
Crunch some nurse heads with these cute cookie designs.
These deceptively simple stethoscope cookies should be a hit in hospital parties.
If you think medicines are a bitter pill to swallow, think again!
Nurse Cake Pops
These cakes on a stick have very funny nursing designs! Check out the nursing paraphernalia and the bug-eyed nurses on a stick.
Nurses are just about the only people who would find these heart cake pops scrumptious rather than revolting.
Also Read: 12 Easy DIY Valentine’s Gift for Nurses
Want more cakes for nurses with truly appetite-inducing designs? Here’s a strong candidate!
Thank goodness this pair of lungs is looking pretty healthy. Can you guess the flavor? Chocolate inside maybe?
Zombie nurses will love brain cake. And they come in a lovely shade of pukey violet too!
This Monster High Cake is an exceptional specimen of cakes for nurses. This is an ideal cake for Halloween parties or for nurses who like the show.
Nurses are always in their scrub suits every day at work. It’s probably only fitting to get a scrub suit cake. This cake is a good design idea for birthdays and graduations.
Here’s another scrub suit cake in a beautiful light blue color. The ID tag is a nice touch and we want that lollipop, please!
Here’s a simple yet elegant EMS cake design. Imagine how blue your teeth would be though.
Each nurse cupcake is a labor of love and a work of heart. These designs are seriously amazing. And do we see red velvet cake underneath?
Do you know what would be super funny and amusing? It’s making nurse head cupcakes for your nurse colleagues on your department or floor. These would be a sure hoot!
Want something savory? These pretzels are a change of taste. White chocolate dipped pretzels are transformed into thermometers using chocolate and edible markers.
Our last cake for the day is this nurse minion. We think it’s too adorable to eat.
That’s our latest list of cute and creative cakes for nurses. We hope that you enjoyed our roundup list. We won’t be too surprised if you stop for cake later!